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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Manhattan System

A nice benefit of having your home security hooked up by professionals is that you rarely have to worry about it. However, there could be a couple situations where you have to reset your alarms in Manhattan. When using the ADT Command interface, resetting normally needs only a few minor taps of the touchscreen when you’ve experienced a false alarm, power outage, or battery change.

Check Your Owner’s Manual Before Resetting Your Alarm

A word to the wise before you start resetting your Manhattan home security system, read your manual prior to proceeding. You wouldn’t want to damage your home’s protection because you hit the wrong button. Also, your system may change if you moved from a number pad to a modernized touchscreen interface. And if you’re unable to figure out how to reset your system, don't be reluctant to reach out to the professionals.

Resetting Your Manhattan Home Security System Because Of A False Alarm

Usually, a false alarm occurs because of the accidental tripping of a sensor. You may use the ADT Command touchscreen or bring up your ADT security app and tap the shield icon and enter your unique passcode to turn off the alarms when this occurs. You might be contacted by your 24-hour monitoring specialists, but just tell them it was a false alarm.

Tips To Reset Your Alarm Following A Power Outage In Manhattan

When you lose power from a storm or other event, you might start hearing a steady beep from your control panel. This lets you know that your home’s defense is using the battery backup. To reset your unit and stop the steady beeps, you should disarm/rearm the system.

However, if you lose power for an extended time, you could need a complete system reset. Pay careful attention to the directives in the manual -- normally by putting in your code and tapping the on/off button two times -- and you should be back to normal. You might keep hearing the auxiliary power beeping, as it may not end until your battery reaches a full charge. Reach out to your home security specialists if you are still having problems with your ADT system at least 20 hours after the power is resumed.

How To Reset Your Home Security System After Changing A Battery

Occasionally you need to switch out a battery powering one of your home security components. In order to accomplish this, you want to set your system to Test Mode so you don't trigger an alarm by accident. After the battery is replaced, change the alarm from "Test Mode" and resume normal operations. If the command center is unable to register the component or the battery light remains on, you could have to perform a whole system reset.

Tips to Reset Your Manhattan Security System Following The Addition Or Deletion Of A User

Adding and deleting people can be completed on your ADT Command hub and the ADT Control mobile app. You should never require a resetting of your system when deleting or adding codes. However, if you find yourself moving to a new house already equipped with an ADT security system, you'll want to call your residential security experts at (212) 553-6589 to set up a new contract. The installer will come out and replace components, set up additional devices (if needed), and perform a full reset.

A User-Friendly Security System Is The Right Choice

Figuring out how to reset a home security system in Manhattan can be frustrating if it doesn’t have user-friendly equipment and instructions. If the time has come to find your easy-to-use home protection system, contact (212) 553-6589 or submit the form below. Our team is pleased to help customize the perfect security system for your property.