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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Security System In Las Cruces

One perk of getting your security system installed by professionals is that you rarely need to worry about it. However, there could be a couple situations where you have to reset your alarms in Las Cruces. When using the ADT Command interface, resetting normally takes a couple button tap following common events like false alarms and battery changes.

Consult Your Manual Before Resetting Your Alarm

One note of caution before you try to reset your Las Cruces home security system, consult your instruction manual prior to proceeding. You wouldn’t want to damage your property’s defense because you hit a button in error. In addition, control panels may be different if you upgraded from a number pad to a digital command hub. Keep in mind that if you can't reset your system, don't be reluctant to call the professionals.

Resetting Your Las Cruces Home Security System After A False Alarm

Typically, a false alarm takes place due to an accidentally tripped sensor. You may use the ADT Command touchscreen or open the ADT mobile app and touch the shield image and submit your credentials to switch off the system for these instances. You could get a call from your monitoring professionals, but just let them know you experienced a false alarm.

Tips To Reset Your Alarm After A Power Outage In Las Cruces

When you lose power from a storm or other event, you may start to hear a repeated, high-pitched beep from your alarm’s central interface. This lets you know that the alarm is using the secondary power source. To reset your unit and stop the steady beeps, you should deactivate and reactivate your system.

However, if power is out for a longer period of time, you might need a total system reset. Follow the instructions in the instruction manual -- normally by entering your unique passcode and pressing the off button two times -- and you should be running fine. You may still hear the auxiliary power beeping, as it’s possible it won’t cease until your battery is fully charged. Call your home security specialists if you continue to have issues with your ADT controls 20 hours after the power is resumed.

When You Need To Reset Your Home Security System After Switching Out A Battery

Occasionally you must change a battery in one of the devices in your security installation. In order to accomplish this, you want to set your alarm system to "Test Mode" so you don't trigger an accidental alarm. Once the you replace the old battery, move the alarm panel from "Test Mode" and revert back to normal operations. If the system fails to notice the component or the battery icon remains on, you could require a total reset of the system.

Tips to Reset Your Las Cruces Security System When Adding Or Removing A Code

Adding and deleting personal codes can be done on the ADT Command panel and your ADT mobile app. You won’t have to perform a system reset when deleting or adding codes. However, if you relocate to a new house with an existing ADT alarm system, you'll want to contact your residential security experts at (575) 224-2547 to start a new contract. The installation tech will go on site to upgrade components, install additional alarms or cameras (if needed), and do a factory reset.

A Well-Designed Security System Is The Right Choice

Figuring out how to reset a home security system in Las Cruces can be frustrating if it isn’t equipped with understandable devices and controls. If you would like to acquire your functional and powerful alarm system, contact (575) 224-2547 or send in the form below. Our team is happy to customize the ideal security system for your residence.