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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Boulder System

An important advantage of having your security system installed professionally is that you rarely have to make major adjustments to it. Even so, there will likely be a few instances when you need to reset your alarms in Boulder. When using the ADT Command interface, resetting typically needs only a few minor taps of the touchscreen after common events like false alarms and battery changes.

Consult Your Manual Before Resetting Your Alarm

A word to the wise before you start resetting your Boulder home security system, check your instruction manual ahead of time. You wouldn’t want to undermine your system due to pressing something incorrectly. In addition, control panels could have changed if you upgraded from a numerical keypad to a digital command hub. And if you can't reset your system, don't hesitate to reach out to the professionals.

Resetting Your Boulder Home Security System Due To A False Alarm

Typically, a false alarm takes place as a result of an accidentally tripped sensor. You may use the central hub or open your ADT smartphone app and hit the shield icon and type in your unique passcode to switch off the alarms when this occurs. You may be contacted by your monitoring professionals, but just tell them you had a false alarm.

Tips To Reset Your Alarm Following A Power Outage In Boulder

If power is lost due to a storm or other event, you may begin hearing a beeping sound from your control panel. This signifies that your home’s defense is running off the battery backup. To reset your unit and halt the beeping, you need to deactivate and reactivate your system.

Keep in mind, if your power outage lasts for a longer period of time, you could need a complete reset of your home’s security. Heed the directives in the instruction manual -- typically by putting in your PIN number and tapping the designated button twice -- and you should be back in business. You may continue to notice chirping caused by the secondary power source, as it may not end until your battery reaches a full charge. Contact your home security specialists if you are still having issues with your ADT system a day after the power is resumed.

How To Reset Your Home Security System After Switching Out A Battery

There will be infrequent times when you need to switch out a battery powering one of your security devices. When this needs to be done, 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, change the alarm from Test Mode and restore normal operations. If the command center doesn't recognize the device or the battery indicator stays on, you may have to perform a full reset of your security system.

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

Removing or adding people can be completed on your ADT Command interface and your ADT mobile app. You should never have to perform a reset of your alarm following the addition or deletion of codes. But you should note, if you find yourself moving to a new house with an existing ADT security system, you need to call your home security professional at (303) 479-3788 to start a new contract. The technician will go on site to replace equipment, install additional devices (if necessary), and reset the system for you.

A User-Friendly Security System Is The Right Choice

Attempting to reset a home security system in Boulder is frustrating if it isn’t equipped with user-friendly devices and controls. If the time has come to find your intuitive alarm system, contact (303) 479-3788 or complete the form below. Our team is happy to help customize the ideal security system for your property.