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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Home Security System In Milwaukee

A nice benefit of having your home security system hooked up by professionals is that you rarely need to worry about it. With that being said, there could be a few instances when you have to reset your alarms in Milwaukee. If you use the ADT Command interface, a reset usually needs only a few minor tap of a button after common events like false alarms and battery changes.

Check Your Owner’s Manual Before Attempting An Alarm Reset

Here’s a simple yet valuable tip before you try to reset your Milwaukee home security system, check your owner’s manual ahead of time. You wouldn’t want to compromise your home’s protection due to pressing the wrong button. Additionally, the process may change if you moved from a numerical keypad to a modernized touchscreen interface. Keep in mind that if you’re unable to figure out how to reset your system, don't be reluctant to call the experts.

Resetting Your Milwaukee Home Security System Because Of A False Alarm

Typically, a false alarm takes place due to the accidental tripping of a sensor. You are able to engage the control panel or open the ADT mobile app and hit the shield option and enter your credentials to deactivate the alarms when this occurs. You might receive notification from your security monitoring team, but just let them know it was a false alarm.

How To Reset Your Alarm Following A Power Outage In Milwaukee

If power is lost because of lighting, strong winds, or other reasons, you may start hearing a beeping sound from your central command hub. This signifies that your security is being powered by the backup battery. To reset the alarm and stop the steady beeps, you should take steps to disarm and rearm your security.

But please note, if power is out for an extended time, you might need a full reset of your home’s security. Follow the directives in the manual -- usually by submitting your PIN number and pressing the designated button two times -- and you should be running fine. You could still hear chirps from the backup power, as it might not cease until your battery reaches a full charge. Reach out to your home security specialists if you keep having issues with your ADT equipment 20 hours after the power is resumed.

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

On occasion you will have to switch out a battery within one of your security devices. When this needs to be done, you want to change your system to test mode so you don't trigger an accidental alarm. When the battery is replaced, remove the alarm panel out of Test Mode and revert back to your usual settings. If the system is unable to recognize the device or the battery icon stays on, you may require a full reset of your security system.

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

Adding and deleting users can be accomplished on your ADT Command hub and your ADT smartphone app. You shouldn't need a resetting of your system when deleting or adding a user or code. But you should note, if you find yourself moving to a new house with an existing ADT alarm system, you should reach out to your security specialists at (414) 376-0805 to establish a new plan. The installation tech will go on site to upgrade components, place other devices (if needed), and perform a full reset.

An Easy-To-Use Security System Can Be Yours Today

Attempting to reset a home security system in Milwaukee is a challenge if it isn’t equipped with understandable equipment and instructions. If the time has come to get your functional and powerful home security system, call (414) 376-0805 or send in the form below. Our specialists are pleased to customize the ideal security system for your property.