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March 07, 2022

How To Reset Your Santa Fe System

A nice benefit of having your security system hooked up professionally is that you seldom find a reason to make major adjustments to it. With that being said, there may be times where you need to reset your alarms in Santa Fe. If you use the ADT Command hub, your system reset typically takes a couple tap of a button after common events like false alarms and battery changes.

Check Your Owner’s Manual Before Trying to Reset Your Alarm Panel

Here’s a simple yet valuable tip before you begin to reset your Santa Fe home security system, read your instruction manual prior to proceeding. You wouldn’t want to undermine your property’s defense because you hit a button in error. Also, your system may change if you moved from a number pad to a digital command hub. And if you’re struggling to reset your system, don't hesitate to contact the experts.

Resetting Your Santa Fe Home Security System After A False Alarm

Typically, a false alarm takes place because of an accidentally tripped sensor. You are able to use the control panel or access your ADT security app and hit the shield option and enter your credentials to deactivate the alarms when this occurs. You may be contacted by your security monitoring team, but just let them know it was a false alarm.

Resetting Your Alarm After A Power Outage In Santa Fe

If power is lost from high winds or other factors, you could begin hearing a beeping sound from your alarm’s central interface. This signifies that the alarm is being powered by the secondary power source. To reset your unit and halt the beeping, you must take steps to disarm and rearm your security.

However, if power is out for prolonged time frame, you might need a full reset of your system. Follow the directives in the manual -- typically by putting in your unique passcode and hitting the off button two times -- and you should be back to normal. You may still hear chirps from the backup power, as it’s possible it won’t end until your battery reaches a full charge. Reach out to your home security agent if you keep having difficulties with your ADT system 20 hours after power is restored.

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

Occasionally you will have to replace a battery within one of your security devices. When this needs to be done, you should set your home’s defense to "Test Mode" so you prevent setting off a false alarm. After the new battery is put in place, change the alarm from Test Mode and resume your usual settings. If the control panel is unable to recognize the device or the battery light stays on, you may require a full reset of your security system.

Reset Your Santa Fe Security System When Adding Or Removing A User

Removing or adding people can be done on the ADT Command panel and the ADT Control mobile app. You won’t require a system reset after adding or removing codes. However, if you move into a new property already equipped with an ADT system, you need to call your residential security experts at (505) 317-7139 to start a new service. The installation tech will come out and replace components, set up other components (if necessary), and reset the system for you.

A Well-Designed Security System Is Only A Call Away

Resetting a home security system in Santa Fe can be a challenge if it isn’t equipped with understandable instructions and features. If the time has come to find your functional and powerful alarm system, contact (505) 317-7139 or complete the form below. Our specialists are pleased to design the right security system for your needs.