ADT® Authorized Dealer Serving Olympia & Surrounding Areas
close up of a lady adjusting the security panel
March 07, 2022

How To Reset Your Olympia Home System

One perk of getting your security system installed by professionals is that you rarely need to worry about it. With that being said, there may be a couple situations where you have to reset your alarms in Olympia. If you’re utilizing a smart command hub, resetting normally takes a couple tap of a button when you’ve experienced occurrences like battery changes, power outages, and false alarms.

Read The Manual Before Resetting Your Alarm

Here’s a simple yet valuable tip before you try to reset your Olympia home security system, check your instruction manual ahead of time. You’ll never want to undermine your home’s protection due to pressing the wrong button. Also, your system may have changed if you moved from a numerical keypad to a fully digital system. Keep in mind that if you’re unable to figure out how to reset your system, don't hesitate to reach out to the professionals.

Resetting Your Olympia Security System Due To A False Alarm

Usually, a false alarm happens because of an accidentally tripped sensor. You can use the ADT Command touchscreen or access your ADT security app and tap the shield image and type in your security code to turn off the alarms when this occurs. You may be contacted by your security monitoring team, but just tell them you experienced a false alarm.

How To Reset Your Alarm Following A Power Outage In Olympia

If the power goes out from high winds or other factors, you might begin hearing a steady beep from your alarm’s central interface. This lets you know that your home’s defense is being powered by the backup battery. To reset your equipment and stop 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 may need a total system reset. Pay careful attention to the directions in the instruction manual -- usually by putting in your PIN number and hitting the off button two times -- and you should be back in business. You might still hear chirping caused by the secondary power source, as it might not cease until your battery is fully charged. Reach out to your security technician if you are still having difficulties with your ADT equipment at least 20 hours after the power is resumed.

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

There will be infrequent times when you need to change a battery within one of your home security components. In order to accomplish this, you will switch your alarm system to test mode so you prevent setting off an alarm by accident. When the you replace the old battery, remove the system out of Test Mode and resume normal operations. If the control panel is unable to register the device or the battery indicator is still on, you may need a full reset of your security system.

Resetting Your Olympia Security System Following The Addition Or Deletion Of Someone

Adding and deleting personal codes can be done on the ADT Command panel and your ADT smartphone app. You won’t have to perform a resetting of your system when deleting or adding codes. But you should note, if you move into a new house that already has an ADT alarm system, you need to contact your security specialists at (360) 200-8536 to start a new plan. The technician will visit your property to replace components, set up more components (as required), and perform a full reset.

A User-Friendly Security System Can Be Yours Today

Attempting to reset a home security system in Olympia is frustrating if it isn’t equipped with understandable instructions and features. If you’re ready to acquire your easy-to-use home protection system, contact (360) 200-8536 or complete the form below. We’ll be happy to help customize the ideal security system for your property.