DIY Wireless Security Systems Frequently Asked Questions

Can I Arm My Qolsys IQ Panel 4 From My Phone?
Yes, you can arm a Qolsys IQ Panel 4 from your smartphone using alarm.com. It requires monitoring through a dealer to get a login. Let us explain the details.
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Why Is My Qolsys IQ Panel 4 Showing A Blank Screen?
The Qolsys IQ Panel 4 screen can go black by a setting, a manual button press, or loss of power. Learn how to decipher why your IQ Panel 4 screen is blank.
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How Many Protection Zones Does A Qolsys IQ Panel 4 Have?
The IQ Panel 4 supports up to 128 zones. These zones can include a mixture of legacy RF sensors and PowerG sensors. Learn more as we discuss zone number limits.
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How Do I Check Cellular Signal Strength on a Qolsys IQ Panel 4?
On an IQ Panel 4, you can check the AT&T or Verizon signal strength, in the about menu with a valid code. Come, let us show you how to view this signal rating.
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How Do I Set The Duress Code On My Qolsys IQ Panel 4?
To set the duress code on an IQ Panel 4, you must access the master code menu. There you edit the existing duress code. Come, learn how to add your duress code.
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Does The Qolsys IQ Panel 4 Support Instant Arming?
The Qolsys IQ Panel 4 allows you to remove the entry delay when arming stay. This is referred to as Instant Arming. Come and learn how to arm instant on an IQ4.
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How Do I Get AC Power To The Qolsys IQ Panel 4?
You can provide AC power to the Qolsys IQ4 in two ways. Use the barrel jack connector, or connect wires to the terminals on the backplate. Let us show you how.
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Will My PROA7 or PROA7PLUS Work With A MyQ Garage Door?
A PROA7 or PROA7PLUS cannot control a MyQ garage door, but both will work with Total Connect 2.0. The same application will operate both. Let us explain how.
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Why Did They Switch Batteries on the Resideo ProSeries?
They switched batteries on the Pro Series panels, because of supply chain issues. Once the proper battery was available, it was used. Keep reading for more.
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How Do I Turn Down the Volume on a PROA7 or PROA7PLUS?
Turn down the volume on a PROA7 or PROA7PLUS by using the settings screen. Then adjust the volume slider down. Let us show you how to adjust the panel volume.
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