DIY Wireless Security Systems Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Connect an Android to an Interlogix Simon XT?
An Android device can use the Alarm.com Mobile App to connect with a Simon XT. The user will need to have an active Alarm.com account with a synced Simon XT System to do this. The panel must have cellular service to work with Alarm.com. Learn how to connect an Android device with a Simon XT.
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How Do I Connect an iPhone to an Interlogix Simon XT?
An iPhone can connect with an Interlogix Simon XT using the Alarm.com Mobile App. The user will need an active Alarm.com account. Alarm.com allows users to arm and disarm their system, check sensor status and control Z-Wave devices. Learn how to connect an iPhone with an Interlogix Simon XT.
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How Do I Add a Wireless Zone to an Interlogix Simon XT?
Wireless zones for an Interlogix Simon XT are configured through the System Programming Menu. With the system in its learn mode, activate the sensor tamper to learn it in. Then configure the settings for that zone. Learn how to enroll a wireless sensor with an Interlogix Simon XT System.
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Can I Turn Off the Siren for an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Interlogix Simon XT has a built-in piezo siren for sounding alarms. This siren can be disabled from the System Programming menu. Please note that you will need the Master Code for the system in order to access this menu. Find out how to turn off the siren on an Interlogix Simon XT.
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Can I Connect an Android Phone to an Interlogix Simon XT?
An Android Phone can use the Alarm.com Mobile App to connect with an Interlogix Simon XT Alarm System. This app is available for free download from the Google Play Store. A user will need an Alarm.com account in order to access the server. Learn more about the Alarm.com Mobile App.
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What Happens to an Interlogix Simon XT When Internet Goes Down?
The loss of internet does not impact an Interlogix Simon XT in any sort of way. This is because the Simon XT cannot use an IP connection. Instead, it must communicate using cellular service or a telephone connection. Learn more about the communication paths used with an Interlogix Simon XT.
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How Do I Change the Date or Time on an Interlogix Simon XT?
Setting the date and time on an Interlogix Simon XT is a very easy process. The options for adjusting the date and time can be accessed from the main screen of the system. You will need to know the system Master Code to change the date and time. Learn more about using an Interlogix Simon XT.
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Can I Change the Volume of an Interlogix Simon XT?
The volume for an Interlogix Simon XT can be adjusted through system programming. To access this menu, the Master Code for the system must be entered. Different volumes can be set for the speaker volume and the status beep volume. Learn more about the volume on an Interlogix Simon XT.
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Can an Interlogix Simon XT be Self-Monitored?
An Interlogix Simon XT can be used for self-monitoring once the panel has been synced with the Alarm.com interactive service. This service is necessary for alerting the user when an alarm event occurs on their security system. Find out how to use an Interlogix Simon XT for self-monitoring.
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How Do I Add an Interlogix Simon XT to My Local WIFI?
The Simon XT cannot connect to a WIFI network. This is because there is currently no official WIFI card for the panel. Instead, Simon XT users should look into using cellular communication with their system. Cellular service will allow the system to access Alarm.com. Learn more about the Simon XT.
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