DIY Wireless Security Systems Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Connect My iPhone to a Lyric Gateway?
Users can connect their iPhone to a Lyric Gateway after configuring the Total Connect 2.0 or MyHome Gateway apps. Learn how to connect an iPhone to a Gateway.
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Why Is My Lyric Gateway Always in Not-Ready to Arm Mode?
The Honeywell Lyric Gateway is in "not ready to arm" mode if a zone is faulted, or if a zone has a tamper switch activated. Learn how to resolve these issues.
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Will the Nest Work w/ the Honeywell Lyric?
The Honeywell Lyric can't pair with Nest products. It pairs with the Lyric Round WIFI Thermostat and the Honeywell ZWSTAT. Learn about Honeywell compatibility.
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What Software Lets Me Make Changes on My VISTA 20P?
Users can make changes on a VISTA using Total Connect 2.0, or by hand programming it. A monitored alarm company who's a Honeywell dealer uses Compass. Read on.
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Where Should I Install My Honeywell 5869 Panic Button?
Install the Honeywell 5869 Wireless Panic Button in a hidden but reachable place, away from metal, furniture, and appliances. Learn how to install a 5869.
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How Loud is the Honeywell L5210's Internal Siren?
The L5210 has a voice-enabled siren built-in which sounds at 85 decibels for all alarm events. However, it can be shut off. Learn about the L5210's siren.
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How Do I Set Up Night Stay Zones on a Lyric Gateway?
An alarm company who is monitoring the Lyric Gateway can configure motion zones to have the Night Stay attribute. Learn how to setup Night Stay Zones.
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How Do I Register the Sim Card in a Lyric Gateway Cellular Communicator?
The sim card in a Lyric Gateway Cellular Communicator can only be registered by a Honeywell dealer. Learn how to register the cellular communicator's sim.
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How Do I Set Up Automation on my Honeywell L7000?
Users can set up home automation on the Honeywell L7000 after they have purchased the Honeywell L5100Zwave module. Learn to install a L5100Zwave module to a L7000.
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If I'm Locked Out How Do I Get Back Into Programming on a Lyric Gateway?
There is no local user access to programming on the Lyric Gateway, instead, all programming is done remotely. Learn how to access programming on Gateway.
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