Home Security Systems Frequently Asked Questions

Can I Program My Alarm Using Just Alarm.com?
The majority of panel programming cannot be conducted through Alarm.com. This includes enrolling new sensors and changing most settings Instead, most programming will need to be done on-site with the system itself. Learn more about Alarm.com and the features that it offers for security systems.
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Can I Get Notified by My VISTA When an Alarm is Set Off?
A user can choose to receive text and email alerts from Total Connect that will notify them whenever an alarm event occurs on their VISTA system. To do this, the VISTA system must first be set up with the Total Connect platform. An internet or cellular connection is needed to connect to the service.
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How Do I Program a Wireless Zone on My Honeywell VISTA-21iP?
On the Vista-21iP, wireless zones are programmed through the *56 zone programming menu. You will need an Alpha Keypad, such as the 6160RF to program zones.
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How Do I Program the Alpha on My VISTA Panel?
Enter program mode, then press *82 to enter Alpha Descriptor Programming. Each zone can have up to a three word descriptor. Custom words can also be created.
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Can I Use a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 w/o Alarm.com?
While the IQ Panel 2 can technically be used without Alarm.com, this is not recommended. Alarm.com is needed to notify the user about any alarms that occur.
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How Do I Cut the Time Delay on My Honeywell Lynx Touch Alarm System?
In order to cut the time delay on a Honeywell alarm system, the user must access the program menu and adjust the entry and exit delays to the desired length.
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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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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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Can the Honeywell L7000 Control Heat or AC?
Find out if the Honeywell L7000 can control heat or AC
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