Honeywell VISTA Series Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Program a Honeywell Alarm With No Master Code?
The Master Code is not required when programming a Honeywell Alarm System. Instead, the Installer Code is used. Learn about Honeywell Alarm Systems.
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How Do I Disable Auto-Stay Arming on a Honeywell VISTA System?
Auto-Stay Arming is programming option *84 on a Honeywell VISTA System. Find out how to disable this option so Arm Away mode activates without faulting an entry/exit zone.
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How Do I Set My Honeywell Alarm System When I Leave the House?
The standard practice when a user leaves their property is to set their alarm system to Arm Away mode. Learn how you can set your Honeywell Alarm System to Arm Away.
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How Do Wireless Sensors Connect to a Honeywell Alarm System?
Most Honeywell Alarm Systems accept 345 MHz wireless signals. The system will need a compatible wireless receiver. Learn how wireless sensors connect to a Honeywell Alarm System.
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How Do I Change an Installer Code on a Honeywell System?
The Installer Code is used for entering programming and making system changes. We advise keeping the code at its default, but it can be changed. Learn to change your Honeywell IC.
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How Do I Connect My VISTA 21iP to Alexa?
A Honeywell VISTA 21iP can be operated with an Amazon Alexa device through Total Connect 2.0. The TC2 Alexa Skill must be enabled. Learn how to connect a VISTA 21iP with Alexa.
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Will a 6280 Work w/ a VISTA Alarm System?
The Honeywell 6280 is a touchscreen keypad designed for use with a Honeywell VISTA Alarm System. It offers a convenient way to arm and disarm the panel. Learn more about the 6280.
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Why Did My Panel Report Code R903 "Complete FW"?
A Honeywell VISTA Panel will report the R903 "Complete FW" message after the firmware update process for the AlarmNet communicator has been completed. This message indicates that the process was completed successfully. Learn more about the R903 Complete FW message and what it means.
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Why Did My Panel Report Code E339 "Power on Reset"?
A Honeywell Panel will report the message E339 "Power on Reset" when its communicator has been reset. The communicator for a Honeywell System will reset whenever programming changes are sent to the module or when the module is powered off and then back on. Learn more about the E339 message.
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Why Did My Panel Report Code E903 "Start FW"?
A Honeywell VISTA Panel will send the E903 Start FW message to the monitoring station prior to its firmware update process. This message indicates that the firmware update process has begun. Learn more about the E903 Start FW message and what it means for your Honeywell VISTA Panel.
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