Frequently Asked Questions

How Do Cellular Home Security Systems Work?
Cellular service is arguably the best way for a security system to send outbound communication signals. Find out more about cellular security systems and how they work.
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Do Home Security Systems Work when the Power Goes Out?
A security system will remain powered when the electricity goes out by using its backup battery. And cellular service will keep it monitored. Learn more about alarm systems.
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How Does WIFI Work on a Camera?
A WIFI camera contains a WIFI card for communicating with a router. This will allow the camera to be viewed online through an interactive service. Learn more about WIFI Cameras.
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Can I Install Security Cameras in My Apartment?
Many security cameras can be rested on a table or a desk so that no holes need to be drilled. This makes them great for apartments. Learn more about security cameras.
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How Old is the Honeywell Company?
Honeywell was founded in 1906 as the Honeywell Heating Specialty Company. This makes it 112 years old as of 2018. Find out more about the exciting History of Honeywell.
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How Do I Disarm My DSC Alarm System?
There are three main ways to disarm a DSC Alarm System. It can be done from the panel, from a key fob, or from Alarm.com. Learn how to disarm a DSC Alarm System.
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How Do I Arm My Alarm System?
The process for arming an alarm system differs between wireless and hardwired systems. Both system types follow a simple process. Learn how to arm your alarm system.
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Why Am I receiving a "Duplicate User Code" Error in TC2?
You will receive a "Duplicate User Code" error if trying to enable partitions on a system with the same 4-digit code assigned to more than one user. Learn to deal with this error.
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How Do I Setup Partitioning On My Total Connect Account?
Existing Total Connect accounts will be prompted to "Enable Partitions". Choose "Configure Now" and follow the prompts. Learn to set up partitioning in Total Connect 2.0.
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How Do I Install the Honeywell 5800COMBO?
The Honeywell 5800COMBO comes with a mounting plate for installing the device. The plate is installed on the wall, and the sensor is mounted to the plate. Learn how to install the 5800COMBO.
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