Frequently Asked Questions

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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Will Honeywell 5800 Sensors Work on an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Simon XT communicates with wireless sensors that operate at a frequency of 319.5 MHz. Since Honeywell 5800 Sensors operate at a frequency of 345 MHz, they cannot be used with the system. But there are many other sensors that will work instead. Find out which sensors will work with a Simon XT.
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How Do I Add a Key Fob to an Interlogix Simon XT?
A key fob is enrolled with an Interlogix Simon XT through the System Programming Menu. With the system in its learn more, press and hold the top two buttons on the key fob. This will enroll it with the system. You must then adjust its settings. Learn more about using a key fob with a Simon XT.
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How Do I Connect My Interlogix Simon XT to WIFI?
Interlogix currently does not offer a way to connect a Simon XT System to a WIFI network. Instead, the panel can use cellular service or traditional telephone service. Cellular service is necessary for syncing the panel with the Alarm.com service. Learn more about the 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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Will 2GIG Sensors Work on an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Interlogix Simon XT is compatible with wireless sensors that operate at a wireless frequency of 319.5 MHz. However, 2GIG sensors operate at a wireless frequency of 345 MHz. This means that they are not compatible with the Simon XT System. Learn which sensors are compatible with the Simon XT.
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How Do I Control Lights w/ an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Simon XT can interface with Z-Wave lights after a Z-Wave controller has been added to the system. The controller comes integrated with the Alarm.com cellular module. In order to integrate with Z-Wave, the Simon XT needs an active cellular plan. Learn more about using Z-Wave with a Simon XT.
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Can I Connect an iPhone to an Interlogix Simon XT?
An iPhone can connect to an Interlogix Simon XT Alarm System using the Alarm.com Mobile App. The Simon XT will need a cellular communicator in order to sync with Alarm.com. Also, the user will require a monitoring plan that includes cellular service. Learn more about the Alarm.com Mobile App.
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Is an Interlogix Simon XT Z-Wave Compatible?
An Interlogix Simon XT can only support Z-Wave devices if a Z-Wave controller is added to the system. This addition comes in the form of a cellular module with an integrated Z-Wave Controller. Once Z-Wave is added, it can be controlled in various ways. Learn how to use Z-Wave with a Simon XT System.
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Can I Connect to the Interlogix Simon XT w/ an iPad?
An iPad 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 App Store. The Simon XT must have an active cellular communicator in order to sync with Alarm.com. Learn more about the Alarm.com Mobile App.
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