Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Add a Wireless Zone to an Interlogix Simon XT?
Wireless zones for an Interlogix Simon XT are configured through the System Programming Menu. With the system in its learn mode, activate the sensor tamper to learn it in. Then configure the settings for that zone. Learn how to enroll a wireless sensor with an Interlogix Simon XT System.
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How Do I Connect an Android to an Interlogix Simon XT?
An Android device can use the Alarm.com Mobile App to connect with a Simon XT. The user will need to have an active Alarm.com account with a synced Simon XT System to do this. The panel must have cellular service to work with Alarm.com. Learn how to connect an Android device with a Simon XT.
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Can I Turn Off the Siren for an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Interlogix Simon XT has a built-in piezo siren for sounding alarms. This siren can be disabled from the System Programming menu. Please note that you will need the Master Code for the system in order to access this menu. Find out how to turn off the siren on an Interlogix Simon XT.
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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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Can I Disable the Internal Siren on an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Simon XT System has an integrated piezo siren for sounding alarms. A user can disable this siren through system programming. The option is called "Panel Piezo Alarms". This process requires knowing the Master Code for the Simon XT System. Learn how to disable the siren on a Simon XT.
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Will an Interlogix Simon XT Work w/o a Phone Line?
The only way for a Simon XT to receive monitoring without a phone line is with cellular service. Either a phone line or cellular service is needed for the panel to send outbound signals. Also, no communicator is needed to use the panel as a local sounder. Learn more about the Simon XT.
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Can I Use an Interlogix Simon XT w/o Monitoring?
If you do not have monitoring, then an Simon XT can only be used as a local alarm. It will not be able to send any alerts to your phone or to a central monitoring station. However, it can still produce local sounds to let on-site users about an alarm event. Learn more about the Simon XT System.
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Will Total Connect Work w/ an Interlogix Simon XT?
Total Connect is an interactive service platform that is used exclusively with Honeywell Alarm Systems. Since the Interlogix Simon XT is not manufactured by Honeywell, it cannot use the Total Connect service. But the Simon XT can use Alarm.com instead. Learn more about the Simon XT and Alarm.com.
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Can I Install an Interlogix Simon XT Myself and Still Get Monitoring?
As long as your Interlogix Simon XT System can send outbound signals, it will be able to get monitoring service. If the alarm panel was installed correctly, then an alarm monitoring company can monitor the system. Learn more about the Interlogix Simon XT and alarm monitoring service.
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Will Alarm.com Work w/ an Interlogix Simon XT?
Alarm.com is the interactive service used with a Simon XT System. The service is used to arm and disarm the system, check the status of sensors and control Z-Wave devices. A Simon XT must have active cellular service before it can work with Alarm.com. Learn more about the Simon XT and Alarm.com.
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