Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Set Up Automation on My Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The Qolsys IQ Panel 2 includes a built-in Z-Wave Plus controller for operating Z-Wave automation devices. To set up automation, you must program Z-Wave devices with the system. Z-Wave devices can be controlled from the panel or from Alarm.com. Learn how to set up automation on a Qolsys IQ Panel 2.
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Will a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Work w/ Apple HomeKit?
The IQ Panel 2 cannot be controlled or operated using Apple HomeKit. This is because Apple has not provided HomeKit support for the Alarm.com Service or the IQ Panel 2 System. But the IQ Panel 2 and Alarm.com will work with Google Home and Amazon Alexa. Learn more about the IQ Panel 2.
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Can I Connect an Android Phone to a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
An Android Phone can access Alarm.com to control a Qolsys IQ Panel 2. This is done using the Alarm.com Mobile App, which can be downloaded for free from the Google Play Store. The panel will need active cellular service to work with Alarm.com. Learn more about the IQ Panel 2 and Alarm.com.
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Can I Set Up WIFI as Primary & Cell as Backup on a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The IQ Panel 2 provides support for both WIFI and cellular service. This makes it possible to use a dual-path communication setup, where WIFI and cellular are both used. This is the recommended communication setup for the system. Find out how the IQ Panel 2 can receive monitoring.
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Can I Use an LT-Cable w/ a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Alarm System?
The IQ Panel 2 comes with a cable for powering the system. However, it is also possible to use a Honeywell LT-Cable or any standard 18-gauge 2-conductor wire to power the system. The wire will connect the system to a 5.5V DC plug-in transformer. Learn more about the IQ Panel 2 and the LT-Cable.
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Will Alarm.com Work w/ a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
A Qolsys IQ Panel 2 will work with Alarm.com as long as it is receiving active cellular monitoring service. A user can then access Alarm.com through any web browser or with the Alarm.com Mobile App to control their IQ Panel 2 System. Learn more about the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 and Alarm.com.
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How Do I Connect My Qolsys IQ Panel 2 to WIFI?
The WIFI options menu for the IQ Panel 2 is readily accessible from within advanced settings. The system can be connected to a WIFI network from this menu. You will need to provide the system's Master, Installer or Dealer code to access the WIFI menu. Learn more about IQ Panel 2.
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Can I Connect to the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 w/ an iPad?
An iPad can access the Alarm.com service to control a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 that has been synced with the user's Alarm.com account. This can be accomplished on an iPad by using the Alarm.com Mobile App. This app is available for free download in the Apple App Store. Learn more about Alarm.com.
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2GIG SMKT3-345 vs Honeywell 5800COMBO
Two of the most popular life-safety sensors we offer are the 2GIG SMKT3-345 and the Honeywell 5800COMBO. These devices both offer smoke, heat and low-temp freeze detection. But only the 5800COMBO provides detection for potentially deadly carbon monoxide gas. Learn more about these sensors.
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How Do I Control Lights w/ a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The control option for Z-Wave lights is readily accessible from the main screen of the Qolsys IQ Panel 2. Simply swipe the screen until you reach the menu for controlling the lights. Click on the light you want to control to toggle it on or off. Learn how to control lights on an IQ Panel 2.
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