Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Disable Quick Arming On a 2GIG GC2 System?
By Disabling the Quick Arming feature on a GC2 System, you will need to provide a valid code whenever your Arm Away or Arm Stay. Learn about Quick Arming on the 2GIG GC2.
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Can an Alarm Sensor be Attached to a Garage Door?
Many alarm systems use garage door sensors to determine when the garage door is left open. These can be very useful sensors for security systems. Learn about garage door sensors.
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How are Motion Detectors Wired to a Panel?
A hardwired motion detector will normally use a 4-wire connection with the panel. Two wires will transmit data, and the other two transmit power. Learn about motion sensors.
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Can Alexa Arm and Disarm a Honeywell Alarm System?
Amazon Alexa can speak to Total Connect 2.0 to Arm a Honeywell System. But Alexa voice commands cannot be used to Disarm. Learn how to control your system using Amazon Alexa.
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What Products are Alarm.com Compatible?
There are many alarm systems and security cameras that are used with Alarm.com. This platform is great for building around for security and home automation. Learn about Alarm.com.
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How Do I Remove an Alarm Sensor from a Door or Window?
Many users will want to remove an alarm sensor from a door or window to use it in a new location. This process is fairly easy. Find out how to remove door and window contacts.
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Are Glass Break Sensors Worth It?
Glass break sensors represent the best way detect a glass window or casing that has been shattered. These devices work with most types of glass. Learn about glass break sensors.
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Why Should I Pay Extra for Cellular Alarm Monitoring Service?
Alarm Grid charges extra for cellular monitoring service. This is to cover the cost of a cellular service provider. Learn about cellular monitoring and how it is more reliable.
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Resideo Lyric Alarm System vs. Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Plus
Two of the best security panels on the market today are the Resideo Lyric Alarm System and the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Plus. Find out how these two security systems compare.
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What Happens During an Alarm?
The purpose of an alarm is to let others know about an emergency. A security system takes multiple actions to make this possible. Find out what happens during an alarm.
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