Frequently Asked Questions

What Window Sensors Work with Alarm.com?
Alarm.com will acknowledge any window sensor that has been set up with a properly synced panel. This includes both wireless and hardwired window sensors. You can use Alarm.com to view the current status of any window sensor that has been set up with the panel. Keep reading to learn more.
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How Do I Test the 5800COMBO?
When testing the Honeywell 5800COMBO, you will want to start by first contacting your alarm monitoring company and placing your system on test mode. Then, you can individually test the smoke/heat detection and the carbon monoxide detection for the device. Learn more about testing the 5800COMBO.
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Where Should I Install a Glass Break Sensor?
A glass break detector should be placed as close to a window or glass case as possible with no objects blocking its path. This will help to ensure that the device will activate in the event that the window or case is shattered. Learn more about glass break sensors and where to place them.
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Can I Program My Alarm Using Just Alarm.com?
The majority of panel programming cannot be conducted through Alarm.com. This includes enrolling new sensors and changing most settings Instead, most programming will need to be done on-site with the system itself. Learn more about Alarm.com and the features that it offers for security systems.
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How Do I Use the Microphone on the Honeywell Lyric C2?
The Honeywell Lyric C2 comes with a built-in microphone for capturing audio. To use this function, you must enable the microphone on Total Connect. Once it has been enabled, the microphone will automatically begin recording whenever the camera is activated. Keep reading to learn more.
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How Do I Save Recordings from the IPCAM-WO?
You can access any recordings that were made by an IPCAM-WO IP Camera from the Events log on Total Connect. Once you have located the video that you want to save, click the download button for that video. Continue reading to learn more about saving video recordings from Total Connect.
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How Do I Trip a 2GIG GB1 Glass Break Detector?
The 2GIG GB1 Glass Break Detector listens for both the "thud" of an object striking glass and the shattering sound of breaking glass. Hearing these two sounds together will cause the device to activate. A glass break simulator can imitate this sound and trip the sensor. Read on to learn more.
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Is the Honeywell Lyric Z-Wave Compatible?
The Honeywell Lyric comes included with Z-Wave function. This allows the panel to sync with Z-Wave devices. These Z-Wave devices can be integrated into a user's home automation setup, and they can be controlled remotely using the Total Connect app. Learn more about Z-Wave on the Honeywell Lyric.
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How Do I Replace a Keyfob on a 2GIG Go!Control?
Replacing a keyfob on a 2GIG GC2 requires you to access system programming and then change the serial number of the old keyfob to the new one. You will need to know the system installer code to do this. Continue reading to learn the entire process for replacing keyfob on a 2GIG GC2 system.
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Can I Program My Alarm Using Just Total Connect 2.0?
Most alarm system programming is done at the panel and cannot be completed through the Total Connect 2.0 service. Total Connect 2.0 is mostly for interacting with your system once it has already been programmed, not for actually setting up the system. Read on to learn more about Total Connect.
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