Honeywell L5100 Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Change the Master Code On a Honeywell LYNX Touch?
The Master Code on a LYNX Touch is used for arming/disarming and accessing the Master Tools Menu. We advise changing the security code. Learn to change the LYNX Touch Master Code.
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How Do I Change the Installer Code On a Honeywell L5100?
Alarm Grid does not advise changing the Installer Code on an L5100 from its default of 4112. This prevents you from being locked out of programming. Learn about Installer Codes.
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Can I Update the Firmware On a Honeywell L5100 Alarm System?
Honeywell does not offer any method for upgrading a Honeywell L5100 System. You must upgrade to a newer panel, such as a Honeywell Lyric. Learn about the L5100.
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How Do I Reset the Master Code for a LYNX Touch System?
If you can get into programming on a LYNX Touch System, then you can reset the Master Code back to its default of 1234. Learn how to reset the Master Code for a LYNX Touch System.
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How Does RF Supervision Work On a Honeywell LYNX Touch System?
Honeywell 5800 Sensors check-in every 70 to 90 minutes. The LYNX Touch must receive a signal at least once every 12 hours or RF supervision loss will occur. Read on to learn more.
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How Do I Find the Firmware Revision for My Honeywell LYNX Touch System?
The firmware for a Honeywell LYNX Touch can be found within the Test Menu of the Master Tools Menu. It will be displayed at the top of the screen. Learn how to use the LYNX Touch.
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How Do I Backdoor Into Programming on a Honeywell LYNX Touch System if I am Locked Out?
You will know that you are locked out of programming on a LYNX Touch because nothing will happen when you click "Program". Learn how to get into programming if you are locked out.
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Will My Honeywell L5100 Work w/ SmartThings?
If you pair your L5100 as a secondary controller to your SmartThings Hub, all Z-Wave devices paired with SmartThings will be pushed to the L5100. Learn about SmartThings.
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How Do I Turn Off Arm-Confirm on a Honeywell L5100 Alarm System?
Arm-Confirm is a a setting that has the Honeywell L5100 System produce a loud tone when a user arms using a key fob and/or a keypad. Learn how to turn off this sound on an L5100.
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How Do I Use the Qolsys IQ Siren with a Honeywell LYNX Touch?
A Honeywell LYNX Touch System can support the IQ Siren after an L5100-ZWAVE module has been added. Smart scenes must be created. Learn how to use the IQ Siren with a LYNX Touch.
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