Honeywell Lyric Alarm System Frequently Asked Questions

Why Can't I Use Z-Wave Security Sensors With My Alarm System?
Alarm system manufacturers still deem Z-Wave security sensors to be too unreliable for general use. Z-Wave is best-suited for automation functions. Learn about Z-Wave technology.
Added:

How Do I Create an Automation in Apple HomeKit?
An Automation is a smart home action that is performed automatically by the Apple HomeKit. New Automations can be created using an iOS device. Learn how to use Apple HomeKit.
Added:

What Smart Home Items are Compatible with the Honeywell Lyric?
The Honeywell Lyric can support HomeKit-compatible smart home devices, as well as Z-Wave devices. Learn about the Honeywell Lyric Controller and its smart home capabilities.
Added:

How Do I Add a Wired Siren to a Honeywell Lyric Alarm System?
For users who need a louder siren for a Lyric Panel, a wired siren is a possible option. But you will need several components! Find out how to add a wired siren to a Lyric System.
Added:

Does the Lyric Alarm System have an Internal Alarm Siren?
The Lyric has a built-in siren that produces sounds of up to 85 dB. If a user needs a louder siren, they must use a Z-Wave siren or a hardwired siren. Learn about the Lyric Panel.
Added:

How Do I Disable Auto-Stay Arming on the Honeywell Lyric Alarm System?
A user might want to disable Auto-Stay Arming so that Arm Away mode activates even if they don't trigger an entry/exit zone. Learn how to disable Auto-Stay Arming on the Lyric.
Added:

How Do I Use the SiX Programming Feature on the Lyric Security System?
The SiX Programming option can be found within the Installer Programming Menu. This allows for SiX Sensors to be learned-in easily. Learn about SiX Programming on a Honeywell Lyric.
Added:

How Do I Set Up the Honeywell 5800C2W with a Lyric Controller?
Each wired zone should be physically connected to the 5800C2W. Once connected, each wired input should be learned into a wireless zone on the Lyric. Learn to use the 5800C2W.
Added:

Can I Update the Lyric Controller Through the USB Port?
Yes, the Lyric Controller can be updated through the USB port located on the bottom of the unit. Keep reading to learn about updating the Lyric Security System.
Added:

Are There Security Systems Better Than a Honeywell Lyric Alarm System?
The Honeywell Lyric Alarm System is one of the best security panels on the market today. Many consider it the best system available. Learn about the Honeywell Lyric Alarm System.
Added: