Honeywell Lyric Security Controller Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Turn off (Power Down) My Home Alarm System?
Most alarm systems can be turned off by following similar steps. The process involves disconnecting the backup battery and then unplugging the transformer from the wall. The shut down can be confirmed by checking the panel's touchscreen or keypad. Learn more about shutting down your alarm system.
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How Much Do You Save On Homeowner's Insurance With an Alarm System?
By owning an alarm system, a user can expect to save roughly 5% to 20% on their homeowner's insurance. This amount varies between different insurance companies and location. It is also dependent upon the type of protection that the homeowner receives. Learn more about insurance discounts.
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What Is the Metlife Homeowner's Insurance Discount Given for Owning an Alarm System?
According to Metlife, a homeowner can expect a discount on their insurance premium of anywhere from 5% to 15% for owning an alarm system. However, this discount is dependent upon several different factors. Learn more about the insurance discounts offered by Metlife for owning an alarm system.
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How Do I Turn Off My Honeywell Alarm System's Chime?
Turning of the chime on a Honeywell Alarm System is very easy. However, the process will vary slightly depending upon what type of Honeywell Panel is being used. Hardwired Vista Panels follow a different process than wireless Honeywell Systems. Learn more about the chime on a Honeywell system.
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How Do I Program a Z-Wave Lock into a Lyric Security System?
A Z-Wave lock can be enrolled with a Lyric Controller through the automation menu of the system. The enrollment process involves clearing the lock and the programming it with the system. The lock can then be installed and tested. Learn more about programming a Z-Wave lock with a Lyric Controller.
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What Is the American Family Insurance Homeowner's Insurance Discount Given for Owning an Alarm System?
American Family Insurance will offer a homeowner a 5% discount in home insurance for burglary coverage and another 5% discount for fire coverage. Their alarm system must be set up with a central monitoring station in order to receive these discounts. Learn more about AmFam Insurance discounts.
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Can a LYNXr Text Me Alerts?
The LYNXr is incapable of sending text alerts. This is because the system cannot sync with Total Connect 2.0. If a user wants a security system that can send text alerts, they will need to upgrade to a newer system. Learn more about the Honeywell LYNXr and upgrading to a newer system.
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How Do I Change the Volume on a Honeywell Alarm System?
The process for adjusting the volume on a Honeywell alarm system depends upon what type of Honeywell control panel is being used. A Honeywell touchscreen panel can have its volume adjusted from the settings menu, but a Honeywell Vista cannot. Learn more about adjusting a Honeywell panel's volume.
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Can the Lyric's SiXPIR Motion Be Used to Trigger HomeKit Scenes?
It is possible for a SiXPIR motion to activate scenes that have been set up through Apple HomeKit. The Lyric Controller will sync the motion and HomeKit. The SiXPIR will activate an automation on HomeKit, which will then activate the scene. Learn more about using devices to trigger HomeKit scenes.
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What Is the Best No-Contract Alarm System for a House?
There are several alarm systems that are great for use in houses. We advise choosing a wireless system due to their overall ease of use and versatility. The choice of which system to use largely comes down to preference. All of our systems are no-contract. Learn more about choosing an alarm system.
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