Lyric Security System: Adjust Volume

Here, we provide a detailed walkthrough outlining the process of adjusting the volume of the system settings for some features on your security system.

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You can adjust the volume for button presses when you touch any on the screen, not unlike your smartphone. These setting will also control the voice prompts you receive when you arm or disarm your security system. The Two-Way Voice and Lyric’s automation are separate features which we’ll discuss in another video.

When you activate an alarm, you have a short delay in leaving your home which includes a series of beeps and a voice prompt by default. Our video on disarming and arming your security system explains the process in detail.

Finally, it will change the sounds of the sensor chimes that you hear sensor when one is triggered. It’s an excellent way to keep track of the comings and goings on your home and property. You can set unique chimes and voice annunciations for each one so that you know which one has been activated. And you can mute all chimes and voice prompts too if you prefer.

You can change these settings on the fly depending on where you have it installed and the time of day. The Lyric Security System makes it easy to customize the volume and other settings to get the most out of your unit and its components. The intuitive menus and navigation are user-friendly with no programming experience required.

The process of adjusting the volume is simple by following the steps laid out in the video. You can repeat these steps any time you need to change the sound. For example, if you’re home alone or it’s during the night, you may want to increase it so that you don’t miss an alert. Likewise, you may want to change it depending on its location in your home or business.

There is also a Clean Touchscreen button on this Settings menu. Selecting it will disable all controls for 15 seconds. You can perform routine screen cleaning maintenance during this time. Our video on cleaning the screen will show you how to do it properly without damaging the display.

Please note that you can only make adjustments to the chime and volume settings when the system is disarmed. Also, the changes you make to the chime settings will not alter the CO or smoke detectors that you’ve installed on your system. In addition, the volume adjustment settings do not affect the sound of the sirens when an alarm is activated.

That’s the value of the Lyric Security System; you can match its operation to your needs. The main purpose of making volume adjustments on an as-needed basis will allow you to avoid false alarms.


Sterling: Hi DIYers. Sterling with Alarm Grid here and today we're going to show you how to adjust the volume on your Honeywell Lyric System.

So, just like with a Honeywell Lynx Touch System, you have the ability to edit the volume of the button presses. If you can hear, any time I tap anything it's giving a beep, all right? Same idea if I were to arm the system.

System: Armed away.

Sterling: It's going to speak and it's going to beep.

System: Disarmed, ready to arm.

Sterling: If we had a sensor programed and we opened a door, it would chime, all right? All of that stuff is manipulated with the volume selection. So to change the volume from the home screen, so if we tap this home button, sometimes when you tap it twice you'll get this keypad screen. So just tap it again, it will go back to the home screen. From the home screen, if we hit "settings," the volume for the system is a slider bar. And you can hear that it actually gives you the audible noise of the selection you're choosing. Getting quieter and quieter towards the minus and getting louder and louder towards to the positive plus symbol. And this is a slider, all right? You can tap and jump to a spot or you can slide up or down. So with it all the way up and saved you can hear now the taps and the beeps are much louder. Arming it.

System: Armed away, exit now.

Sterling: Both the audible exit beeps and the actual voice enunciations are louder.

System: Disarmed, ready to arm. Check system.

Sterling: So again, from the home screen it's "settings" and it's just a manipulation of this slider bar. We're going to put it back to middle so we have some feedback, but not too loud, and we're going to save it.

This feature does not affect the siren volume, okay? So it affects the beeps, the button press beeps, the chime beeps, the exit warning beeps, but it does not affect the actual alarm sounder volume. So just keep that in mind. So very simple to change the volume on your system.

Depending on where this system is installed, you may want it to be louder or quieter. In the bedroom perhaps you don't want the loud beeps. Down in the living room maybe you do want the loud beeps so you can hear the chimes as the doors and windows open and close. No matter what, even if it's something where during the day you want it down and at night you want it up, very easy for you to manipulate and change that as you need to.

So we hope you've enjoyed this video on changing your Honeywell Lyric system's volume. If you have any questions on changing your system's volume or anything at all about the Lyric, please email us, and make sure to subscribe to our channel so you're kept up to date on all of the new videos that we'll be releasing in regards to this brand new Honeywell Lyric System.