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ADT Touch Pad Instructions

ADT Security Services is one of the oldest and most reliable home security systems in the world. The company has been monitoring and safeguarding homeowners from burglary, break-ins and fire since 1874. To contact ADT in U.S. or Canada, call (866) 746-7238.

ADT Security Services is one of the oldest and most reliable home security systems in the world.  The company has been monitoring and safeguarding homeowners from burglary, break-ins and fire since 1874.

To contact ADT in US.  or Canada, call (866) 746-7238.


Arm Away

To arm your house when no one, including pets, are inside, enter your 4-digit security code and then press Key 2 for Away. 


Arm Stay

To arm your house while people are inside of it, enter your 4-digit security code and then press Key 3 for Stay. 


Arm Night-Stay

For increased security at night while people are inside the house, enter your 4-digit security code and then press Key 3 for Stay, and then press Key 3 for Stay a second time. 


Arm Instant

To arm while you're in the house and won't be using the door, enter your 4-digit security code and then press Key 7 for Instant. 


Disarm

To disarm the system, enter your 4-digit security code and press Key 1 for Disarm. 


Chime

To alert you to the opening of a door or window while you're inside, enter your 4-digit security code and press Key 9 for Chime. 


Police

To alert the police, press and hold the A key for two seconds. 


Fire

To alert the fire department, press and hold the B key for 2 seconds. 


Bypass

When you want to arm the system but leave one or more zones unprotected on purpose, enter your 4-digit security code and press Key 6 for Bypass.  Then, enter the zone numbers that you want to deactivate.


SafePass

The newest product from ADT is the easy-to-use SafePass.  Instead of typing in a password, all the homeowner has to do is swipe their tag across the touch pad to activate and deactivate the system.

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