How to Connect ADT to New WIFI
ADT security systems provide homeowners with peace of mind, protecting their properties against potential threats. However, if you have recently changed your WIFI network or router, you may need to reconnect your ADT system to the new network. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to connect ADT to new WIFI.
Step 1: Gather Required Information
Before you start the process, make sure you have the necessary information. You will need the new WIFI network name (SSID) and password. If you are unsure about the details, contact your internet service provider.
Step 2: Access the ADT System
Locate the ADT control panel and enter your four-digit security code. This will allow you to access the system’s programming settings.
Step 3: Enter Programming Mode
Press the “Program” button on the control panel. You may need to enter your master code or installer code to access the programming mode.
Step 4: Access Network Settings
Once in programming mode, navigate to the network settings or WIFI configuration section. The exact location may vary depending on your ADT system model.
Step 5: Connect to New WIFI
Select the option to connect to a new WIFI network. Enter the new SSID (network name) and password when prompted. Double-check that you have entered the information correctly.
Step 6: Save Settings
After entering the new WIFI details, save the settings by following the prompts on the control panel. The ADT system will attempt to connect to the new network.
Step 7: Test the Connection
Once the settings are saved, test the connection by arming and disarming your ADT system. If the system responds correctly, the connection is successful.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
1. Can I connect my ADT system to any WIFI network?
Yes, as long as you have the necessary network details and your ADT system supports WIFI connectivity.
2. What if I forget my ADT security code?
Contact ADT customer support to reset your security code. They will guide you through the process.
3. Can I connect my ADT system to multiple WIFI networks?
No, you can only connect your ADT system to one WIFI network at a time.
4. Will reconnecting my ADT system to WIFI affect its functionality?
No, reconnecting to a new WIFI network will not affect the core functionality of your ADT system.
5. How often should I update my WIFI network settings on my ADT system?
You should update your WIFI network settings whenever there is a change in your network or router.
6. Can I connect my ADT system to a mobile hotspot?
ADT systems are not designed to connect to mobile hotspots. It is recommended to use a stable and secure home WIFI network.
7. Do I need professional assistance to connect ADT to new WIFI?
In most cases, you can follow the step-by-step guide provided by ADT to connect to a new WIFI network. However, if you encounter any difficulties, it is advisable to contact ADT customer support.
8. Will I lose my ADT system’s history or settings when switching WIFI networks?
No, switching WIFI networks will not affect your ADT system’s history or settings. The system will continue to function as it did before the switch.