Frequently Asked Questions
First, put your security system in test mode. Remove the smoke alarm by turning in a counter-clockwise direction. Switch out the batteries and replace the detector by turning clockwise. Ensure that it’s securely in place. Then, turn off test mode.
A beeping fire detector typically indicates a low battery. Change the battery as soon as possible to ensure your smoke alarm helps to protect you and your family properly. It could be time to replace the detector entirely if the beeping continues after you’ve changed the battery.
Check your specific instruction manual to learn how to operate and turn off your ADT-Monitored Heat Sensing Smoke Detector.
Most home smoke alarms last about ten years. However, you should always check your owner’s manual for guidelines on when to get a smoke detector replacement. If you hear chirping even after putting a fresh battery in, it’s time to get a new one.