How to hook up simplisafe
Thinking about ordering SimpliSafe? And guess what, ease-of-installation was a big part of that. But we understand that installing new technology can be intimidating even downright scary. Not SimpliSafe! First things first: take stock. We highly recommend unboxing your system and laying the individual components satellite hook a clean, flat service.
Instructions & Tips for Installing Your SimpliSafe Security System
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But we understand that installing new technology can be intimidating even downright scary. Not SimpliSafe! First things first: take stock. We highly recommend unboxing your system and laying the individual components on a clean, flat service. We put ours near our entryway. When your base station powers on, a blue light will emit from the bottom of the unit. If a touchscreen keypad is important to you, we recommend checking out Vivint or even the new ADT Pulse systems.
So far, so easy. SimpliSafe Wireless Keypad Menu. This little-known secret allows you to easily pop off the sensors from your door frame or walls, which is great for changing batteries and moving the system to a different address. This will also make it easier to upgrade your system; SimpliSafe is currently on its third generation, and it's not unlikely that they'll launch new and better components in the future.
We're telling you, Velcros can help you future-proof your home. One quick tip that will save you some time is to take the wireless keypad with you as you go from room to room mounting the sensors. This way you can name each sensor as you go. Best Wireless Earbuds. Best Smartwatches. Best Meta Quest 2 Accessories. Best Home Theater Systems. Browse All News Articles.
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December 13, Share Article. Before you start. The first time you use your account, it will ask you for your address, your emergency contact info, and a safe word. How to install your SimpliSafe system. Installing the base station. Find a central area in your home to place your base station. It must be near an electrical outlet. Remove the tab on the back. Plug in the base station. Master PIN.
Installing the keypad. Next, the keypad. Make sure there are four AAA batteries in the keypad. Remove the tab at the bottom of the keypad. Once on, your keypad connects to the base station automatically. Attach the bracket to the back of your keypad. Use the adhesive strips to place your keypad on the wall. Press firmly. Follow the keypad prompt to change your master PIN from the default. Keypad selection. Installing the motion sensor.
Sensor placement. Remove the tab from the motion sensor. Place your motion sensor as desired. SimpliSafe recommends putting it in a corner.
Use the adhesive strips on the back of the sensor to place it on the wall. Enter your master PIN. Select Setup and Naming. Select Press a button on a device to test and name.
Press the test button on the top of the motion sensor. When the motion sensor flashes blue, the keypad will prompt you to enter a name. Enter a name for the motion sensor. You can also place your motion sensor on a shelf rather than sticking it to a wall. Installing the entry sensor. Remove the tab from the entry sensor. The pieces must be less than two inches apart, and the oval grooves need to align.
A blue light will flash when the pieces pull apart and come together. Use the adhesive strips on the back of the sensor pieces to place them on the frame. Press the test button on the top of the entry sensor.
The entry sensor will still work.