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Managing Security Zones in the Subscriber Portal and Touchscreen

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Security Zones

There are four basic types of security zones available for use, excluding smoke detectors, CO detectors, and flood sensors.
 

Zone Description States
Entry Exit Point Doorways that end users will use to enter an armed premises. Open and Closed
Non-Entry / Exit Points Windows or doorways that end users will use to enter an armed premises.
Interior Motion Detectors Motion detectors inside the premises. Motion and Still
Exterior Motion Detectors Motion detectors on the premise grounds.

Managing Security Zones in the Subscriber Portal

  1. To manage Security Zones, from the My Home page, click the green Security Zones tile.
  2. The Security Zones page displays, complete the following steps.
    • View the current state of each zone.
    • Turn zones off or on in the Bypass column.
       
      Security Zones

Zones that are turned off do not trip alarms when they are faulted. Fire / Smoke detectors, CO detectors, nor Flood Sensors can be turned off. If any security zones are currently faulted, preventing the system from being armed, you must toggle the button to OFF in the Bypass column for that zone before arming the system.

Modifying the Name of a Zone

  1. Click More from the menu bar.
  2. Select Manage Devices tile from the list.
  3. Click Edit to modify the names of the zones.

    Note
    : The maximum length for a zone name should be 31 characters. When zone names exceed this length, alarms for those zones cannot be delivered to the Central Monitoring Station.

Managing Security Zones Using the Touchscreen

To manage Security Zones, touch Security app from the Touchscreen home screen.
 
Touchscreen-Security Zones
 

Result: The Security screen displays.
 
From this screen you can do the following:

  • View the current state of each zone.
  • Select Arm Stay, Arm Away, or Arm Night.
  • Turn zones off or on by touching Turn Zone Off or Turn Zone On button.

Zones that are turned off do not trip alarms when they are faulted. Fire / Smoke detectors, CO detectors nor Flood Sensors can be turned off. If any security zones are currently faulted, preventing the system from being armed, you must click the Turn Zone Off button for that zone before arming the system.

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