How to Bypass Sensor
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Understanding Bypass Sensors
Bypassing a sensor allows the alarm system to temporarily ignore a particular sensor. The system can arm stay or arm away and monitor all other sensors except those that are bypassed. This is used frequently when a sensor is malfunctioning or if a user wants to leave a window or door open during an arming cycle. For example, if you have a BBQ in the backyard, you can arm your system everywhere else in the home but leave the back door disarmed. You and your guests can then freely enter the back door without having to arm and disarm the system each time.
There are two different types of bypasses. You can either bypass sensors temporarily, which means that you are only bypassing the sensors for one arming cycle. Or, you can bypass sensors long term, meaning the sensors will remain bypassed indefinitely, or until you turn off the bypass. We will demonstrate how to achieve both.
Bypassing Sensors Temporarily
Bypassing Sensors Long Term
If you would like to keep a window open or have the system overlook an individual sensor for an extended period of time, follow these instructions:
Bypassing Sensors having Issues on the App