Door & WIndow Sensor – How to change the batteries

Your sensor will alert you via your touchscreen panel when your batteries are low and are in need of changing. Door/window sensors take two CR2032 batteries. The length your batteries can last, varies based on use, however, generally you should expect them to last between six and eight months. Please note, extreme temperatures could cause your batteries to deplete faster than normal.

To replace the batteries in your Alder Door & Window sensor, follow these steps:


1-iconGo to your touchscreen panel and put your system in test mode. This will prevent any false alarms or tamper alerts while you are changing the battery


2-iconGo to your door/window sensor open the sensor


3-iconTake out the old battery and replace with two CR2032 batteries. Be sure to replace the new batteries with the positive side facing up. These batteries can be found at most stores where batteries are sold, or they can be purchased online


4-iconReplace the sensor’s cover


5-iconSafely dispose of the old batteries


6-iconBe sure to exit Test Mode on your touchscreen panel when you’re finished


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