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How do I activate the batteries in my SimpliSafe sensors?
You will need to activate batteries for each component before using your system. To activate batteries, simply pull on and remove the white protective strip from each component.

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How to replace batteries in SimpliSafe Devices
With the exception of the Base Station, SimpliCam Indoor Camera, and Key Fob, all of the components for our latest SimpliSafe have batteries that can and should be replaced periodically.

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What is the expected battery life of Original SimpliSafe devices?
Does your Keypad look like the one pictured to the left? Then you're in the right place! You've got the Original SimpliSafe system. If you purchased a new system in 2018 or later, you likely have the Gen 3 SimpliSafe. Click here to view the article for the Gen 3 SimpliSafe. If you're not certain whi

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How long do the batteries last, and what type do my devices use?
The battery life for our components varies slightly by system version and component type. For our latest SimpliSafe: ComponentBattery/Batteries UsedBattery Life ExpectancyBase Station4 NiMH rechargeable AA 1.2V*N/AEntry Sensor1 CR-2032 Lithium 3VUp to 10 yearsMotion Sensor1 CR-123A Lithium

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Carbon Monoxide Detector Installation Guide
Watch the video below for a hands-on experience from our team of experts for the installation process​

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How do I install my Sensors by screw-mounting?
Congratulations on your new SimpliSafe system! Before installing your sensors, you'll need to install your core devices. Then, you can install your sensors with the included adhesive strips, or by mounting them with screws.To screw-mount your sensors:Take off the mounting plate by sliding the s

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CO Detector LED Status Light Colors
The CO Detector has several light states that reflect the status of the device and its detection of CO within your home. This guide will highlight the various indicators and their meanings.**Please note that we no longer offer CO Detectors for the Original SimpliSafe system. If you are having an iss

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