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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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Entry Sensor Settings & Customizations
Entry Sensors can be customized for each of the alarm states of your system (Off, Home, and Away). By default, Home and Away are set to Alarm. Off and Instant Trigger are defaulted to Off. If enabled, Instant Trigger results in the alarm instantly sounding when tripped while the system is armed (wit

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Entry Sensor Installation Guide
Entry Sensors defend your doors and windows. The Base Station will sound a quick chime when a door or window opens while your system is disarmed. Depending on your settings, this can also be set to trigger an alarm.

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Base Station and System Settings
Use the Keypad, Mobile or Web App to change your Base Station's settings - including System Volume, Alarm Delays, and Wi-Fi set up.

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Why is my Entry Sensor shown as open?
If your Entry Sensor is showing as open, despite doors or windows being closed, one of two things may be contributing to the issue.

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Do SimpliSafe Entry Sensors work on all types of windows?
Entry Sensors are designed to work on almost any window or door, including double-doors, double-hung windows, and swinging or sliding doors and windows.

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How do I remove my Entry Sensor magnet (the smaller part of the sensor) from the wall?
The Entry Sensor magnet uses a slightly different adhesive than the other sensors. Remove the magnet by rotating the magnet slowly until the adhesive loosens and you can pull it off the wall.

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