Disconnect the power connector by gently prying it away from the back of the Smoke Alarm.
Insert a flathead screwdriver under the head of the locking pin, and gently pry it out of the bat- tery compartment lock.
(If you plan to relock the battery compartment, save the locking pin.)
How do I turn off my First Alert smoke detector?
Press and hold the “Test/Silence” button on the side of the detector for 10 seconds. Release the button to enter “Silence mode” which quits the alarm from sounding.
How do you disconnect a smoke alarm?
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Can I disconnect a hardwired smoke detector?
If there are no wires connecting it to the ceiling or wall, it is a battery-operated unit and there are no wires to be removed. If there are connecting wires, it is a hard-wired unit and the wires can be disconnected. Dismount from the ladder and flip the circuit breaker switch that controls the smoke detector.
How do you change the battery in a First Alert smoke alarm?
Open the battery drawer.
How to Replace Detector Batteries
- If your alarm is hardwired, turn off power.
- Remove the alarm from the ceiling or wall.
- Locate the alarm’s model number on the back of the unit.
- Check the chart in this article or your user manual to find the right replacement batteries.