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When our Security techs visit your home, they sanitize their hands; wear gloves, masks and shoe covers; and observe social distancing.


For technical assistance or billing questions, call 1-844-295-5556. Check out the information and FAQs below for guidance on some common security system questions.

Reliant electricity customers enrolling in new Reliant home security service will receive $10 per month off the security portion of their combined bill. To receive the monthly discount, you must remain a Reliant electricity customer with a Texas service address.

Security and Home Automation Services provided by Reliant Energy Retail Services, LLC d/b/a Reliant, TXB19469, 910 Louisiana, Houston, Texas 77002. Terms and conditions apply. For complete terms and conditions, visit reliant.com/connectterms. Reliant is a service mark of Reliant Energy Retail Holdings, LLC. ©2020 NRG Energy, Inc. All rights reserved.

Security FAQs

  • The monitoring center will call you to verify you are not experiencing an active alarm and turn off your system. They will require the identification code you set up when the system was installed. Reliant Technical Support cannot turn off the alarm for you.
  • Monitoring centers know that accidents happen, and dispatchers try to minimize police response to these false alarms. If you entered your code to disarm your alarm within 30 seconds, it will cancel the signal being sent to your alarm monitoring station.
  • Most municipalities require that you register your alarm system with the municipality. Visit your municipality’s website for more details. Regulations differ by municipality, so please check with your town/city. Note that some municipalities will issue a fine if they are called to respond and an alarm permit has not been issued.
  • Alarm permit requirements differ by municipality. Check with your municipality for specific requirements.
  • Log in to the Web portal and click on the "Mobile" tab. At the bottom of the page, there is a "Lost your mobile device" section. Use the dropdown menu to disable automatic login from a mobile device.
  • Unfortunately, we cannot provide monitored services for renters.
  • All of our alarm systems are wireless, so you do not need a home phone line.
  • Yes, all of our alarm systems use cellular communications with the monitoring center. Our systems do not rely on a phone line and will send a signal even if the security panel is damaged. Within the house, our alarm panel is capable of communicating with both wireless and wired sensors.
  • The average response time for our monitoring center is less than 30 seconds for an alarm event.
  • Yes. You can arm your system remotely from anywhere in the world using your smartphone, tablet or any Internet-connected device.
  • Call 1-844-295-5556.
  • Call 1-844-295-5556.
  • We currently offer services in Houston and Dallas. Please call 1-844-295-5556 for more details.
  • If you move after one year, your service can be transferred as long as your home is still within our service area. The transfer of your package equipment will be free as long as you sign a new 36-month term.
  • Call 1-844-295-5556.

Security by Reliant (Text Messages) - Terms and Conditions

  • To receive notifications, you can call us at 1-844-295-5556 and provide our call center agent your mobile phone number. The agent will send you a welcome message via text message on your mobile device, and you will be able to receive notifications.
  • You can text STOP to 732735 on your wireless device to be unsubscribed from all Security by Reliant text messages sent to that phone number.
  • You will receive an opt-in text. When you have a scheduled installation or service appointment, you will then receive two appointment reminders and a notification when our technician is on the way to your home. Security by Reliant will not send any text messages that you do not opt in to receive.
  • Currently, text messages are only available to subscribers with United States phone numbers.
  • Security by Reliant does not charge a fee for text messages, but message and data rates may apply. Depending on your text plan, you may be charged by your wireless carrier.
  • If you have a question about text messages, please call us at 1-844-295-5556.

    For HELP with Security by Reliant text messages, please text HELP to 732735.

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