Vivint glass break sensor

The Vivint glass break sensor

Cutting-edge protection in the most vulnerable places.

Vivint glass break sensor with kitchen in the background

Get instant alerts the moment a window breaks with glass break sensors

When a window breaks in your home, it could mean an intruder’s not far away. But what if you’re not there to hear it? The latest GB2 Vivint Glass Break Sensor is your answer. Equipped with a high-frequency microphone and a 360-degree horizontal sensing angle, this wireless glass break sensor alerts you the moment glass forcibly breaks in your home.While Vivint Smart Sensors notify you when a door or window opens, they won’t alert you if one breaks. So the Vivint Glass Break Detector adds that extra level of protection to round out the security of your Vivint smart home.

  • Tamper-proof switch

  • Instant alerts through the Vivint Smart Home® App

  • Two-way talk though the Vivint Smart Hub™

  • 360-degree horizontal viewing angle

  • Dual-shatter recognition

Upgrade your security with smart features

The Vivint Glass Break Sensor comes equipped with quality features for a home security boost you can trust.


57.5% of burglaries involved forcible entry in 2017.

Source: FBI Uniform Crime Reporting

Vivint monitoring center

Vivint responds to emergencies in an average of 8 seconds

If your security alarm ever goes off, you may start to panic—but within an average of just 8 seconds, a Vivint security agent will call to verify the alarm, contact the police, and help you decide what to do next. Here are a few more reasons you can trust Vivint monitoring to show up for you when it matters most:

  • 24/7 monitoring ensures safety day and night

  • Average 8-second response time beats the industry average by 52 seconds

  • Monitoring center staffs highly trained, in-house specialists, never outsourced hires

  • The center won 2017 Monitoring Center of the Year* for excellent service and dependability

*The Monitoring Association named Vivint Smart Home the Monitoring Center of the Year in 2017.

Vivint technician installing a Vivint smart security system

Professional installation by Vivint Smart Home Pros™

Vivint is committed to giving you quality service at every step, including installation. That’s why Vivint carefully vets and trains every installation tech it hires, and never outsources the job to third-party dealers. Feel more comfortable and confident on installation day knowing that your Vivint Smart Home Pro™ will get the job done right.

Vivint glass break sensor

Product specs




3.9" H x 2.6" W x 0.9" D


345 MHz


Screws and bracket


2 CR123A batteries

Battery life

3–5 years


Limited warranty

Product plan protection

Free replacement for defective hardware if subscribing to a Vivint service plan. May require a separate site visit fee. For product defects only. Does not include product failure due to abuse, normal wear and tear, acts of God, etc. as determined by a Smart Home Pro.

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Frequently asked questions

How do you reset a Vivint Glass Break Detector?

Simply disarm your system, remove the batteries and wait 20–30 seconds, then re-insert the batteries. You’re all reset! Fun fact: you can change out your Vivint Glass Break Battery using the same method.

How do you test a Vivint Glass Break Sensor?

You can test your glass breakage detector in a couple easy steps. First, disarm your system via the Smart Hub™ panel and tap System Test under Menu > Security. This allows you to test your system without triggering a false alarm. Next, remove the cover of your wireless glass break detector and send a tamper signal to determine whether your device is communicating with your Smart Hub™ panel.

How do glass break sensors work?

Glass break detectors work by using a high-frequency microphone to listen for the distinct frequency of breaking glass. Once detected, the glass break alarm will notify you via the Vivint Smart Home® App.

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