Description: The article is about cox login. This is an introduction about Cox,the author introduces many features about the Cox including how to sigh in,how to customize your online experience,how to create custom pages,how to set the arm and disarm,how to set the lights and door locks,how to manage devices and so on.
Welcome to the Cox home life subscriber portal,we will show you how to sign in,view and manage your home life system including security features,home automation devices,system activity rules and more. We’ll also show you how to customize your online experience so you can see the things that are most important to you quickly and conveniently.
Cox’s home life online subscriber portal allows you to access and manage your system from almost any internet-enabled device,you can go to portal.coxhomelife.com and enter your user name and password you set up during your installation. Before signing in,you can access your portal settings,take a tour of the home life features or access online support pages.
If you have forgotten your username or password,you can reset them on the sign-in screen. Once signed in,you will be presented with your my home page,this is where you will find your systems features and devices presented in customizable tiles.
If you have a camera installed as part of your home life system,you will see a default camera view automatically at the top of the my home page. If at any point you want to return to your my home page,you can select my home from the pages menu or click the Cox home life logo in the upper left-hand corner.
You can add delete or change the order of the tiles in your my homepage screen or modify the default camera view by entering the edit mode. Changes you make to your my home page here will not affect your mobile application view and are specific to the subscriber portal. You can scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the edit button.
While in the edit mode,if you want to change the order of your tiles,you can select and hold the square move icon of any tile you would like to move and drag it to the desired position on the page and release. You can add additional tiles by selecting the devices or features you want to add from the menu. If you would like to remove any added tiles from your my home page,you can simply click the X on the left side of the feature tiles you would like to remove.
Only certain tiles can be removed,however all tiles can be moved around to display in whatever order you would like. If you have two or more cameras connected to your system,you can change the default camera that is displayed on your my home page.
While in edit mode,you can click the change background button on the current camera view,you can select from the list of options to replace the original camera view. You can also choose to use an image from your photo library or saved activity images. When you are finished making all of your changes,you can click done at the top of the screen to exit edit mode.
To manage your pages,you can click the more menu and select pages. Here you can create new customized pages,you can move them around or delete any new pages you have created. You cannot delete your primary my homepage. A trouble tile on your my home page indicates a system problem such as a battery needing replacement,you can click the tile to view the trouble message including the date and time the trouble occurred.
Form subscriber portal,you can arm or disarm your system in any of the three arming modes,stay,away or night. To arm your system,you can click on the green security tile,you can select the desired arming mode and enter your four-digit security keypad code,this status bar will countdown to the selected armed state. You can cancel this action by clicking the X and entering your security keypad code again.
Once the system is armed,the tile turns red and reads armed,you can click to disarm. To disarm your system,you can click the red security tile and enter your four-digit security keypad code. Once the system is disarmed,the tile turns green and will read disarmed click to armed. If any of your security zones are faulted such as if a protected window is left open,you will be alerted to these faults at the time of arming.
You may choose to bypass a faulted zone during the arming process by clicking the bypass button,it’s important to keep in mind that bypassed zones will not be monitored,if breached they will not be reported to the central monitoring station.
If you have HomeLife door locks installed,you can view the current state of each lock in addition to remotely locking and unlocking them. You can simply click the door lock style and choose to lock or unlock an individual door by clicking the individual lock or all connected doors at once by clicking lock all or unlock all.
Along with your home life mobile application or touchscreen control panel,you can also view live video through your subscriber portal. You can click on a camera image to view live streaming video from that one camera or click the cameras tile to display live video from each of your installed cameras.
To capture a picture and save it,you can click on the take picture icon. You can also capture a 15-second video clip by clicking on the take video icon. To view your saved pictures and videos,you can simply scroll down and select the desired captured image or video clip. You can then choose to save the image to your computer or delete it altogether.
If you want to ad the lights in your home,you can click the light style and simply click the light bulb to turn lights on or off. For dimmable lights,you can click the square adment icon for the selected light then use the slider to ad the brightness.
If you need to manage your thermostat temperature,you can click the thermostat style for each smart thermostat installed,you can choose to modify the temperature by using the quick advertisement feature or select the thermostat for even more control. Once you’ve selected a specific thermostat you’d like to control,you can click the square adment icon to manage your schedule. Blue dots indicate cool settings and orange dots indicate heat settings. To change any of the set temperatures,you can click on the blue or orange dot for each day you want to set.
To add a new set point,you can click the screen in a blank space then drag any temperature setpoint up or down to select the temperature and left or right to select the time of day to begin that setting. Once you are finished making changes to a particular temperature setpoint,you can click the check mark to keep your new setting or the X to delete it,you can click the Save button to save your new schedule.
You can click the activity menu to view the activity captured by your home life system,this feature also allows you to view captured pictures and video clips. You can scroll down to the filter section to select the activities that are shown based on alarms,camera motion,zones,troubles and more. You can click within the calendar to select a specific date to view up to 30 days in the past.
With the HomeLife subscriber portal,you can set up individual personalized rules for your home security,lighting,service stats energy usage and more. You can also set up alerts and notifications for when predefined events occur such as receiving a text message when the door opens between certain hours.
To get started,you can click the rules menu,here you will see any rules you currently have setup. To create a new rule,press the create button the screens will walk you through each step to setup a new rule. You can also set up and manage your rules through your home life mobile application.
To disable or remove an existing rule,you can select the desired rule and then either toggle the rule off to temporarily disable it or click the remove button to delete it completely. You may also make edits to the rule here by clicking on the square aded icon next to the desired setting.
To change the names of any of your installed devices,you can click the more menu and select manage devices. You can click the edit button next to the device you’d like to edit,you can click inside the white box and edit the name of the device then click Save.
To ad the motion sensitivity on your cameras that have built-in motion detection,you can select that camera within manage devices and click the edit button. You can slide the camera motion sensitivity to ad to off,low,medium or high,when finished click Save.
Keypad codes are the four digit codes you use to arm and disarm your system or manage system settings through your touch screen control panel. You can learn more about keypad codes on the alarms page of explore home life at Cox.com/explore home life.
You can manage your security keypad codes conveniently through the subscriber portal,you can click the more menu and then select keypad codes. You may edit your master and duress keypad codes but you cannot delete them. To add a new keypad code,you can click Add keypad code.
For additional security,you will have to enter your master security keypad code first. Next you can create a name for your new code,you can select the desired arming level and enter your desired four-digit code then select the days this code should be active and click Save.
To edit who gets contacted in an emergency or who gets rules-based alerts or notifications,you can click the more menu and then select contacts. Here you will see three types of contacts listed,call before police and emergency,call after police and emergency and rules contacts.
The two contacts listed as call before police in an emergency can be edited,but you cannot delete them,they are required,these are the primary contacts that the central monitoring station will call to verify alarms by asking for your designated secret word. The contacts listed as call after police and emergency will be called after the authorities have been dispatched to the home. These contacts can be edited and deleted.
You can also manage your applications and their layout on your touchscreen from the subscriber portal by going to the more menu and selecting applications. You can add new applications to your home screen by hovering over the desired application along the application menu bar and clicking plus install and then click the install button.
You can click the reposition button to reposition movable applications to your desired spot on the touchscreen control panels home screen. Some of the home life applications which are necessary to control basic features of your system are fixed and cannot be moved. When you are done,you can simply click the Save button to save your changes.
Your account settings can be accessed by clicking the more menu here you can view and modify your username and password or access the getting started guide,selecting the take a tour feature will sign you out of the application and present you with a tour of the applications features also accessible from the sign-in screen.
If you would like to learn more or have additional questions,please go to cox.com/explore home life or call us 1-877-404-2568,you can also sign in to your account online through the subscriber portal at portal.coxhomelive.com,if you have forgotten your username or password you can reset them any time on the sign in page.