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Using the Keypad or Key Fob to Check the System Status with Cox Home Security

Last Updated: Sat, 31 May 2014 > Related Articles

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Summary

Learn how to check the status the Cox Home Security System using the keypad and the key fob.

Solution

Keypad

To check the current status of your Cox Home Security System using the keypad, press the System Status button.

The button lights up to show you the status. The table below describes the meaning of the light configurations.

LightSystem Condition
Green for three secondsSystem is disarmed
Red for three secondsSystem is armed
Orange for three secondsSystem is not ready to be armed. For example, a door or window is open

Guest Key Fob

To check the current status of your Cox Home Security System using the guest key fob, press the Status button on the key fob for two seconds to light the LED. The LED flashes red once to indicate that it has contacted the system.


When a key fob button is pressed, the LED flashes red once to indicate that it has contacted the Touchscreen. If the key fob is out of range of the Touchscreen, the LED flashes red three times quickly.


Extended Range Key Fob

To check the current status of your Cox Home Security System using the extended range key fob, press the Unlock button and hold for about two seconds and release, then press again for about two seconds.


The table below describes the meaning of the light configurations for both guest and extended range key fobs.

LightSystem Condition
Green for three secondsSystem is disarmed
Red for three secondsSystem is armed
Orange for three secondsSystem is not ready to be armed (i.e., a door or window is open)
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