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Adding and Managing Lighting Devices in Cox Homelife

Last Updated: Mon, 23 Feb 2015 > Related Articles

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Learn how to add and manage lighting devices using the Cox Homelife Touchscreen and Subscriber Portal.


Learn how to add and manage lighting devices using the Cox Homelife Touchscreen and Subscriber Portal respectively.

Adding Lighting Devices


The procedure describes how to add lighting devices using the touchscreen for Cox Homelife.

Note: Lighting devices control whether a light is turned on or off. This device can even manage dimmable lights.


Touch Settings on the touchscreen home.


Enter the Master Code to proceed to the Settings menu. 

From the Settings menu, touch Home Devices.
From the Home Devices screen, touch Lighting.

After Lighting menu loads, touch Add Lights.

Result: The Locating Lighting Devices screen displays.

Plug the lighting device into a wall socket and secure it with a screw.
Touch Next after device is plugged into a wall socket.
Reset the device to factory default to place it in Search mode.

To place the device in Search mode:

  1. Press and hold the On/Off button while plugging into an AC outlet. 
  2. Once the LED light flashes, release and press the On/Off button again.

    Result: As lighting devices are found, an icon displays for that device.
When all the lighting devices are found, touch Done.

Result: The system notes the number of devices that were found and paired.

Touch Next.

Result: The Configure Lighting Devices screen displays.

Touch a lighting device to configure it.
After all the lighting devices are configured, touch Next.

Result: The Home Devices screen displays with Lights marked done.

Managing Lighting Devices


The Subscriber Portal allows users to remotely monitor and control light devices. The current state of light settings is displayed on the Main screen.

The elements of the Lights options include the luminosity.

  1. On the Main screen, in the Lights tool, click Manage Lights or On the Toolbar.
  2. Click Lights > Lights.

Note: The Lights screen is displayed providing users with the ability to turn the light on or off and set dimming percentage.

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