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Managing Your Cox Homelife Account with the Subscriber Portal

Last Updated: Mon, 23 Feb 2015 > Related Articles

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Learn how to change your username, password, and other codes through the online Cox Homelife Subscriber Portal.


You can manage your Cox Homelife System account information using the online Subscriber Portal. 


Log In to the Portal


Log in to the Subscriber Portal by opening https://portal.coxhomelife.com

Enter your username and password.


Change Your Subscriber Portal Username 


  1. Click My Account from any page in the Subscriber Portal.

    highlights My Account option

  2. Click the Username tab.

    highlights Username option

  3. Enter a new username in the New Username field and then enter it again in the Confirm New Username field.
  4. Click Change Username.

    Result: Your username is now changed. Next time you log in to the Subscriber Portal, use the new username.

Change Your Subscriber Portal Password


  1. Click My Account from any page in the Subscriber Portal.

    Result: The My Account screen displays.

    highlights My Account option

  2. Click the Password Manager tab.

    highlights Password option

  3. Change the password by entering the current password in the Old Password field.
  4. Enter a new password in the New Password field and enter it again in the Verify field.
  5. Click Change Password.

    Result: Your Subscriber portal password is now changed. Next time you log into the Subscriber Portal, use your new password.

Change Your Secret Word


  1. To change the secret word, select Security > Emergency Dispatch Setup on the toolbar.
  2. Click Unlock to View/Edit.

    highlights Emergency Dispatch Setup page

    Result: The Account Verification screen displays.

    highlights Account Verification page

  3. Enter your Keypad Master Code.

    Result: Your Secret Word displays.

    highlights Keyword Master Code

  4. Enter a new Secret Word and click SAVE to accept the changes, or CANCEL to exit.

Change the Duress Code


  1. From the Cox Homelife Subscriber Portal main page select Security > Key Pad Codes.

    Result: The Key Pad Access Codes screen displays.
  2. Click the Pencil icon.

    highlights Keypad Access Codes page

    : The Account Verification dialog displays. Enter the Master Keypad Code.

    highlights Account Verification page

  3. Click OK.

    : The Edit Access Code screen displays.

    highlights Edit Access Code page

  4. Enter a Name or leave it the same.
  5. Enter a new Access Code.
  6. Click SAVE.

Change Email Address


If you need to change your primary email address, contact Homelife Customer Support.


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