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Disabling the Panic Button on Your Cox Home Security Key Fob

Last Updated: Sat, 31 May 2014 > Related Articles

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Learn the process to disable the panic button on your Cox Home Security key fob using the touchscreen.


The following steps will assist you in disabling the panic button on your Cox Home Security key fob. The key fob may need to be disabled to reduce the risk of false alarms caused by pushing the wrong button on the key fob.

Note: When enabled the key fob button must be pressed and held down for three seconds to activate the panic alarm. 
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 menu, touch Key Fobs.


After the Key Fobs menu loads, touch Edit Key Fob.


From the list provided, touch the key fob you wish to edit.


On the Edit Keyfob screen, touch the down arrow.


On the Should Panic Button Be Disabled screen, touch Yes.


On the Edit Keyfob screen, touch Next.

Result: The key fob panic button is now disabled.

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