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Disabling the Panic Button on Your Cox Homelife Key Fob

Last Updated: Tue, 25 Aug 2015 > Related Articles

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


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

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


Tap Settings on the touchscreen home.


Enter the Master Code to proceed to the Settings menu.


From the Settings menu, tap Home Devices.

highlights Home Devices option


From the Home Devices menu, tap Key Fobs.

highlights Key Fobs option


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

highlights Edit Key Fob option


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

highlights Keyfob1 option


On the Edit Keyfob screen, tap the down arrow.

highlights Panic Button Disabled option


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

highlights Yes  option


On the Edit Keyfob screen, tap Next.

highlights Next option

Result: The key fob panic button is now disabled.

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