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Disabling the Panic Button on Your Cox Homelife Key Fob

Last Updated: Mon, 23 Feb 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 following steps will assist you in disabling the panic button on your Cox Homelife 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.

highlights Home Devices option


From the Home Devices menu, touch Key Fobs.

highlights Key Fobs option


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

highlights Edit Key Fob option


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

highlights Keyfob1 option


On the Edit Keyfob screen, touch the down arrow.

highlights Panic Button Disabled option


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

highlights Yes  option


On the Edit Keyfob screen, touch Next.

highlights Next option

Result: The key fob panic button is now disabled.

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