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Cellular Backup Capabilities for Cox Homelife
Last Updated: Tue, 12 Jan 2016 > Related Articles
If your Internet connection is down, the cellular backup on your Cox Homelife system activates.
Your Cox Homelife system continues to work if your Internet connection is down. It will function on a cellular backup system. However, functions are limited until the Internet connection is restored. Refer to the table for details about the types of functions available when the system is running on cellular backup.
Cellular backup is an emergency channel designed to ensure your security system continues to communicate alarms.
|Event Message Type||Functions on Cellular Backup?|
|Arm / Disarm Events||Yes|
|Broadband Down Events||No|
|Email / SMS for Rules (no images)||Yes|
|Entry Delay Events||Yes|
Mobile Commands (Portal or App)
|Options||Functions on Cellular Backup?|
|Arm / Disarm||Yes|
|Create, Update, or Delete Keypad Codes||Yes|
|Enable / Disable Rules||Yes|
|Lifestyle Devices (thermostats, lighting controls)||No|