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Setting the Screensaver for Cox Home Security Touchscreen

Last Updated: Tue, 02 Dec 2014 > Related Articles

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Summary

Learn how to set the screensaver for your Cox Home Security touchscreen.

Solution

Follow these steps to set up the screensaver for your Cox Home Security touchscreen.
 
Note: The touchscreen will not enter screensaver mode when it is armed.
1

On the touchscreen home screen, touch Settings

.
2

Enter the Master Code to proceed to the Settings menu. 

3

From the Settings menu, touch Touchscreen.
 

highlights TouchScreen option

4

From the Touchscreen menu, touch Screensaver Configuration.
 

 highlights Screensaver Configuration option
 
Result: The Screensaver Configuration window displays.
 

5

On the Screensaver Configuration window:

  1. Touch the left Start Screensaver arrow to decrease the time elapsed before the screensaver activates. Touch the right Start Screensaver arrow to increase the time elapsed before the screensaver activates.

    Note: The maximum time elapsed is 30 minutes, the minimum is 5.
     

    highlights Start Screensaver option
     

  2. Scroll to see the available screensavers. Touch the screensaver that you would like to use.
     
    highlights Select Screensaver Widget options

The table below explains the commonly used screensavers.
 

ScreensaverDescription
NoneThe screen never goes to screensaver.
SecurityScreen displays the Arm System tab from the Security app.
CameraDisplays stills of the cameras attached to the security system. The stills will update every five seconds. If there is only one camera attached to the security system, a live video will display.
ClockDisplays the current time in digital or analog format.
BlankDisplays a blank screen.

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