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Setting the Screensaver for Cox Homelife Touchscreen

Last Updated: Tue, 15 Sep 2015 > Related Articles

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Learn how to set the screensaver for your Cox Homelife touchscreen.


Follow the steps below to set up the screensaver for your Cox Homelife touchscreen.
Note: The touchscreen will not enter screensaver mode when it is armed.


On the touchscreen home screen, tap Settings.


Enter the Master Code to proceed to the Settings menu.


From the Settings menu, tap TouchScreen.

highlights TouchScreen option


From the Touchscreen menu, tap Screensaver Configuration.

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


On the Screensaver Configuration screen complete the following steps:

  1. Tap the left Start Screensaver arrow to decrease the time elapsed before the screensaver activates. Tap 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 minutes.

    highlights Start Screensaver option

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

The table below explains the commonly used screensavers.

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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