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Create or Edit Alarm Notifications in Your Subscriber Portal


Creating an Alarm Notification

An alarm notification notifies you if there has been an alarm event at your business or property. Follow the steps below to create an alarm notification in the subscriber portal.


From your web browser, navigate to Cox Business MyAccount to access Security Solutions.


On the left-hand menu of the subscriber portal, click Notifications.

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On the Notifications screen, click the +NEW NOTIFICATION button.

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On the Add a New Notification section, click the Alarm option.

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On the Notification section, complete the following steps to create your alarm notification.

  1. Delete the word Alarm and enter a new name for the notification rule.

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  2. In the When Alarm of type section, select the type of alarm by clicking Audible, Silent, or both.

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  3. In the Is reported by field, select one of the following from the drop-down menu.
    • Any Sensor - This notifies you when any sensor goes off.
    • Specific Sensor - This allows you to select specific sensors in the event of an alarm.

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    Note: Do not choose to send a Duress Panic SMS or push notification to a potential Duress Code user.

  4. Click +Add Recipient to add additional notification recipients.

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  5. On the Address Book screen, select the recipient to receive the alarm notification, or click +New to create a new Address Book entry.

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Verify the notification is configured with the correct settings and click Save.

Editing an Alarm Notification

To edit an existing alarm notification, follow the steps below.


On the Notifications screen, locate the alarm notification you wish to edit and click the Pencil icon.

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On the alarm notification screen, complete your edits and click Save.

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