prepare for your automation install
A smooth install starts here
What happens during installation?
Here’s what to expect, along with a few steps to prepare.
Your technician will arrive
They’ll show up, ready to go, within your scheduled two-hour window.
You'll hear the game plan
Your technician will walk through your home, finding the best setup for your smart devices. Then they’ll hook everything up.
Don’t be shy. Ask your technician anything about your new smart home.
Sit back and relax
Take a break while we set everything up. Appointments usually take less than an hour, depending on your services.
Meet your smart home starter kit
Check out the equipment that comes with your service or see what other devices are available.
1 Homelife Hub
Keep your smart home connected and running strong.
1 HD Camera
Keep tabs on home straight from your phone.
1 Smart LED Light Bulb
Hit the lights from anywhere or make a lighting schedule.
1 Wireless Sensor (Door/Window)
Rest easy knowing your entrances, exits and living spaces are protected.
There are a few things you’ll need to do before your install.
download the homelife app
Smart home, meet smartphone
You’ll need the Homelife app to set up your devices and control them from anywhere. Download the app to get started. See if your device is supported.
installing more devices
Make home even smarter
Want more cameras, lights, plugs or door locks? Just set them up yourself. Or give us a call and we’ll install any device for you—including thermostats, motion sensors and door/window sensors.
See Cox Homelife service details. See important information in the Residential Customer Service Agreement for full coverage details. See Annual Notice Information for related information and your privacy rights as a Cox customer. See also the Annual Customer Notices. For all Cox Communication policies regarding our services and business practices visit www.cox.com/aboutus/policies.html. Cox Homelife Service provided by Cox Advanced Services: Arizona, LLC - ALARM License No. 18141-0, ROC License No. 310876; Arkansas, LLC – License No. E 2014 0026/CMPY.0002278; California, LLC–Alarm License #7196 & Contractor’s License #992992; Connecticut, LLC–License #N/A; Florida, LLC–License No. EF20001232; Georgia, LLC–License: Bryan David Melancon #LVU406595; Idaho, LLC 024933; Iowa, LLC– License #C121646 & AC268; Louisiana, LLC–License F 2006; Nebraska, LLC–License #26512; Nevada, LLC dba Cox Homelife – License #78331; Ohio, LLC–License #53-18-1671; Oklahoma, LLC–License #2002; Rhode Island, LLC–License #9314; Kansas, LLC – Topeka License No. 109 & Wichita License No. 2015-36492; and Cox Advanced Services Virginia, LLC–DCJS License #11-7776; DPOR License # 2705164725. Apple and the Apple logo are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries and regions. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. Google Play and the Google Play logo are trademarks of Google LLC.