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diy security install

Smart home security improvement that’s quick and easy

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Have Homelife Automation?

Visit the Automation DIY Install page to learn about installing your devices.

Add more smart to your home

Shop Homelife for new smart devices and we’ll ship them right to you. All you have to do is install and pair your devices with the Homelife app. It’s that simple. See how.

Devices you can install yourself

Make your smart home even smarter with some new gadgets you can set up. Here are a few tips and tricks to make it easier.

Smart LED Light Bulbs

Go ahead, forget to turn the lights off. Now you can dim lights or turn them on/off in a tap from anywhere. How to install Smart LED Light Bulbs.

Smart Plugs

Turn your lamp or small appliance into a smart device just by plugging it in and controlling it with the Homelife app. How to install Smart Plugs.

Smart Door Locks

Lose your keys? No big deal. Now you can lock or unlock your doors wherever. How to install Smart Door Locks.

HD Cameras

Keep an eye on your home and everything in it with these crystal-clear indoor HD Cameras. How to install HD Cameras.

installing smart lights

How to install Smart Bulbs

Follow these steps to shed a little light on installation:

  1. Check requirements
  2. Turn off the light you want to replace
  3. Replace the old bulb with the new bulb
  4. Turn on the light
  5. When the light begins pulsing, it’s in pairing mode (You have three minutes to complete the pairing process)
  6. On your Touchscreen Control Panel, press Settings
  7. Enter your 4-digit master keypad code
  8. From the Settings menu, select Home Devices > Lighting > Add Lights
  9. Press Next to begin the pairing process (Once the Smart Bulb is found, the light on the screen will become solid)
  10. When the Dimmable Light icon appears, pairing is complete
  11. Press Done

installing smart plugs

How to set up Smart Plugs

It’s time to get your plugs ready to pair:

  1. Check requirements
  2. On your Touchscreen Control Panel, press Settings
  3. Enter your 4-digit master keypad code
  4. From Settings, select Home Devices > Lighting > Add Lights
  5. Press Next
  6. Once the Smart Plug is found, the blue light on the plug will become solid
  7. When the On/Off light icon appears, pairing is complete
  8. Press Done
  9. Learn how to set Rules
  10. Troubleshoot Smart Plug installation (if needed)

installing smart locks

How to install Smart Door Locks

Keyless entry is just a few steps away:

  1. Check requirements
  2. Check door compatibility
  3. Add the lock to your Homelife Automation system
  4. On your Touchscreen Control Panel, press Settings
  5. Enter your 4-digit master keypad code
  6. Fromthe Settings menu, select Home Devices > Door Locks > Add Door Lock
  7. Press Next
  8. Press the A button on your door lock four times to put it into pairing mode
  9. When the Door Lock icon appears on the Touchscreen, pairing is complete. Press Done
  10. See helpful Smart Door Locks guides and videos
  11. Learn how to set Rules
  12. Troubleshoot Smart Door Locks installation (if needed)

installing hd cameras

How to install HD Cameras

Want to keep an extra eye on home? Here’s a few steps to set up a new camera:

  1. Check requirements
  2. On your Touchscreen Control Panel, press Settings
  3. Enter your four digit master keypad code
  4. Select Home Devices > Cameras > Add a Camera
  5. Follow the prompts to conduct a network test
  6. Press Next
  7. Press Next again
  8. On the Locating Camera Screen, the connected camera will appear. Press Accept to begin pairing
  9. Press Next
  10. On the Edit New Camera screen, tap the Camera Name field and enter a new name
  11. Press Done
  12. Learn how to set Rules
  13. TroubleshootHD Camerainstallation (if needed)

using the homelife app

Start smart with the app

Open the Homelife app to set up your smart lights, cameras, plugs and more. Just log in with your Cox Username and Password to pair. See supported devices.

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