personalize your smart home security
Home security, your style
Make your home security more you
You can set up your smart home to work just the way you want. Here’s how:
Set Rules so your devices work on their own, like having your doors lock when you arm your security system.
Create Scenes to activate devices together, like locking your doors and turning off your lights when you tap the Bedtime Scene.
Set up text and email notifications, like getting a text if someone unlocks the front door.
Create a schedule, switch modes or change the temp while you’re out.
Choose the tones you’ll hear when each protected window or door is opened.
Customize your Touchscreen
Choose settings, screensavers and more.
home security rules
Your house, your Rules
Set Rules for your devices, from pairing actions to setting schedules. Here are our favorites:*
Front door camera
Never miss a moment at home. Get emailed a video clip when the front door opens, so you can see your kids get home safely from school.
Keep track of home from wherever you are by getting text notifications when the power to your Touchscreen goes out, possibly indicating a larger outage.
Stay aware during an emergency by automatically turning on all your lights if your alarm sounds.
Make it easier to escape a fire by turning on lights and unlocking doors if the Smoke/Heat Detector alarm sounds.
Rest easy knowing your doors can lock themselves each night at anytime you choose.
Illuminate your homecoming
Turn on a light whenever you unlock your door after sunset.
*Rules options vary based on your Homelife service tier and devices.
Setting up automation Rules
You can make Rules straight from the Homelife app. Here’s how:
Sign in to the Homelife app using your User ID and Password
Tap the Automations tab and select Rules
Choose one of the suggested Rules, or tap Create Custom to create a new Rule
Select a trigger to activate your Rule (When this happens...), and then select an action (...do this)
Name your Rule and tap Save when you’re done
You can change your Rule whenever by selecting the Rule, choosing triggers and adjusting the conditions
Turn Rules off and on by selecting a Rule and tapping the Rule On/Off button
Delete a Rule by selecting it and tapping the Delete button at the bottom of the screen
What's your Scene?
Scenes let you group device actions, so you can control several devices with a tap. Here are our favorites*:
Disarms your security system from Arm Night mode, turns on your lights and adjusts your thermostat.
Sets your system to Arm Away mode, turns off your lights and adjusts your thermostat.
Disarms your security system from Arm Away mode, turns on your lights, unlocks your front door and adjusts your thermostat.
Arms your security system in Arm Night mode, locks the doors, turns off lights and adjusts the thermostat.
*Scenes options vary based on your Homelife service tier and devices.
Setting the Scenes
You can customize the tones you’ll hear when each protected door or window is opened:
Sign in to the Homelife app using your User ID and Password
Tap the Automation tab, then tap Create Scene
Choose a pre-made Scene or tap Create Custom to make your own
Name your Scene by tapping the pencil icon next to My Scene, then choose an icon and tap Save
Tap Add Device and add a device to your Scene, then tap Next
Follow the instructions on-screen to customize your actions
Tap Save when you’re done (you’ll find all Scenes in the My Scenes section of the Automation tab and on your Overview screen). Tap on a Scene to activate it
To edit or delete a Scene, tap the options (three dots) icon, then change settings or tap Delete at the bottom of the screen
You're always in the know
No need to check in. Set up notifications for when something happens at home. You can even alert your Homelife contacts of some system changes and Rules.
customize door chimes
Choose your chimes
You can customize the tones you’ll hear when each protected door or window is opened. Here’s how:
On your Touchscreen Control Panel, go to the Settings app
Type in your master keypad code
From the Touchscreen menu, tap Sound Configuration
Tap Hometone Configuration
Choose a unique door chime for when the selected door is opened or closed, or silence the chime altogether
Choose from simple chimes and beeps, fun rooster calls, crowd applause and safety sounds like a dog barking
customize your touchscreen
Add a personal touch
Switch up your Touchscreen settings so it works how you want.
customize your alarms
Alarms on your terms
Protect your home the way you see fit with custom alarm types, modes and settings.
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