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Replacing Batteries in Wireless Keypads

Solution

Follow the steps ;below or watch the video to replace the batteries in the Cox Homelife Wireless Keypads.
 

Important: After replacing the equipment battery, acknowledge any error on the touchscreeen and then reboot it. Refer to Rebooting the Homelife Touchscreen.
 

SMC Brand CR2 Lithium Battery (2)
Image of Keypad Image of CR2 Battery

Watch the video.

  1. Open the battery compartment.
  2. Remove the old batteries and dispose of them properly, as recommended by the battery manufacturer.
  3. Install two new CR2 lithium-ion batteries.

    Note: It is important that you do not mix old and new batteries and use only new CR2 lithium-ion batteries.

  4. Make sure that the batteries are positioned correctly in line with the 2 positive (+) polarity signs that display above the battery compartment. Both batteries must be installed with the positive (+) side pointing upward.

    Note: If batteries are installed incorrectly, the keypad may be damaged by a short circuit or by the battery overheating.

  5. Snap the battery cover closed.
  6. If tape was used to install the keypad on the wall, take extra care that the polarity markings are clear and visible before installing new batteries. In addition, make sure that the tape does not cover the batteries or the polarity markings upon reinstalling.
Centralite Brand CR123A Lithium Battery (2)
Image of Centralite Wireless Keypad Image of CR123A Battery
  1. Remove the keypad from the wall by sliding it upwards until it is free of the mounting bracket.
  2. Remove the battery compartment cover.
  3. Remove the old batteries and dispose of them properly, as recommended by the battery manufacturer.
  4. Install two new CR123A lithium-ion batteries.

    Note: It is important that you do not mix old and new batteries and use only new CR2 lithium-ion batteries.

  5. Make sure that the batteries are positioned correctly, following the battery diagram located inside the battery compartment.
  6. Replace the battery cover and slide the cover until it snaps into place and is closed.
  7. When the batteries have been inserted correctly, the keypad buttons and indicator lights will light up.
  8. Reattach the keypad to the wall by sliding it into the mounting bracket until secure.

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