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Setting Cox Homelife Touchscreen to Automatically Dim

 

Solution

Follow these steps to set your touchscreen to automatically dim after a designated period of time.
 

Once the screen has dimmed if it is touched, it brightens to the default brightness level.
 

1

From the touchscreen home screen, tap Settings.

2

Enter the Master Code to proceed to the Settings menu.

3

From the Settings menu, tap TouchScreen.
 

highlights TouchScreen option
 

4

From the TouchScreen menu, tap Screen Configuration.
 

highlights Screen Configuration option
 

5

From the Screen Configuration menu, tap Automatic Screen Dimming.
 

highlights Automatic Screen Dimming option
 

Result: A screen displays with Idle Timeout and Dimming Level controls.
 

6

The left Idle Timeout arrow decreases the time it takes for the screen to dim. The right Idle Timeout arrow increases the time it takes for the screen to dim. When the arrows are tapped, the time decreases or increases in five minute increments.
 

highlights Idle Timeout option
 

The default setting is 30 minutes which is the maximum number of Idle Timeout minutes.

7

The left Dimming Level arrow decreases the brightness level for automatic dimming. The right Dimming Level arrow increases the brightness level for automatic dimming.
 

The default Dimming Level is 10 which is the brightest setting.
 

highlights Dimming Level option
 

To have the screen never dim due to inactivity, set the Dimming Level to 10. This also requires that the backlight off at night setting is No. See Setting the Cox Homelife Touchscreen to Night Mode for steps to set backlight off at night to No.
 

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