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Using the Keypad or Key Fob to Check the System Status With Cox Homelife

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Keypad

To check the current status of your Cox Homelife System using the keypad, locate the keypad model that is in your home and click on the link to follow the steps provided.

SMC Wireless Keypad

SMC Wireless Keypad

Does your keypad look like this? Click here to find out how to check the system status.
  • Press the System Status SMC System Status Button button.
  • The Unlock button SMC Unlock Buttonlights up to show you the status. 

The table below describes the meaning of the light configurations.

Light System Condition
Green for three seconds System is disarmed
Red for three seconds System is armed
Orange for three seconds System is not ready to be armed. For example, a door or window is open.


Centralite Wireless Keypad

Centralite Wireless Keypad

Does your keypad look like this? Click here to find out how to check the system status.

The LED Status Indicator Light located at the top and bottom of the keypad indicates the current status of the system. 

Centralite System Status Lights

The table below describes the system condition for each of the colors transmitted.
 

Color of Light System Condition
Green System is disarmed
Red System is armed
Gold System is not ready to be armed. For example, a door or window is open.

Guest Key Fob

To check the current status of your Cox Homelife System using the guest key fob, complete the following steps.

  • Press the Status System status icon button on the key fob for two seconds to light the LED.
  • The LED flashes red once to indicate that it has contacted the system.

When a key fob button is pressed, the LED flashes red once to indicate that it has contacted the Touchscreen. If the key fob is out of range of the Touchscreen, the LED flashes red three times quickly.


Extended Range Key Fob

To check the current status of your Cox Homelife System using the extended range key fob, complete the following steps.

  • Press the Unlock Lock icon button and hold for about two seconds and release.
  • Then press again for about two seconds.

The table below describes the meaning of the light configurations for both guest and extended range key fobs.
 

Light System Condition
Green for three seconds System is disarmed
Red for three seconds System is armed
Orange for three seconds System is not ready to be armed, a door or window is open.

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