Cox Homelife Security

Cox home security systems are ideal for an automated security system. Smart home automation and 24/7 professional monitoring gives your family greater peace of mind, making it easy to monitor activity in your home from anywhere.
Updated Oct 12, 2020

What Sets Cox Homelife Apart?

Cox Homelife Automation and Security is known for its highly-automated security systems and gives you the ability to remotely monitor and control from anywhere. A skilled Cox Security technician will install the equipment in your home to help integrate the system and customize settings if needed. You can schedule a free in-home consultation to ask questions and create the perfect system for your home.

Cox Homelife offers two different plans: Smart Home Automation and Smart Home Automation with monitored security. The Smart Home Automation with monitored security plan includes all smart home features plus 24/7 professional monitoring, motion sensing, a robust backup system, and enhanced upgrade capabilities. Customers pay per month for Cox home security services and can save money by purchasing a bundle, which includes other Cox services like internet and TV.


  • Live video feed included in both plans
  • Several smart home products included in both plans


  • Additional rates apply for continuous video recording
  • Not user-friendly for people who aren’t tech-savvy

What is the best home security package for you?

Use our Package Finder to find the right package based on your home security needs!

Cox Homelife Security Packages

  • Smart Home Automation

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    Our Take

    Some customers prefer to skip out on professional security monitoring and monitor their own homes instead. The Smart Home Automation package includes security-minded smart home equipment that makes self-monitoring less of a chore. The camera and sensors send notifications to the Cox Homelife Mobile app, so you have real-time alerts of activity happening in your home. The app also serves as a way to control lighting, view a live video feed, engage the smart lock, and more.

    Package devices include:

    • HD Video Camera and Smart LED Bulb
    • Door/window sensor and motion sensor
    • Smart door lock, smart outlet and smart thermostat
  • Smart Home Automation & Monitored Security

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    Our Take

    The Cox Homelife Monitored Security plan is the perfect home security solution for customers looking to go the extra mile in automation and monitored security. This package includes all equipment included in the Smart Home Automation plan, plus seven more automated devices including the Homelife Control Panel. This plan includes 24/7 intrusion, alarm and safety system monitoring by Cox security professionals. 

    Package devices include:

    • All smart home features plus 24/7 professional monitoring and the Homelife Control Panel
    • Wireless keypad, smoke & heat detector and carbon monoxide sensor
    • Glass break sensor, leak/flood sensor and security signs

Cox Homelife Security Equipment and Features

  • HD Video Camera

    This video camera delivers high-definition video so you can keep an eye on your home activity at all times. Features include night vision and a motion sensor.

  • Door/Window Sensor

    These subtly placed sensors alert your home security system (or the Cox Homelife app) when a door or window is opened. These sensors are an important aspect in any effective security system.

  • Homelife Control Panel

    The touchscreen panel allows you to control your entire system at home. Arm your alarm, control lights, and even control your thermostat from this central control panel.

  • Motion Sensor

    Motion sensors detect activity inside, outside – wherever you place them! These sensors are pet-safe to prevent false alarms.

Compare Cox Homelife Security Packages

Smart Home Automation

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Smart Home Automation & Monitored Security

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24/7 professional monitoring
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Motion detection
Security camera
Smart home devices

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