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.

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.

Cox HomeLife sign in the shape of a blue house

What we like

  • Live video feed included in both plans

  • Seven different home automation products included in both plans for optimal integration and security

What we don’t like

  • Additional rates apply for continuous video recording

  • Not user-friendly for people who aren’t tech-savvy

Cox Homelife Security Packages

Smart Home Automation

Starting at $29.99/mo

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

Starting at $54.99/mo

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

Cox Homelife Security provides smart home equipment and monitored security for a fully automated home security experience. Some popular devices include:

Compare Cox Homelife Security Packages

Smart Home Automation & Monitored Security

Learn more about Smart Home Automation & Monitored Security
Starting price $29.99/mo. $54.99/mo.
24/7 professional monitoring Not included Included
Motion detection Included Included
Security camera Included Included
Smart home devices Included Included

Frequently Asked Questions About Cox Homelife Security

How do you control Cox Homelife features?

All equipment is controlled by the Cox Homelife app and touchscreen panel. The touchscreen panel is ideal for controlling your security system at home, while the mobile app allows you to control your system remotely.

Does the Cox Homelife camera record video?

Yes – the camera allows you to monitor your home from anywhere. You can view live video clips, take photos, and even add customization to settings in the event of an emergency. Pictures and video clips can even be emailed to you directly.

What kind of home automation devices are available with Cox Homelife?

Cox Homelife offers a variety of smart home devices, from HD cameras to smart door locks. All devices can be monitored and controlled from the Homelife app, even when you’re not at home. Available devices include Smart Door Locks, Smart Plugs, Smart LED Light Bulbs, HS Cameras, and more.