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Setting Cox Home Security Touchscreen to Automatically Dim
Last Updated: Thu, 06 Jun 2013 > Related Articles
Learn how to set the automatic dimming feature on the Cox Home Security touchscreen.
Follow these steps to set your touchscreen to automatically dim after a designated period of time.
Note: Once the screen has dimmed if it is touched, it will brighten to the default brightness level.
From the Settings menu, touch TouchScreen.
From the TouchScreen menu, touch Screen Configuration.
From the Screen Configuration menu, touch Automatic Screen Dimming.
Result: A window will display with Idle Timeout and Dimming Level controls.
Note: The default setting is 30 minutes, this is the maximum number of Idle Timeout minutes.
The left Dimming Level arrow will decrease the brightness level for automatic dimming. The right Dimming Level arrow will increase the brightness level for automatic dimming.
Note: The default Dimming Level is 10, this is the brightest setting.
Note: 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 Home Security Touchscreen to Night Mode for steps to set backlight off at night to no.