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Arm and Disarm Your XFINITY Home - Secure System

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Learn how to arm and disarm your XFINITY Home - Secure system.

What You'll Need
  • XFINITY Home - Secure
  • Access to one of the following:
    • Your Touchscreen Controller
    • The XFINITY Home app for mobile devices
    • Your XFINITY Home Subscriber Portal
    • XFINITY Home app for XFINITY X1
    • Your Wireless Keypad
    • Your Keychain Remote
  • A valid keypad code
Difficulty
Easy

What Do You Want to Learn About?

What Are Armed Modes?

You can arm your XFINITY Home - Secure system in three modes: Arm Away, Arm Stay, and Arm Night.

Arm Away gives you time to leave the house (Exit Delay) and then activates your system, including the Motion Sensors. When you come home, you have time to disarm the system (Entry Delay) so you don't trigger an alarm. If you activate Arm Away and no one leaves the house using a monitored door, the system automatically switches to Arm Stay mode.

Exit Delay for Arm Away
  • If you open and shut an Entry/Exit door during the Exit Delay and then re-enter the house, the Exit Delay restarts at 120 seconds. It will only do this one time.
  • If an Entry/Exit door is left open at the end of Exit Delay, the Entry Delay immediately starts and, if the system is not disarmed, an alarm will sound.

Arm Stay is for when you are at home and awake. Security features are activated as in Arm Away, but Motion Sensors are not (so you don't trip the alarm while you're in the house).

Exit Delay for Arm Stay
  • If you open and shut an Entry or Exit door during the Exit Delay and then re-enter the premises, the Exit Delay restarts. It will only do this one time.
  • If an Entry or Exit door is left open at the end of Exit Delay, the Entry Delay immediately starts and, if the system is not disarmed, an alarm will sound.

Arm Night is for when you go to sleep. The system is activated as in Arm Away and Arm Stay, but with no Entry Delay when you disarm the system. Motion Sensors can be activated with or without an Exit Delay, depending on your setup. Typically, Motion Sensors are activated immediately in areas where you are not going to be, while Motion Sensors are delayed in places you'll pass through on your way to your bedroom.

Exit Delay for Arm Night
  • If you shut an Entry or Exit door during the Exit Delay and then re-enter the premises, the Exit Delay restarts. It will only do this one time.
  • If an Entry or Exit door is left open at the end of Exit Delay, the Entry Delay immediately starts and, if the system is not disarmed, an alarm will sound.

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Arm and Disarm from Your Wireless Keypad

Learn how to arm your XFINITY Home - Secure system using your specific Wireless Keypad.
 

Centralite Wireless Keypad

Centralite Wireless Keypad.

Learn more by reading instructions on arming and disarming from the Centralite Wireless Keypad.
 

Honeywell 6148, 6150 and 6160 Keypads

Honeywell Keypads for an XFINITY Home system.

Learn more by reading instructions on arming and disarming from a Honeywell Wireless Keypad.
 

SMC Wireless Keypad

SMC Wireless Keypad.

Learn more by reading instructions on arming and disarming from the SMC Wireless Keypad.
 

TCH Wireless Keypad or UEI Wireless Keypad

UEI Wireless Keypad.

Learn more by reading instructions on arming and disarming from the TCH or UEI Wireless Keypad.

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