How to Deactivate a Lost Key Fob?
Practical as they may be, key fobs that allow you to activate or deactivate your alarm in one quick move can be lost. If this happens, no need to panic: you can deactivate it before someone finds it and gains access to your alarm without your knowledge. Here are some simple steps to deactivate a lost fob.
Unpairing a key fob from a user
First, note that you can unpair a key fob from a user. A practical option in case of a roommate change or when a guest leaves, for instance.
Be careful, however: the fob will not be deactivated. It will remain active, only it won’t be paired with someone. This isn’t the solution we’re looking for.
Deleting a key fob
To delete a key fob so that it no longer interacts with your equipment, go to your Myfox Security app. In the Settings area go to the “My devices ” menu, choose the fob you’d like to delete.
Select the fob, then tap on the “trash” icon (delete) and confirm your choice.
Once deleted, the key fob will no longer be able to interact with your alarm. It’s the best way to ensure a lost fob won’t be used maliciously.
A lost fob can always allow the disarmament of your installation (automatically or by pressing on the disarming button): do not make your potential burglar’s life easier by leaving the fob active! Delete it right away, and stay in control of your security.