Cox Communications Phone Number

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800-234-3993
Customer service
855-680-3750
New customers
Current Wait: 22 mins (15m avg)
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-8pm, Sat 9am-6pm EST; best time to call: 8:45am
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Internet line torn loose from the house *Need a technician to secure the line to the house.
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How to call Cox Communications

Our Editor's Notes on Cox Communications's Phone-Based Customer Care

Cox Communications is a major telephone, internet, home automation and cable television provider in the United States. With over 6.2 million customers, Cox Communications offers a range of customer support options, including phone-based support from its domestic call centers.

Why do People Call Cox Communications Customer Service?

The reasons why people call Cox Communications are varied and include:

  • Requests to start new service
  • Requests to change or cancel services
  • Technical support
  • Purchasing or upgrading equipment and devices
  • Billing and account questions
  • Transferring service to a new address

What is Cox Complete Care Technical Support?

Cox Communications offers a premium technical support service to its customers. Participants pay a monthly fee for priority 24/7 phone and live chat support every day of the year. This fee also includes technician visits. Technical support does not include billing or other account issues.

When Can I Call Cox Communications Customer Support?

There are different hours and phone numbers for each customer care department at Cox Communications:

Sales (including new service and devices): Monday - Friday, 8 am - 8 pm, Saturday, 9 am - 6 pm. Department is closed on Sunday.

Account services, billing, technical support: Monday through Friday, 8 am through 8 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm. The call center is closed on Sunday.

Retention (cancelation): Monday through Friday from 8 am to 8 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 9 am - 6 pm.

Transfer support hours: Monday through Friday, 8 am to 11 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 7 pm, and Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm. All transfer support call center hours are Eastern time.

Tips for Calling Cox Communications Customer Support

Here are some tips for making your call to Cox Communications customer care go more smoothly:

  • Make sure you are calling the right department. Remember, if you have Cox Complete care, you have a dedicated number to call.
  • Have your account number handy so that the customer service representative can easily look up your information.
  • If you are calling about a specific device or piece of equipment, call from an area in your home where you can see and interact with the device or equipment. For example, if calling about your cable television reception, be in front of your TV and have the remote control in front of you so that you can work with the representative to perform diagnostic tests.
  • Keep pen and paper handy so that you can take notes during the call, including the names of any agents who help you, confirmation codes for appointments or payments and anything of note that happens during the conversation. Write down the date and time of the call as well.

How do Customers Feel About Their Calls to Cox Communications?

Cox Communications customers report a range of experiences with the company's phone-based customer support. While some customers are very satisfied with the resolutions offered by agents, others are not so pleased.

One common complaint about Cox Communications is that its representatives often have little power to resolve issues. Instead, customers are put on hold, redirected to other agents, or are even instructed to get in touch with Cox Communications in a different way, such as by live chat or text.

Some consumers also claim that Cox Communications representatives offer specific pricing deals that are not honored by Cox after the customer signs up for service.

What Kind of Issues Can Cox Communications Phone-Based Support Resolve?

The phone-based agents at Cox Communications can resolve most issues that customers have, including billing and account questions, adding and canceling services, starting new service, selling and upgrading devices and equipment, and proving some technical support.

When problems with service are device or equipment-based, or a result of problems with cables, a technical support representative can perform diagnostic tests and collect information, but the issue will have to be resolved by a technician visit or the customer sending the equipment to a repair center.

What Should I do if I am Unhappy with my Cox Communications Support Call?

Sadly, not all customer service calls end well. You may get off the phone feeling frustrated, misunderstood or worried that there is no real resolution to your problem.

In many cases, however, there are alternatives to just giving up or canceling your service. Here are some strategies for getting your Cox Communications customer service requests back on track:

If you didn't take notes during your call, write down what happened. Next, write down what your primary issues are as well as the resolution you'd like to see. With all this information in front of you, you'll be better able to stay on track during other customer support calls or chats.

Call Cox Communications back: Representatives are individuals and have different personalities, experience levels, and training. The next rep you talk to might be in a much better position to understand your concerns and provide help.

Get in touch via live chat: Cox Communications offers a live chat option through its app and website. Live chat can sometimes make communications flow more smoothly. You'll also have a record of your conversation with the live chat agent, which can be useful if you need to escalate your case.

Contact Cox Communications via social media: Cox maintains accounts on Facebook and Twitter and you can always ask for help. You can also reach out over Facebook Messenger.

Visit the Cox Communications support forum: Cox Communications operates an online support forum. You can get tips from other users and ask for help from customer service specialists.

Visit a retail store: Cox Communications operates retail stores in some areas. Having a face-to-face chat with an associate may result in a positive resolution.

Customer Number 800-234-3993 - by the Numbers

Phone number to dial800-234-3993
Call-back availableNO
Call picked up by a real personYES
Department you're callingCustomer Service
Call center hoursMon-Fri 8am-8pm, Sat 9am-6pm EST
Best time to dial8:45am
Navigate phone maze to a humanFor Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Connecticut customers. Press 1, then 0#, then 0#, then 1.
Average wait
Current wait22
Rank (among phone numbers)1
Rank (overall)1
Alternate methodsphone, twitter, web
Quality of communication55%
Quality of help72%
Customer votes2,720
Information last updatedFri Nov 27 2020 09:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Cox Communications's Best Toll-Free/800 Customer Phone Number

This is Cox Communications's best phone number, the real-time current wait on hold and tools for skipping right through those phone lines to get right to a Cox Communications agent. This phone number is Cox Communications's Best Phone Number because 52,938 customers like you used this contact information over the last 18 months and gave us feedback. Common problems addressed by the customer care unit that answers calls to 800-234-3993 include Lower my bill, Complaint, Account issue, Service or technical issues, Cancel or change services and other customer service issues. The Cox Communications call center that you call into has employees from Arizona, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Kansas, Virginia, Louisianna and is open Mon-Fri 8am-8pm, Sat 9am-6pm EST according to customers. In total, Cox Communications has 7 phone numbers. It's not always clear what is the best way to talk to Cox Communications representatives, so we started compiling this information built from suggestions from the customer community. Please keep sharing your experiences so we can continue to improve this free resource.

Contacting Cox Communications - by phone or otherwise

While 800-234-3993 is Cox Communications's best toll-free number, there are 10 total ways to get in touch with them. The next best way to talk to their customer support team, according to other Cox Communications customers, is by calling their 855-680-3750 phone number for their New Customers department. Besides calling, the next favorite option for customers looking for help is via 855-680-3750 for New Customers. If you think this information is inaccurate or know of other ways to contact Cox Communications please let us know so we can share with other customers. And you can click here if you want to compare all the contact information we've gathered for Cox Communications.

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