Schlage Encode smart wifi deadbolt is another new addition to Schlage locks family. According to the lock expert, it currently considers one of the best wifi smart deadbolts in the market. If you have already set up the Schlage Encode Smart Wifi Deadbolt, you are probably wondering how to program it.
How to Program Schlage Encode Smart Wifi Deadbolt? Schlage Encode Smart Wifi Deadbolt can be programmed in two ways, manual programming and automatic programming using mobile apps. Manual programming requires connecting the battery to the smart lock & entering the correct security code that comes with the lock. However, automatic programming requires connecting the lock with Schlage mobile apps.
Manual Programming Instruction: Schlage Encode Smart Wifi Deadbolt
To program manually, connect the battery and observe the power up to confirm (the keypad will light up with a beep sound). Now find the four-digit user codes (User-Code-A and User-Code-B) at the back of the battery compartment. With the door open, enter User-Code-A or User-Code-B. After successfully entering the user code, you will hear the sound of the motor running with the deadbolt extending and retracting.
However, if the lock does not respond as expected after manual programming, you need to reprogram your Schlage lock again. If the reprogramming does not solve the problem, consult the Schlage helpline.
How to Program Schlage Encode Smart wifi Deadbolt with Mobile Apps?
- To program Schlage using the mobile app, download and install the Schlage home app from Play Store or ISO store.
- Open the app and click on the lock icon, and select Schlage Encode.
- Click “Yes” if you have installed the lock.
- Now click “Continue” and scan the QR code at the back of the lock.
- The app will now show the indication to press and release the button at the back of the battery compartment.
- The blue light of the lock will start blinking, and pair the lock with the mobile app.
- After successfully paring the lock, click “Continue” to connect the lock with the wifi.
- Select your preferred wifi network and enter the correct password and click connect.
- The lock will make a beep sound to confirm that it is connected to wifi.
- Following, enter the location of the door (example: front door), 4 to 6-digit user code, and the name of the access code and click “Finish.”
- Now open the door slightly and click “I’m Ready” on the app.
- The app will show the lock is successfully connected to wifi and programmed.
If the lock is connected or linked using the mobile app, remember the manually programmed user code will be disabled and deleted.
How to Reset Schlage Encode Smart Wi-Fi Deadbolt?
If the lock does not behave or respond as expected, make sure to default factory reset the lock. To rest the lock, you need to open the battery compartment, where you will find a reset button. Hold the reset button for 7 seconds until the red light starts beeping. Now wait 10 seconds and look carefully if the light goes blue. If the light turns blue, the reset is successful.
Schlage Encode Smart Wi-Fi Deadbolt Not Connecting to Wi-Fi
If the Schlage encode smart Wi-Fi deadbolt is not connecting to the Wi-Fi, go to the setting of your Schlage app and forget the Wi-Fi network and Start the initialization process on the lock from the beginning. However, if you have already tried this method and cannot connect the lock to Wi-Fi, factory reset the lock and repeat the method.
Smart Home Systems That are Compatible with Schlage Encode Locks
All Schlage encode lock is compatible with the modern smart home system. Following are the list of smart home system compatible with Schlage encode smart wifi deadbolt:
Key by Amazon
Schlage Encode lock is compatible with the Amazon Key app. The app is available on both Play Store and ISO. You can easily control your door remotely (from anywhere) using the Key app. For example, give temporary or permanent access to family members or friends. You can also open doors for someone remotely from anywhere.
Schlage encode are compatible with Schlage-Home app. The app is available on both the Play store and ISO store. The app can be used to install & set up the encode lock easily with complete control of the lock from your phone.
- You can lock and unlock the door from anywhere using your smartphone.
- Create a new access code for family members or friends.
- Check and set customizable alerts or notifications.
- Track the history of when the door was open or closed.
- Deleted user code or block access.
Schlage Encode Smart Wifi Deadbolt is also compatible with Amazon Alexa. Using Amazon Alexa, you can easily control the lock via voice command or the Alexa App. The pairing process is very simple and straightforward. Once the lock is paired with the app, you just need to enable a few options to control the lock. For example, you can enable “Unlock by Voice” to unlock the door using the voice command.
Schlage Encode Smart Wifi Deadbolt supports Google Assistant via the Schlage Home app. Now you can use Google Assistant to control the lock with voice commands from your phone or using google home. Moreover, you can also check the lock’s status using voice commands.
The lock also supports Leviton, which means you can remotely control the access of the lock or open the lock remotely using the Leviton app. Leviton also supports a few cool features, such as if you unlock the door using a unique access code, the room light will automatically turn on. You can also activate Leviton away mode (turn the room light on even if you are not at home) remotely by using the locks code. If the lock has multiple access codes installed, you will be notified who has entered your home or unlocked the door.
The ring is also compatible with Schlage Encode lock via the Key app by Amazon. You can easily add access control to your Ring doorbell or camera by setting up the Schlage Encode with the Amazon Key app. This means you can grant access remotely after verifying the identity of your guest using the live view in the Ring app.
With the advancement of technology, smart-lock programming has become much more manageable. Programming a smart lock no longer requires a technician or locksmith; you only need to follow the appropriate guidelines or manual.
Schlage offers Schlage Encode Smart Wifi Deadbolt that is easy to program and use. This device is an excellent addition to any home or office to protect and monitor your property. Schlage makes this product available at an affordable price, so don’t hesitate to buy one