Smart locks can be set to open automatically whenever your Bluetooth device is in range. Instantly let friends, family and home services in, even when you're not at home. Previous August locks relied exclusively on Bluetooth, and required that you also purchase and own a separate Connect dongle, which plugs into a standard wall socket, to connect to the lock … I’ve been using the August Connect with my August Smart Lock for 3 months now, and here’s my review. August Smart Lock Pro with Z-Wave Plus Smart Lock Conversion Kit $ 229.00 Select Option for Price Select options. Always know that your door is locked. Finally after 20 mins I was able to get it setup in HomeKit. Right? Buy August Smart Lock On Amazon. Contents: Touchscreen Lock, Connected by August Module, August Connect Wi-Fi Bridge, 4 x AA Batteries, Mounting Hardware, and Manual. GET IT ON Google Play Requires North American outlet with 110-240 volt. No keys, no codes, no hassle. The best Bluetooth lock might not be the most secure or the most robust in terms of security. Bluetooth is not needed. You can lock and unlock your door with your smartphone, and give keyless entry to family, friends, housekeepers, and other home services without worrying about lost or copied keys. The Smart Lock Pro + Connect ($279) is the latest offering from the folks at August Home, and as with the original August Smart Lock and HomeKit Enabled models, it's a winner. If not, then wake the lock. We found that it takes around 10 minutes to install the August Smart Lock. August Smart Lock Gen 3 with Bluetooth Smart Lock Conversion Kit $ 119.00 Select options. Actually, with the August smart lock pro, zwave (and Bluetooth) is in the lock itself. August smart lock is easier to install than other models because it keeps the exterior deadbolt. August also sells a Connect device which is essentially a Wi-Fi bridge. The August Smart Lock is a bluetooth smart lock. While the lock system is configuring itself, you need to ensure the keypad is illuminated throughout the process. Connect your August Smart Lock to Wi-Fi. Similarly, August Smart Lock auto-locks your door. It's a snap to install and easy to manage. You can lock and unlock your door with your smartphone, and give keyless entry to family, friends, housekeepers, and other home services without worrying about lost or copied keys. It connects to your August lock via Bluetooth, and then it bridges the connection to your home Wi-Fi network. If the mobile data connection is working properly launch the August smart lock app. August Connect is a Wi-Fi bridge designed to plug into an outlet. It will work with a smartphone whenever its within bluetooth range using their app or the Home app. Be patient, it has to communicate over the mobile network across the Internet and back to your lock through the Apple TV so it could take 10–20 secs for the lock to respond to the command coming from the iPhone app. Control your August Smart Lock from anywhere. It does not replace the entire deadbolt but attaches directly to the inside portion of your existing deadbolt. I spent about AUD1000 on the doorbell cam pro, lock, connect and keypad plus wifi extender as I thought it was my wifi fault and a transformer for my chime as it wasn’t mentioned in the beginning that I need shine with 12v transformer. You put this bridge near the lock inside of your home and you can now use the smart lock without having your phone near the lock. August Doorbell. Lock and unlock it remotely, right from your phone. - Connect by August SMART bundle includes: Pre-Installed Connected by August module, August Connect Wi-Fi Bridge, and DoorSense™ - Download the BILT app for easy step-by-step 3D instructions. An AppleTV 4th gen will serve that purpose. If you want remote functionality to lock/unlock and/or see lock status you need a hub to talk to it via bluetooth. Connect August to SmartThings to unlock powerful experiences Do more with August by connecting it to SmartThings, and hundreds of other apps and devices, with IFTTT. igloohome Smart Mortise. It will instead use a ‘thread’ (wireless connection). This August Bluetooth Smart Lock adds secure keyless entry to your home. The lock system connection. The lock is tamper resistant, easy to install and even easier to use! Only the interior assembly is replaced. No one a August must used their own products. Smart Lock Pro (UK version here). California Residents Proposition 65 Warning The lock works fine, BUT the August connect and the doorbell doesn’t connect to wifi. By purchasing the August Connect (or the August Smart Lock Pro + Connect) you will be able to assign codes remotely. The new Yale Assure lever lock is the first and only HomeKit-equipped lever lock. The August Smart Lock is a sharp-looking door lock that uses Bluetooth technology to lock and unlock your door using your smartphone. When you’re near to the door, this lock senses your smartphone and unlocks it automatically. Installation was a piece of cake, however, the integration with HomeKit is troubling. In order to do all this you need to connect your August Smart Lock to Wi-Fi. Technical Specifications. Bought the Smart Lock Pro and ended up having to return it to get this one, the regular Smart Lock (2019 model). It uses Bluetooth to achieve this. The August Connect (see on Amazon) is a hub that will allow you to connect your Bluetooth August smart lock with your home WiFi router. NOTES: Requires a 802. 07/17/2019 update: With the new app update, I wish I could this this lock a negative five(5) starts. The August Smart Lock is an innovative smart lock that attaches to your deadbolt and controls it through an app or by your phone’s location. If you have verified that your Bluetooth function is turned on and your lock is still unresponsive, your Bluetooth Sharing may have been turned off. The August smart lock allows users to keep their existing hardware, which is its own draw for adding it to your smart home. This smart lock has an effective auto-unlock feature, which uses your phone's location to track when you get close to home and unlocks as you approach the door. The below automation example (added to automations.yaml ) will trigger when the user named “John Doe” in August locks or unlocks the door from the keypad (if present), via Bluetooth from their phone, or by auto-unlock. The Bluetooth range on the august Wi-Fi connect it really really bad. Not much has to be changed in order to have your August smart lock up and running. I love the August lock. Installation. If you have a August connect, it is connected to your home's wifi and your phone can unlock the lock. Note that the lock system itself does not connect to a Wi-Fi network directly. Non-WiFi-enabled Smart Locks. Check to make sure the Kevo app is running. Great? This helps connect the lock to your smartphone, allowing both devices to communicate with each other. 11 b/g/n (2. (Without the "August Connect" you'd have to rely on Bluetooth only, which has a very narrow range for connection.) I recently got rid of my nest Yale lock to get the 4th gen august smart lock. It bridges your Wi-Fi connection and August Smart Lock’s Bluetooth connection. The August Smart Lock allows you to unlock a deadbolt with your smartphone. August has also redesigned the inner workings of its smart lock. While you've been able to connect your August door lock to SmartThings previously, over Z-Wave, it now works through a direct integration. Without it, you can only connect to the August Smart Lock via Bluetooth. Now try and lock and unlock the August smart lock. Both work the same and connect to WiFi using the August Connect device (included in both packages I purchased). My Bluetooth is on, but my Kevo smart lock still won't work? Its features, functions and performance aren't affected by an Internet connection. Smart Locks provide you with another layer of control and visibility to your home. August Connect is a device that allows you to remotely connect to and control the August Smart Lock. Conclusion. The Connect (wifi bridge) is needed for some remote integrations and capabilities from the August app and cloud, but not for zwave connectivity to ST. The Differences Therefore, the security of the lock depends on the existing deadbolt model. It’s just waste of money. The Smart Lock Pro wasn't equipped with WiFi -- it needed a separate Bluetooth bridge … Using the lock operation sensors, you can detect when a user operates a lock and is physically present (not remote). With this done, the lock works, so it is only worth three(3) stars now. The lock was having issues with Wi-Fi when my Wi-Fi plug was within 5 ft of the lock. Their first smart lock accessory is the August Connect ($79). August is continuing its quest to be the all around, most compatible smart lock out there, with an announcement of a new integration with Samsung's SmartThings home automation platform. August Smart Lock + Connect WiFi Bridge Lock and Unlock your Door with the August App Easily Attaches to Existing Single Cylinder Deadbolt Control your Door from Anywhere via WiFi or Bluetooth Give Temporary Access to Guests Android and iOS Compatible Non-WiFi-enabled locks usually incorporate the Bluetooth protocol. The August Wi-Fi Smart Lock includes a retrofit August lock and a DoorSense open-close sensor. Once you get your lock tapped into the WiFi network, it opens up the ability to interact with other smart home devices. The previous answer was incorrect. This August Wi-Fi Smart Lock Pro + Connect lets you add secure keyless entry to your home. Once connected via some type of communication technology (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Zigbee, Z-Wave) a smart lock can connect either to your smart phone, smart home hub, or your Internet router to allow you to access your door in … I’m moving from google to HomeKit. No keys, no codes, no hassle. 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