Alexa, the virtual assistant from Amazon, is a great tool for controlling your Smart Home. Smart door locks with Alexa compatibility can be controlled by voice commands and let you know if someone has entered or left the house while you’re away. This blog post will go into detail about what Smart door locks are available that work with Alexa and how they work together to make your Smart Home truly smart!
Top 10 Smart door lock
Schlage CAM 716 Encode Deadbolt Smart lock
Schlage’s built-in Wifi smart lock allows you to lock and unlock your door from anywhere by pairing with the Schlage home app or Amazon key app.
Pairing with the Schlage home app or Amazon key app, you can give access code to 100 of your friends and family members temporarily or permanently.
This lock perfectly works with Alexa. You will get an advance pop-up notification of the battery ruining from Alexa.
You can lock and unlock with an easy one-touch system. Combining the voice enabling device with Alexa, you will get a hands-free operation though you can unlock the lock with physical keys.
Its built-in alarm technology will alert you about any potential security breaches at the lock. Getting the unique ‘n snap technology, it’s easy to install with just a screwdriver.
August Smart Lock Pro
Like most intelligent doors, you can control your door from anywhere you want with the August app from your phone. You are allowed to unlock your door from your phone along with your physical keys.
It is suitable to work with Alexa. Enabling voice control devices with Alexa, you will enjoy hand-free access to your room and lock the door when going out. Even Alexa will let you know about your battery status.
August door sense technology allows you to know if the door is securely locked. It can handle 600 pounds-force.
Your phone is now your key. You will get a 24/7 activity feed on your phone about who is coming and going.
One interesting thing is, August smart locks can feel your existence. It locks automatically when you leave home and unlock when you arrive at home. This system is compatible with iOS (9.0 or higher) or Android (5.0 or higher).
You can create an access code for your family members and guests temporarily or permanently from your smartphone. August ensures security verifying you with fingerprint and facial recognition before operating the lock remotely.
SCHLAGE BE469ZP CAM 619
Schlage CAM 619 lock allows you to control your door from anywhere, pairing with Z wave smart home or security systems like Samsung Smart things or ring alarm. Like most smart locks, it’s common to unlock your lock by giving a pre-set access code on the touch keypad and physical keys. It ensures your security system and offers better battery performance with long life.
You can control your smart lock from your smartphone with Samsung smart things, NEXIA, Ring, and Wink. This smart door lock perfectly works with Alexa connecting with the voice-enabled device (it is not included).
Alexa will let you know when your battery is ruining. Besides, the built-in alarm will alert you if someone attempts to break your lock or significant force is applied to the door.
This smart lock allows you to create up to 30 unique access codes for guests or other family members. You can track any access from your smartphone. Hope it will be worth your money.
ULTRALOQ Smart Lock U-Bolt Pro
ULTRALOQ Smart lock delivers all necessary features and compatibility with your smart home and allows you to control your door from anywhere, anytime with your smartphone.
You can share keys or codes remotely with your friends, family, or guests permanently or for specific dates and times. It allows you to track the log of who is entering and when they are entering.
It features 6 in 1 unlocking mode. You can unlock the lock with a fingerprint ID, anti-peep keypad, smartphone, auto-unlock, shake to open, and physical key.
This smart lock is featured with a sense of your existence and leaving. It locks automatically when you leave home and unlock when you arrive home with your phone in your pocket.
It responds to the voice command with Alexa and google assistant (Need voice enabling device) and works with IFTTT. It is also compatible with the Apple Watch.
You will enjoy a lifetime mechanical warranty and 18 months electronic warranty. This lock is highly satisfying to the users.
SCHLAGE Connect Camelot Touchscreen Deadbolt Smart Lock
Schlage lock lets you control your lock with your smartphone from anywhere, anytime, without any hassle. Z-wave technology features an automation system in your smart home and allows you to control the door remotely.
You will enjoy three alarm modes from built-in technology: Activity alert, temper alert, and forced entry.
This smart lock is Grade 1 Highest Residential Security Rating verified, ensures the highest level of security and maximum durability at the entry point of your home. Fingerprint-resistant touchscreen protects against fingerprints and smudges which maximize the safety at your door.
For this smart lock, you can create a 4 digit access code for every family member. You can share access codes with your guests too.
If you go out and need to give entering access to anyone, simply program a code temporarily to enter. After finishing the need, you can remove the code from the lock. It’s simple.
Wyze WiFi & Bluetooth Enabled Smart Door Lock Alexa working
Wyze smart lock allows you to control your door from anywhere, anytime with the Wyze app; just a single tap on your phone.
This lock featured an innovative built-in gyroscope technology that enabled it to detect the door position. It will notify you if you left the door open and won’t auto-lock the open door.
It perfectly works with Alexa with the voice-enabled device to be responsive to your voice.
This smart lock is engineered with a sensor to perform automatically. It automatically unlocks when you approach in front of the door and locks when you leave the door closed.
Wyze allows you to share access through the Wyze app with your friends or guests, whomever you need. You can track the history of entering and leaving your home.
It is convenient to install in under 15 minutes and just needs a screwdriver. It is compatible with the most single-cylinder deadbolt with a keyhole on only one side. Hope it will be worth your money.
August Smart Lock
This is August Smart lock only. Separately purchasing an August Connect wifi Bridge, you can monitor your door from anywhere, anytime, with your smartphone on the August app.
This smart lock perfectly works with Alexa, Google Assistant, Airbnb, Home Away Simplisafe, and more with the voice-enabled device.
From the August app, You can share your access to your friends and guests temporarily or permanently and can track who comes and goes.
August is engineered with a door sensor that will let you know the door status if the door is locked or unlocked. It is locked automatically when you leave home and unlocked automatically when you arrive.
Yale Assure Lock Touchscreen, Wi-Fi Smart Lock
Yale Assure Lock is fully controllable from far away from your home. You can control all access to your home with the Yale access app on your smartphone or Apple watch.
The lock is widely compatible with voice assistant devices like Alexa, Google assistant, Airbnb, Philips Hue, Apple Homekit, and more pairing with the voice-enabled device.
This lock includes the wifi adapter device with it, so no need for any additional tools to access from away. It is suitable for a single-cylinder Deadbolt.
Assure lock can detect your existence. It will unlock automatically when you arrive home with your phone in your pocket and lock automatically when the door is closed with the door sense technology.
You can share your door access code with your friends and guests permanently, temporality, or for a particular time. From the Assure app, you can check the history of who is entering your home and who is leaving your home with the exact time history.
Yale Assure Lock SL with Z-Wave
This smart lock allows you to enter your home without any keys, just pressing the code on the lock’s backlit keypad. You can enjoy the auto-locking opportunity by enabling the auto relocking feature.
You can lock and unlock this lock from anywhere by pairing it with the lock to a compatible Z-wave smart home and app like Samsung smart things, ring alarm, wink, and more. To perform remotely, you need to purchase a compatible wifi hub separately. It also perfectly works with the Amazon Alexa voice assistant.
You can simply replace your existing deadbolt in minutes with just a screwdriver. No additional tools are required. All hardware and batteries are included in the package.
The 9V battery terminal prevents lock-out due to the battery running out with the long-life support. The lock features a 9V backup charger on the keypad. Just hold a 9V battery to the terminals and open the door entering the access code.
You can create a unique access code to share with your friends or guests or any person you trust. Use your smart home app like the smart thing to give access. You can delete the access code whenever you want. You can track the history of entering and leaving your home.
Kwikset 99380-001 Halo Wi-Fi Smart Lock
Like most other smartphones, this Kwikset smart lock is engineered to be controllable from anywhere with the Kwikset app on your smartphone.
It is constructed with a built-in hub to be connected to your smartphone and perform according to the command—no need to purchase any third-party hub.
You can create up to 250 access codes to give access to your home to your friends, guests, or anyone you trust. You can disable or delete the code from your Kwikset app whenever you want.
You will get notification from the Kwikset app about your lock’s activity and can track any access to your home.
It is compatible to work with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant with the voice enabling devices. This Alexa working smart door lock allows you to enjoy the hands-free lock and unlock features.
This smart lock is BHMA certified for ensuring security, durability, and finish. Kwikset products and the Kwikset app only work in the USA and Canada.
Frequently asked questions.
Can Alexa control smart locks?
Alexa, the virtual assistant from Amazon, can control smart door locks. Smart door locks with Alexa compatibility can be controlled by voice commands and let you know if someone has entered or left the house while you’re away.
Can Smart Door Locks Work With Google Home?
No, Smart door locks cannot work with Google home as of right now. There is no official word on whether this will change in the future though!
Do all smart locks require a hub?
Not all Smart door locks require a hub in order to work, but it is recommended for optimal compatibility and performance.
Is Yale lock compatible with Alexa?
Yale is a popular brand on smart door locks and is compatible with Alexa. Smart door locks from Yale can be controlled by voice commands and let you know if someone has entered or left the house while you’re away.
Can smart locks be hacked?
Yes, Smart door locks may be able to be hacked if you do not purchase an encrypted model which includes cryptographic authentication protocols such as AES 128-bit encryption with ECC public key cryptography for digital certificates.
What are the disadvantages of smart locks?
One of the disadvantages is that Smart door locks are not very affordable. They also may be hacked if you do not purchase an encrypted model which includes cryptographic authentication protocols such as AES 128-bit encryption with ECC public key cryptography for digital certificates.
Smart lock systems can fail to work in extreme cold or hot weather conditions and require a wifi connection, unlike Yale Smart Locks Alexa compatible models which use Z-Wave wireless communication protocol instead.
If your cell phone loses signal while operating its smart lock, then you will get locked out since you won’t have access to communicate what code needs to unlock the door until reception comes back again on your mobile device.
Smart locks tend to be slower than traditional locks so they might become frustrating when you have to wait for your door to open. Smart locks are more secure than traditional ones so there is no need to be concerned about someone picking the lock or breaking a window in order to get inside when you’re at home.
However, they do require additional installation and programming that might end up costing much more money depending on what type of smart lock system you decide upon getting installed into your home or office space.
How do smart locks get power?
Smart locks get power from the main house electrical panel which means that if you happen to lose electricity for whatever reason, your smart lock may not be able to operate.
Smart locks do come in battery-powered models but they might not last long enough depending on how often you use them and can end up dying unexpectedly when you need it most.
The best way around this is purchasing a model with an external source of power such as solar panels or just plugging into the nearest outlet near your door handle.
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