The August smart lock is an efficient way of catering to your home security needs. You can easily pair it up with your mobile device and your smart home devices like Amazon Alexa and Google assistant through WI FI or Bluetooth connection and get remote access to ensure that your home is secure from anywhere. You can attach it to the existing deadbolt on the door lock so that you can use your physical key as well.
If, for some reason, you want to disable the august smart lock, you will find this article helpful as we describe what you need to do.
Disabling the august smart lock
Here are a few instances and their solutions where you might need to disable the august smart lock.
If your phone is stolen
The August lock uses two-factor authentication to log in to your august account or create a new account. If you lose your phone or it gets stolen, you can disable the august lock app through the desktop site. It will also enable you to disable all the virtual keys. Voice unlocking via the various virtual assistants requires a spoken PIN.
If you are upgrading the lock
If you want to upgrade your august lock to august smart lock pro, here is what you need to do
- Pull up the side latches to remove the existing smart lock and detach it from the mounting plate.
- Use the same mounting plate and tailpiece adapter to connect the new august smart lock pro.
- Disconnect your august smart keypad and august connect from the current lock before pairing up with the new lock. Open the august connect app and go to home, and open settings. Click disconnect lock and then connect. It will enable the august app to connect to the new lock.
If you want to uninstall the august smart lock
If you do not want an auto-lock and want to remove the august smart lock from your front door, remove the battery panel and the rest of the lock apparatus, including the mounting plate. You might need to go to the hardware store for a new lock and get a few reinforcements if the front door needs some fixing. Now set up the inner side lock as per instructions.
You will also need to uninstall the august app from your phone if you have removed the august smart lock from your home.