Question: What Is A Schlage Virtual Key

Virtual keys are electronic credentials that allow smartphone users to lock or unlock the Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt when in Bluetooth range using the Schlage Sense app. To send a virtual key, open the app and select the lock you want to provide access to.

How does Schlage virtual key work?

Virtual keys Your guest will receive a secure link that expires within 24 hours and leads them to the Schlage Home app where their virtual key is accepted. When they arrive at the door with their Bluetooth®-enabled smartphone, the lock will recognize their secure credentials and allow access.

Does Schlage Encode come with key?

Schlage provides the first set of four AA batteries needed to operate the lock, and it comes with one (and just one) mechanical key should the batteries die. As with most smart locks, the Encode has a too-short electrical cable that connects the lock’s circuit board to its power supply.

What is a key Schlage?

The Schlage Key Blank is designed for use in most 5-pin Schlage home and office locks. The key is made with brass for strength. This key is sold individually.

Can I control my Schlage lock with my phone?

The free Schlage Home App for Apple iOS and Android lets you control and monitor your lock from anywhere using your smartphone. No wonder smarter homes start with Schlage.

How do I connect my Schlage Lock to my phone?

To sync your Schlage Connect Smart Deadbolt with Z-Wave Plus to your Wink hub, open the Wink app on your mobile device and follow the app’s instructions. When you have successfully connected your devices, you will see a flashing green check mark on the lock. The Wink app will also indicate that it has found the lock.

Do WiFi adapters need Schlage?

The WiFi adapter is a simple wall plug-in that connects to your home WiFi signal, making it easy for you to set up. Then use the Schlage Home app to pair it with your deadbolt for access anywhere. *If you already have an iPad®/Apple TV® at home and connected to WiFi, the Schlage Sense WiFi Adapter is not necessary.

Is Schlage Encode discontinued?

In February 2020 we excitingly announced the launch of our latest Schlage smart deadbolt; Schlage Encode™ Wi-Fi Deadbolt. With the popularity of this newest addition to the Schlage electronic and smart lock portfolio, we have decided to discontinue the Schlage Sense™ Smart Deadbolt that was launched in 2016.

What is the difference between Schlage Sense and encode?

While they look very similar, their smart home integration is the key difference between both locks. Schlage Sense works with HomeKit for controlling your lock using Siri. Schlage Connect is designed for Alexa and Z-Wave integration. Schlage Encode is a WiFi lock that doesn’t require a hub.

How do I identify my Schlage key?

If your key has KW1, KW10, 6, 65, 66, 5, WR5, or WR3 engraved on the head, it should be the Kwikset. While if the engraved numbers are SC1, 68, or C, it should be the Schlage.

How many different Schlage keys are there?

Take Schlage for example. The company manufactures 30,000 different keys. A spokesperson for Schlage says they constantly rotate the thousands of key codes they ship to retailers.

Are all Schlage keys the same?

Please note, products are not keyed alike across functions. Schlage Rekeying Kits provide everything you need to get the job done—including all the tools and parts you need for repinning the cylinders of most Schlage locksets so that they work with a single key. Navigating your way through the Kit tray.

How do I connect my Schlage lock to my iPhone?

How to set up your Schlage Sense Wi-Fi Adapter for iOS 1Navigate to the menu in the app and click Wi-Fi Adapters. 3Type in the programming code located on the back of your Wi-Fi Adapter. 5Follow instructions on the screen to join the Wi-Fi Adapter’s temporary network, then return to the app to finish the setup.

Does ring work with Schlage?

One of the newest integrations lets you pair the Z-Wave-certified Schlage Connect Smart Deadbolt with Ring Alarm. You can lock and unlock your door from anywhere, manage access codes and get those alerts we mentioned when a code is entered, all from the Ring App. The app also lets you check your lock’s battery level.

How do I connect my Schlage to my iPhone?

To connect your Schlage Connect to your iPhone: Ensure the Schlage Home app is installed on your iPhone. Keep your Schlage Connect Lock active. Open the Schlage app on your iOS device (iPhone) and select continue with Homekit.

Do you need a hub for Schlage connect?

You will need a compatible smart home hub to pair your lock to the device. 2. In order to utilize the Schlage Connect lock via Alexa-enabled devices, users must pair the deadbolt to a compatible smart hub.

What does Schlage connect work with?

The most common hubs for the Schlage Connect lock are Samsung SmartThings, Ring Alarm, Nexia and Wink. Once you’ve paired the devices, you can lock and unlock your deadbolt from anywhere, manage access codes, get alerts when a code is used or check the status of the lock, all from an app.

What app works with Schlage connect?

The free Schlage Home app for Apple iOS and Android is your “remote control” if you have a Schlage Encode™ Smart WiFi Deadbolt or Schlage Sense™ Smart Deadbolt. If you have a Schlage Connect™ Smart Deadbolt, you will need to use one of our partners’ apps like the Nexia or Samsung SmartThings app.