Best Smart Locks for Alexa iMore 2020
Smart locks are one of the most popular smart home product lineups in the world. With these simple-to-install devices, you can protect your home from anywhere in the world. These locks can get even better thanks to Alexa integration, simply shout when you are heading out the door to make sure everything is locked down.
- Simply the best: August Wi-Fi Smart Lock
- Think thin: Yale Assure Lock SL with Z-Wave Plus
- Clean design: Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt
- Affordable August: August Smart Lock
- Indoor security: Yale Assure Lever Touchscreen
- Protect your family: Schlage Encode Smart WiFi Deadbolt
This lock offers total control. Tell Alexa to lock, unlock, or check the status of your front door. You can also use the free August app to assign keyless entry and keep track of who comes and goes. The latest 4th generation lock also includes Wi-Fi and Bluetooth built right in, so you no longer need a separate hub.
This slim deadbolt with a backlit touchscreen works with Echo Plus, no hub required. Unlock using your unique pin code and lock the door by tapping on the keypad. This lock also works with SmartThings and ADT security systems giving it plenty of flexibility, even if you switch things up.
Schlage has been making security products since 1920, so you know you can trust its take on a smart lock. It's available in two distinct styles — Camelot and Century — and even comes with an optional door handle that pairs perfectly with it. The only downside? Alexa integration requires a separate Wi-Fi adapter.
Also from August, this lock more affordable version features DoorSense, which lets you know whether your door is securely closed and locked. You can also use it to control keyless access and keep track of who comes and goes from your mobile device. Just keep in mind that you will need the August Connect Bridge to get it connected to your Wi-Fi network and Alexa.
The Yale Assure Lever Lock is one of the few available on the market that can function as an entry or interior door lock. This lock uses the traditional lever design, along with a physical knob that locks things down. A touchscreen keypad sits on the opposite side, bypassing the need to have a key, just keep in mind that this lock does not have a deadbolt.
The built-in Wi-Fi lets you lock and unlock the accessory from anywhere with no additional accessories required. Using the Schlage Home app, you can create and manage up to 100 access codes for friends and family on a recurring, temporary, or permanent basis. This lock also works with Alexa without the need for an additional adapter or hub.
Keep it safe
Installing a smart lock is one of the easiest ways to give your family a little extra convenience and peace of mind. Alexa integration takes things to the next level, as you can check on the status of your home at any time, even while you are leaving for the day or from the comforts of your bed. The August Wi-Fi Smart Lock is one of the best locks around as it combines an affordable price with easy installation and Alexa support. The latest 4th generation version is slimmer than ever, and it no longer requires a separate hub.
Looking for a smart lock with an integrated keypad? Then check out the Yale Assure Lock SL with Z-Wave Plus. This sleek smart lock gives you all of the Alexa goodies, without a separate hub or adapter thanks to Z-Wave Plus connectivity. This allows the lock to connect directly to an Echo Plus, keeping things simple and easy.
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