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How to change your August Smart Lock batteries

This article will walk through changing the batteries on all models of August Smart Lock.

NOTE: Your August Smart Lock has 4 AA batteries. Make sure to remove and replace all 4 batteries at the same time. Please use only standard alkaline batteries.  Lithium and extended life alkaline batteries will not provide you with the optimal experience and could result in not being alerted that your batteries are dying or alerting you when they are not. 

 

August Smart Lock – 3rd Generation


Remove the faceplate by sliding the top of the front face upwards to remove the battery compartment cover.








Remove all 4 batteries from the battery compartment.  You can pull the gray tab on the on the top right corner to quickly pop out all four batteries.

Replace all 4 batteries with standard non-rechargeable alkaline batteries, ensuring the that the battery pull tab is behind the batteries and the bottom two batteries have the positive (+) side on the left side, and the top two batteries have their positive (+) side to the right. 

The unit will make a slight beeping upon it’s initial power up after the batteries are replaced.



Place the faceplate back onto the August Smart Lock by sliding it back over the batteries until it clicks into place.


 

August Smart Lock – 2nd Generation and Smart Lock Pro 3rd Generation

 

Press down on the August logo located at the bottom of the face plate. The top of the face plate will tilt outward. Grab the faceplate and remove it.



 

Remove all 4 AA batteries and replace with 4 new AA batteries, positive (+) side up. Make sure the batteries snap into place, and the lights on your Smart Lock flash green.



 

Place the faceplate back onto the August Smart Lock. Make sure the August logo is located along the bottom of the face plate. The faceplate attaches with magnets straight onto the August Smart Lock.












 

Original August Smart Lock

 

Press on the faceplate and turn counterclockwise to loosen and remove the battery cover.



 

Pull the ribbon to remove all 4 AA batteries.



 

Replace with 4 new AA batteries, positive (+) side up. Make sure the batteries snap into place, and the lights on your Smart Lock flash green.



 

Align the faceplate hooks with the August Smart Lock. Replace the faceplate and turn clockwise to tighten. The faceplate will lock into place with the logo at the bottom.