August Wi-Fi Smart Lock Review

August Wi-Fi Smart Lock Review, Control your door from anywhere with your phone.

Do you want to high security for your home? Then upgrade your deadbolt with new August Wi-Fi Smart Lock. It is a compact, convenient, and one powerful gift. It allows remotely lock and unlock your door, check door status, grant virtual guest keys, and see who is going and coming. However, you can also use your favorite voice assistance to control door. August Smart lock is easy to install and attaches to your existing deadbolt on the inside of your door. So you can keep original keys. You don’t need extra bridge to connect with its built-in Wi-Fi.

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Pros and Cons of August Smart Lock


  • Easy installation onto existing deadbolt.
  • Included DoorSense sensor.
  • Modern design.
  • Voice command capability with Connect Wi-Fi bridge.
  • Remote access.
  • Works with Alexa, Google, HomeKit, IFTTT, and more.
  • Automatic Lock and Unlock.
  • Streamlined design.


  • High price.
  • Few features without Connect Wi-Fi.
  • bridge.
  • Short battery life.

Key Features

Easy Install

The August Wi-Fi Smart Lock simply attaches to your current deadbolt on the inside of your door. The August Smart Keypad installs in minutes on the outside of the home and is battery powered as well as pairs via Bluetooth so there is no extra wiring needed.

Wi-Fi Built-In

No additional Wi-Fi bridge is required to connect. Get distant access and contact right out of the box with the August Wi-Fi Smart Lock.

Auto-Unlock & Auto-Lock

It has Auto-Unlock detects system when you arrive and unlocks the door. It will enable Auto-Lock to lock when the door closes.

Know When Your Door is Open

It is Included Door Sense®. It is a sensor that tells you when your door is open, closed, locked, and unlocked.

Worry Less

Just use the Smart Keypad to enter the home without any keys or a smartphone.

Share Access

Send single or unique entry codes to family and friends with the August Smartphone app.

Save Time

It saves you valuable time. Enter in seconds. When you leave home, lock your door with just one touch.

Control the Lock

Control your lock with your voice using an iPhone, Apple Watch, Apple TV, HomePod, or iPad.

Voice Assistants

Works with all three (3) voice assistants – Siri, Amazon Alexa, and the Google Assistant – use your voice to control your door – such as lock/unlock or check the status of your door.

Works with Alexa

Lock/unlock and check the status of your door.

2-Factor Authentication

August has 2-factor authentication, AES 128 bit, and TLS encryption, aka bank-grade security for your data.

Secure Keys

You can send secure keys to family members, friends, or people you trust immediately, all from the August app, cancel access anytime.

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What’s Included

  • 1 Smart Keypad
  • 1 Wi-Fi Smart Lock
  • 2 CR32 Batteries
  • 1 DoorSense® Sensor
  • 2 AAA Batteries
  • 2 Wall Anchors
  • Lock Adaptor & Mounting Hardware
  • Double-Sided Tape
  • 2 Screws
  • Getting Started Guide

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Q: Can I use a voice assistant device to control my Wi-Fi?

Ans: Yes, you can. The August Wi-Fi Smart Lock works with Google Home, Alexa, and Apple Homekit (Siri) devices.

Q: Do I need the Connect Wi-Fi Bridge with the new Wi-Fi Smart Lock?

Ans: No, the August Wi-Fi Smart Lock requires no further bridge to connect. Wi-Fi ability is built right into the smart lock. Without demanding any extra devices, you can manage lock remotely via the August Smartphone App.

Q: Can I schedule the door to lock automatically?

Ans: Yes. Whether you are at home, or out, Auto-Lock secures your home door after the amount of specific time you choose. You can select everywhere between 30 seconds and 30 minutes before your home door will automatically lock again.

Q: What is the battery life on the Wi-Fi Smart Lock?

Ans: You can expect a 3-6 month battery life with August Wi-Fi Smart Lock.

Q: How many people can I add to my smart lock?

Ans: There is no limit to the number of owners and guests you can add to your lock.

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