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Alexa, Ask Kevo to Unlock My Door – Kevo Adds Amazon Alexa Compatibility

With our newest update for your Kevo smart lock, we’ve added a new Kevo skill for Amazon Alexa. Now you can lock, unlock, and check the status of your Kevo locks using only your voice. The smart lock just got smarter.

How Does it Work?

Enabling the Kevo skill and linking your Kevo smart lock account […]

“Alexa, Lock the Front Door” – Control your smart locks with your voice.

This week, smart homes get smarter, as both SmartThings and Wink will bring voice controlled smart locks to your home. This week the two home hub platforms will roll out an update that will allow users of their hubs and Kwikset SmartCode products with HomeConnect™ to lock their connected products by simply asking Alexa, […]

Kevo Convert: A simple way to make your existing lock smart

Meet Kevo Convert: A new smart lock conversion kit from Kwikset, and the latest extension of the trusted Kwikset Kevo platform.

Available for purchase now, Kevo Convert is a simple way to make your lock smart and pair it with your phone, adding convenience and peace of mind to your life without committing to installing […]

February 22nd, 2017|Do It Yourself, Home Automation, Innovation, Inside Kwikset, Internet of Things, Keyless Entry, Product Updates, Remote Access, Security, Smart Locks, Smart Phone|Comments Off on Kevo Convert: A simple way to make your existing lock smart

2nd Generation Kwikset Kevo App for Android Unlocks More Functionality

Meet the new Kevo App for Android: the latest update to the Kwikset Kevo Smart Lock platform.

Available February 1st, the new Kevo App for Android grants all Kevo users expanded device compatibility, new functionality, an updated user experience, and improved lock response. Download the new App from the Play Store today to experience everything […]

January 30th, 2017|Innovation, Inside Kwikset, Keyless Entry, Product Updates, Smart Locks|Comments Off on 2nd Generation Kwikset Kevo App for Android Unlocks More Functionality

2nd Generation Kwikset Kevo App for iOS Unlocks More Functionality

Meet the new Kevo App for iOS: the latest update to the Kwikset Kevo Smart Lock platform.

Available February 1st, the new Kevo App for iOS grants all Kevo users new functionality, an updated user experience, and improved lock response. Download the new App from the App Store today to experience everything that Kevo has […]

New Kwikset Premis Smart Lock Works With Apple HomeKit

You want smart locks that work with the products you already know and love. That’s why at Kwikset®, we’ve expanded our smart lock offerings to include Premis, our first Apple® Homekit™-compatible smart lock.

With the Premis smart lock, you can now expand your Apple smart home or start one with your front door. Premis offers […]

January 5th, 2017|Home Automation, Innovation, Internet of Things, Keyless Entry, Remote Access, Smart Locks|Comments Off on New Kwikset Premis Smart Lock Works With Apple HomeKit

Securing a Place for “Smart Locks” in Aging-in-Place Environments

“Aging in place” is commonly defined as “the ability to live in one’s home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level.”

Your parents who want to age in place probably define this trend differently.  They simply want to remain in the place where they are comfortable, where they’ve lived […]

October 13th, 2016|Innovation, Keyless Entry, Remote Access, Security, Smart Locks|Comments Off on Securing a Place for “Smart Locks” in Aging-in-Place Environments

Lock Up A Spot in His Heart: Father’s Day Gifts for Every Dad Featuring DIY-install and Smart Home Gadgets

Are you feeling the Father’s Day gift-giving pressure? We get it and are here to help with a Father’s Day gift-giving guide featuring the perfect Kwikset door hardware for any dad.

Kwikset offers a range of door hardware to satisfy every type of dad. Whether your father is passionate about technology or an avid DIY […]

June 8th, 2016|Do It Yourself, Innovation, Keyless Entry, Security, Smart Locks|Comments Off on Lock Up A Spot in His Heart: Father’s Day Gifts for Every Dad Featuring DIY-install and Smart Home Gadgets

DIY Smart Home: How-to-Install a Smart Lock with The Home Repair Tutor

Disclosure: Kwikset has provided monetary compensation and products for installation by The Home Repair Tutor.

Are you interested in smart locks but unsure of how to install them? Are you worried that it will take more than a day or require professional installation? Jeff Patterson, The Home Repair Tutor and DIY handyman expert, shows […]

May 11th, 2016|Do It Yourself, Home Automation, How To's, Innovation, Keyless Entry, Re-Key, Smart Key, Smart Locks, Tips & Tricks|Comments Off on DIY Smart Home: How-to-Install a Smart Lock with The Home Repair Tutor

DIY Smart Home: 3 Easy Ways to Turn Any Home into a Smart Home

According to a recent Coldwell Banker survey, 2016 is the year for the smart home. From refrigerators and thermostats to lights and locks, it seems like almost all household items are smarter and more convenient.

Interested in adding smart automation tech to your home but don’t know where to start? Consider these three easy ways […]