Smart lock lets you unlock your home with Apple Watch

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Apple Watch August lock
It’s all thanks to the August Smart Lock.
Photo: August

If you’re forever losing your keys, why bother using them at all? Now you can unlock your doors using your Apple Watch, thanks to the August Smart Lock.

It’s one of the easiest and fastest ways to get into your home, and you don’t even need your iPhone.

Smart devices have made our lives that little bit easier in so many ways. And while some of them may seem expensive at first, they can save you a boatload of time and money. Just think about how much it would cost you if you were to lose the keys to your home just once.

You never have to worry about that with a smart lock. August Smart Locks let you lock and unlock your home using your iPhone — and now your Apple Watch, too.

Use Apple Watch to unlock your home

August’s new Apple Watch apps lets you sync all your locks with your Watch, then control them quickly and easily from your wrist. You’ll see all your locks on screen and operate them with just a tap, and thanks to the August complication, you can control frequently used locks even faster.

August’s Apple Watch app doesn’t require a connection to your iPhone, either. That means you can hit the gym or go for a run without having to carry your iPhone (or your keys), and you’ll still be able to get into your home without breaking a window or calling a locksmith.

Here’s how you get set up:

  • Update the August app on your iPhone to version 6.7.10 or higher and make sure your Watch is running watchOS 4 or higher
  • Launch the August app on your Watch. You may be prompted to login on your iPhone to sync your lock(s)

It’s as easy as that! August says its Apple Watch app is the quickest and easiest way to operate your smart locks.