Why and when should you reset your Kwikset Smart Lock?

You must have forgotten the code to your Kwikset Lock at some point. You might be extremely worried that an unauthorized person has affected your code. Perhaps you’re relocating and have a Kwikset Smart Lock. Once you hear one buzzer and the LED glows “green,” the lock has been reset. Alternatively, if you, like me, prefer to change your code every few months for maximum security, you will need to perform a Kwikset smart lock reset.

The question that will arise in all of these scenarios is ‘How to Reset Kwikset Smart Lock?’ You have three options for Kwikset Smart lock reset.

  • System Reset- System Reset deletes all access codes and lock settings, including lock handling. At the end of the System Reset, the lock will start the handling process.
  • Factory Reset – Your lock will return to its factory default settings after being reset. Processes for handling all-access code will be eliminated. It will be unplugged if your lock is connected to your smartphone or smart home security system.
  • Network Reset – A network reset deletes all WiFi settings, Bluetooth pairings, user associations, and the account lock.

Reset Instructions – Kwikset 888 SmartCode Electronic Deadbolt with Z-Wave Technology

It’s important to know that a factory reset deletes all access codes associated with your smart Code deadbolt and returns the lock to its factory default settings. It will also be uninstalled from your smart home system. So, if you have a centralized smart home controller, you should first choose the option to remove the device.

  1. Step #1: Unplug the Battery Pack
  2. Step #2: While reinserting the battery pack, press and hold the Program Button. Hold the button for about 30 seconds, or until the lock beeps and the Status LED flashes’red.’
  3. Step #3: Press the Program button again. Once the LED flashes ‘green’ and one beep is heard, the lock has been reset.
  4. Step #4: The lock will begin the door handling process after a few seconds. The latch bolt can be extended and retracted. This will assist it in learning the door’s orientation.

Reset Instructions – Kwikset SmartCode Electronic Deadbolts 909, 910, 913, and 914

  1. Step #1: Take out the battery pack.
  2. Step #2: While reinserting the battery pack, press and hold the Program Button. Hold the button for about 30 seconds, or until the lock beeps and the Status LED flashes’red.’
  3. Step #3: Press the Program button again. When the LED flashes ‘green’ and you hear one beep after about 20 seconds, the lock has been reset.
  4. Step #4: Repeat the door handling procedure to teach the lock the door’s orientation. Then, to your lock, add user codes. Pair the locks again because the Kwikset Smartcode Programming will remove the locks 910 and 914 from your smart home system.

Reset Instructions – Kwikset 911 Electronic Lido Lever SmartCode

  1. Step #1: Take out the battery pack.
  2. Step #2: While reinserting the battery pack, press and HOLD the program button. Hold the button for about 30 seconds, or until the lock beeps and the Status LED flashes’red.’
  3. Step #3: Press the Program button again. The Kwikset Smartkey doorknob is reset in about 20 seconds when the LED flashes ‘green’ and you hear one beep.

SwitchBot Lock: Changing the code via App easily

If you feel too complicated changing the code, SwitchBot Lock might be a better choice – you change or remove the codes on the App, you can also set permanent code or temporary code.

How to factory reset a Kwikset Lock?
How to factory reset a Kwikset Lock?