How to reset a Kwikset lock

A Kwikset lock code is an access code that can be used with certain models of door and window locks made by the company Kwikset. It is often used in combination with a physical key, providing added security, as it prevents anyone from being able to simply copy the key and gain access to the space.

Resetting your Kwikset smart lock can have a number of benefits such as regaining control of the lock if it has been compromised or if the lock is not responding normally.

How to reset a Kwikset lock code

To reset a Kwikset lock code-

Total Time: 5 minutes

  1. Ensure that the door is both open and unlocked

  2. Remove the interior cover.

  3. Take out the battery pack.

  4. Press and hold the program button.

  5. Replace the battery pack while holding down the button.

    Hold for 30 seconds, then release.

  6. Press the program button once more.

    This will confirm and complete the factory reset process Kwikset smart locks display at least four different indicators of successful reset.

This code can be changed at any time should the need arise – something especially important when renting out a property or leaving users who no longer have authorized access.

How to reset a Kwikset lock code
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