Kevo is extremely secure, both digitally and mechanically. Kevo uses multiple levels of encryption to increase digital security, and it is continually reviewed by industry-leading independent digital security experts. The lock also contains Kwikset's patented SmartKey technology, which is tested to the most stringent lock picking, key bumping, and physical security standards.
Kevo Smart Devices Overview
Kevo Smart Lock
Versatile smartphone compatibility
Supports iPhone 4s, 5, 5c, 5s, 6 and 6 Plus, as well as iPod touch 5+, iPad 3+ and iPad mini. Android Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 are also supported. Compatible with Android 5.0 Lollipop or higher.
Hands-free Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity
Easily and automatically sync your lock to your smartphone or tablet, so you don't have to worry about fumbling for your keys while your hands are full on the way in or out the door.
Manage your lock with the free Kevo app Receive notifications and manage eKeys on-the-go with the user-friendly app. Data connection required for download.
Deadbolt cylinder replacement provides superior security
Installation is easy and requires no power or Internet connection. The SmartKey cylinder always works with a traditional key (2 included) for added peace of mind.
Calibration enables inside-outside security
Help prevent your door from being unlocked by unauthorized users while your device is inside your home. Auto-calibration is built into lock software version 1.2.3. or greater.
Control your lock with customizable access Use your smartphone to share up to 2 eKeys with family members or guests, allowing them to sync their own phones to the same lock.
Track your users at all times
Receive notifications through the Kevo app so that you can see who is coming and going using your smartphone.
Kevo fob included
Experience the same touch-to-open convenience even without a smartphone. Additional fobs can be ordered separately.
If your phone battery dies, you can always use the Kevo fob or a standard key to unlock your door. You can also sign into the app on another supported smartphone, and your eKeys will be instantly transferred to it.
The Kevo package includes one deadbolt assembly, one Kevo fob, two standard keys, and 4 AA batteries. Once you download the Kevo mobile app and set up your phone to work with the lock, an additional eKey is automatically added to your Kevo account. An eKey is an electronic key that can be sent to friends and family with Kevo-compatible smartphones.
The Kevo app is available for iPhones 4S and select Android devices. Please click here to see your device is compatible.
The Kevo lock provides multiple low battery indicators and plenty of warnings if you need to change the batteries, including notifications inside the Kevo mobile app. In the event that the batteries are not replaced in time, you will need to use your standard key to unlock the door. The Kevo lock operates on 4 AA batteries, and the Kevo fob operates on one CR2025 battery. Depending on usage, the batteries should last for a year before they need to be replaced.
Simply log into the Kevo mobile app on another smartphone or into the Kevo web portal and disable or delete your phone. You will need to use your Kevo fob or a standard key to unlock the door until you retrieve or replace your phone.
You can provide a standard key, a Kevo fob, or send an eKey to anyone you wish to have access to your lock. Make sure that eKey recipients have Kevo-compatible smartphones.
The Kevo lock has a unique and patent-pending feature to detect if the authorized user is inside or outside of the house. Performing the calibration process on your fob or phone will test this feature and help fine tune Kevo's sensor, so there will be no accidental unlocking from an unauthorized user outside
After you launch and sign in to the Kevo mobile app for the first time, it will continue to run in the background of your phone. You don't have to open the app everytime you wish to unlock your door. When you touch the lock, it will be able to communicate with your phone even when it is locked and stored in your pocket or purse.
You can use a mix of phones and fobs with your lock.
Your Kwikset Kevo products are backed by one of the most comprehensive warranty programs available. You can feel confident that with the purchase of Kwikset you have selected the best quality product, backed by the best customer service available. Your Kwikset Kevo deadbolt product comes with a lifetime mechanical and finish warranty along with a 1 year electronic warranty to the original residential user of the product against defects in material and workmanship as long as the original user occupies the residential premises upon which the product was originally installed.
An eKey is an encrypted electronic key that can be sent to friends and family with Kevo-compatible smartphones. It works just like your existing mechanical key but resides on your Smartphone. Each Kevo lock comes with two free eKeys - one for the owner and another one to use for a friend, family member, or house sitter that has a Kevo compatible Smartphone. Additional eKeys are only a one time charge of $1.99, providing unlimited use to an assigned user. Each eKey is unique and assigned specifically to a Kevo user. In order to guarantee the best security, sharing of eKeys is not available at this time.
Owner eKey: When you set up your phone to work with the lock your phone will automatically receive the only owner eKey.
Admin eKey: have full access to the lock, the lock's history, and its notifications in addition to being able to send, edit, or delete eKeys with the exception of the Owner.
Anytime eKey: are able to lock or unlock the lock.
Yes, additional fobs are available for purchase as stand-alone accessories.
Check Kevo CompatibilityKevo is now available on iOS and select Android devices! Blackberry and Windows platforms are not supported at this time.
Apple iOS - Download on Apple App Store
Android - Download on Google Play
Keep your existing deadbolt:
Kevo Convert is a smart lock conversion kit. It uses your existing deadbolt and turns it into a smart lock in minutes! No hardwiring needed. Kevo Convert on the inside, and easily replace your current lock's interior hardware only & install in minutes. Existing lock on the outside, and your current lock's exterior hardware stays the same. No additional installation required.
How does it work? Kevo Convert offers security and convenience as you've never experienced before. Download the Kevo app to lock or unlock your door, send digital eKeys and track home access from your smartphone. Kevo Convert controls your existing deadbolt by locking and unlocking from the inside of your door. Use your phone to lock or unlock your Kevo Convert within Bluetooth range. For even more control, upgrade to Kevo Plus for a one-time fee and lock or unlock your door from anywhere.
Meet the Kevo App:
Easily track who comes and goes. With eKeys, give loved ones access to your home from your phone. You'll even get a notification when they use one. Send and retract eKeys, and instantly give, remove and customize access to all those who enter your home. With Kevo, you can send and retract digital eKeys in a flash. Get alerts on lock activity. Kevo notifications keep you posted on your home's comings and goings. Know when your family comes home safely.
Why Kevo Plus?
Respond to emergencies by giving a neighbor access to your home. Let friends & guests into your home remotely. Know when home service providers enter & leave. Never wonder if your door is locked or unlocked, and remotely secure doors left unlocked.
Kevo Plus is a new upgrade for your Kevo smart lock. It delivers remote access features so you can connect to your Kevo from anywhere where you have a working internet connection. It includes the Bluetooth enabled Gateway and Kevo Plus remote service.
Simply log into your Kevo account on mykevo.com and upgrade your account to Kevo Plus. Once you upgrade we will ship you a Bluetooth enabled Gateway that will allow you to connect your lock to Kevo Plus.
Kevo Plus does not require a monthly service fee, just a onetime start-up fee. For details please review the Terms and Conditions.
With Kevo Plus you can remotely lock and unlock your Kevo smart lock from anywhere as long as you have a internet connection for your smart device or computer. Through Kevo's mobile app or the mykevo.com web portal you can see the door lock status remotely and if needed lock or unlock your door.
Kevo smart lock and Bluetooth enabled gateway that comes with your upgraded Kevo Plus account
Active internet service
Internet router with one available Ethernet port
Yes, you must have the Kevo smart lock. The Kevo Plus is an upgrade for existing Kevo smart lock and the Kevo smart lock must be purchased separately.
No Smartphone? No Problem.
Perfect for guests who don't use a smartphone, the Kevo fob offers the same Touch-to-Open convenience to the Kevo smart lock. Leave your fob in your pocket or purse and just touch the lock to open.
Meet the Kevo Fob
Enables Touch-to-Open convenience for Kevo smart locks
One fob can operate up to 25 Kevo smart locks
1 year electronics warranty
Includes CR2025 battery for fob