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2019 Review
Schlage Encode


Retail Price $249.00
Amazon Price from $249.00

Available Finishes: Satin Nickel, Matte Black, Aged Bronze
How does the lock connect?The Schlage Encode uses Wi-Fi to connect.



Alexa Support?: Available
Google Assistant Support?: No
Siri / Homekit Support?: No
Smart Watch Support? No


What type of door lock mechanisms does the Schlage Encode support?
Deadbolt Attachment
Not Supported
Interior Deadbolt Replacement
Not Supported
Complete Deadbolt Replacement
Not Supported
Handle (Latch/Knobs) Replacement
Not Supported
Integrated Deadbolt and Handle
Not Supported
Not Supported
Other Install (Floor/ Wall)
Not Supported

Features & Specs

Fingerprint Access


Backup Key




Long Distance Locking




Access Codes & Users

Does the lock have access codes? Yes

100 access codes, one time use codes, time scheduled codes, 4-8 Digits

Airbnb Integration? No

Battery & Additional Specs

What kind and how many batteries does this lock have?

The Schlage Encode uses 4 AA batteries (included)

The Schlage Encode battery life is Up to 6 months lock battery life with standard use

Lock Dimensions 2.2 x 3 x 5.5 inches

Lock Weight 2.8 pounds

Our Take


Interior View


Exterior Door View

Apps / Voice Commands

The Schlage Encode supports or integrates with the following apps and voice assistants:

Schlage Home App

Alexa Support?: Yes , the Schlage Encode supports Alexa with the following commands

“Alexa, unlock the front door”

“Alexa, is the front door locked?”

“Alexa, lock the front door”

Google Assistant Support?: No
Siri / Apple Homkit Support?: No
Watch Integration: No

Unboxing and Installation


What tools do I need to install this lock?
You will need Phillips Screwdriver to install Schlage Encode

What are the locks dimensions?
The Schlage Encode is 2.2 x 3 x 5.5 inches in size.

Any door size requirements?
If the deadbolt bore hole measures 1-1/2” (38 mm), you’ll need to remove the hole adapter.

FAQ / Support

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