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For my wife’s birthday in August, I bought her an August Smart Lock. She wanted one, I wanted one, perfect birthday gift. As always I did a bunch of research, read a bunch of reviews, trying to decide which switch would be best. There are a ton of different options, features, and styles. I settled on the August Pro Gen. 3 for a few reasons:

  • It works with all of the voices, Siri, Alexa, Google.
  • It is an established company that has been doing this for a while.
  • It is simple.
  • Easy Installation.

Installation was really easy. You just take off the inside of your dead bolt and install the August. The August app walks you through each step and all I needed was a screwdriver. The deadbolt on the outside of the door stays the same, with the same key which is nice.

We have had it for a few weeks now and are really enjoying it. When we leave the house it automatically locks the door, when we pull into the driveway it unlocks. With the app you can unlock it from anywhere or invite someone to download the app to grant them access.

Summary: No complaints so far. If you are looking for a simple solution for a smart door lock I would recommend this. I have not had any frustrations with it yet and it is so nice to never have to take the keys out of your pocket, trying the wrong key three times, just to get in your front door.

Buy the “August Smart Lock Pro, 3rd Generation – Silver, Works with Alexa

(Got to love those Amazon product titles)