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Marius Lissautzki Marius Lissautzki Marius Lissautzki Marius Lissautzki
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Main Features

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Android App
Amazon Alexa
Apple HomeKit
Google Assistant
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Z-Wave
IFTTT
The product can communicate with other Bluetooth devices wirelessly.
Bluetooth
WiFi
Geofencing
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The August Connect allows you to access your August smart lock from anywhere, even when you're out of Bluetooth range. The WiFi Bridge also lets you control the lock using your voice, when you combine it with a device like Google Home.


All advantages at a glance:

  • Unlock & lock your door from anywhere
  • Check lock status remotely
  • Easy installation
  • Compatible with all August locks

tink Expert Rating

9.1
Tested by tink expert Moritz

The August Connect WiFi Bridge unlocks remote access for smart locks such as the August Smart Lock and August Smart Lock Pro. We think it's a particularly worthy investment for anyone who wants to use an August Smart Lock on their rental property. You can issue guest codes and keys without having to visit the property where the lock is located. It also adds more security by allowing you to view the status of the door from afar, as well as lock the door and view the activity log.

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Product Information

  • Access it anywhere: The August Connect lets you access your smart lock remotely. That means you can lock and unlock the door from a distance--perfect for those who are always wondering whether they remembered to lock the door.
  • Stay in the know: Remote access also allows you to view your activity log from anywhere in the world. You can stay up to date on who has accessed your home, particularly useful when it comes to keeping an eye on the younger and older members of your household.
  • No wires required: The WiFi Bridge simply plugs into an electrical outlet with no additional wires required. This gives it a sleek design that helps it blend into your home.
  • Exclusively for August: August Connect is compatible with all of August's smart locks, including the August Smart Lock 3rd Generation and the Smart Lock Pro. Each lock requires its own wireless bridge to enable remote access.

The August Connect - WiFi Bridge in action

Using the August Connect allows you to access your August smart lock remotely from your smartphone. Thanks to the WiFi Bridge, you'll no longer be restricted to the default Bluetooth range of 30-40 feet.

Why you need remote access for your smart lock

Remote access over the August Connect WiFi Bridge has three distinct advantages. First of all, you can unlock and lock the door from anywhere in the world (owners of one of the newer August Smart Lock models can even see if the door is open with the DoorSense feature). Secondly, the activity log lets you see who's gained access to the door remotely, giving you an added layer of security for your home. Finally, the Connect gives you the ability to issue temporary access keys and codes for guest users - great if you're managing a rental property in a different part of the country.

Using the August Connect also unlocks the ability to use voice commands via the Google Home or Amazon Alexa voice assistants. You can ask these two to check the status of the door, or even have them lock or unlock the door for you.

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Expert Reviews

9.1
Tested by Moritz Tested by tink expert
Moritz

The August Connect WiFi Bridge unlocks remote access for smart locks such as the August Smart Lock and August Smart Lock Pro. We think it's a particularly worthy investment for anyone who wants to use an August Smart Lock on their rental property. You can issue guest codes and keys without having to visit the property where the lock is located. It also adds more security by allowing you to view the status of the door from afar, as well as lock the door and view the activity log.

Installation

9

Set up takes a matter of minutes. Simply open the August Home app and select the lock you wish to connect to the device. Then tap 'New Device' and plug the August Connect into an electrical outlet.

Product Quality

9

The WiFi Bridge only connects over the 2.4 GHz bandwidth, not the faster 5 GHz network. It's compatible with all standard North American outlets.

App/Software

9

The August Home app allows for convenient control from anywhere. It also opens up access to a number of useful smart functionalities and features.

Functionality

9

Allows you to remotely access any August smart lock. This means you can let people in and issue guest codes and keys remotely, as well as view the activity log from anywhere on your phone.

Reliability

9

The August Connect delivers far-quicker response times with your smart lock when compared with Bluetooth-only usage. The Bridge can be placed up 30 feet away from your smart lock.

Design

9

A small and unobtrusive design, with rounded edges that make it look softer. Its white color blends in perfectly with neutral interiors and other electrical outlets.

Data Protection

10

Value for Money

9

A particularly worthy purchase for anyone using an August Smart Lock in a rental property - you can issue guest codes and keys remotely. Also adds extra security and convenience.

The August Connect WiFi Bridge unlocks remote access for smart locks such as the August Smart Lock and August Smart Lock Pro. We think it's a particularly worthy investment for anyone who wants to use an August Smart Lock on their rental property. You can issue guest codes and keys without having to visit the property where the lock is located. It also adds more security by allowing you to view the status of the door from afar, as well as lock the door and view the activity log.

Set up takes a matter of minutes. Simply open the August Home app and select the lock you wish to connect to the device. Then tap 'New Device' and plug the August Connect into an electrical outlet.

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9.1
Tested by Moritz Tested by tink expert
Moritz

The August Connect WiFi Bridge unlocks remote access for smart locks such as the August Smart Lock and August Smart Lock Pro. We think it's a particularly worthy investment for anyone who wants to use an August Smart Lock on their rental property. You can issue guest codes and keys without having to visit the property where the lock is located. It also adds more security by allowing you to view the status of the door from afar, as well as lock the door and view the activity log.

Installation

9

Set up takes a matter of minutes. Simply open the August Home app and select the lock you wish to connect to the device. Then tap 'New Device' and plug the August Connect into an electrical outlet.

Product Quality

9

The WiFi Bridge only connects over the 2.4 GHz bandwidth, not the faster 5 GHz network. It's compatible with all standard North American outlets.

App/Software

9

The August Home app allows for convenient control from anywhere. It also opens up access to a number of useful smart functionalities and features.

Functionality

9

Allows you to remotely access any August smart lock. This means you can let people in and issue guest codes and keys remotely, as well as view the activity log from anywhere on your phone.

Reliability

9

The August Connect delivers far-quicker response times with your smart lock when compared with Bluetooth-only usage. The Bridge can be placed up 30 feet away from your smart lock.

Design

9

A small and unobtrusive design, with rounded edges that make it look softer. Its white color blends in perfectly with neutral interiors and other electrical outlets.

Data Protection

10

Value for Money

9

A particularly worthy purchase for anyone using an August Smart Lock in a rental property - you can issue guest codes and keys remotely. Also adds extra security and convenience.

The August Connect WiFi Bridge unlocks remote access for smart locks such as the August Smart Lock and August Smart Lock Pro. We think it's a particularly worthy investment for anyone who wants to use an August Smart Lock on their rental property. You can issue guest codes and keys without having to visit the property where the lock is located. It also adds more security by allowing you to view the status of the door from afar, as well as lock the door and view the activity log.

Set up takes a matter of minutes. Simply open the August Home app and select the lock you wish to connect to the device. Then tap 'New Device' and plug the August Connect into an electrical outlet.

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Technical details

Technical Details

Product dimensions2.36 x 2.36 x 1.54 in.
Article weight2.9 oz
Power supplyMains power, 110-240 Hz
Connectivity
WiFi 2.4 GHz 802.11 (b/g/n)
Bluetooth 4.0
ColorWhite
Included at deliveryAugust Connect, Getting Started Guide

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FAQs

How does the August Connect link up with my smart lock?

The August Connect connects to your August smart lock via Bluetooth, allowing you to plug in the WiFi Bridge between 15 and 30 feet away from your smart lock.

How many smart locks can I connect to a single August Connect?

Each August Connect is capable of connecting with a single August Smart Lock.

What type of WiFi systems does the August Connect support?

It supports 802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz bandwidth).

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