Last Updated: 2024 May 7
  • Related Products: SwitchBot Lock
  • SwitchBot App Version: V8.3 or newer

1. For security reasons, locking and unlocking the Lock can not be set as an action on SwitchBot App.

2. Using the SmartThings App, you can unlock the Lock periodically (SwitchBot Hub products required).

SwitchBot Hub products: SwitchBot Hub Mini / SwitchBot Hub 2

Related Posts: How does SwitchBot work with SmartThings?

3. To accomplish this, please set it up in the following order.

  • Turn on the cloud service of the Lock in advance with the SwitchBot App.
  • Open the SmartThings App.
  • Tap "+" in the Routine section.
  • Select your desired time under "If".
  • Tap "Control devices" > "you Lock" > "Next" > "Locked or Unlocked" > "Done" under "Then"
  • Save the routine.

Note: It is not recommended to regularly unlock the Lock for security reasons. Please understand that we are not responsible for any accidents or damages caused by this action.



  • David Howarth

    I read a post online suggesting this was not possible, I'm very glad this functionality was added. Users should be able to determine whether they are comfortable with this feature, especially since the devices can be used for many different purposes. 

  • roland.goudriaan

    There is no way to select unlock deadbolt...when this be available in smarthings or homeassistant


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