Together with Yale, we've crafted a tamper-proof, connected lock that lets you use your phone to control access to your dwelling. You can remotely lock or unlock your door, schedule guest access, and view a history of who unlocked the door and when.
The Google Nest × Yale Lock has a keypad that doesn’t use a
Get to know the Nest × Yale Lock
Tin can y'all evidence me how it works? (videos)
Why is Nest partnering with Yale?
To develop our first smart lock, we looked to Yale, among the best-known and most respected names in the industry. As a trusted hardware developer, Yale has many years of experience developing, testing, and certifying home locks.
We’ve worked to combine this knowledge with Nest innovation and software to produce a lock that helps to redefine your forepart door.
The Nest × Yale Lock represents ii of the best brands in the continued home and lock security coming together to build a best-in-grade door lock for your Nest home.
Nest x Yale Lock The Testing Procedure
Volition it work on my door?
The Nest × Yale Lock tin supersede most common deadbolt locks. Your door tin exist whatsoever width or acme. Only the thickness and backset matter.
The Nest × Yale Lock volition fit several standard door thicknesses:
- 1 3/eight in (35 mm) thick
- i 3/4 in (44 mm) thick
- Between two - 2 ¼ in (51 - 57 mm) thick
The Nest × Yale Lock tin can exist used with doors made of the following materials: wood, metal, or fiberglass.
Backset refers to the altitude between the edge of your door and the middle of the hole for your deadbolt. If your deadbolt is more than 2-3/4 in (70 mm) away from the edge of your door, it’s not compatible. Yous can check the install guide for more information.
The Nest × Yale Lock is not designed to be used on glass or sliding doors. It was also not designed to work with Mortise locks or multi-indicate locks.
Do I need to buy anything else to brand it work?
You will need to accept either a Google Nest Baby-sit or Google Nest Connect already installed and connected to the Nest app for The Nest × Yale Lock to work with the app.
This is considering the Nest × Yale Lock doesn’t connect direct to Wi-Fi. Instead, it uses Weave to connect to a Nest Connect or Nest Guard in your home. Your Connect or Guard, which are connected to your Wi-Fi network, lets your lock communicate with the Nest service and the Nest app on your telephone.
If you purchase the Nest × Yale Lock from i of our retail partners, Nest Connect is included in the box when you purchase the lock. You won’t demand to purchase anything else to make your lock work.
If you purchase the Nest × Yale Lock from store.nest.com, yous have the option to buy it with or without a Nest Connect. That way, if you already have a Google Nest Secure alarm system, you can purchase the lock without Nest Connect and you’ll still accept everything you lot need to arrive piece of work.
If y'all’re installing multiple locks, you may only need i Nest Connect to piece of work with your locks. If your doors are far autonomously, you might demand more than one Nest Connect.
For best results, you should effort to install your Nest Connect about halfway between your router and your lock.
Volition I need to drill boosted holes in my door?
If y'all’re replacing a standard deadbolt on your door (check Will it work on my door?), the Nest × Yale Lock can use the same holes and you won’t demand to drill new ones.
If you accept a nonstandard lock, or if your door doesn’t take a lock at all, y'all’ll need to drill some new holes. A template for drilling holes is included in the printed user guide that comes in the box with your Nest × Yale Lock.
Before using the Nest × Yale Lock, you lot’ll need to set up any alignment bug with your current door. This may involve enlarging or repositioning existing holes, drilling new ones, or making other corrections.
Examples of alignment issues include:
- The deadbolt rubs against the strike plate
- You need to jiggle your old key to lock or unlock your door
- Yous demand to push button or pull the door after y'all’ve airtight it in order to engage the lock
The following video can help you troubleshoot common bug with door alignment:
DIY Door Alignment for Smart Locks
Professional alignment and installation
If you don’t want to do it yourself, you don’t have to. A local pro can fix these types of bug and install your Nest × Yale Lock for you.
Is the lock wired or battery-powered?
The Nest × Yale Lock is battery-powered. This means you lot won’t have to install whatever boosted wiring to power your lock.
It uses iv standard AA alkali metal batteries. How long the batteries last will depend on how oftentimes your door is used, but in general they should terminal about a yr.
Y'all can exist notified on your phone when the batteries commencement to become low, and the lock’s depression battery status volition appear in the Nest app. The lock will also speak to let you know that the batteries are depression. Y'all’ll be notified once more when your batteries get critically low. This should give you plenty of time to change the batteries.
If the batteries practise run out, you tin can use a 9V bombardment from outside your home to provide temporary power and unlock your door. Bank check the department above: What if the battery dies and I’grand locked out?
Does it use a lot of Wi-Fi bandwidth?
Your Nest × Yale Lock doesn’t connect directly to Wi-Fi. Instead, information technology uses Weave to connect to a Nest Connect or Nest Guard in your domicile. Your Connect or Guard will and so connect to your Wi-Fi network and communicate with the Nest app.
This advice uses very little bandwidth, averaging less than 50 MB per calendar week, upload and download depending on how often you utilise your lock.
What notifications volition I go?
There are a number of different notifications yous can get, and you tin enable or disable dissimilar notifications in the Nest app. The available notifications include:
- When a person unlocks or locks the door, including the proper noun you gave them in the Nest app and the time
- When the lock has a low battery
- When someone enters an incorrect passcode five times
- If y'all lock goes offline for more than x minutes
- When your deadbolt is unable to extend or retract
In addition to notifications, yous’ll too be able to view a x-24-hour interval history of the lock in the Nest app. This volition bear witness you who unlocked your door and when.
Learn more about notifications on your Nest products
What does the white button do?
This push is used to connect your lock to the Nest app
After the lock is connected, this button turns on Privacy
If you try to utilize the keypad when Privacy mode is enabled, information technology volition say "Delight try over again at another time." You won’t be able to enter a passcode on the keypad to unlock the door, but you lot can employ the Nest app to unlock the door. When the door is unlocked Privacy mode will be turned off.
Privacy mode tin exist useful to prevent anyone with invitee access from opening the door. To deactivate Privacy mode, merely printing and hold the white button again, or employ the Nest app.
How to use Privacy manner on the lock
Can I set a schedule to lock and unlock the door?
You can’t set up a schedule to automatically lock and unlock the door at specific times. But yous can set up a schedule for whatsoever guests and then they can merely unlock the door during the fourth dimension you cull with the app. You tin besides prepare the lock to automatically lock itself later on you have left abode.
Tin can it automatically lock itself?
By default, the Nest × Yale Lock volition non automatically lock itself, but you can use the Nest app to set up your lock to automatically lock itself in two ways:
- It can re-lock itself between 10 seconds, 1 minute, and 5 minutes later you’ve unlocked it. You tin can specify the time with the app.
- It can automatically lock itself subsequently your Nest home switches to Abroad way.
How does it work with other Nest products?
The Nest × Yale Lock works together with the Nest Secure alarm system to brand coming abode easy. You tin can enable an option in the Nest app to automatically disarm the alarm when you unlock the door.
You can also apply the Nest app to check your lock status, enable or disable guest access, and lock and unlock your door from anywhere every bit long as your lock is connected to the net.
Your lock can send you notifications on your phone whenever your door is locked, unlocked, or when someone tries to enter an wrong password five times.
You can besides ready your lock to automatically lock itself when anybody’s away from home.
Does it include a handle or doorknob?
No. The Nest × Yale Lock doesnot include the handles shown in the department higher up, just yous tin choose from a selection of doorknobs, levers and handlesets to friction match the finish of your lock at Yale’s online store.
The lock should besides work with your door’s existing handleset or doorknob as long as they’re not also close together. On modern doors, the standard distance between the center of the doorknob and the eye of the deadbolt is about 5.5 to 6 inches (14 to 15.5 cm), which is more than enough room to install the Nest × Yale Lock.
What are the technical and weatherproofing specifications?
The Nest × Yale Lock is certified ANSI/BHMA A156.36, Grade 2. It was designed to piece of work in outside temperatures equally cold equally –22°F and equally hot as 140°F (–30° to sixty°C)*.
IP65 rating* - The Nest × Yale Lock tin withstand grit, rain, and snowfall.
* Since the Nest × Yale Lock is mounted on your door, role of the lock will be inside your dwelling, and part of the lock will be exterior your home. These weather condition ratings refer to the portion of the lock outside your home.
To learn more almost the Nest × Yale Lock including dimensions, weight, and ability requirements, visit our technical specifications:
The Nest × Yale Lock’s technical specifications
If information technology'south cold or wet outside, tin I use the keypad with gloves on?
If it’s cold or wet outside and you come abode wearing gloves, you tin can use the lock without taking your gloves off, but you may demand to press harder on the lock’due south keypad.
Note: If your gloves are thick, wet, or made out of a resistant material, yous may need to have them off.
Setup and Installation
Tin I install it myself?
Yeah. The Nest × Yale Lock is designed for easy DIY installation. Typical installations should take less than an hour. You’ll need a few simple tools like a Phillips caput screwdriver. You’ll also need a mobile device and the Nest app.
Don’t desire to install information technology yourself? Contact our installation partner, OnTech, to help you lot check your arrangement’due south compatibility, install, and set up your Nest products.
Here are the basic steps you’ll accept to install the Nest × Yale Lock:
- Plug in and set up your Nest Connect with the Nest app.
- Remove your existing lock.
- Bank check lock holes using the template in the installation guide.
- Install the Nest × Yale Lock hardware.
- Set the lock with the Nest app.
Note: Use the installation guide printed in the box for a template that is the correct scale. If you lot impress the installation guide, brand sure to follow the directions listed on the template to print information technology to scale.
How to set up up and install the Nest × Yale Lock
Tin can I become a professional to install it for me?
Absolutely, and we tin can help y'all observe the correct person in your area to practise it. Make an engagement with our installation partner OnTech, to have a trained pro come to your habitation, install and fix up your Nest products.
Nest Pros are contained companies or contractors that Nest works with to help you install your Nest products. Although they are non employed by Nest, we effort to maintain a network of well-rated installers for our customers to work with.
Using your lock
How can I lock and unlock my door?
At that place are several means to lock and unlock your door:
- Use the Nest app to lock and unlock your door. Both your phone and the lock must be connected to the internet.
- Enter your passcode on the lock’s keypad to unlock your door from the outside.
- Tap the Yale logo, or tap with 3 fingers anywhere on the keypad to apace lock your door from the outside.
- Set a timer in the Nest app so that your door will re-lock itself subsequently it’south been unlocked.
- Gear up your lock to automatically lock itself after you lot've left domicile.
- Plough the bolt handle to manually lock and unlock your door from inside your home.
When yous lock or unlock your door, it moves the deadbolt. It doesn’t open or close your door automatically.
If you choose to enable the pick in the Nest app, you can also have your lock disable your Nest Secure alert system when y'all unlock your door. If yous disarm your Nest Secure, it doesnot unlock your door.
How to lock and unlock the Nest × Yale Lock
How do I set a passcode for a guest or schedule access?
You lot’ll apply the Nest app to add people to your Nest dwelling. You can determine what level of access to give them: Full Access or Dwelling Entry Only. Afterwards they’re added to your Nest home, you can assign them a passcode.
To learn more about Family unit Accounts and controlling access to your dwelling, refer to the follow article:
Learn more virtually Family Accounts
Does it support voice commands?
Aye. The Nest × Yale Lock supports voice commands through a Google Assistant-enabled device similar a Google Dwelling or an Android phone. Y'all can tell your device to lock your door and bank check whether it'due south locked, and even include your lock as office of a Routine, such as “Goodnight.”
For step-by-step instructions and examples of things you can say and exercise, visit the post-obit article:
Learn more nigh using the Google Assistant with your Nest products
Notation: You lot can’t unlock the Nest × Yale Lock using voice commands. It'due south designed to work this way in gild to help foreclose an unauthorized person from unlocking your door with their vocalization.
Safety and security
Does information technology have a central?
The Nest × Yale Lock doesn’t use a concrete central. You can unlock it by entering a passcode on the lock or past using the Nest app. Each person who yous want to take access to your home gets a unique passcode then y'all can view who unlocked the door and when. And you can easily remove someone’s passcode with the Nest app so they can’t unlock the door anymore.
Keys are one of the weakest links in lock security. They tin be hands lost or stolen. And every bit long someone has your key, they accept access to your home. There’s no way to revoke their admission aside from changing the lock. Keyed locks are likewise vulnerable to lockpicking. Since the Nest × Yale Lock is keyless, it tin’t exist picked.
What if the battery dies and I'm locked out?
The Nest × Yale Lock is a secure battery powered lock that
You’ll be notified on your telephone when your batteries start to
When your batteries get critically low, you lot’ll be notified once again,
If you await besides long and the batteries die, you lot won’t be locked out completely. Simply hold a 9V alkaline battery to the terminals at the bottom of your lock to provide temporary power. So you can enter your passcode and unlock the door. One time yous’re inside, yous can replace the lock’s batteries.
How to unlock your lock if the bombardment is drained
Can the lock be hacked?
We take data security very seriously and work to make sure that your personal information is never compromised.
Features that help make your lock secure
After five wrong attempts to enter a passcode, a lockout will be triggered. Your lock volition send an alert to your phone, and yous won’t be able to open the door with the keypad for xc seconds. You tin can too enable Privacy Mode to foreclose anyone from using the keypad.
Your Nest products talk together using Weave and information is transmitted to Nest servers using secure AES 128-bit encryption to help keep your data safe. Since passcodes are stored on your lock, wireless jamming won’t cause your lock to stop working and your door can’t be unlocked this fashion.
If your lock is added to your Nest app, you’ll demand the account email and countersign in order to change or add a passcode using the Nest app. You lot can follow a few uncomplicated steps to help secure your account in the Nest app, like setting your telephone to auto-lock itself later on a period of inactivity or enabling 2-step verification.
Remember, never share your password with anybody.
Can someone try to guess my passcode?
You can choose a passcode that’south between four and 8 numbers long. Considering there isn’t a set up length, there’s a large number of potential passcodes. This makes it difficult to guess your passcode or enter information technology randomly.
The Nest × Yale Lock will disable its keypad for 90 seconds when someone enters an incorrect passcode five times in a row. Your lock will as well send an alert to your phone so you’ll know when someone is entering incorrect passcodes.
You can also enable Privacy Style to prevent anyone from using the keypad.
If you recall that someone knows a passcode who shouldn’t, you can easily change the passcode or disable access using the Nest app. Refer the following article to learn more:
Acquire more well-nigh Family Accounts
Note: Even when the keypad is disabled from too many passcode tries, y'all’ll still be able to unlock the door with the Nest app.
What if the power goes out or my Wi-Fi is downward?
If the Wi-Fi goes downward
You’ll all the same exist able to unlock your door with the keypad if the Wi-Fi goes downwards, just you lot won’t exist able to utilise the Nest app to command your lock or change settings.
Y'all too won’t get whatever notifications from the lock. If you have a invitee or visitor with scheduled access, they may non be able to open the door if the lock is unable to check the date and time.
You’ll always be able to lock and unlock the deadbolt from inside even if the power is out or the Wi-Fi goes downwardly.
If the power goes out
Your lock is battery powered, and then you lot’ll still be able to use the keypad if the power goes out.
If the power is out, your Wi-Fi is probably downward too, so yous won’t be able to use the Nest app to control your lock or alter settings.
You’ll e'er be able to lock and unlock the deadbolt from inside even if the power is out or the Wi-Fi goes down.
What if someone breaks the lock?
In partnering with Yale, we’ve developed a lock that’s extremely durable and difficult to interruption or force open.
If someone does manage to intermission your lock using a ability tool or another method, the Nest × Yale Lock can sound an audible warning and will send a notification to your phone.
Nest x Yale Lock The Testing Process
Is there a warranty?
Yes. Yale offers a lifetime limited warranty for end and mechanical parts; two years for electronics. For more warranty information, cheque out Yale’southward website.
In addition to the standard warranty, you can get an extended Pro Warranty if you purchase a lock and installation from a Nest Pro. This will increase the warranty on electronics to a full of 3 years.
Purchasing and ordering
Is there a monthly fee to employ the lock?
At that place is no monthly fee or subscription needed to use the lock. Yous’ll receive notifications and alerts as long every bit your lock and your phone are both connected to the cyberspace.
In what countries is information technology available for buy?
Where tin I buy the Nest x Yale Lock?
You can notice pricing and purchase the Nest x Yale Lock at store.google.com.
You should check before visiting 1 of our retail partners to know which Nest products they deport.