You will need to program new access codes and change the preset programming code if you just bought an Emtek Electronic Deadbolt (EMTouch Classic Style or EMTouch Classic Style) Do you sound like it? You’ll want to continue reading.
In this post, we’ll walk you through how to add and delete user codes, change programming code, reset your lock to its factory settings, and more. Let’s begin!
How to Change the Preset Programming Code of an Emtek Electronic Deadbolt
Emtek electronic locks (presets) programming codes are generated randomly and are located on each lock’s inside trim plate. For the preset programming code, make sure to check the inside of your lock’s trim plate.
This code is needed to set up your lock. You should change it after installation for security reasons.
So here’s how to change the preset programming code on an Emtek lock:
You can also change the programming code of an Emtek lock you already own using the above method. However, make sure you are familiar with the current programming code. programming code, as the preset code won’t work if it was previously changed.
How to Add or Remove User Codes on an Emtek Electronic Lock
Your digital keys are user codes. To unlock your door, simply enter a unique user number via the keypad Your lock. You can also create more user codes and share them with people you want to give access to your home, especially when you’re away.
You must first set up the user code. So here’s how to set up user codes on an Emtek lock:
Removing a User code
A user code is automatically deleted. This means that no one can unlock your door with the code. You can delete one user code at a time or all at once. Let’s start with deleting a single user code:
Each time the lock indicator flashes green, it will beep and flash four times. These beeps and green flashes are indicators that the code has been successfully removed.
All User Codes Must Be Deleted at Once
Did the green LED flash three times and beep each time? If yes, all user code have been successfully deleted.
How to disable/enable all User Codes
This feature allows temporary disablement of all user codes (instead deleting) and can be enabled anytime.
Here’s how to disable/enable all user codes on an Emtek electronic lock:
As usual, each action will be accompanied by a green LED that flashes and beeps to indicate its success.
Note: When user codes are disabled, you can’t unlock your door with any of your programmed user codes.
How to Factory Reset an Emtek Electroniclock
Factory resetting your lock will erase all user codes and settings, as well as the programming code. To reprogram your lock using the default programming codes, you will have to start from scratch.
That said, here’s how to factory reset an Emtek electronic lock:
So that’s all about resetting your Emtek lock to its factory default settings.
How to lock and unlock an Emtek Electronic Lock
- To Unlock: Press the EMTEK Enter a 4-digit code into the button and then rotate your thumb turn.
- To Lock: Press the EMTEK Rotate the thumb turn by pressing the button. You can also touch the screen to enter a 4-digit user code and then rotate your thumb turn.
How to turn off Emtek Electronic Lock Beeper
- Hold the button down EMTEK For approximately 3 seconds, click the button and then enter your program code.
- Press 6 Then press 6 Turn off the beeper again.
- Repeat steps 1 and 2 to turn on the beeper.
Are you unsure why your Emtek Electronic Deadbolt beeps or flashes green/yellow when it is in operation?
You can also see LED Indicator and the Beeper Functions.
|Accepted Access||One green LED flash with two short beeps.|
|Valid code||EMTEK button flashes Green with a short beep.|
|Access denied/invalid code||One red LED flashes and two short beeps.|
|Lock-out mode error||The duration is comprised of two short beeps and a short beep every second.|
|Accepted button press||One short beep and one yellow LED flash|
|Outside thumb turn enabled||Two green LED flashes.|
|Low battery||Four short beeps and four red LED flashes|
|Blackout battery||One long, red LED flash and four long beeps.|
How do I reprogram my Emtek lock?
Emtek electronic locks can easily be reprogrammed by restoring the factory settings. Then, reprogram new user codes or programming codes. Learn how to factory reset Emtek electronic locks.
Why is my Emtek Electronic Lock not working?
Check Verify that the batteries are properly placed and/or active. If not, get a replacement and ensure they’re properly placed.
Emtek electronic uses alkaline batteries that are not rechargeable. Be sure to get the right batteries.
If the lock doesn’t work after trying several resets and replacing the batteries, contact the seller/manufacturer.
Are Emtek Electronic locks good?
Emtek locks are generally better quality than Baldwin or other top door lock brands. However, their electronic locks are not as good as Schlage, Yale, or Kwikset.
As you can see programming an Emtek electronic lock (new or used) is easy as long as you follow all the instructions.
So that’s it! Hope this article was helpful, and you could program your Emtek lock—based on your specific needs.