How to Program Schlage BE365 Keypad Deadbolt

Are you unsure how to program your Schlage BE365 door lock keypad? This is the post for you!

This article will help you troubleshoot common issues with Schlage BE365 Keypad lock.

Let’s head right into it!

Schlage BE365 keypad/button functions. Image taken from Schlage BE365 user manual.

Modifying the programming code on a Schlage Be365 Keypad Deadbolt

This is the first thing that you should do after installing your lock. Schlage BE365 comes with a default 6-digit Programming Code, and it’s recommended that you change the code for security reasons.

You will need to change the Programming Code if you have a Schlage BE365 that you already own to protect your investment.

So here’s how to change the Programming Code on a Schlage BE365 Keypad Deadbolt:

  • Enter your current Programming code (6 digits) and then wait for three orange lights and three beeps from the Schlage button. (For a new lock, use the default Programming Code—can be found on a sticker on the back of the keypad assembly).
  • Press the Schlage Button (keypad will turn to blue). Next, press 3 Wait for the Schlage to blink orange three times, followed closely by three beeps.
  • Enter your 6-digit Programming Code, and wait for the Schlage button’s orange light to blink three times and then beep three more times.
  • To complete the process, enter the new Programming Code again.
  • After the Schlage button has illuminated green once, it will sound a long beep to confirm that the Programming Code had been successfully modified.

    Adding User Codes to a Schlage BE365 Lock

    You probably know what a User Code is—a 4 to 8 digits code that lets you unlock the door via the keypad. To unlock your lock/door, you will need to enter a valid User Code into the keypad.

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    Schlage BE365 allows you to add up to 19 User Codes, which can be shared with anyone you want to give access to your home/office while you’re away.

    Though the lock comes with two default 4 digit User Codes, it’s best to delete the default codes and add new ones for security reasons.

    That said, here’s how to add new User Codes to your Schlage BE365 Deadbolt:

  • Enter your current Programming Code. Next, wait for the Schlage to illuminate orange three more times, followed immediately by three beeps. Next, press the Schlage button.
  • Press 1 Wait for the Schlage button’s orange light to blink three times, then beep three more times.
  • Enter a 4-digit User Code and wait for it to illuminate orange three more times.
  • Enter the new User Code. If the Schlage button blinks with a long, green beep it means that the new User Code is successfully added.
  • Delete the existing user codes on Schlage BE365

    As mentioned, this lock comes with two default User Codes and it’s recommended that you delete them and add your own unique codes. You can also delete any User Codes you have added.

    You can delete one User Code at a time or all of them at once. Sounds like what you’re looking to do?

    Let’s begin with deleting a single User Code:

  • Enter your current Programming Code. Wait for the Schlage button light up orange three times, then beep three more times.
  • Press the SchlagPress the e button (keypad turns blue) and then press 2. Wait for three orange light from the Schlage Button and three beeps
  • Enter the User Code that you wish to delete, and then wait for the three orange lights at the Schlage button to flash with three beeps. Next, enter the User Code that you want to delete.
  • And that’s all about deleting a User Code on Schlage BE365. The Schlage button will turn green, and then a long beep will indicate that the code has been deleted.

    All User Codes Can Be Deleted At Once

    Here’s how to delete all User Codes at Once:

  • Enter your Programming Code, and wait for three orange lights to appear from the Schlage button.
  • Press the Schlage Press the button (keypad will change to blue), and then press 6. Wait for three orange light from the Schlage button to sound three beeps.
  • Enter your Programming Code in order to complete the process.
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    The Schlage button will turn green and then sound a long beep to indicate that all User Codes are gone.

    How to enable/disable vacation mode on Schlage BE365

    All User Codes are neutralized by vacation mode, if enabled. This means that until vacation mode has been disabled, no User Code is able to unlock the lock.

    You can put your lock on vacation mode if you’re going to be away from home for a long period. This will help you prevent unauthorized access from people you have shared User Codes.

    So here’s how to enable Vacation Mode on Schlage BE365:

  • Enter your current Programming Code, and wait for the Schlage Button to blink orange lights three time and beep three more times
  • Press the Schlage Press the button, then press 4. The Schlage button will light up green and sound once to indicate that Vacation Mode has been activated.
  • Enter your current Programming Code to disable Vacation Mode. Vacation Mode will be disabled by the Schlage button flashing green and sounding once.

    Factory Resetting Schlage BE365 Keypad Deadbolt

    In the event that you forget or lose your Programming Code, you may need to factory reset your lock. You may also need to reset factory settings for troubleshooting tips.

    So, here’s how to factory reset Schlage BE365 Keypad Deadbolt:

  • Take off the battery cover and unplug the batteries.
  • Press release Schlage button.
  • Reconnect the battery within 10 seconds (the Schlage button will glow green for one second). Next, press and hold the Schlage butt until the lock illuminates green.
  • Your lock has been reset. This means that all User Codes and programming have been removed/reverted to factory default settings.

    For security reasons, make sure to change your default programming code and program new User Codes. Check The sticker at the back of your keypad assembly will indicate the default Programming Code.

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    Schlage BE365 Troubleshooting

    Why does my Schlage BE365 lock without a code

    If your Schlage lock unlocks by merely pushing the Schlage button without entering a User Code, then it appears your lock isn’t correctly installed.

    Reinstall the lock to fix the problem. Make sure the bolt and cam are in their correct positions. Learn how to correctly install Schlage BE365 here.

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    Why is my deadbolt not extending after pressing the Schlage button and turning my thumb?

    This can occur if the Lock and Leave feature has been disabled. Here’s how to enable the Lock and Leave feature:

    • Enter your Programming Code. Wait for the three orange lights at the Schlage button to flash, followed by three beeps.
    • Press the Schlage Click on the button, then press 7.

    The Lock and Leave feature has been enabled and should resolve the problem.

    I lost my Programming Code. What should I do?

    Factory reset the lock (see the instructions above) and reprogram the lock with the default Programming Code. The default Programming Code can be found on a sticker located on the backside of the keypad assembly.

    Why can’t I unlock my Schlage BE365 with a User Code?

    Check Vacation Mode is disabled. Learn how to enable/disable vacation mode.

    This could also happen if your User Codes are incorrect. Wait for 30 seconds, then try again.

    Why does the Schlage button not turn on when pressed?

    Your lock battery might be low. Check to make sure the battery is still functional. If it is, replace it with a high quality 9-volt alkaline. Avoid lithium batteries

    Why does my Schlage BE365 blink red even though no codes were entered?

    The battery is almost dead. Replace the battery immediately with a 9 volt alkaline.

    How do I change the 4-digit code of a Schlage lock, FE595?

    The default User Code for Schlage FE595 locks is the 4-digit code. To change this code, you will need to delete it and then add another one. It’s the same process as deleting and adding a User Code on Schlage BE365. You can see how to do it above.

    You might also want to read our article on troubleshooting a Schlage lock that isn’t responding After battery replacement and a Schlage lock that won’t unlock after entering a valid User Code.

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