Do you want to integrate smart locks with your ADT security systems? That’s the way to go, as it helps strengthen your home security.
However, ADT doesn’t work with all smart locks, so you need to get locks compatible with the ADT system.
What smart locks work with ADT and what smart locks do they? ADT currently works only with Kwikset smart lock.
Here are the top three Kwikset smartlocks that work with ADT.
- Kwikset SmartCode914 Deadbolt
- Kwikset SmartCode916 Touchscreen Deadbolt
- Kwikset 919 Premis Contemporary Smartlock
Continue reading to learn more about the lock’s features and how to connect with ADT.
ADT Smart Locks: The Best
1. Kwikset SmartCode 914 Deadbolt
ADT works primarily with Kwikset smart lock models, which are the best for ADT.
Kwikset SmartCode 914 Deadbolt is a Z-Wave-based lock, and this aids its connection to ADT—as ADT also uses Z-Wave for connectivity.
You can connect this lock to ADT to remotely monitor your door locks, lock, and unlock. program access codes, and more—via ADT’s mobile app on your phone. The app is compatible with both Android and iOS phones.
This lock also comes with additional features that you may enjoy. Let’s take a closer look:
Key Features of Kwikset SmartCode914 Deadbolt
Access codes Entry
This lock allows users to create up to 30 access codes—for locking and unlocking. You can share codes among family members, friends, or guests.
You can monitor access codes and delete them if necessary.
It comes with a backlit keypad that makes it possible to enter your codes at night—without fumbling around. The backlight is automatically turned on by tapping the keypad.
Works with Alexa
The lock can also be controlled via voice via Alexa. The Alexa app allows you to control your door using voice commands. You can also lock and unlock it via voice commands.
Kwikset 914 lets you set your door to lock automatically if it is left unlocked for more than 30 seconds. This way, even if you forget to lock your doors, the lock will take care of it and ensure your safety.
Though you don’t want to trade style with security, you may still like the idea of having a lock that matches your door designs. And this lock offers you both—security and style.
It features a sleek, compact design and a tamper resistant cover. The smart lock also comes in different colors, so you won’t have a problem choosing the one that appeals to you.
2. Kwikset SmartCode916 Touchscreen Deadbolt
Another Kwikset smartlock model is this one, which works well with ADT security system. The lock can be connected to ADT using Z-Wave technology.
ADT uses Z-Wave as a communication protocol. This allows for easy integration.
If you have the Kwikset SmartCode916 already installed, you can connect it with ADT for increased security. Of course, you can control it remotely via ADT’s app on your smartphone.
This lock is ideal for your front doors because it has other features. Here’s a closer look:
Key Features of Kwikset Smartcode916 Touchscreen Deadbolt
It offers keyless entry but has a keyhole which allows you to open it. lock picking and bumping. But you won’t have to worry about that, as it also features the SmartKey Security that protects against lock picking, bumping and drilling, and all the rest.
This model, like Kwikset 914 has the auto-lock function. You won’t have to worry about locking your door accidentally. As long as the feature has been enabled, the lock will take care of this.
After about 30 seconds, your door will automatically lock.
It is easy to install. All you need to get the lock up and running is a screwdriver—though you may have to drill holes if installing on a new door without holes.
More so, the lock comes with a user guide and the installation instructions are easy-to-follow—if DIY is your thing.
The lock’s modern and sleek design is similar to the Kwikset914 model. It is designed to fit in with any existing décor.
Access codes are not required to enter your home.
ADT can also be connected to your phone to allow you to remotely unlock your doors via the ADT app. The lock also supports Alexa’s voice assistant; so you can unlock it via voice commands.
3. Kwikset 919 Premis Contemporary Smartlock
Kwikset Premis can be used with Apple Homekit. It works with Apple Homekit to allow remote access and voice control. But it’s also compatible with the ADT security system.
So if you already have the Kwikset Premis installed, or looking to get one—you can connect it to your ADT system—if you want
Premis is a modern touchscreen deadbolt that has many outstanding features. Let’s look at some of its key features.
Key Features of Kwikset919 Premis Contemporary Smartlock
You can create, assign, and limit to 30 user code(s) and set the time they are allowed to access your home. That is, you can set the duration for the codes created—they automatically become invalid afterward.
You can set/assign temporary or permanent access codes to your guests, family, and contractors using the lock.
ADT integration will notify you when each code is used for access to your home.
This feature provides a hint as to who last entered your home using your user code and at what time. You can check your lock’s activity via Siri.
Compatible with Siri
The smart lock is not compatible with Google Voice Assistant or Alexa, but it pairs well with Siri. You are unsure if your front doors are locked? Siri can let you know the status and condition of your door lock.
Burglars can guess one’s access codes through fingerprints on the touchscreen. But you won’t have to worry about that, as the Kwikset Premis features a SecureScreen Technology.
This technology adds security by preventing fingerprint or code detection on the touchscreen surface.
After 30 seconds, the door will lock automatically. That gives you peace of mind—even if you forget to lock your door.
After 3 incorrect consecutive codes are entered on the lock’s keypad, it immediately sounds an alarm on your phone to notify you.
ANSI/BHMA Grade 2-Certified
Premis is a Grade-2 lock according to ANSI/BHMA. This is the highest security rating available for residential locks.
Premis is a stylish door lock that will blend well with most door designs. It features a sleek minimalist design and comes in two different colors—satin nickel and matte black finish. So you can always choose the one that best matches your home décor.
What is ADT and how does it work with Smart Locks
The system can be used with smart locks, smoke detectors, security cameras, and other devices. The plan that the user chooses will determine which security services they receive. To enjoy all security features, you might have to subscribe for a higher package.
You should subscribe to a package that includes mobile app remote access for smart locks integration. This will allow you to remotely monitor and control your door locks. ADT ‘Secure’ and ‘Complete’ Package both have mobile app remote access—so any of them works fine.
ADT uses smart locks to secure front doors. ADT detects when locks are vulnerable to forced entry attacks and alerts you immediately.
In fact, you can see who is at your door through the ADT mobile app and then call the security agencies—if required.
Is ADT able to make smart locks?
The short answer is no. ADT doesn’t make smart locks but partnered with Kwikset to have their locks work with the ADT system.
So ‘ADT smart locks’ are actually produced by Kwikset even though ADT may brand them as — ‘ADT smart locks’. Perhaps that’s part of the partnership deal with Kwikset.
Can I call ADT to have my ADT smart lock repaired if it stops working?
ADT can help you if the problem is related to connecting the lock to ADT or similar systems.
However, other problems not connected to ADT may require the services of a locksmith or troubleshooting the lock—using its user manual.
What ADT package works best for smart locks integration
Apart from the ‘Secure’ package, ‘Smart’ and ‘Complete’ packages both support mobile app remote access, so they work fine with smart locks integration/remote access.
However, the ‘Smart’ package doesn’t support video surveillance and stored video clips, meaning you can’t see who is at your door or watch the video later.
So the ‘Complete’ package is, therefore, the best for smart locks integration.
How much does ADT smart lock cost?
ADT smart locks (Kwikset SmartCodes 914 and 916) can cost between $150 and $300. Prices may vary—depending on the seller and other market factors.
Note: cost of the smart locks doesn’t include ADT’s subscription fee.
You should keep in mind that ADT integration of smart locks requires some steps. You will get the most from your security system if you do it correctly.
You may want to have ADT set up everything for you if you’re not sure of doing them correctly.
You should also ensure that your password on ADT system is unique to avoid third-party interference. You should also avoid connecting to public Wi-Fi, as cyber thieves may steal your information—which puts your home at risk.