How to Set &Change Code on Keypad Door Lock

Keypad door locks offer enhanced security and convenience by allowing you to unlock doors with a personal code instead of a physical key. Setting up or changing the code is a straightforward process that can be done in just a few steps. This guide will walk you through the process for both setting a new master code and changing an existing one on your keypad door lock.

Understanding Keypad Lock Codes

Before we dive into the steps, it’s important to understand the different types of codes used with keypad locks:

  • Master Code: This is the main code used for programming the lock. It allows you to add, delete, or change user codes. The master code is usually longer (6-8 digits) for increased security.
  • User Codes: These are the 4-6 digit codes that individual users enter to unlock the door. You can program multiple user codes for different family members, guests, etc.

Having separate master and user codes enhances security by limiting who can make changes to the lock programming.

Setting the Master Code (For New Locks)

If you’ve just installed a new keypad lock, the first step is to set your own unique master code. Here’s how:

  1. Ensure the Door is Open and Unlocked: This crucial step prevents you from getting locked out during programming.
  2. Wake Up the Keypad: Touch the keypad or enter random numbers to activate it.
  3. Enter the Default Master Code: Most new locks come with a default master code printed in the instructions (e.g. 0-0-0-0-0-0). Enter this code followed by the # sign.
  4. Enter Your New Master Code: Choose a 6-8 digit code that is easy to remember but difficult to guess. Enter this new code followed by #.
  5. Re-enter the New Master Code: Enter the same new master code again and press #. You should get a confirmation signal (green light, beep, etc.).

Congratulations! You’ve now set your unique master code for programming the lock. Be sure to record this code somewhere safe.

Changing the Master Code

Over time, you may want to change the master code for added security. Here are the steps:

  1. Ensure the Door is Open and Unlocked
  2. Wake Up the Keypad
  3. Enter the Current Master Code followed by #
  4. Press the Program or Reset Button: This puts the lock in programming mode (consult your manual for button location).
  5. Enter the Code for Changing Master Code: This is usually *01# or something similar.
  6. Enter Your New Master Code followed by #
  7. Re-enter the New Master Code and press #

The new master code is now set. Be sure to record it securely.

Adding a New User Code

With the master code set, you can now program user codes for locking/unlocking the door. Follow these steps:

  1. Wake Up the Keypad
  2. Enter the Master Code followed by #
  3. Press the Button for Adding User Code: Usually 1# or something similar (check manual).
  4. Enter the New 4-6 Digit User Code and press #
  5. Re-enter the Same User Code and press #

You’ll get a confirmation signal when the new user code is successfully programmed. Repeat these steps to add more user codes as needed.

Deleting a User Code

To remove an existing user code:

  1. Wake Up the Keypad
  2. Enter the Master Code and press #
  3. Press the Button for Deleting User Code: Usually 2# or similar.
  4. Enter the User Code to Be Deleted and press #
  5. Re-enter the Same User Code and press #

The lock will confirm when the user code has been successfully deleted.

Important Tips

  • Always keep the door open when programming to avoid getting locked out.
  • Use random codes that cannot be easily guessed (avoid birthdays, addresses, etc.).
  • Change codes periodically for enhanced security, especially if codes may have been compromised.
  • Delete old user codes when no longer needed to prevent unauthorized access.
  • Follow lock manufacturer instructions as programming steps may vary slightly between models.

By mastering how to set and change codes on your keypad door lock, you can take full advantage of the security and convenience it offers. With a unique master code and personalized user codes, you control who has access to your home or business.

Keypad Lock Maintenance

To keep your keypad lock functioning optimally:

  • Replace batteries regularly when warned of low battery.
  • Keep the keypad clean by gently wiping with a damp cloth.
  • Apply lock lubricant periodically per manufacturer instructions.
  • Check for firmware updates from the manufacturer to keep security updated.

With proper setup, code management, and maintenance, a keypad door lock is an excellent solution for securing your property while eliminating the hassles of traditional keys.

Advantages of Keypad Door Locks

Keypad locks offer several advantages over traditional keyed entry:

Convenience: No more fumbling for keys or hiding spares under the mat. Just enter your code to unlock.

Enhanced Security: Codes are more difficult to bypass than picking locks. You can easily add/remove user codes.

Access Control: Temporarily grant access to guests, service workers, etc. by programming a limited-time user code.

No Keys to Lose or Carry: Eliminate worries about lost, stolen, or copied keys compromising security.

Many keypad locks today integrate with smart home systems for remote locking/unlocking and code management via smartphone apps.

Choosing a Secure Keypad Lock

When selecting a keypad door lock, look for reputable brands that prioritize security like Be-Tech. Be-Tech is a leading supplier of hotel and residential door locks featuring:

  • High-security mortise lockcases and reinforced hardware
  • RFID technology for keyless entry
  • Fire-rated locks for emergency exits
  • Integration with property management systems
  • Energy-saving occupancy sensors

Their SHADOW II RFID Series is designed to blend seamlessly with modern hotel decor while providing robust security.

For more information on Be-Tech’s innovative door lock solutions, visit their website or contact them at:

Be-Tech Asia Limited Email: Phone: +86-757-28376123

With the right keypad lock properly installed and configured, you can enjoy superior security and keyless convenience for your home or business. Ditch those keys and upgrade to a code-protected door lock today!

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