SwitchBot Lock launches, making dumb locks smart in seconds

June 20th, 2022 - Hong Kong - SwitchBot, one of the largest retrofitting smart home brands, is today announcing the availability of its Smart Lock. What exactly is the SwitchBot Smart Lock? Well, it is the best way to make the door locks smart without refitting, so users can control their door locks to lock or unlock via smartphone or Apple Watch when back home.

SwitchBot Lock - $99.99 from web store

No refit is needed during the installation

The biggest upgrade of SwitchBot Lock is it doesn't need any refit on the current lock to turn it into a smart lock. SwitchBot Lock uses 3M VHB to stick to the door and has a thumb-turn adapter to control the thumb-turn to lock or unlock. No refit on the current lock is needed during the installation.

Lock/unlock via SwitchBot App on smartphones and Apple Watch, or using widgets

SwitchBot Lock supports Bluetooth. You can use SwitchBot App on your smartphone or Apple Watch to open it when getting home. SwitchBot Lock has an automated lock feature so that when you leave your house, the door will automatically lock.

Remote control and voice assistant supported

voice assistant are supported to lock or unlock (to ensure security, you need to tell the voice assistant your pre-set password before opening your door).

SwitchBot Keypad is coming soon with password and fingerprint unlock

Compatible with most deadbolt locks

SwitchBot will also launch a Keypad and Keypad Touch to work with Lock. Keypad allows you to input password unlock the door; Keypad Touch allows you to input password or use your fingerprint to unlock the door. You can also create and share a temporary password with the housekeepers or your renters.

SwitchBot lock is compatible with most deadbolt locks. It also promises to provide 3D-printed accessories to users for more compatibility.

The SwitchBot Lock also includes features such as:

Quality of over 50,000 times of lock/unlock: Equal to users' 5-year usage. 

6 months of battery life 

Widget control: no need to open the App, lock, or unlock on the smartphone's home screen.

Lock/unlock notification, get notified when the door is open or locked. 

Bank-security level data encryption 

About SwitchBot

SwitchBot is a global smart home brand, with a huge fanbase in Japan thanks to its innovative design, simple installation, ease of use, and smart factor. SwitchBot has started to build its own smart home ecosystem by introducing various innovative smart home products, including SwitchBot Bot and SwitchBot Curtain (both world firsts) that are suitable for most consumers no matter what level of technical efficiency you're at.