August Wi-Fi, (4th Generation) Smart Lock – Fits Your Existing Deadbolt in Minutes, Silver Review

August Wi-Fi, (4th Generation) Smart Lock Review

Top Features

  • Single-cylinder deadbolts 
  • Auto-Lock and Door Sense 
  • Amazon Alexa 
  • Google Assistant 
  • Apple HomeKit 
  • Grant access without keys
  • Samsung Smart Things
  • Installation takes about 10 minutes
  • for more security face and fingerprint ID available

If you want a Wi-Fi smart lock that integrates with Apple Homekit, Google Assistant, or Amazon Alexa but doesn’t replace your deadbolt, August Wi-Fi Smart Lock has you covered.

August Wi-Fi, (4th Generation) Smart Lock Review

August smart locks are popular, and for good reason:

The retrofit design makes them easy to install without replacing your existing deadbolt, and they’re smart enough to work with Google Assistant, Apple HomeKit, and Amazon Alexa.

The use can use the August app which enables it to be user-friendly.

August Wi-Fi, (4th Generation) Smart Lock – Fits Your Existing Deadbolt in Minutes, Review

It is a kind of Single-cylinder deadbolt with Auto-Lock and Door Sense Features. August smart locks are configurable with  Amazon Alexa Google Assistant,  Apple Home Kit, and Samsung SmartThings.

This lock have received best reviews and being awarded editors’ Choice Award for its easy installation, great app and smart home integration.

August Wi-Fi, (4th Generation)– Fits Your Deadbolt in Minutes, Review


  • August smart locks 
  • The August app 
  • Single-cylinder deadbolts 
  • Auto-Lock and DoorSense 
  • Amazon Alexa 
  • Google Assistant 
  • Apple HomeKit 
  • Samsung SmartThings


  • Very easy and quick to install.
  • Great range of locking
  • Easy for multiple people to use.
  • Remote connectivity
  • give alert everytime when the lock is unlocked


  • WiFi Bridge must be purchased
  • Limited smart home connections
  • No traditional keyhole
  • No built-in keypad for PIN code access

Technical Details

Manufacturer‎August Home Inc
Part Number‎AUG-SL05-M01-S01
Item Weight‎1.54 pounds
Product Dimensions‎2.8 x 2.8 x 2.75 inches
Country of Origin‎China
Item model number‎AUG-SL05-M01-S01
Batteries‎2 CR123A batteries required. (included)
Finish‎Powder Coated
Item Package Quantity‎1
Special Features‎Biometric verification, Retrofits to your existing deadbolt, No hub needed
Batteries Included?‎Yes
Batteries Required?‎Yes
Battery Cell Type‎Lithium Metal
Item Dimensions LxWxH‎2.8 x 2.8 x 2.75 inches
Lock Type‎Wi-Fi, Smart Lock, Retrofit for existing deadbolt, Biometric Lock
Control Method‎Voice
Controller Type‎Vera, Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa
Included Components‎August Wi-Fi Smart Lock, Mounting Hardware, Batteries
Style‎WiFi Smart Lock

Additional Information

Customer Reviews4.2 out of 5 stars 6,717 ratings
Best Sellers Rank#2,088 in Tools & Home Improvement
(See Top 100 in Tools & Home Improvement)#13 in Deadbolts
Date First AvailableMay 17, 2020

About August

In 2012, the renowned smart lock and home security business August was established in San Francisco.

It produces a range of smart door locks and accessories. ASSA ABLOY, a broader group of home access solution providers, purchased August in 2017.

Final Verdict

In conclusion, the August Home Wi-Fi Smart Lock offers a seamless, secure, and smart solution for your home’s entrance.

Installing in just minutes, it easily fits onto your existing deadbolt, eliminating the need for complex modifications.

The Wi-Fi connectivity allows you to control and monitor your lock remotely through the August mobile app, providing added peace of mind and convenience.

With features like auto-lock and unlock, you never have to worry about forgetting to lock or fumbling with keys.


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