Many people are asking the question of ” how to install electronic door lock” after they have own one. In this post, we will indicate the details step by step. Hope it will help you out of this issue.
Things you will need
- tape measure
- keyless door lock
removing the deadbolt
When installing an electric door lock the first thing you will want to do is remove the deadbolt that you have on your door. If you do not have a deadbolt on your door to remove then you may skip this step.
Removing the deadbolt: From the interior side of the door unscrew the screws that are in the dead bolt and pull the dead bolt apart loosening it from both sides and it should come off fairly easy.
Removing the steel plate
next you will want to remove the steel plate by removing the screws that are holding it in place and simply placing it to the side. Every door should have a steel plate that will need to be removed.
Remove the door handle
remove the door handle the same way you did the deadbolt unscrewing the screws from the interior side and loosening it by pulling it apart.
Remove the latch plate
remove the latch plate the same way you did the steel plate for the deadbolt, loosening the screws and simply popping it loose and setting it to the side.
Measure for the deadbolt
Before installing anything you want to make sure that you have the correct fit so you want to do the same here starting with measuring from the hole that your previous deadbolt was before. if you did not have a dead bolt before and do not plan on having one now you may skip this step.
this will be called measuring the bore hole and you may measure out to 1/8 of an inch most bore holes measure 2 1/8 in but this may vary depending on how old your home is.
Measuring for the back seat
Measuring for the back seat means that you will need to measure from the edge of the door to the middle of the bore hole.
Measure the thickness of your door
Edge bore hole diameter
you will need to measure the diameter of your bore hole
Measure for the doorknob and handle
to measure for the doorknob and handle of your electronic lock repeat steps 1-3 from above
Step 2: Installing your electronic door lock
first you will want to install the set plate by inserting your deadbolt latch inside the door and screwing it in place
Mount the exterior plate
Line it up with exterior part of the bore hole and hold the face parallel to the door thread the cable thread through to the other side and you want to make sure that your thread goes in under the latch. press the face closer to the door and line up with the center hole while locating and lining it up with the metal post, when the post is properly inserted you will be able to latch or unlatch the deadbolt.
Attach the interior mount
Align the interior plate with the bore hole pressing it against the door. Thread the cable cord into the opening according to the instructions with your keyless entry kit. connect the cable cord and attach the mounting plate with the provided screws. install the batteries at this time if needed.
Step 3: install the door knob and handle
install the door knob and handle according to the instructions that came with the kit,. this step is pretty self explanatory and simple
Step 4:Program your keyless entry
Program your electronic door lock according to the instructions that came with your kit and then you will be ready for use.