Change the combination on the deadbolt of a Schlage door by entering the deadbolt programming code and then pressing the button marked Schlage at the top of the keypad. Once the keypad turns blue, press the number 1, and enter a new four-digit user code. Confirm the code by entering it again. The Schlage button turns green as confirmation that programming was successful.Know More
Enter the preset six-digit programming code into the keypad. Wait for the Schlage light on the keypad to blink and beep three times.
Press the Schlage button on the keypad. When the keypad turns blue, confirming that it is in programming mode, press the number 1. Wait for the Schlage button to blink and beep three times.
Enter a new four-digit security code. Wait for the Schlage button to blink and beep. Enter the four-digit code again, and wait for the Schlage button to turn green and beep. Programming is complete.
To install a deadbolt lock, bore the lock bolt hole and insert the latchbolt and keyed part of lock through the latchbolt hole; then secure the two pieces together. A new deadbolt lock usually comes with a template to ensure proper lock placement.Full Answer >
If the lock is a single-cylinder deadbolt and the knob inside the door is accessible turning the knob opens the lock. If the lock is a double-cylinder lock or the inside of the door is not accessible, special lock picking tools are necessary. If the deadbolt is not fully locked into position, pressing a credit card or other flat tool into the space left by the partially opened deadbolt allows it to open. Completely locked deadbolts require special lock picking tools to open.Full Answer >
To fix a deadbolt lock, realign the latch with the strike plate by tightening any loose hinge screws and the screws holding the lock to the door, grind the keeper to increase its size, and lubricate the lock. If necessary, grind the deadbolt's bolt to reduce its size.Full Answer >
Removing a deadbolt lock requires access to the inside of the door from which the lock is to be removed, a screwdriver and minimal, mechanical knowledge. In most cases the deadbolt is easily removed with only a Phillips screwdriver, but some deadbolts require an Allen wrench to remove the faceplate to get to the screws holding the mechanism in place.Full Answer >