Electronic Lock Installation

Installation FAQs

My door is jamming or my deadbolt isn’t extending properly How can I fix this issue of a misaligned door?

We partnered with Leslie Segrete, co-host of the Money Pit and designer on TLC’s Trading Spaces, to help you with a common smart lock issue. Sometimes, a misaligned door can make it seem like your deadlock is malfunctioning and losing battery faster than usual. Learn how to fix your door’s alignment with our simple, easy DIY steps and tips, and get your Yale smart lock working properly!

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Do “Yale Real Living” keypad deadbolts meet industry standards?

“Yale Real Living” residential keypad deadbolts have been engineered, utilizing proven technology, to meet strict ANSI/BHMA Grade 2 standards.

Do “Yale Real Living” Keypad Deadbolts fit standard residential doors?

Yale Real Living” Keypad Deadbolts are designed to fit most standard doors.  In most cases, “Yale Real Living” Keypad Deadbolts can be installed in under 30 minutes using only a screwdriver; no additional holes need to be drilled into the door. If the door has not already been prepped for a deadbolt lock, please go to www.yalehome.com and download the proper template to prepare the door. 

Does it matter whether the door is left-handed or right-handed?

“Yale Real Living” Keypad Deadbolts are designed to fit both right-handed and left-handed doors and will electronically set the correct handing during the initial set-up process.  For instructions on how to change the handing of the lock, please refer to the Programming/Operating Instructions.

Can “Yale Real Living” Keypad Deadbolt be re-keyed to match existing keys?

Yes, the “Yale Real Living” Keypad Deadbolts can be re-keyed to match existing keys, providing “One-Key Convenience.”