Nest x Yale Lock FAQs

Have a Question About the Nest x Yale Lock?

Do I need anything else to make the lock work remotely?

Nest Connect is included in the box when you purchase the lock. You won’t need to purchase anything else to make your lock work or control it remotely.

How does the lock work with other Nest products?

The Nest × Yale Lock works together with the Nest Secure alarm system to make coming home easy. You can enable an option in the Nest app to disarm your alarm when your door is unlocked.

Can I use voice assistance to lock and unlock the door?

Voice control features will not be available right away after the Nest × Yale Lock is released, but we’re working to incorporate voice technology and will continue to explore how voice control can safely enhance security in homes.

What is the battery life?

Your lock uses 4 AA batteries which will last approximately one year with normal usage. Continuous warnings start approximately 5 weeks before the batteries must be replaced.

What is the warranty?

Electronic Warranty – 2 Year, 3 Year if installed by a Nest Pro, or an AA Medico Security Center (MSC) Professional
Mechanical Warranty – Limited Lifetime
Finish Warranty – Limited Lifetime
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Is it difficult to install the lock?

The Nest X Yale Lock is simple to install. In most cases it can be installed with just a screwdriver. View our installation guides, the BILT app, and videos at for details.

Will the lock fit on my door?

The Nest X Yale lock fits on most standard preparation doors in North America.

Door thickness: 1 3/8" to 2 1/4"
Backset: 2 3/8" or 2 3/4"
Borehole: 2 1/8"

Anything else I should know?

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