What is an eKey?
An eKey is an encrypted electronic key that can be sent to friends and family with Kevo-compatible smartphones. It works just like your existing mechanical key but resides on your Smartphone. Kwikset
is pleased to announce that eKeys will be completely free of charge starting February 1, 2017. Please note that refunds are not available for eKeys purchased prior to February 1st, 2017.
Each eKey is unique and assigned specifically
to a Kevo user. In order to guarantee the best security, sharing of eKeys is not available at this time.
What are the different eKey types?
- Owner eKey: When you set up your phone to work with the lock your phone will automatically receive the only owner eKey.
- Admin eKey: have full access to the lock, the lock's history, and its notifications in addition to being able to send, edit, or delete eKeys with the exception of the Owner.
- Anytime eKey: are able to lock or unlock the lock.