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 How can I troubleshoot the Wi-Fi connection of my Halo smart lock?

If your Halo lock is having Wi-Fi connectivity issues, try the below troubleshooting tips.

Note: Numerous variables can have a negative effect on Wi-Fi connection strength, making it difficult to pinpoint a single source of reduced performance.

Wi-Fi Troubleshooting Tips:

  •  Halo requires a 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi network to operate – if your router is dual broadcasting in both 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, you can try modifying your router settings to use 2.4GHz only.
  • If your home network’s Wi-Fi credentials have changed (network name or password) you will need to perform a Network Reset in order to connect your lock to the new network. 
  •  Try powering your router and modem off then on again.
  • Ensure there is adequate Wi-Fi coverage and signal strength at the location of the lock. If there is not adequate coverage, a Wi-Fi extender/repeater device can be placed between the router and the lock. To assess signal strength at the location of the lock, we recommend using one of the numerous free Wi-Fi Signal Strength applications available on your phone. Ideal signal strengths are as follows:

(-30 dBm) = Excellent - Max achievable signal strength. Your device is most likely only a few feet from the access point to achieve this signal.

(-67 dBm) = Very Good - Minimum signal strength for most enterprise applications.

(-70 dBm) = Okay - Minimum signal strength required for decent packet delivery.

(-80 dBm) = Not Good - Minimum signal strength for basic connectivity. Packet delivery may be unreliable.

(-90 dBm) = Unusable - Approaching or drowning in the background transmissions (or noise floor) and is causing serious interference with the signal. Any functionality is highly unlikely.