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- It's a slick single cylinder deadbolt lock with a large illuminated keypad, a built-in tamper alarm, and a low battery alert. However, because the lock uses Bluetooth technology, you have to be within range (approximately 40 feet) of it to control it with your iPhone. I found that "lock the front door" worked better than "close the front door," because Siri can occasionally confuse the word "close" with "clothes," and respond with a list of clothing stores in my area. Supports voice control. The Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt features a keypad with a lock cylinder on the exterior and a thumb turn on the interior. As it turned out, I didn't have my iCloud drive turned on; once I enabled it, the lock showed up on the device list.Features. Simply tap the icon in the lower right corner of the main screen and tap the + icon in the upper right corner. Door Locks. The Sense lock utilizes the iOS and Android Schlage Home apps so if you have either the Apple TV/HomePod setup or the Wi-fi adapter you can use the app to add and remove access codes, lock and unlock the door etc. As a Contributing Editor for PCMag, John Delaney has been testing and reviewing monitors, TVs, PCs, networking and smart home gear, and other assorted hardware and peripherals for almost 20 years. You will need Phillips head screwdriver to install Schlage Sense. Its smart lock products have three lines: Schlage Connect, Schlage Sense and Schlage Encode. Schlage Sense. Your subscription has been confirmed.