How to Install the August Home App

Introduction

The August Home app helps you control your August Devices from your smartphone. It lets you lock, unlock, and monitor your door from anywhere in the world.
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This guide will help you download and setup your August Home App.

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  1. iOS tablet or smartphone
  2. Android tablet or smartphone

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The August Home app helps you control your August Devices from your smartphone. It lets you lock, unlock, and monitor your door from anywhere in the world.
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This guide will help you download and setup your August Home App.

  1. Open Settings.
    iOS Settings.
  2. Select Bluetooth.
    iOS Bluetooth
  3. Ensure that the Bluetooth toggle is in the On position.
    Bluetooth toggle switch highlighted in iOS settings.
  1. From the main screen, open the App Store.
    iOS App Store icon
  2. At the bottom of the screen, tap on Search.
    iOS app store menu with search highlighted
  3. Type August Home on the search bar at the top.
  4. Tap Search to start the search.
    iOS Search button
  5. Tap the August Home App to see its download options.
    iOS app store search results with August Home highlighted
  6. Tap Get.
    August Home app store page with get highlighted
  7. Tap OPEN once the app is installed.
  1. Open your August Home App.
    August Home icon
  2. Tap Set Up My First August Device.
    August home app page with set up my first august device highlighted
  3. If you don't already have an account, the Home App will ask you to create one. Fill in the required information such as name and e-mail address.
    August Home app create an account page
  4. Next, the August Home App will ask you to create a security photo. Select or take a new photo.
    August Home security photo pages
  5. The August Home App will send you a text through your provided phone number. Verify your phone number by using the code texted to you.
    August Home verify phone number page
  6. After verifying your phone number, the app will send an e-mail to the one you provided earlier. You'll need to check your e-mail and either enter the verification code provided or just click the link.
    August Home verify email page
  7. Your Account will be created.

In order for you to connect your August Connect with your August Home app and WiFi network via Android, you will need to have a working August Smart Lock already set up within the August Home app.

  1. Open the August Home App.
    August Home icon
  2. Swipe right. In the side menu, tap Set Up New Device.
    August Home app page with set up new device highlighted
  3. Tap Set Up An August Connect.
    August Home set up a device page with set up an august connect highlighted
  4. Choose a lock to pair with your Connect.
  5. Tap Connect is Plugged In.
    August Home app page with OK, Connect is plugged in highlighted
  6. Choose your network and input your Wi-Fi password.
    iOS Accessory Setup page
  7. Tap Finalize Setup.
    August home app page with finalize setup highlighted
  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen.
    Swipe down
  2. Tap the Bluetooth icon to enable it.
    Bluetooth Enabled
    Bluetooth Enabled
    Bluetooth Disabled
    Bluetooth Disabled
  1. Launch the Play Store.
    Android Play Store icon
  2. Search for August Home using the search box located at the top.
  3. Touch the magnifying glass on the on-screen keyboard to search.
    Android keyboard with search icon highlighted
  4. On the app's install page, touch INSTALL.
  5. Review the install prompt that pops up. Once done, touch ACCEPT.
  6. Wait for the download to finish. Once done, touch OPEN to launch August Home or go back to your apps to access the new app's icon.
  1. Open your August Home App.
    August Home icon
  2. Tap Set Up My First August Device.
    August home app page with set up my first august device highlighted
  3. If you don't already have an account, the Home App will ask you to create one. Fill in the required information such as name and e-mail address.
    August Home app create an account page
  4. Next, the August Home App will ask you to create a security photo. Select or take a new photo.
    August Home security photo pages
  5. The August Home App will send you a text through your provided phone number. Verify your phone number by using the code texted to you.
    August Home verify phone number page
  6. After verifying your phone number, the app will send an e-mail to the one you provided earlier. You'll need to check your e-mail and either enter the verification code provided or just click the link.
    August Home verify email page
  7. Your Account will be created.

In order for you to connect your August Connect with your August Home app and WiFi network via Android, you will need to have a working August Smart Lock already set up within the August Home app.

  1. Open the August Home App.
    August Home icon
  2. Tap the Menu icon.
    August home app screen with menu icon highlighted
  3. Tap Settings.
    August Home app page with Settings highlighted
  4. Tap your lock in Lock Settings.
    August home app page with Lock Settings Front Door highlighted
  5. Tap Set Up August Connect.
    August Home app page with Set Up August Connect highlighted
  6. Tap Begin Scan to start connecting to Wi-Fi.
    August Home Connect to Wi-Fi page with Begin Scan highlighted
  7. Select your network.
  8. Type in your Wi-Fi password.
    August Home app Wi-Fi setup page with keyboard for password
  9. The Connect will show that is connecting.
    August Home app connect to Wi-Fi page showing Connecting circle
  10. Tap Done.
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