How To Reset Schlage Keypad Lock Without Programming Code

Fortunately, you can unlock the lock or reset it without entering the programming code to unlock the feature of changing the keypad lock. Programming code is only needed when you need to add new user codes, delete old user codes and enable/disable any features of your lock.

For unlocking or Reset you can do it:

In this Guideline, of How to Reset Schlage Keypad Lock Without programming code for all Schlage electronic and smart locks.

So what to do when you forgot a programming code and want to change a keypad lock?

You have to reset it to the default factory setting to remove the current programming and keypad code to be able to set new keypad and programming code. steps are in detail below in the FAQ

Before stepping into the Reset keypad lock you need to have a few concepts to be clear about the Schlage lock:

  • What is the Schlage programming code: Each Schlage lock has its unique programming code, which can be found on a sticker attached to the inside of the battery compartment.

The default programming code is a six-digit programming code that must be input at least once during the initial installation procedure in order for new users to begin using their Schlage locks without having to set any other user codes.

Your default programming code can be found in the documentation that came with your lock or on a sticker near where you purchased it.

  • What is the Default User code:  Most Schlage locks have a four-digit user code as the default. Furthermore, the Schlage keypad lock comes with two distinct default four-digit codes.

By default, the manufacturer assigns four-digit user codes when the Schlage lock is supplied from the factory or purchased from an electronics retailer.

These are temporary codes until the user changes the four-digit code later on in the device’s operation.

  • Where is the Schlage button: Please note that almost all Schlage keyless entry locks have Schlage buttons, but also some of them Schlage keyless entry locks only have set buttons.

So first how to Reset Schlage Keypad lock?

  • 1. Disconnect the batteries.
  • 2. Press and Release the Outside Schlage Button.
  • 3. Reconnect the batteries.
  • 4. Press and hold the Schlage button until the light turns green and the lock beeps. (Complete this step in 10 seconds).
  • 5. To check that the lock was reset enter one of the Default User Codes.
  • 6.  If the reset was successful, the lock will perform a setup routine. Wait until the bolt stops moving. The reset and setup are complete.

Note: that this reset method may not work for Schlage Connect and Schlage Encode. If you’ve any of those, try this reset method:

  1. Slide the battery cover up to remove it. Next, disconnect the batteries.
  2. Press and hold the outside Schlage button.
  3. While holding the Schlage button, reconnect the batteries and release the button afterward. This will reset the lock.
  4. To confirm if the reset is successful, press the outside Schlage button, then enter one of the preset User Codes (4-digit code). If the bolt moves afterward, it means the reset was successful.

How to Reset the Schlage DE265 keypad lock without programming code?

  1. Remove one battery
  2. Press and hold the SET button while inserting the battery back. Hold the set button until a long beep over

How to Reset the Schlage BE468 keypad lock without programming code?

  1. Disconnect your batteries.
  2. Press and hold down the logo. While you are pushing the logo, reconnect your batteries.
  3. Test your lock with one of your default codes on the back of this guide.

If this method doesn’t work for your Schlage lock then you need to see this of each model and how to reset it. 

Reset Process in Detail By Model: 

Model

Reset Steps

Connect BE468 or BE469

Click Here

Schlage Encode (BE489)

ClickHere

Schlage Electronic BE365 or BE575/595

Click Here

Schlage Touch (FE695 and BE375)

Click Here

Schlage Default Codes Locations

Codes are located on the sticker on the back of this guide. They are also located at the back of the Alarm Assembly.

After this Process Now you can change the new keypad lock as per your wish.

How To Reset Schlage Keypad Lock Without Programming Code

How to Change 6 Digits Default Programming Code?

  1. Enter the default Programming Code (6 digits) and wait for the Schlage button to light three orange lights, followed by three beeps. Next, press the Schlage button.
  2. Press key 3 on the keypad and wait for the Schlage button to light three orange lights, followed by three beeps.
  3. Enter a new Programming Code (6 digits), then wait for the Schlage button to light orange three times, followed by three beeps.
  4. Re-enter the new Programming Code to complete the operation. The Schlage button will illuminate green, followed by one long beep, indicating that the Programming Code has been successfully changed.

How to Delete the Default User Codes?

  1. On the keypad, enter your current Programming Code and wait for the Schlage button to flash an orange light three times, followed by three beeps. Next, press the Schlage button.
  2. Press key 6 on the keypad and wait for the Schlage button to light orange three times, followed by three beeps.
  3. Enter your Programming Code. This will delete the two default 4-digit User Codes

Here is a Quick Guideline on How to do it.

Add/Delete User Code

  • Enter 6 Digit Programming Code (You just have to put default code)
  • Press – 1 for ADD and Press-2 for Delete User Code
  • New 4-8 Digit User Code
  • To verify: 2 blinks + 2 beeps

Frequently Asked Questions:

How to Reprogram Schlage Lock?

To reprogram: 

  1. Enter your current Programming Code, then wait for the Schlage button to light orange three times and the lock to beep three times. Next, press the Schlage button once.
  2. Press key 1 on the keypad, and then wait for the Schlage button to flash an orange light three times, followed by three beeps.
  3. Enter a new User Code (4 digits) and wait for the Schlage button to light orange three times, and the lock beeps three times.
  4. Re-enter the new User Code. The lock will flash green, then be once—showing the new User Code is now in effect, and you can use it to unlock the lock.

To add more User Codes, repeat the steps. Ensure each code is unique.

In case you forgot your programming code or lost then what to do?

You need to reset to a default factory setting which will erase all your current programming code and other user code to default ones. then you reprogram your Schlage lock as stated above.

Follow the steps below to restore factory settings on your Schlage Lock:

  1. On your lock’s interior assembly, remove the battery cover and then disconnect the battery.
  2. Press and release the Schlage button on the keypad.
  3. Now reconnect the battery and then press and hold the Schlage button until you see a green flash, followed by a single beep. Ensure you perform this last step within 10 seconds.

How to Unlock a Keypad Door Lock without the Code?

Technically you can unlock a keypad door lock without the code. The steps are in detail above.

The second situation is when you are outside of your home and forgot a code, then what to do:

  • You need to call a locksmith to open a lock. unless you have a spare key.

For More Information Visit: www.schlage.com User Guideline

2 thoughts on “How To Reset Schlage Keypad Lock Without Programming Code”

  1. We followed your instructions exactly. Then used the default codes and it does not unlock the door. What do we do next?
    David Fuhriman

  2. There’s one small mistake in these instructions. Disconnect batteries, press and release Schlage button, reconnect batteries, press and hold Schlage. This should reset to default.

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