Kwikset Releases Android App for Kevo Smart Lock

The Kevo Android app is available for download from the Google Play store

LAKE FOREST, Calif.--Kwikset, the leader in residential door hardware, today released an Android app for its Bluetooth-enabled smart lock, Kevo. The app will allow Android users with compatible devices to experience full functionality of Kevo previously only available to iOS users.


The Kevo Android app is available for download from the Google Play store to select Android devices that support Android 5.0 Lollipop (L) software. Compatible devices include Samsung's current flagship device, the Samsung Galaxy S5, Nexus 6 phone and Nexus 9 tablet.

"Kwikset and technology partner, UniKey Technologies, Inc., have demonstrated continued investment in the Kevo Android platform, first with a private beta test in November 2014, then with a public beta program in December 2014," said Greg Williamson, chief marketing officer, Hardware and Home Improvement, Spectrum Brands. "These successful beta programs paired with positive customer feedback allowed Kwikset to bring a fully functional app to the consumer quickly."

Kevo Android allows users the same functionality available to iOS users including touch-to-open convenience, electronic key (eKey) management and Kevo Works with Nest compatibility.

For more information about the Kevo Android app and to view a list of compatible devices, please visit http://www.kwikset.com/kevo/compatibility. Visit http://kwiksetpresskit.com for information about Kwikset's latest products and to access high-resolution images.

About Kwikset
Kwikset, the leader in residential door security, manufactures and markets a complete line of door locks and door hardware. Designed for residential and light commercial applications, Kwikset's product offering includes doorknobs, deadbolts, handlesets, pocket door hardware and electronic keyless entry locks. Kwikset's electronic 913 SmartCode Deadbolt and 980 Deadbolt with SmartKey Re-Key Technology earned the esteemed Best Buy rating from Consumers Digest in 2014, representing the innovation and security customers can expect from Kwikset. Headquartered in Orange County, Calif., Kwikset is part of the Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands. Kwikset products are sold through retailers and distributors throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico. To learn more about Kwikset, visit http://kwiksetpresskit.com.

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