Schlage Encode Plus Smart Wi-Fi Deadbolt 2023 REVIEW — MacSources

6 min readDec 11, 2023

Schlage, it’s not just a lock.

Today we are looking at the Schlage Encode Plus Smart Wi-Fi Deadbolt, Part number BE499WB CEN 622. I am very excited to finally have a smart lock and couldn’t be happier with the choice I have made. I hope this will help you decide on what lock you would like to go with!

Schlage Encode Plus Smart Wi-Fi Deadbolt is a new state-of-the-art smart lock that is compatible with Apple home kit and any Android device. I will admit I am extremely new to using anything with HomeKit and we are an Apple family, so I was kind of nervous when setting this lock up. Boy was I extremely happy to find that they make it so simple that any generation could handle this! You don’t have to be tech-savvy at all!

Product Details

The Schlage Encode Plus Smart Wi-Fi Deadbolt provides a secure deadbolt option for your home that works with Apple home keys. This allows users to unlock their Schlage lock using their Apple Watch, iPhone, and HomeKit. The lock works with Schlage Home, Alexa, Apple Home, and Google.

Main Features

  • ANYWHERE ACCESS: With built-in Wi-Fi compatibility, you can easily and securely connect your Schlage Encode Plus lock to your home Wi-Fi network to control and monitor your home from anywhere with the Schlage Home app.
  • PEACE OF MIND: Lock and unlock from anywhere, manage up to 100 access codes, view lock history, receive customizable notifications and easily manage multiple locks at once when you are paired to the Schlage Home app and connected to a secure Wi-Fi network.
  • TAP TO UNLOCK: Works with Apple Home Kit and Apple home keys; with home keys you can simply tap to lock or unlock using your iPhone or Apple Watch for easy and secure access to your home.
  • VOICE CONTROL: Works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant for optional, hands-free convenience when paired with the Schlage Home app and a voice enabled device.
  • ADVANCED SECURITY: Secure, encrypted connection…




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