Installation and set up steps for the HomeKit Enabled Smart Lock are available here. Setup in the app includes additional steps to enable HomeKit.
The code needed to set up the integration between your HomeKit enabled Smart Lock and Apple HomeKit is found under the faceplate of your lock.
When August is installed correctly on a door that is easily operated (no need to push, pull, or lift your door), and your deadbolt is not "sticky", the battery could last up to 3 months.
Yes, if you have a 4th generation apple TV within Bluetooth range of your August Smart Lock that is setup to work with HomeKit. You can then use Siri remotely or operate remotely through the August app.
The diagram below explains how the integration works:
If you experience technical issues with your HomeKit enabled lock, you may wish to perform a HomeKit reset. To reset HomeKit:
This light indicates that the device is awaiting HomeKit reset. To complete the reset:
Depending on the generation of your Yale Access Smart Lock, the devices will blink green a specific number of times to indicate that the reset is complete:
If you have a HomeKit-enabled Smart Lock, adding a new Owner and giving them HomeKit access can be done at the same time.
For more information on sharing HomeKit access with other users, check out this article.