what is the type of access mode for a smart lock?

what is the type of access mode for a smart lock?


In this era of countless information, it may be difficult to screen out effective information that is useful for you. If you are choosing a smart lock for your family, when you browse the relevant information on the website, you will be flooded with a large number of invalid information. Don't worry. Next, I will introduce several access modes of smart locks, which may be of great help to you in choosing a smart device.

PIN code

The way of inputting the password is ordinary for a smart lock to unlock the door. Entering passwords is a common and basic function of common smart locks. This kind of smart lock has the advantages of simple operation and high security. Many residents will choose to install this kind of smart lock. This kind of smart lock unlocks the lock by setting a string of digital passwords. The whole family only needs to remember this string of passwords and can easily open the door without carrying a key.

In order to improve the security of the house, you can even set a password with both letters and numbers on the lock screen. When you are ready to open the door, you can freely switch between the letter keyboard and the number interface to enter the password. For security reasons, you can also set temporary codes for the visitor, this temporary codes will become invalid codes after being used once.

Populife’s smart lock can provide you with a simple and convenient password access mode smart lock. This kind of smart access makes our life more comfortable.

When there is a power outage, you don't have to worry. The smart lock has the function of storing electricity, and you can still use it normally.

Remote control

The remote control access mode refers to that when the owner of the house is not at home and a friend visits, the owner can open the door for the visitor on the app associated with the smart lock on the mobile phone. It is wireless access and also a control key-less access. The owner only needs to press the unlock key on the mobile device, and the smart lock at the door can instantly receive instructions and complete the unlock task. This saves time for the owner to open the door for visitors to and from home, and this invisible key improves the quality of people's smart life.

If your smartwatch also has the function of installing the app associated with the smart lock, the owner of the house can even use the watch to open the door for visitors. This means that you don't need to stay at home all day waiting for guests or friends. You can go out and finish your arrangement today without delaying the visits of relatives and friends.


The access function of fingerprint recognition is actually biometric access. First of all, you need to enter the fingerprints of you and your family on the smart lock. When you go home, you just need to put your finger on the smart lock screen to open the door. Fingerprints are difficult to reproduce, and fingerprints are unique. More importantly, they are not easy to forget like digital passwords. The smart lock with fingerprint access function is a good choice for customers with high- security requirements.

The smart lock also has an automatic lock detection status to ensure the safety of the house.

Magnetic card or RFID card

RIFD card actually embeds the unlocking code into the card, which plays the role of unlocking by swiping the card. RFID cards are often used in smart locks in hotels or student apartments. They are more secure than traditional keys and will not rust like keys. You can put the card in your pocket or wallet. Compared with traditional keys, it is easier to carry, and the card takes up less space than a bunch of keys.

Face recognition

Face recognition unlocking is an access mode that intelligent lock unlocks by recognizing facial features. Its intelligent science and technology are higher than fingerprint recognition. You don't need to bring a key or any magnetic card to go out, because the face is the unlocking tool, so you don't need to worry about not being able to enter the door.

The access mode of face recognition is to unlock by recognizing your facial features, such as eyebrow eye distance. The smart lock compares the received first portrait information with the user portrait information stored in the local library through the local comparison unit to determine whether the first portrait information is user portrait information. The voice guide function can also remind residents whether to lock the door.


Bluetooth smart lock is also a common smart lock on the market. It is opened by connecting the owner's mobile phone with Bluetooth. When the owner's mobile phone is close to the smart lock, the smart lock can automatically connect with the owner's mobile phone and receive the unlocking signal from the owner.

But it also has some disadvantages. If your mobile phone has no power or the Bluetooth function cannot be enabled, there is a risk of being shut out.

 If you like to use your mobile phone to control smart furniture, the access mode of Bluetooth connection is a good choice.

Wi-Fi Smart lock is actually an internet device, The Wi-Fi bridge connects the smart lock app and electronic door lock. As long as it is within the Wi-Fi range, it can be unlocked, and the penetration of WiFi will be better than Bluetooth.


  • PIN code

  • Remote control

  • Fingerprint

  • Magnetic card or RFID card

  • Face recognition

  • Blue tooth

With the App updates and product updates, smart locks have more access modes. Technology brings us so many smart choices. In the face of various types of access modes, you should decide which smart lock is best for you according to your needs and the place where the smart lock is used. The access mode of magnetic card and input password is the most common. If you have higher requirements for security, the unlocking function of fingerprint and face recognition may be a better choice.

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