Lost EMTEK Programming Code? (Fixed!)

Lost EMTEK Programming Code? (Fixed!)


Lost EMTEK Programming Code? (Fixed!)

If you’ve lost or forgotten your EMTEK Lock Programming Code and are not sure what to do, keep reading.

In this post, I’ll show you what you can do to rectify lost Programming Code issues with your EMTEK Lock. Sounds like what you’re looking for? Then let’s get right into it.

Here’s what to do if you have lost your EMTEK Lock Programming Code:

Reset the Lock

Yes, you read that right. If you’ve lost your EMTEK Lock Programming Code, the only way to go about the issue is to reset the lock. As you probably know, resetting the lock will restore factory default settings, meaning the current Programming Code will be replaced with the preset Programming Code.

But first, you need to be sure that the preset Programming Code is handy. You can find the preset Programming Code on the inside of the trim plate (see the image below) and on the user manual—printed on a white label.

EMTEK Lost Programming Code

If you’ve gotten the preset Programming Code, you can now proceed with the reset.

Here’s how to reset your EMTEK Electronic Lock (EMTouch/EMTouch Classic):

  1. On the keypad, press and hold the EMTEK button for about three seconds.
  2. Enter 000000, then wait for the lock to beep twice and flash green twice. Next, disconnect the battery.
  3. Wait five seconds and reconnect the battery. The lock will beep twice and flash green twice, indicating that the reset is successful.

Now, your lock is reset, meaning the lost Programming Code has been replaced with the preset Programming Code. You can now use the preset Programming Code to reprogram your lock.

Note that you’ll need to change the preset Programming Code to ensure that no one else can change your lock programming. More so, you need to add new User Codes on your lock to be able to unlock the door via the keypad.

If you’re not sure how to change the preset Programming Code, delete the preset User Codes and add new User Codes, continue to the next paragraphs.

How to Change the Preset Programming Code on Your EMTEK Lock?

Follow the steps below to change the default Programming Code in your EMTEK lock:

  1. Press and hold the EMTEK button for about three seconds.
  2. Enter your current Programming Code and press 1.
  3. Enter a new Programming Code (6 digits).
  4. Re-enter the new Programming Code to complete the operation. The lock will beep twice and flash green twice, showing the Programming Code has been successfully changed.

How to Delete the Preset User Codes on Your EMTEK Lock?

Your EMTEK Electronic Lock also comes with two preset User Codes, and you need to remove them to ensure security. Here’s how to delete the two default User Codes at once:

  1. Press and hold the EMTEK button for about three seconds.
  2. Enter your current Programming Code and then press 5.
  3. Enter your Programming Code again to complete the process. The lock will beep and flash green twice, showing that all existing User Codes have been deleted.

Note that this method will delete all existing User Codes on your lock. To delete a single User Code, follow these steps:

  1. Press and hold the EMTEK button for about three seconds. Next, enter your Programming Code.
  2. Press 3 and enter the User Code you want to delete.
  3. Re-enter the User Code you want to delete to complete the operation. Two green flashes and two beeps indicate that the process is successful.

How to Add New User Codes on Your EMTEK Electronic Lock?

Here’s how to do that:

  1. Press and hold the EMTEK button for three seconds or so. Next, enter your Programming Code.
  2. Press 2 and then enter a new User Code.
  3. Re-enter the new User Code. The lock will beep and flash green twice, showing the new code has been successfully added.

Wrapping Up

In summary, if you have lost your EMTEK Lock Programming Code, all you need to do is perform a factory reset on the lock, then use the preset Programming Code to reprogram the lock.

Note that the preset Programming Code is generated randomly in the factory, so ensure you change the code for security reasons.

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