How to Change Code on Kwikset SmartCode 909

If you’re looking to change code (User Code) on your Kwikset SmartCode 909 but are not quite sure how to do that, we’re here to help.

In this post, we’ll walk you through the steps to change User Codes on your Kwikset SmartCode 909 in seconds. We also covered how to program new User Codes, enable/disable Master Code, perform a factory reset, and other functions.

If that sounds like what you’re looking for, then keep reading.

How to Change Code on Kwikset SmartCode 909

How to Change Code on Kwikset SmartCode 909?

To change a User Code on your Kwikset SmartCode 909, you’ll need to add a new code to override the existing one. However, you must know the position of the code you want to change.

As you probably know, the lock allows you to add up to 8 User Codes. And you have to note the position (1-8) of each code as you’ll need it if you want to change any of the code.

That said, follow the steps below to change the User Code on your Kwikset SmartCode 909:

  1. Ensure your door is open to prevent accidental lock-out.
  2. Remove the interior cover of the lock to find the Program button (a black circle button).
  3. Press the Program button the number of times that correspond to the position of the code you want to change. For example, if the code you want to change is in position 4, press the Program button four times (keep reading if you don’t remember the position of the code).
  4. Enter a new User Code—4 or 8 digits.
  5. Press the Lock button on the keypad.
  6. If the lock flashes green once and beeps once, it means the new code has successfully replaced the old code.
  7. Test the new code to see if it unlocks the lock.

Note: The programming may fail if the new code is a duplicate. Ensure you replace the existing User Code with a unique code (4 or 8 digits). More so, programming may time out if you pause for over 5 seconds during the process, so ensure you don’t pause.

So that’s how to change the code (User Code on your Kwikset SmartCode 909.

However, if you don’t remember the position of the code you want to change, you can perform a factory reset to remove all codes and then add new codes. Not sure how to reset your Kwikset SmartCode 909, then keep reading.

How to Factory Reset Kwikset SmartCode 909?

Before you proceed, note that this action will not only remove all your existing User Codes, but it will erase all your custom settings. So you’ll need to set up the lock again—as you did when you first installed it.

That said, here are the steps to follow to factory reset your Kwikset SmartCode 909:

  1. Remove the interior cover. Next, remove the battery pack.
  2. Press and hold the Program button. Then replace the battery while holding the Program button.
  3. Continue holding the Program button (for about 30 seconds) until the lock beeps and flashes red.
  4. Press the Program button again. If the lock flashes green and beeps once, it means it has been reset.

So that’s all you need to do to reset your Kwikset SmartCode 909 and this will remove all the existing codes. You can now add new codes of your choice.

But before you do that, you’ll need to perform the door handing identification to teach the lock the orientation of your door (right-handed or left-handed). Note that the lock won’t function properly if you don’t perform the door handing detection.

Here is how to perform the door handing identification:

  1. Remove the battery pack (you’ll have to first remove the interior cover to find the battery pack).
  2. Press and hold the Program button.
  3. Now replace the battery pack while holding the Program button.
  4. Continue holding the Program button until the latch bolt retracts and extends on its own.
  5. If the latch bolt actually moves on its own, it means the door handing process is successful.

Next, add new Users Codes. If you’re not sure how to add new User Codes to your Kwikset SmartCode 909? Follow the steps below.

Adding User Codes to Kwikset SmartCode 909

  1. Ensure your door is open.
  2. Press the Program button based on the position you want to assign the code. For instance, if you want the code to occupy position 3, press the program button three times.
  3. Enter a new User Code (4 or 8 digits).
  4. Press the Lock button on the keypad. The lock will flash green once and beep once, showing the code has been successfully added.

Repeat the process to add more codes (if you want to).

Keep in mind that the lock allows you to add up to 8 User Codes and ensure you remember the position of each code.

Related Questions

How do I enable the Master Code on Kwikset SmartCode 909?

Enabling Master Code on your Kwikset SmartCode 909 helps make the lock more secure. For instance, with the code enabled, you’ll need to enter it before making any programming changes, and this helps to prevent unauthorized programming changes.

If you want to enable the Master Code on your Kwikset SmartCode 909, here are the steps to follow:

  • Ensure the door is open.
  • Long-press the Program button on your lock (for about 5 seconds) until the keypad flashes green.
  • Enter a Master Code (4 or 8 digits) and press the Lock button on the keypad.
  • Re-enter the Master Code and press the Lock button.
  • The lock will flash green and beep once, showing the Master Code is enabled. But if you see three red flashes, followed by three beeps, it means the programming is unsuccessful. Repeat the process again and ensure you enter a unique code. Also, ensure you re-enter the same code in the last step.

How do I delete/disable Master Code on Kwikset SmartCode 909?

Here is how to do that:

  • Keep your door open. Next, press the Program button (for about 5 seconds) until the keypad flashes green.
  • Press the Lock button on the keypad and enter the existing Master Code (the one you want to disable).
  • Press the Lock button again and re-enter the existing Master Code.
  • Press the Lock button to complete the process. The lock will flash green and beep once, meaning the Master Code has been disabled.

So that’s all you need to do to disable the Master Code on your Kwikset SmartCode 909. You can now program the lock without entering the Master Code.

How do I delete a User Code on my Kwikset SmartCode 909?

All you need to do to delete a User Code on your Kwikset SmartCode 909 is to add a new User Code to the position of the User Code you want to delete. The new code will override the existing one.

And if you don’t remember the position of the code you want to delete, perform a factory reset on the lock to delete all codes, then add new codes. We’ve explained how to do this above.

You may also like to see how to program Schlage keypad lock and ADT door lock.