August Android App Security Update Available Now


Since our March app updates, we’ve been working to deliver even bigger performance improvements in the coming months. Today, we released a new version of our Android app that contains important under-the-hood improvements that enhance the security of communications between the August app and servers.

We ask that you go to the Play Store and update your August app before May 1st. After that time, to ensure the most reliable experience all August Android app users will be required to upgrade to the most recent version of the app.

To upgrade to the most recent version the August Android app, version

  1. On your Android device, open the Google Play Store app
  2. Touch the Menu icon and select “My Apps”
  3. Select the August app from the list and click the “Update” button

August Smart Lock Available at and Now Shipping to Best Buy Stores Nationwide


Last week we announced $38M in Series B funding to launch new products, enter new retail markets and grow the team. Today we’re excited to announce Best Buy as our newest retail partner.

August Smart Lock is now available to purchase on for $249.99 and comes in four colors including silver, dark gray, red and champagne. August Connect is also available on for $49.99.

In addition, August Smart Lock is now shipping to Best Buy locations nationwide. Check Best Buy’s website for product availability at your local Best Buy.

Stay tuned for more updates as we continue to expand our retail partnerships!