Experience August Smart Lock at Target Open House


What if you could explore the house of the future in downtown San Francisco?

Now you can. We’re excited to be a part of Target Open House, a first-of-its-kind connected home lab that inspires people to explore the world of connected home living – what it is, how it works and how it can make our lives better. August is one of a select group of connected home brands featured in the hybrid experiential and retail space.

Target Open House offers guests hands-on interaction with August, including the opportunity to try the August app and the August Smart Lock at three interactive demo stations.

Come by and visit! Target Open House is located at 789 Mission Street in San Francisco’s Metreon. Check the Target Open House website for hours of operation.

New August Firmware Delivers Faster, More Reliable Connections


We’re constantly working to improve the August experience and today we’re excited to announce the release of new August Smart Lock firmware that delivers faster and more reliable connections. The firmware upgrade is free and takes less than 15 minutes to install.

Here’s how to upgrade the firmware on your August Smart Lock:

  1. Install the latest version of the August app on your iOS or Android smartphone.
  2. Open the August app near your August Smart Lock and the app will automatically begin updating the firmware on your August Smart Lock within one minute.
  3. Leave your smartphone near your August Smart Lock until the upgrade is complete (5-15 minutes).

For detailed step-by-step instructions along with images, please visit our Firmware update walkthrough.