Some digital safes have a key instead of a passcode required for unlocking and opening them. What should you do if you lose the digital safe key and the keypad loses power? In this article, you’ll learn how to gain access to your digital safe without the key or code, along with tips for fixing the keypad, resetting the code, or breaking in in the worst-case scenario. Here’s How to Open a Digital Safe Without a Key.
Taking Care of Your Digital Safe Keypad
Replace or recharge the batteries if you do not have an override key.
The safe may also have an override key to open it. A digital safe may have a keypad for your passcode. You can access your digital safe by using the electronic keypad if the batteries for your keypad run out of power and you do not have your override key. If you do not have your override key, you must replace the batteries on your keypad.
Locate the battery casing on your keypad and open it
Directly next to the keypad. The battery casing is usually found under the keypad. Pull the case away from the batteries by holding the latch with your finger. A tiny screw may be required to access the battery compartment on some digital safes.
- Inspect the battery casing to ensure it has not been damaged or is not falling apart. A professional may be able to open your safe if that is the case.
Use the same type and voltage of batteries.
After you’ve opened the battery casing, you should remove the batteries from their slots. As with the previous storms, place the same type of batteries into their spaces. Once that’s done, close the battery casing latch. It is possible that the keypad lights up or lights turn on when power is restored. It is possible that the keypad lights up or lights turn on when power is restored.
Make sure your digital safe has a power supply connection.
Put a 9-volt battery or electrical cord into your safe’s slot if it has one or a USB port or a power cord slot. Allowing the keypad to build up reserve power will enable it to charge for 10 minutes before accessing the safe.
- A safe with a USB port can be charged with any USB charging cable.
- You might find a cord that fits into the charging port of your safe, even if it has a particular thread that charges the keypad.
- Charged units should have a light that comes on when plugged into a power source or a morning when plugged into a USB port.
If your safe’s power is restored, enter your passcode to open.
Enter the code once the keypad is powered. You can now open and access your digital safe that disengages the locking mechanism. Try resetting your password if you have forgotten it.