Igloo, which is known for its smart lock has recently launched a smart keybox that works through app letting guests collect the keys when you are unable to meet them.
If you want to know more about the product read our Igloo Smart keybox review. The latest version of Igloos Smart keybox is 3, it is much more efficient in performance and specifications than its previous Igloo keybox 2. We have mentioned in detail about its working, performance, use, installation, etc. So, let’s start with it.
Igloo Smart Keybox 3 Review
- The igloohome Smart Keybox 3 is a smart box that stores house and car keys, access cards and more for easy retrieval....
- The igloohome Smart Keybox 3 features the innovative algoPIN technology that allows owners to remotely grant access...
- Choose from PIN codes or Bluetooth keys to grant permanent, duration, one-time or recurring access for convenience and...
Igloo Smart Keybox 3 is essentially a lockbox or mini-safe. You can use it to securely store your keys, cards, and other small stuff for easy retrieval. The best part is you don’t need any alteration as the Smart keybox can be hung on to any firm structure or mounted on a wall. Unlike those conventional lockboxes, smart lockboxes are any time more hassle-free and convenient. They are best used for shared spaces, rental hosts, airbnb, or any other personal property. This keybox 3 has much more space than keybox 2.
Features Of Igloo Smart Keybox 3Igloo Smart Keybox 3 has more convenient features than its predecessor. The prime features are explained below in detail:
a) Algo Pin Technology
This is the innovative technology that lets the owners to remotely grant access to their guests or users without needing them to download the app.
b) Two Modes For Access
You can create PIN codes and grant access for easy retrieval of keys and access cards. You can give access to your guests in two ways by sending them the PIN codes or the Bluetooth keys. Be rest assured bot the modes grant permanent, duration, one-time or recurring access to the guests for security and convenience. Furthermore, depending on the need you can give access for hours, days, weeks, or permanent access.
c) Huge Space
The Smart keybox 3 has double the space than the Igloo Smart keybox 2. It lets you save more than essentials. You can store your house keys, access cards, car key fobs, cheques, and other small paper documents. The best thing is its pocket design to prevent falling out of the valuable items.
d) Activity Log
With the keybox app, you can keep track of the activities. The keybox app allows you to keep a note of date and time at which the keybox is access for greater peace of mind.
e) Easy Versatile Installation
You can shackle the keybox on the doorknobs, any firm structure like grill, railings, post boxes, or even mount it on the walls. Be rest assured, you don’t need to have a special kind of door or go for door alteration to installation Igloo smart keyboxes. Alternatively, you can also use Igloohome smart keybox manual for a detailed installation process.
f) Auto Re-lock
The keybox 3 automatically re-locks once it is shut for added security. Moreover, if the lockbox is unlocked but remains closed it will automatically re-lock after 30 seconds. You can also On or Off the auto relock functionally via Bluetooth or from the keybox app. Lastly, it also features a relock reminder alert if the lock is not locked for a period of time. This was you will rest assured about the safety and security.
g) Lock-out Mode
If you enter an invalid PIN code for 5 times, the smart lockbox will go to the security lockout mode and will stop operating for 1, 5, or 10 minutes.
h) Security Alarm
If the keybox is not closed properly it will beep to indicate that it is not locked. Nevertheless, you can adjust the beep volume from the keybox app.
i) Emergency Jump-Start
At times when the battery is drained out or when the device is on a low battery, you can use an external battery to jump-start the device. You have to use an external USB A to C or C to C cable connected to a power bank to jump-start the lock.
How To Use Igloo Smart Home Keybox?
You can use Igloo Smart Keybox 3 for a variety of things. A few of the uses are mentioned below:
i) To manage shared spaces: You can use it for shared offices, homes, cars, or even bikes. When sharing comes to action, the most difficult part is managing the keys but not if you have smart key boxes. With this, you don’t have to physically hand over the keys to your sharing partner. Simply, keep the keys in the keybox and your sharing partner can access it with the Unique pin code or the Bluetooth keys when needed.
ii) To manage rental or Airbnb properties: Managing your rental properties is difficult as every time you have to go physically handover the keys but not with Smart keybox. You can always keep your keys secured in it and give access to the renters when required and thus avoiding all the hassle of physically giving the keys to the renters.
iii) To store money, cheques, or other essential documents for easy retrieval: At times, we are not available at home but we have to hand over cash, cheque, or other documents to somebody. In this case, the smart keybox comes as a blessing. The product has enough space to keep some cash and a few paper documents.
Now you know how to use the Igloo home smart keybox. The next question is about installation. Down below are the few places where you can install the devices:
i) Hang it on the mailbox
ii) Shackle it on a metal gate
iii) Shackle it directly to doorknobs or handles
iv) Shackle it to a firm structure like railing or fence
Once you are done with the installation process, we suggest you download the Igloo Smart home keybox app on your smartphone. Open the app and register your lockbox so as to issue pin codes to users. You can also share the Igloo home app with family and friends if you want them to have Bluetooth access. But note if they download the app and have Bluetooth access then they would-be owners and they could also issue pin codes to open the lock. We suggest you give the Bluetooth Access only to your family and the special ones.
What Makes Igloo Smart Home Keybox A Worthy Product?
While we reviewed Igloo Smart Keybox 3 we were impressed by its add-on security. The product passed all our security and safety testing. We tried different ways like unlocking it with wrong pins which locked the device after five wrong pins. We also tried to break open the device and also tried to remove(steal) when shackled on the doorknobs or other firm structures which was almost next to impossible.
Overall, we carried out all the possible ways to check for in-security and false safety. But to our surprise, it just passed almost all the tests with flying colors. Thanks to amazing features like auto re-lock, alert alarms, algo PIN technology, lock-out modes, and two-mode of access. Its versatile functioning and added security make it a worth buy for shared home, offices, rental, Airbnb, etc.
Igloo Smart Keybox 2 Review
Now the Keybox 2 is not available in the market. It is because the company has come up with its latest Keybox 3 version which offers more convenience, security, and specifications. The keybox 2 had lesser space and also lacked in few specifications like alert alarm, emergency jump-start, etc. We would suggest you go for the latest version of Igloo Smart home key box for your peace of mind and added security and safety.
If you are someone who shares a property and tends to leave the key outside the house and thus want a secure method to protect the key, then Igloo Smart Keybox 3 is worth considering. This smart lockbox is a good addition to any smart home particularly for shared properties, offices, rentals, and airbnb. You can access the device all through your phone making it more user-friendly. Buy it for a secure and safe home.