SmartRent 4+

Smartrent.com, LLC

    • 4.5 • 11.9K Ratings
    • Free

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Description

SmartRent is the fastest and easiest way for renters to control their smart home. SmartRent connects to the locks, lights, thermostats, cameras, sensors, and voice activated devices throughout your home or apartment, and allows you to control these devices from one easy-to-use application.

If you are living in a community or house powered by the SmartRent system, you are in luck because you now have the ability to take full control of your home’s smart devices.

Residents living in SmartRent communities will enjoy these benefits today:

Remotely lock and unlock your front door anywhere you have an internet connection

Create temporary access codes for your guests and visitors

Automatically set an ideal temperature prior to arriving at home

Track activity in real time so you can monitor every event

Receive push notifications so you can stay up-to-date on all of your smart devices’ activity

If your apartment does not have a SmartRent system, contact us so we can get in touch with your property manager and bring smart homes to you!

What’s New

Version 2.25.0

We added some pop-up language to let you know when we are processing your request so you don’t get the urge to make the request again. We also stomped a few bugs, as usual.

Stay tuned for big improvements to the app later this summer!

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
11.9K Ratings

11.9K Ratings

DP1262 ,

It works but it could be much better

It works. Not well. Not terrible. Just works. Not a compliment.

This thing is slow to respond to commands. Very slow. It will do it, but it can take from 30 seconds to several minutes to respond to a command. At that point you are seriously questioning if it actually received your command. This makes using the smart plug to turn your bedroom lights off annoying at best and frustrating to no end at worst. It makes it so I never use the app to unlock my door or lock my door.

It does still work though. It does a good job of creating automations for the thermostat so I can regulate the temperature of the house based on the time of day. There’s no way to set an away mode though so it doesn’t change temperature when we leave the house. I made a Siri shortcut for locking and unlocking the door but that only works from my phone and again it’s very slow.

No Apple Watch support or Apple home support. It would be really great to have one or the other. Either would allow me to send commands through my watch which would make the convenience factor much better.

Besides that it isn’t a broken app but the framework it’s based on isn’t great. I’m stuck with it so I’m glad it at least works.

Manic Bobo ,

What a waste

Z-Wave? Really? My landlord made my apartment “smart” with a door lock, thermostat, and some cheap plug in controller. The thermostat won’t stay connected, the plug in rarely works. The door lock is the only reliable thing in this “smart” system. I have used actual smart home equipment from thermostats to cameras and smoke detectors that actually worked. With this system you get no notifications when your door locks or unlocks. The only notification the lock sends is when the lock “jams”. About the dumbest “smart” system I’ve ever used. I still have to get up and manually change the thermostat. Right now it’s set to heat, yet the app shows the ac is still set. And for all this smart technology I’m paying a $10 fee added to my lease. After the first year I figure I will have paid for this pointless and otherwise useless equipment.

Developer Response ,

Hi Manic Bobo, Thank you for the honest feedback. We’re sorry to hear your experience has been anything but stellar. If there is something specific we can help you with, please reach out at support@smartrent.com or (844) 479-1555. We’re here 24/7.
Take care,
Ash

Aaaaaawww ,

Not great but has potential

My apartment installed the new lock and thermostat controlled by this app four days ago. The first day the thermostat didn’t work at all and only gave the option to turn it off, but customer support rebooted it and it now works. Complaints I have so far relate to the displayed temperature in the app (always says 79 when the thermostat is turned off, even if the thermostat itself says something different) and the door lock status not being accurate. I haven’t seen it say it was locked when it was actually unlocked, but it seems like every morning or overnight it resets and says it’s unlocked even though it’s locked. Currently works to lock/unlock door and change thermostat setting, which is nice, but I would absolutely love this app if it worked without issue.

App Privacy

The developer, Smartrent.com, LLC, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • User Content
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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