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Kisi Android app

As a Kisi admin, you can use the Kisi Android app to manage access to your facilities. Regular users can use the app to unlock doors with their phone.


  • Android smartphone with Android 8.0 or later

Admin features

  • Add new users to your Kisi organization
  • Manage existing users: change group membership of users, enable/disable access, delete users
  • Manage temporary access your spaces: add/remove access links
  • Intrusion detection: See a list of zones and their details
  • Event history: See all Kisi-related events as they happen at your facility, as well as the user involved. Visually replay related media footage. See past events by fetching older events, up to 90 days.
  • User activity: Get a detailed overview of your users' activity at your facility
  • Connect Kisi devices: Connect your Kisi hardware to the internet via Wi-Fi
  • Assign card: Enroll NFC credentials to work with Kisi by scanning them with your device
  • Place lockdown: Lock down the entire place.
  • Door lockdown: Lock down individual doors.

User features

  • See the list of the doors you have access to and unlock them inside the app
  • Tap to Unlock (requires NFC permission): open a door by holding your Android device up to a Kisi Reader
  • MotionSense (requires NFC permission): wave your hand in front of the reader to unlock the door (only supported by MotionSense-enabled doors)

To learn more, check out our Kisi Academy lesson on How to Use Android Mobile Unlocking.

The Kisi Wear OS app

The Kisi Wear OS app allows you to open doors without using your phone. Please note that the Wear OS app comes bundled with the Android app. This means, you need have the Android app installed on your phone in order to use the Wear OS app.

Once the app is opened, you will be able to see a list of all doors, with your favorite doors being on top of the list. The Kisi Wear OS app also supports Tap to unlock.

The app is compatible with watches using Wear OS 3.0 or later.


Make sure you have the Kisi Android app installed at version 41.0 or a more recent release to ensure seamless functionality and data synchronization between your smartphone and smartwatch.