How do you open my safe if I forgot the combination?
If you forgot your safe combination, the use of a change key or a mechanical key override can be quick solutions. People rarely have these elements on hand, so you will likely have to resort to calling a locksmith to help you get back into your safe.
How many numbers are in a safe combination?
Dialing a Safe But, the following rules will apply to your safe if it has a dial and a key lock on the handle, or a dial, key lock and handle, and your safe combination has 4 numbers.
What is a good safe combination?
According to a study from Data Genetics, approximately a fifth of all gun safe owners resort to one of the three combinations: “1234,” “1111,” or “0000.” While you need to have a combination that is easy to remember, making it too easy may give an intruder access to what is inside.
What should I do if I Lost my Safe Combination?
As a last resort, your safe can be opened by a professional when the combination has been lost. With the model and serial number, the locksmith (aka safe cracker) should be able to get the drill points of the safe and this makes getting into the safe more affordable than if this information were not available.
What happens if you change the serial number on a safe?
If the safe is a dial, and you were able to find the serial number, the locksmith will most likely will be able to retrieve the original combination to the safe. So long as the safe combination has never been changed, this will open the safe. The locksmith will then be able to set the safe combination to whatever numbers you desire.
Where can I get a lost combination form?
If your lock has a serial number, you can submit a lost combination form through our website. Important: the lock must not be attached to anything. Please see examples of a serial number if you are unsure if your lock features one.
How to return a lost Sentry Safe Combination?
Your letter must clearly indicate which method you are choosing to receive your combination, as well as the mailing address, e-mail address, or fax number to which it should be sent. Note that failure to indicate the method in which your combination should be returned to you will result in delays to the process.