Toyota Corolla: How to Set Auto Door Lock Behavior

You can control the behavior of the automatic door locking feature on the Toyota Corolla. Just perform these steps to program the door locks.


2017-2022 Models

  1. Press the “Engine Start/Stop” button two times without holding the brake. Do not start the engine.
  2. Press the “Menu” button on the display.
  3. Select ⚙️Setup.
  4. Press the down-arrow to scroll down then choose “Vehicle“.
  5. Tap “Vehicle Customization“.
  6. Tap “Door Lock Settings“.
  7. Choose the item you wish to change such as “Automatic Door Lock” or “Automatic Door Uplock” and make changes as desired.

Older Models

  1. Close all doors and switch the ignition to the “ON” position. For push-button models, press the “Engine Start/Stop” button two times without holding the brake. Do not start the engine.
  2. Do one of the following depending on how you want the auto lock system to function:
    • To make the doors automatically lock when shifting, shift the gear to “P(you’re probably on “P” already), then press and hold the “Lock” button on the door.
    • To make the doors automatically unlock when shifting, shift the gear to “P“, then press and hold the “Unlock” button on the door.
    • To make the doors automatically lock when the vehicle reaches 12mph, shift the gear to “N“, then press and hold the “Lock” button on the door.
    • To make the doors automatically unlock when the driver’s door is opened, shift the gear to “N“, then press and hold “Unlock” button on the door.

To disable any of the door lock settings, simply repeat the procedure.

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