How to Change the Combination on a Liberty Safe

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Pick a code that is easy for you remember, but difficult for other to guess. Enter the new code quickly but carefully to ensure you don't inadvertently enter a different code. Always keep the safe open when changing the combination.


Never give your new master code to anyone you don't want having access to the contents of your safe.

It's always a good idea to have a durable, reliable safe in your home to protect your valuables. Liberty Safe has been making top-of-the-line safes for years. Owners of any safe are aware that sometimes the combination must be changed for security reasons, so it's important to know how to do so. Owners of Liberty safes should be aware that only safes with electronic locks can be changed by the user. Safes with mechanical locks must be taken to an authorized locksmith.


Step 1

Using the old master code open the safe door. Keep the door open while changing the combination so you can make sure your new combination works before closing and locking the safe.

Step 2

Begin by pressing SG_, which is the same as 74_, on your Liberty safe's electronic keypad.

Step 3

Immediately after pressing "SG*" enter the six digit master code for your safe, followed by the pound sign.

Step 4

Listen for the lock to electronically chirp five times. If you entered SG* and your master code correctly, you will five chirps in successions. If you entered incorrectly the lock will return an almost continuous tone, letting you know you have to repeat steps 1 and 2.

Step 5

Press 1, then * and then enter your desired new six digit master code, followed the pound sign.

Step 6

Listen for three electronic chirps, which signal a proper entry of a new master code. If you hear a continuous tone, you have made a mistake, you must start over again with Step 1.

Step 7

Enter your new master code again after hearing three chirps, and follow that pressing the # key.

Step 8

Listen for three more electronic chirps, signaling you have successfully changed your master code on your Liberty safe.

Step 9

Try the new combination before closing the safe to verify that it works.


Michael J. Scott

Michael Scott is a freelance writer and professor of justice studies at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is a former prosecutor. Scott has a J.D. from Emory University and is a member of the Utah State Bar. He has been freelancing since June 2009, and his articles have been published on and