If you’re looking for a way to control your garage door with your voice, you’re in luck. By integrating MyQ with Google Home, you can easily open and close your garage door using voice commands. In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through the steps needed to add MyQ to Google Home.
Step 1: Check Compatibility
Before you begin, make sure your MyQ garage door opener is compatible with Google Home. You can check compatibility by visiting the MyQ website and looking for the Google Home icon on the product page.
Step 2: Set Up Your MyQ Account
If you haven’t already, create a MyQ account and link your garage door opener to your account. Follow the instructions provided with your MyQ device to complete this step.
Step 3: Link Your MyQ Account to Google Assistant
Open the Google Home app on your smartphone and tap the “Add” button. Select “Set Up Device” and then “Works with Google”. Look for the MyQ icon and follow the instructions to link your MyQ account to Google Assistant.
Step 4: Name Your Garage Door
Once your MyQ account is linked to Google Assistant, you’ll need to name your garage door. This will allow you to easily identify it when giving voice commands. You can choose any name you like, such as “garage door” or “my door”.
Step 5: Test Your Connection
To test your connection, say “Hey Google, open my garage door”. Google Assistant should respond by saying “Sure, opening the garage door”. If your garage door opens, you’ve successfully linked MyQ to Google Home.
– If you have multiple garage doors, you can link them all to Google Home by repeating the above steps for each door. – You can also use the Google Home app to set up routines that include opening or closing your garage door. For example, you could set up a routine that opens your garage door when you say “Hey Google, I’m home”. – If you’re having trouble linking MyQ to Google Home, try resetting your MyQ device and starting the process over again.
By following the steps outlined above, you can easily add MyQ to Google Home and start controlling your garage door with your voice. This integration offers a convenient and hands-free way to manage your garage door, and is sure to make your life a little easier.