myQ® Smart Garage Hub


Evert think, “Hmmm, did we close the garage door”? I have. But with the myQ® Smart Garage Hub I can open / close / check the status of my garage door from anywhere. TOIT!

The myQ® Smart Garage Hub (~$80) is an awesome addition to my technology arsenal and I was able to check off one more item in my house that I can control with my phone.

Also, now I don’t have to get out of my warm snuggly bed to see if I remembered to close the garage when I locked up for the night.

myQ® Smart Garage Hub

Installation

Before you can connect a MyQ Smart Garage Hub to your home network, you’ll need:

Install was simple and took about 15 minutes. No joke. There’s really not anything to show. What am I going to show? Me standing on a ladder with a screw gun? You know what mounting a bracket looks like. You know what plugging something into an electrical outlet looks like. That’s really it.

All you need to do is:

  • Put a sensor on your garage door
  • Mount the Wi-Fi hub on the ceiling near your garage door unit (make sure you have at least 2 bars of signal)
  • Download/install the app on your mobile device
  • Follow the instructions in the app to sync the hub to your unit
  • Full instructions here

Compatability

The myQ® Smart Garage Hub works with most home integration products. Click for a full list.


Thoughts

Let me recap. It works well. I found the physical installation to be easy and straight-forward. If we’re being nit-picky I’d say that linking the app to the hub was only a tiny bit cumbersome. Instead of like 2 taps on my screen it was like 4 taps. Make sure you follow the instructions and don’t just go all “I don’t need instructions to connect the app” like I did.


BUY IT: myQ® Smart Garage Hub (~$80).

If you have any questions leave them in the comments and we’ll answer them or point you to a person who can.


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