How to Connect MyQ Chamberlain MYQ-G0401-E WiFi Garage Door Adapter and Google Home Assistant

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Are you struggling to connect your Chamberlain MyQ to your Google Home? Look no further, because in this article, we will guide you through the step-by-step process on how to successfully connect your MyQ Chamberlain MYQ-G0401-E WiFi Garage Door adapter to your Google Home assistant.

Before we begin, please note that attempting to connect the MyQ adapter directly to Google Home will not work. Instead, you need to connect it to Google Assistant.

Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Download the Google Assistant app from your app store. Ensure that the MyQ app is already installed on your device and that you have an account set up.

  2. Open the Google Assistant app. Once you launch the app, you will see a screen with three lines and three dots in the top right corner. Tap on this area to access the menu.

  3. Scroll down to the “Explore more from Assistant” section. Click on it to reveal a search bar.

  4. In the search bar, type “MyQ” and hit enter. The MyQ option will appear.

  5. Select the MyQ option and you will be prompted to link your account. Follow the instructions to complete the account linking process.

Now that you have connected your MyQ to Google Assistant, let’s move on to integrating it with Google Home.

  1. Open the Google Home app, which is the original app for managing your Google Home devices.

  2. Navigate to the “Routines” section and create a new routine by tapping the “+” button.

  3. Give your routine a name. For example, you can name it “I’m Leaving the Garage”.

  4. In the routine, set it to trigger when you say a specific phrase to your assistant. For example, “I’m leaving the garage”.

  5. In the action section, add the following commands: “Ask MyQ to close my garage door” (replace MyQ with the name you assigned to your MyQ device), “Turn off my lights”, and “Stop my music playing” (optional).

  6. Save the routine.

Now, when you say, “Hey Google, I’m leaving the garage,” Google Assistant will execute the routine. It will send the command to MyQ to close your garage door, turn off your lights, and stop playing music if it is currently playing.

While the integration between MyQ and Google Home may have some limitations, this workaround will allow you to control your garage door using voice commands through Google Assistant.

In conclusion, connecting your MyQ Chamberlain MYQ-G0401-E WiFi Garage Door adapter to your Google Home assistant is a straightforward process. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can easily set up the integration and enjoy the convenience of controlling your garage door with voice commands. However, do keep in mind that there may be alternative garage door openers with better integration options available in the market.

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