Can you instruct me on how to set up geo-fencing with myq and homekit

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Instructions on set up geofencing with myq and homebridge
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Dennis Boldt

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Scott Weidig

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The first question would be do you have an AppleTV 4th Gen+? If not, you will not be able to geofence your home as the ATV is needed to act as a Home Hub. 

If so, see this thread: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207057

Then in when setting up the scene, one of the triggers will be "When I arrive" and "When I leave. That will setup the GeoFence.

Additionally, because the trigger is connecting to an entry on your home (Door Lock / Garage Door) The GeoFence will not simply activate the device.  It will prompt for a confirmation of that action to ensure that is its intended at that point. 

Hope this helps!
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Dennis Boldt

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I have Apple TV 4th gen and have followed all the steps however it does not prompt me to open the garage door, is there another setting I should look at?
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Dennis, geo-fencing is a feature provided through HomeKit, which MyQ devices can be used with. So, we would recommend checking with Apple for set up instructions.

Scott, thank you for sharing your tips for how to set up this feature.  

-Chuck