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OK I took the plunge to test the IFTT and Google home subscription for 1 month
I know how to activate the IFTT and it seems to work to close garage via ALEXA not open which is wierd...but have no idea how to use with Google Home
Can someone point me the direction with instructions cause when I go into the Google home app I can not find the option to activate my subscription on Google home anywhere?

Thanks all
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We all know the pay wall for basic smart home integration is worst in class. That's a given, however, has anyone gotten this to work at all? MyQ throws me an error for every single voice command I say, even when I say exactly what it told me to say:
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It looks like your syntax is off on the second attempt.
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Doug, let me get in touch with our support team and see what we can do to help you. Chuck
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Was there ever an answer for this? Mine does the same thing no matter what I try.
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Alecia, if I'm understanding your question correctly, this article should help. If you go through these steps and still get an error, please send me another note and we'll get it figured out. Lauren http://bit.ly/2rlhEVW
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I got it linked, but no matter what I say (as others have stated) to Google/the Google assistant app, MyQ repeatedly says “ I couldn’t find garage door. You have two doors, Garage door One and Garage Door two. What would you like me to do?” It simply won’t work. Even with the commands suggested by MyQ. Help or should I cancel?
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Alecia, thanks for the additional info. I've requested a customer support agent contact you directly for further assistance. Please keep an eye out for an email. Lauren
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Sounds like everyone is upset like me! So I did something about it! 

Watch the below - hope this helps! I never use the MyQ app anymore :) Please vote on the video so I know if it helps you all! Best of all my integration is simple, quick, extremely inexpensive and best of all directly integrated with Google Assistant / Alexa without the use of IFTTT! No latency!
https://youtu.be/T2YbdD50pqY
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Hi Kesh, I love what you've done here; it's really great! The one thing we're still missing here is the ability to query. A typical scenario I would find myself in would be to ask my assistant if the garage door is open. If it is, then I would tell it to close.
With your current setup, if I tell it to close, it may close it, but it may also open it, because it doesn't know the doors current state. All it's doing is activating the button on the wall, which just activates the door regardless of current state.
This is where IFTTT would come in handy. Your voice command could trigger a recipe that checks the door status first, and then executes your switch (or not) based on you command and the doors current state. Butt that puts us back to paying Chamberlain for a service that should be free.
I wonder if you could use an Arduino, with some position switches, and your Wifi switch, to do the same?....
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Thanks! But doesn't the MyQ app show the status of the door? Mine does and says how long it's been closed etc. Johnnyg The app is free but yes you still need the bridge I suppose however there is not a service fee to check status. It does suck to go to the app but I don't find myself checking too often unless I have that lapsed moment. I guess it would be nice to just ask.
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Hi Kesh!

Yes, but I agree with Brian... the point of having a connected smart-home, is the ability to control the devices in my home intelligently via my assistant.  If I'm sitting on the couch at night watching a movie and my phone is on the counter, I just want to ask my assistant the door status, or even better, just tell it to close, regardless of if it's already open or not. 

Please don't get me wrong; I love your video, and your inventive path!  It really got me thinking of other integrations too.  The limitation with this though, is that it's missing the intelligence portion that already knows the status, so if I tell the assistant to close the door at night, it doesn't arbitrarily open it, because it doesn't know anything other than to just trigger the door blindly. 

I like Brian's idea of the Z-wave status indicator in conjunction with your assistant enabled WiFi switch.  This adds the intelligent layer back into the equation.  The issue for me with this is adding more components and money, as I'm not currently utilizing the SmartThings system.  That's what got me thinking about an Arduino solution. 

All of that said, I love the creative ideas everyone is coming up with! It is truly irritating though, that we have to solve this.  If I would have read these forums first, I would have never considered buying the B970.  I was trying to buy an integrated solution, but instead I spent a ton of money only to be nickel & dimed later, for something that every other IoT manufacturer offers as value added service.

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I would love to see someone do the full integration with z-wave sensor and this switch. 
I am considering buying this switch and using just with the myq app's alerts. 
I have mine set to alert me anytime the garage door has been open for more than 10 minutes. At that point either I'm in the garage working on something and ignore it or I have been going into the myq app to close it. With this switch, I can just tell Google to close it. 

It isn't the all in one solution that everyone wants, but I would rather invest my money in a one-time solution than pay chamberlain a nickel for IOT features. 

I hope there will finally realize the greedy evil half-baked subscription model will not only not be a success but will damage their brand such that people will go out of their way to avoid them. 
And I do put part of the blame on this with Google - for their restrictions on what assistant control can do in the name of security. 
If I am willing to accept the inherent risk why not take the kid gloves off. 
Or add a second layer of security - for example, ask me to provide a verbal password to authorize the command. 
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I'm not sure I understand what you mean by Google and the restrictions? Assistant can do a lot - it seems Chamberlain is the one that is charging and not allowing the ability of the door to open. Google has fantastic APIs and developer forums for people to do amazing integration with Google Assistant. It is becoming quite ubiquitous for what they are doing. 
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I think what Brad is talking about is that the Google API rules state that you can not use voice assistant to unlock/open any doors meant for security.

That said, I do believe that you would be able to do this via IFTTT if Chamberlain would allow it (which I believe they don't).  However, it's moot anyway because we aren't going to pay a subscription to Chamberlain for something that every other IoT device offers for free.  It's a matter of principles, not to mention paying for a half-baked solution.

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I'm just going to leave a couple of breadcrumbs here.  With the following links, a junior electronics engineer / firmware guy can get a full sensor-driven control of a garage door up and running for about $15 and a few nights of work.  I personally don't care that much about this functionality (though it would be cool), but maybe this will be helpful to someone else:

https://myesp8266.blogspot.com/2015/12/various-accelorometers-adxl345-with.html
https://nodemcu-build.com/
https://www.hackster.io/noelportugal/esp8266-ifttt-easy-button-888a87
https://esp8266.ru/esplorer/
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Ah yes, makes sense. 
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Max

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Guys, you should all look into  Home  Assistant open source software.  It controls MyQ  open/ close . 
Well not exactly Open close but turn ON garage , Turn OFF garage. and much more .
https://home-assistant.io/components/cover.myq/
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"Given the security concerns over disarming your system or unlocking your doors, Alarm.com provides an optional (which I think should be mandatory) setting for a 4-digit PIN code that you'll have to say to perform these potentially compromising actions."

Just a thought ... 
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From Reddit: 

[https://www.reddit.com/r/homeautomation/comments/783rkv/alarmcom_google_assistant/?st=jay44cnr&s...]

Just got word:

Due to a recent change in Google’s policy, Alarm.com has been asked to remove the ability to set up a pin for performing “secure actions” (Disarm, Unlock, Open Garage) through our Google Home voice integration. For customers who have already enabled a pin during setup of the Alarm.com Action on Google Home, this functionality will continue to work. However, in the case that their pin is disabled due to 3 incorrect pin attempts in a row, they will not be able to re-add a pin during the Alarm.com Action setup process.
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Chamberlain could supply us with non-subscription, non-crippled, IFTTT, in which case we could setup recipes on IFTTT and trigger them with our choice of voice assistants.
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I wasn't happy about it... but I activated my account.... still can't get it to work..  Help please
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Daryl, if you're having trouble, please review these troubleshooting tips on how to link MyQ to Google Home. If this does not do the trick, please let me know and we'll figure out a solution. Lauren
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Lauren, Thanks
I just keep going in circles with the Authentification, I followed the instructions and chose open in chrome... Thanks, I reviewed the Trouble Shooting tips... again. Still no go.
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Daryl, I've requested a customer support agent contact you directly with the email associated with your account. Someone will reach out to you soon for assistance. Thanks for your patience. Lauren
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+1 for another pissed off Chamberlain MyQ GDO owner.  Get with the program... none of the other products that I have connected to my Google Home require a monthly subscription fee.  Not going to happen and I WILL NOT RECOMMEND this product to anyone else. In fact, I will express how angry I am about this and recommend that they DON'T !
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Hugh, thank you for taking the time to comment. We understand there will be some MyQ users who will choose not to pay for these integrated services. We're also convinced that a majority of homeowners will recognize the value of our integrated services and appreciate the ability to choose precisely the MyQ services that address their needs. Chuck 
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Well, good luck with that. I suppose it has to fund the bonus of the manager who's idea it was to charge a fee.
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It won’t. They will lose money for the company as a whole because they are too stubborn to listen to the response and are probably silo-ed from talking to other teams to really see the effects. But what do I know...
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I agree.  I didn't realize that Chamberlain is also in the internet services business. Is the revenue generated from this really worth pissing off a whole lot of customers ?  Word of mouth (non-) recommendation is far reaching.
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Chuck. Every time liftmaster head office asks you to reply with the same canned message, it just reinforces to us that they aren't listening. As a matter of fact, it is probably doing more harm than if you just left us to complain amongst ourselves. What I see when I read your response is that in spite of what we are telling you, liftmaster believes that a sucker is born every minute and you feel you can attract enough of them to make it worth while, regardless of how many others you alienate.
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I suspect you're correct Richard. Certain complaints on this board don't likely make it to the people in the company who really should know.
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Well according to their twitter, you voice is ALL you need for full control with you voice....... Plus a subscription and someone to hit the remote button when you tell it to open.

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Switch to Siri - problem solved.
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Sure. Are you going to pay to replace the 3 Google Pixel 2 phones in my household and pay for the homekit bundle?

Probably easier to swap out the liftmaster openers. Actually easier would be for them to just tell the complete truth when advertising.

Oh well. One down, one to go.

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"Are you going to pay to replace the 3 Google Pixel 2 phones in my household and pay for the homekit bundle?"

You bought into Google's infrastructure, you play by Google's rules.  Your choice - your money.
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I'm sure you're being facetious and of course realize the issue is not that Google will not allow opening but that the company is stating full voice control and not full voice control with homekit and iPhone only, and only after additional items have been purchased. Their statement is that you voice is ALL you need when the truth is that your voice, an iPhone, and homekit is all you need. There are some things that are a given. Ie some sort of voice interaction software and hardware. But to ignore the very important facts are nothing short of misleading.
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Don't let Charlie_Brown get to you... He's the unofficial Chief Marketing Executive for Chamberlain
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He's probably the one who got a bonus cookie for suggesting that they should charge for the ability to link their products to Google Home.  In the least, he should pass along the concerns to the departments who need to know instead of just brushing it off with the standard canned message.
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@JohnnyG - you can't win an argument thus resorting to personal attacks.  Yup - make sense.

If my postings gets me the "unofficial CMO" title [which I 1) reiterate the fact that Google's policies do not allow door opening via voice, 2) GA integration should be free], what title would you give Ethan, who has posted some of the strongest support?  

Yet for all the complaints here, I don't see anyone at Google's forums complaining about their terms and policies.  Maybe some of you should channel some of your passion over there too?
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@Brain - and you are the king of straw man strategy.  

I have never supported the positing of charging monthly fee for integration.  I have asked you previously - and I will again ask you now - a posting that suggested I support charging fees.  You have not, yet continue to claim that I do. 

As for the app itself - mine works.  
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And you are acting as if you are a dictator on this forum.  Your thoughts and opinion are the only ones that are allowed.

Go away and you can go create your own forum and be your own dictator.  
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@Charlie_Brown , I've won arguments with you before on this forum, using nothing but facts. Unfortunately, you are the queen of deflection, and ignore the facts so you can twist the truth. Which makes arguing with you as pointless as scuba gear on the moon. The fact that you are still posting your garbage on here makes me think you must be a masochist.
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State which argument you have won - exact quote please.

There is only one fact that I have expressed:  Google's policy do not allow opening of door by voice.  Feel free to look it up.
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You should say the same thing to yourself. 
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Ya Brian... if you don't have anything positive to say then go away. This forum is for fanboys only ! <grrr>
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Charlie_Brown

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I can see blood coming out of your nose, blood coming out of your ears, blood coming out of your...

Whatever.
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You guys are both filling my emails with useless bickering back and forth.  As entertaining as it is....it is not productive for anyone here.
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Has anyone found an alternative to this myq garbage yet? Something that can be spliced into these chamberlain openers and doesn't require monthly subscription to work and preferably opens and closes?
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Yes, I purchased an 8 dollar 1 channel wifi switch (sonof) wired it in line with my garage door opener. I can now open and close my garage door using Google assistant or Alexa, with no subscription fees. Works perfectly!
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That's brilliant.
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Gordon

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If you want help, I will be glad to. It's pretty straight forward and I was unsure when I started the project but it works flawless.
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@ Gordon - Did you use the Sonoff Inching switch, or the basic switch? From my understanding, the inching mode will switch on for 1 second, then off, thus simulating a button push on the wall control. Does the basic switch have this functionality? The inching switch seems to be sold out at the moment (I suppose I could get the 5v/12v one instead of the cheaper 5v one).

Basic Switch

Inching Switch
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It's a 5v wifi locking switch. I used a micro USB phone charger, plugged it in to the same outlet as the opener. It's the inching switch. I have hooked up 3 of the basic to lights in the house, much cheaper than Hue bulbs.
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Oh, your push button will still work and if you have any outside key pad it will also work. I am extremely happy with it and not paying a subscription fee is the icing on the cake!
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Thanks for the info! I ordered the inching switch, but they were sold out of the 5V ones so I had to pay a couple bucks extra for the 5V/12V ones. There's no way in hell I'm paying money for a half baked solution that won't even open the door! It's costing less than a year subscription to have this totally customized and fully functional! I even ordered one for my Brother-in-law to set his not-"smart" door opener with the same functionality.

Kinda wish now that I'd bought a cheaper, "dumb" door opener instead of this one with the extra bells and whistles, and made my own solution like this. I do like the timer function, the motion activated lights, etc. that this one came with, but was most excited about this solution that I must ow implement on my own.

So to install it, you just splice the two wires into the controller wires like I've shown in the picture below?

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Gordon

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Yes, that's right. I placed mine at the motor. I just spliced in the switch.
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Gordon

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It took 5 minutes, it took me longer to setup the Google assistant than it did to install.
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Gordon

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Any problems or questions, I will be happy to assist.
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My next project: reprogram one of these with open source software and hook up two reed sensor switches to it too.  This way, the device can know whether the door is open or closed (to ignore open door commands if door is open, or report errors).
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Let me know what you figure out with this! I'm pretty new to sensors and home automation, and the only sensors I could find we're quite expensive ($50ish). I'm sure there are much cheaper, considering it only needs to test wether there's current or not (tie it into the trip laser door sensors), and the WiFi switch costs a mere $6-10.
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It *should* be fairly straight forward.  These should do the trick: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00LYCUSBY/.  There's plenty of open IO on the MCU stamp.  I depopulated one and attempted to build a schematic of the main board (https://tinyurl.com/ycpmuly8).  For the life of me, I cannot figure out what I have labeled as U2 (an 8-pin SOIC) does - but that shouldn't stop me. 
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Perhaps something like this would work: http://www.instructables.com/id/4-WiFi-Door-Alarm-Using-a-ESP8266-IoT/. Seems like it may be easier for me to configure myself(with no real knowledge of these types of electronics). Ties into IFTTT, which I'd be able to tie into Tasker or something.
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Thinking about this a little more... The Chamberlain MyQ App has an alert feature that works fairly well, and you can set it up to alert on Door Open and Door Close. I might be able to configure Tasker to read these notifications and act accordingly. Going to have to put some thought into this next week once I get the voice controls set up.
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Bah I ordered before reading the rest of the comments and got the basic switch instead of the inching. Oh well, I'm sure I'm find somewhere to use that, now off to order the inching switch lol
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Gordon

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You can use it on lights or whatever else in the house you want to. The basic switch goes in line with your wiring.
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So, mine doesn't seem to work. I think maybe because the wall switch is different. It's got a motion sensor, lights control, and timer function built into the wall switch, so it has power all the time, and probably doesn't trigger the door simply by turning on/off momentarily. I've tried splicing the WiFi switch into the wall switch, I've tried the WiFi switch on its own into the motor. Nothing works.

Any suggestions? What am I doing wrong, or is there some work around for this type of wall switch? It appears to be the same wall switch as in this video: https://youtu.be/T2YbdD50pqY
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My opener has these same features. (I think all the ones new enough to have myq do..) My second switch should be in soon... we'll see.
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So I found another video where the guy soldiered the wires into the switch board to make it work with this unit. I'm going to try this tomorrow I think.

https://youtu.be/bM5cK01I6OI
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Also I just want to say that I think it's awesome that we're sharing a $6 alternative that is actually better than the $100 myq adaptor , and will likely cause many of us to return them or not buy them, in the myq forum, all because chamberlain refuses to back down on the ridiculous $1/month subscription fee.
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As far as I can see, Chamberlain is basically a lost cause at this time. They’re clearly not backing away from this foolish endeavor. Anyone looking for support for anything besides HomeKit should spend their money on products from a more deserving company.
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Ok Dave, the wifi switch needs to be wired to the same terminal as the push button remote but with your push button it seems to be wired to a different terminal because of the continuous power source. You can pull up the diagram for your model and find witch terminals use the passive switch. That is what I would do next.
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Gordon, it's still only two wires from the wall switch. In fact I reused the existing writing when installing the unit. So as I suspected it's not simply closing a circuit, but actually sending a signal of some sort (perhaps even wirelessly?). So I'm going to try to wire the WiFi switch right to the wall switch circuit board, as in the video I posted. This can also be done to a remote.
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Dave, the newer security + systems do not work by just closing a circuit. You can check by disconnecting your remote and shorting the two wires similar to how a doorbell works. If it activates the door, you should be able to wire up your wifi trigger in parallel. If it doesn't you will have to wire the trigger to close the circuit of the actual button on the remote, rather than the circuit the remote is attached to. I decided to connect my trigger to a wireless remote instead of the wall unit. That way I can lock it out with the pad at night or if I go away. Also depending on how quickly the WiFi triggers connects to my network I could in theory keep it in my car. That way there is no worry of an accidental open while I'm away from the house. When I get in range the trigger would connect to my home network and become functional. Just an idea I'm going to try out.
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I assume Chamberlain's silence is due to their development team spending time trying to figure out how to block this from working or trying to buy up all the WiFi triggers and resell them at quadruple the price.
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MyQ Community Members, for security reasons, our garage doors are not permitted to open via Google Home or IFTTT. Other options are available with these integrations, including closing the garage door when leaving home and programming the garage door to automatically close when a specific condition is met, such as leaving an assigned geofenced area around the home. Hope this helps. Thanks, Chuck
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Hi Chuck
I think its been made clear multiple times that it doesn't help, and the fact that you charge extra for those features it actually goes beyond not helping and into hindering.
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we want an open function... close is pretty irrelevant 
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No intentions of ragging on Chamberlain here, they seem like a decent enough company, however, this service is not really something that is supported by the company. It isn't even a finished product. The interface is terrible and has two commands, "is the garage open?" And "close the garage." You cannot open the garage, or even easily make a command like it says in the advertisements. The subscription fee is literally mind blowing here.. I actually considered it so I could open my garage since Chamberlain doesn't support my Home Link anymore. Basically useless.. and given the time this feature has been operational, don't expect them to fix anything any time soon unless they completely rebrand the service or something.

Sadly, I think that Chamberlain mistakes the negative feedback for the community's lack of desire for the product. On the contrary, we want this badly. To make it right, it should be seamlessly integrated with Google Assistant, not using some alternate system to speak with MyQ. It must open the garage, and ultimately, it must be an included service or a one time app fee, not a subscription. This is a serious buying point for wifi enabled garage door openers and would definitely increase sales if this was taken seriously.
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I want to chime in here and say I agree that this integration is useless until I can open my garage door. I just want to add that I also want to control my myQ-enabled gate opener with Google Home.

While I was surprised to see that there is a cost, I wouldn't mind paying a small monthly cost if the service would actually do what I need.
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Update: I've decided to quit waiting on Chamberlain and work around the problem. I'm buying a Switchbot Hub so I can use Google Home to manually press my garage door opener. I won't be able to check the status of my doors that way, but it's better than nothing!

https://www.switch-bot.com/bot
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I've been using Home Assistant installed on a Raspberry Pi that interfaces with MyQ.  It... is... awesome.  Does exactly what we all want, up, down, status and integration with every other device out there.  If you don't mind spending some time figuring out how to set it all up, you'll get what we all really want.
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gosieg

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This sounds very interesting. Do you need to have a server running on your network to enable this? Also, are you implying that Home Assistant interfaces with MyQ or that your Raspberry Pi interfaces with MyQ?
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Home Assistant is a free software package that runs on any Linux PC.  I have it loaded onto a Raspberry Pi which connects to the garage doors via MyQ over WiFi - no external hub required (your doors either need to be WiFi enabled or have the MyQ hub).
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I'm probably not being entirely clear. Home Assistant does the connection to the MyQ service through the Raspberry Pi via Wifi.
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gosieg

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I looked into it, and I have concerns about my ability to install everything, especially in a secure way. If I had more spare time, I might go for it, but I think I'm going to go with the button option. Thanks for the tips, though! I'm guessing someone else who comes across this will actually try it.
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@KWolfe81, are you saying that HA natively connects directly to the MyQ IoT API, without going through IFTTT, etc?  I assume it's not connecting directly to the MyQ enabled GDO, as it's an IoT device, correct?
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KWolfe81

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I am: Home Assistant connects directly to the MyQ API which relays commands to the GDOs without IFTTT, Google, or any other service.  You get Open & Close actions, and real honest to God direct from the GDO door status.

In fact, you can do this yourself.  I've posted it in another thread, but it's worth repeating here:

https://github.com/arraylabs/pymyq

That's a python script which will interface directly with MyQ as well.  This is a big way around all of that nonsense about security and not trusting IFTTT w/ open door actions.
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KWolfe81

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I'm just getting HA set up, but here's my current home page:
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Adam Wiseman

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KWolfe, can you integrate HA with Google Assistant if you wanted to, so that you could issue commands like, "hey Google, is my garage door open?" or "hey Google, close my garage door"?
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KWolfe81

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The short answer is yes.

The longer answer: I  haven't done it yet, so this is all based on my vague understanding.  There's a super simple way to integrate HA using their cloud based services which costs $5/month (https://www.home-assistant.io/blog/2017/12/17/introducing-home-assistant-cloud). 

Alternatively, you can have your own HA server do the heavy lifting for free but it requires more setup (https://www.home-assistant.io/components/google_assistant/).  Not recommended unless you're comfortable with SSL & dynamic DNSs.  Not hard to do, but does have a learning curve.

Lastly, you should be able to come up with a free hacked scheme via IFTTT.
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The MyQ Support for the Google Assistant Service is worthless.  It is advertised as a supported feature for which the MyQ Support Representatives have no detail other than telling you to call Google.  After poking around in this forum, I found the answer to getting the feature working for checking the status of the garage door only.  Opening and closing the door through Google Assistant is not yet supported.  Step 1 is detailed by MyQ.  Step 2 is not.

Step 1. Install MyQ App on mobile device, create an account (or register an existing one) and choose the Partner menu option to link the Google Assistant Account.
Step 2. From the Google Assistant, speak, 'Ask MyQ is my garage door open?' at which point the Google Assistant will provide you a security disclosure and the screen to register the MyQ Account from Step #1.
Step 3. From the Google Assistant, speak, 'Ask MyQ is my garage door open?' at which point Google Assistant will be able to provide feedback.

MyQ Support, if you are monitoring these comments, get on board with documenting the additional steps on your website and providing your Customer Service Support Staff with these details to customers.
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I have it working with Google Assistant on my smartphone but I see no way to get it to work with the Google Home Mini in our kitchen. I can "send to device" from my smartphone if I do explore and search for the MyQ app but if asking the Google Mini it always says it's not linked and to do so from the App. As others posted the instructions on the MyQ support site are useless and out of date. The Google Home app to configure it does not have the menu options it mentions. I've spent 30 minutes searching every menu option in the Google Home App and see no way to link the Mini to MyQ. So bad. I'm a nerd so what tiny percentage of the population has this working properly?
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Doesn't work with Google home, seems it once did for some. Forget it.