How to use smart phone to open garage door?

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I am new to this site. My garage door opener is most likely liftmaster model 8550w. Is it compatible to be used with smart phone, I have installed Chamberlain myQ on my phone. Now i perhaps needs serial number of garage door opener, where can i find it and how to proceed. thanks for the help. note ignore the red arrow on one photo.
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Syed Abid Raza

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Posted 2 years ago

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Jim

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You need to obtain a LiftMaster Internet Gateway, model 828LM, for your garage door opener. Then you will be able to use the MyQ smartphone app.
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Syed Abid Raza

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Sorry to ask again, are you sure it should be 828LM as back of my remote opener says model 829LM? thanks
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Jim

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829LM is an in-home garage door monitor.  You need a 828LM for using the MyQ app with the opener.
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Syed Abid Raza

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We will be able to use all of our smart phones to open the door and we will have option of which door to open as our garage has two doors, it double garage.  thanks.  
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Jim

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Yes.
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Syed Abid Raza

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Sorry to bother you again, if i buy Garage Door Opener Remote, which one should I buy which is relatively cheap too.       thanks a lot in advance.