myQ-G0301 No HomeKit?!

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Hello all, I just purchased the myQ-G0301 and was assured it was Homekit compatible. I followed the instructions and the unit operates my garage just fine; however, I can’t get the hub to connect to HomeKit. I’ve read numerous threads here that talk about scanning/entering the HomeKit access code and none of the documentation that came with the hub has anything HomeKit on it. Is there a way to still add the hub to HomeKit?

Thanks to all!
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Rudy

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starbrite13613

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I believe you would need to add:

https://www.liftmaster.com/for-homes/...
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Rudy

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Hmmm...so you’re saying I basically need 3 separate items to operate my garage via HomeKit, right?
1. Wi-Fi Hub
2. Door Sensor
3. 819LMB

I do have an old, non-myQ garage door opener.

Thanks for the reply:)
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starbrite13613

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I think so. My doors are older and I had to add the

https://www.amazon.com/Chamberlain-MY...

Then, before HomeKit would work, I had to get the Bridge.

Good luck!
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Cool, thanks for the help!
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Rocky Koehler

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Rudy,

This Youtube video worked for me, check it out.

https://youtu.be/6b5Y1EwXfTo

Rock
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Hey Rocky and Starbrite, that helps...do you know what “learn button” he’s talking about if I’m using the retrofit myQ-G0301 system (i.e. the garage door opener on my wall is the old school single button with no learn feature)?
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starbrite13613

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If yours is like mine (with the old doorbell switches), the learn button is under the cover on the ceiling unit where the bulb is.
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Rudy

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The same one used to pair the hub?
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starbrite13613

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If you are referring to the Learn button referenced at about 3:18 in the video, that is the Learn button that would be on the motor unit under the cover.
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Rocky Koehler

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It is the yellow round button on the motor unit under the bulb cover.
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Rudy

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Ok, I’ve got it now. The confusion was my motor unit doesn’t have a cover...it is an old Liftmaster from 1985 but it does have a green button on back that I used to pair the myQ Garage Hub with no problem.. I’ll use it to learn for the Bridge as well. My bridge should be delivered today and I think I’m all set now... thank you both for your help!
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I can’t seem to get straight answer anywhere on the web. Does this unit have built-in Homekit? Most of what I read points to no but then I found this on the Chamberlain website which suggests that it is built-in and that there is no need for a Home Bridge:

https://www.chamberlain.com/CatalogRe...
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Well, I received official notification by Chamberlain support that the above reference material on their website is INCORRECT. The Home Bridge is necessary regardless of what version of the Smart Garage Hub you have if you want HomeKit compatibility.


Although disappointing that Chamberlain did not bundle HomeKit compatibility directly into the Smart Garage Hub, I was offered free 2 day shipping on the Home Bridge and am satisfied with the customer service I received on this issue.


Hope this helps anyone else trying to get a clear answer on this issue. I suspect the link above will be removed very soon.
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