How to tell if my Garage can be Controlled using Alarm.com?


If you are looking for Alarm.com alarm monitoring services for either your home or business you may be wondering if you can remotely control your garage door. Well look no further below you will find information that will help you first to figure out if your garage door is indeed compatible with Alarm.com remote application control. Secondly, if your garage door is compatible with the Alarm.com app what module you may need to allow for integration with the Alarm.com app. Once you understand all this information the actual integration process is very DIYer friendly. Please feel free to let us know if you have any questions in regards to anything Alarm.com.

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LiftMaster/Chamberlain Wi-Fi garage door opener’s
Lift Master/Chamberlain manufacture Wi-Fi enable garage door openers that can be associated with Alarm.com customer accounts. 
To check if the garage door opener if Wi-Fi compatible
Refer to the garage door opener's manual. If it is compatible with Wi-Fi:
  • The manual includes Wi-Fi enrollment instructions.
  • The product model number located on the end panel label includes a (e.g. 8550W or HD950WF). 
  • There may be a Wi-Fi icon next to the My-Q icon as shown in the following image. 
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* Alarm.com recommends these devices based on observed advantages in reliability and ease of installation

Enhance Your Offering with Garage Door Integration

Alarm.com is the first interactive security and home automation platform to offer a fully integrated garage door solution. In partnership with Linear® and LiftMaster®, our solution is compatible with most commercially sold garage door openers.

Using Alarm.com, your customers get a complete and convenient home automation solution that will help better manage access to any property.

With Garage Door Integration Your Customers Can:

  • Check to see if garage doors are closed
  • Remotely open and close garage doors
  • Automatically have garage doors close when the system is armed
  • Receive alerts and actionable notifications if garage doors are left open

Linear Z-Wave Garage Door Controller

With Linear's easy-to-install Z-Wave Garage Door Controller, you can have simple, quick access to garage door control through the Alarm.com app. The Linear Garage Door Controller is compatible with the latest versions of 2GIG, DSC and Interlogix panels.

Alarm.com control of the Linear Z-Wave Garage Controller GD00Z-4 is available on panels that meet certain requirements. The following lists the firmware/module compatibility requirements for each panel. 

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LiftMaster MyQ®

Using LiftMaster’s patented two-way communication, MyQ Technology, in either the MyQ Garage or MyQ Internet Gateway, easily upgrade from any of the following brands:

  • LiftMaster-Chamberlain
  • Master Mechanic
  • True Value
  • Wayne Dalton
  • Linear
  • Do-It-Yourself
  • Stanley
  • Craftsman
  • Raynor
  • Genie


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