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MyQ garage doors and Homebridge fiasco

MyQ garage doors and Homebridge fiasco

So this is a fun walk, I’ll try to keep it concise. I have 2 openers. One has MyQ with WiFi, the other has only MyQ. No problem, I have a Homebridge Liftmaster (LHB) for everything to work. Here’s what I came across … Connecting to LHB was easy using the MyQ app. But it never appeared in the MyQ app. It will connect and then return to the MyQ application by default, where I should return from the setup menu. It’s like the MyQ app never ended, even though it was connected. The only thing I could see in the MyQ app was my WiFi opener that I had already set up. But the opener appeared in the Hub section of Device Management in MyQ. So I put the trash and tried the setup again. Logged in again, but still nothing in the MyQ app. It’s in the Home app. If I touch the small home icon in the upper left, it appears below the Hubs. But nothing showed how to actually add some garage door openers. I tried the 8-digit configuration code on the WiFi opener, but nothing happened. *** Here’s what you DON’T have to do !!! I thought that deleting the HomeKit information from the app will ONLY delete it from the app. Well, let me tell you, it deletes EVERYTHING HOMEKIT HOME. Which means you need to reconfigure the Home app. Good times. *** Here’s what came to work … I think.

[I used the manual pair instructions from this article.](https://support.chamberlaingroup.com/s/article/How-to-start-over-if-the-MyQ-Home-Bridge-setup-failed) This did the trick. Manual pairing made the garage door tile appear in the Home app. I did the same for both doors, named accordingly and I’m in business. MyQ … still shows that nothing is configured, but who cares. That application seems to be shit. So this is the journey. We hope he’s helping someone who’s stuck like me. Or, if you have information about why this seems so mental, it would be good too.