You can enable the developer mode on the app first. Then use the REST API. Please refer to GDB Developer Mode guide for more information.
You can buy a WiFi extender to install it in your garage and connect garagedoorbuddy to the extender. Recommended: TP-LINK TL-WR702N Wireless N150 Travel Router, which costs around 18.80 on Amazon.
For GDB v1.0, the device needs to be within 50 feet of the opener. The actual distance may vary depending on the opener. A good test is to use your regular remote and stand next to where you will place the garagedoorbuddy device and make sure you can control the garage door. This issue is…
For GDB v1.0, yes. It needs to be connected to the router via an ethernet cable all the time.
Yes. Please contact us to make sure your model and make are supported.
One GarageDoorBuddy supports up to 2 openers. In this case, you only need to get one.
As many as you like.
Yes, GarageDoorBuddy will operate on your home WIFI network and it has its own password protection. All communication between your smartphone and GarageDoorBuddy will be protected by a rolling code every time you operate. If someone captures the WIFI signal when you operate and tries to repeat, it won’t work.
Yes, make sure you don’t hold the learn button when you program GarageDoorBuddy to your opener. Holding the learn button will erase the opener’s existing remotes.
GarageDoorBuddy supports up to two garage door openers. Pairing is only required for the first phone. Any subsequent phone just needs to connect to your home WIFI network, then input the same app password as the first phone to start using the app. No need to pair again.