There are a variety of situations when using wireless on a smartphone or tablet to open a garage door can be very helpful.
One of the most common uses is simply sharing the controls to the garage door with roommates or family members.
An app can be installed on a mobile device that allows opening a garage door from multiple devices as long as the security code is known.
There are many units available with some of our favorite picks below.
As always be sure to read the reviews on Amazon or elsewhere to be sure a unit is a good fit for you.
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Our Picks for Best Bluetooth Wireless Garage Door Opener Kits
- Liftmaster MyQ
- Chamberlain MYQ-G0201
- Tailwind iQ3
GarageMate: Open Your Garage with Your iPhones, Androids, or Apple Watch. Easy Setup. Secure. Bluetooth4.0. Please Read Description Fully Before Ordering.
GarageMate is a Bluetooth 4.0 garage door opener that works with iPhone or Android smartphones.
A small device comes with two wires that are attached to the garage door control unit. An app is installed onto an iPhone or Android which controls the garage door.
It can be installed on up-to 8 devices which makes it nice when multiple people need access to open a garage door.
The range is good and it usually works from the end of a driveway. It also can work with Siri which is a nice feature for iPhone users.
Liftmaster MyQ Garage Universal Smartphone Garage Door Controller, 821 lm
This Liftmaster unit is a universal Bluetooth garage remote control.
Wires are connected to the garage door opener unit which adds Bluetooth. An app is installed (iPhone or Android) and can control the door from your smart devices.
Chamberlain MYQ-G0201 MyQ-Garage Controls Your Garage Door Opener with Your Smartphone
The Chamberlain MyQ-Garage is another popular wireless garage door opener unit.
It has many added features such as a door open sensor, control the door anywhere there is an internet connection and alerts when the door opens.
Tailwind iQ3 Additional Garage Door Switch Kit
Tailwind iQ3 is a Smart WiFi garage door opener with many nice features.
It can work with many devices, including Smartphones, Alexa, Google Home, and Siri.
A wireless garage door opener is a nice upgrade over the old style openers.
Depending on the one bought they give a wide range of options, from controlling the door from an internet connection to giving others garage door access.
The range is often a factor with Bluetooth as it is not meant for distance and can usually travel roughly 30 feet before it fails.
Of course, any object in the way can also be a factor such as an extra insulated garage door.
Besides Bluetooth, there are also WiFi openers that work with a smartphone with wireless signals able to travel farther in most cases.
Every unit comes with it ones feature and installation that may not be for everyone. Be sure to read the reviews on Amazon or elsewhere to be sure a unit is a good fit for you.