Your iPhone is a pretty awesome device. You can get a lot out of your phone as long as you install the right apps on it. iPhone-enhanced gadgets could also make your life easier. We have already covered ways you can use your iPhone to open your door and see who’s behind it. These 8 iPhone garage door openers are also convenient to have:
My Door Opener: a native iPhone app that pairs with an affordable kit to enable you to open and close your garage door securely. Assembly instructions are available on the site.
iSmart Gate: this iPhone garage door opener lets you open your garage with Siri. You will need to get an iSmartGate device, download the app, and you are set. No internet is required.
NiOGarage: an affordable WiFi garage door kit that lets you use your iPhone or Android device to open your garage. There are no monthly fees. Once online, NiOGarage can be accessed and controlled by you and your family using the apps or its website.
Craftsman’s AssureLink Garage Door Opener: pairs with its companion mobile app to help you monitor and operate your garage door. You will need an Internet-enabled smartphone or tablet to use this. Check the site to see whether your garage door opener is compatible.
SecuRemote: this has apps available for Android, iPhone, and BlackBerry devices. You can add up to 5 users to control your garage door. The receiver has a 60-100 foot range.
BTMate: lets you open your garage using your Android phone. It works with most garage door openers, including Chamberlain, Liftmaster, Genie, Sears Craftsman, AccessMaster, Raynor, and more. The good news is this will be available for iPhone soon.
Tap It Open: another handy smartphone garage opener solution for Android. The iPhone version is available on Cydia but you will have to jailbreak your device. One unit sets you back $49.95 and has a working range of 200 feet.
miDoor: uses WiFi to connect to your network. It has multiple types of alarms, so you will know when your garage door is activated unexpectedly. Works with gates and lets you set up multiple user-profiles. An Android app is available for this system too. The event logger feature is a plus.
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