Using the MyQ/LiftMaster Connection with SimpleCommands



SimpleCommands provides almost all of the features you enjoy on the MyQ app, but with ubiquitous and simplified control. Check in on your garage doors and open/close them from anywhere. You can even control your MyQ switches from anywhere.



Your MyQ Items are the names the MyQ garage door openers and switches. If the Item name is not to your liking you can add a SimpleName and use that name instead.


For any additional questions please visit our Knowledge Base, or contact us here. We'll get back to you as quickly as we can! To get started, go to the App Store or Google Play store and download SimpleCommands!

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  • I have Alexa and the account is linked with the skill successfully and MyQ is linked successful but everytime I try to give a command to open or close the door I'm getting Alexa errors

  • Hi K,

    Since Alexa does not directly recognize garage doors, make sure you are using SimpleCommands Routines to control MyQ through Alexa. Once you discovery these Routines make sure to phrase your commands like, "Alexa, start [routine name]", or, "Alexa, turn on [routine name]."

    Let me know if you have any more questions!

  • When I try to connect to MyQ within SimpleCommands it says invalid credentials. I am using the correct MyQ signin and password.

  • Same as Victoria Campbell above. Invalid credentials when trying to connect to MyQ.

  • Same problem here.

  • Hi,

    I had everything working for months, but lost connection to the Mqhub. I created open and close garage door under Kloee Sc, activated companion etc. But Alexa is not finding the scenes ? not sure what is happening. Appreciate your help.

  • I just got the MyQ today and it is top and working. I am trying to connect it to Alexa via this app, but I cannot get the "Scenes" option to even come up under "Devices" on the Alexa app.

    Would appreciate any assistance to try to figure out what I am missing or may be doing wrong.

  • I am also unable to login to MyQ from simple commands but I am able to login to the MyQ app directly with the same credentials. Not sure what’s the issue. Can you assist ?

  • I'm having the same problem... can't log into MyQ to sync from Simple Commands but CAN log directly into MyQ.

  • Hi: Can you try the SimpleCommands connection called Generic Garage and see if that works for you. It should allow you to control myq doors albeit it wont show you the time since last open/close.

  • Until yesterday I could ‘Scenes’ voice command with Alexa to operate my garage door. Now it says it does not recognize the command, and the SC Kloee site keeps showing the device as offline. It’s a myq garage door opener. The iPhone myq app works fine. The Generic operates by touch but doesn’t give me the voice command capability. Any ideas how to fix this?

  • hi David

    I had the same issue so I removed the entries from sc kloee, removed scenes etc from Alexa and reloaded everything back. Everything is back to normal for me.


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