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How to automate a garage door

With the Linear Garage Door Opener (GD00Z-4) and a simple Routine, you can configure your garage door to open and close automatically based on activity, time of day, or other events.


1. Set up and install the Linear Garage Door Opener (GD00Z-4)

Follow these instructions to connect the GD00Z-4 with the SmartThings Hub, and consult the manufacturer’s installation instructions.


2. Add a new Routine

SmartThings 모바일 앱에서 다음을 수행합니다.

  1. Tap Routines
  2. Tap the plus icon 
  3. Tap “What do you want to do?” to name the Routine (e.g., “Automate Garage Door”)
  4. Next(다음)를 누릅니다.
  5. Tap Open or close garage doors
  6. Tap Garage doors
  7. Select the connected Linear Garage Door Opener (GD00Z-4)
  8. 완료를 누릅니다.
  9. Tap Action to tell the garage door to Open or Close when the Routine is triggered
  10. 완료를 누릅니다.
  11. Done(완료) 을 다시 누릅니다.
  12. Configure additional Routine settings as desired (e.g., Tap Automatically perform "Routine Name" to trigger your garage door to open or close when someone arrives, when everyone leaves, at a specific time, at sunrise or sunset, only during certain Modes, etc.)
  13. Tap Done to complete setup

Garage door configurations can also be added to an existing Routine:

  1. Tap Routines
  2. Tap the gear icon beside the Routine
  3. Configure garage door settings as desired
  4. Done(완료) 을 눌러 변경 내용을 저장합니다.


3. Trigger the Routine

Depending on how you configured the Routine, the garage door will automatically open or close when certain events occur. You can also manually trigger the Routine by tapping its icon from the main Routines view.


Note: At this time, the Linear Garage Door Opener (GD00Z-4) is the only garage door opener that we have certified as compatible with SmartThings. As other garage door openers pass our compatibility and safety testing, they will be controllable through Routines as well.

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