Remote controllers make everything easier. They allow us to operate electronic devices without getting off the couch. In the case of a garage door, the Genie Remote Controller lets you open and close the door without ever leaving the car. It even has a visor clip that snaps onto your rearview mirror, dashboard, pocket or any convenient location in your car.
But before you can use the Genie Garage Door Opener, you have to sync it with the remote controller. This could be the original that came with the garage door hardware. Or it could be a universal replacement that cuts across multiple garage door brands. Let’s take a step-by-step look at how to program a Genie Garage Door Opener. It’s much easier than you think.
Step 1: Read the Instructions
Few people do this. In fact, most people see instruction booklets as a sign of weakness. If you don’t want to read the whole thing, at least read the safety instructions. You should also read the section that labels the parts of your garage door opener. This helps you see if any parts are missing. It will also identify the model of the garage door opener and the type of remote controller.
Try skimming or scanning the booklet, noting important headlines like ‘timing’ and ‘positioning’. This tells you where to place the remote controller as you program it. Other tips include the ‘30 second rule’. Programming a garage door opener involves multiple stages, and you have 30 seconds for each stage. If the time runs…