How to control your garage doors through Alexa with SimpleCommands

Please follow the instructions below to enable voice control of your garage doors through Alexa with SimpleCommands:

Step 1: Enable alexa support for SimpleCommands -  Alexa Smart Home Skill (kloee for SC)

Note:  There are two steps to take on the alexa side.  First add the 'kloee for SC skill' and second 'Enable the skill'.  When you enable the skill you may be prompted for your SimpleCommand credentials to link your SimpleCommands account.

Step 2: Select the SimpleCommands items or routines that you wish to use with alexa.



Step 3: Select 'Enable Voice Companion.



Step 4: Enable, edit and save the commands you wish to enable for alexa.



Step 5: Tell 'alexa, discover devices'

Alexa should discover your selected SimpleCommands phrases as Alexa scenes.

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Step 6:  Execute SimpleCommand via alexa scene

To run a scene with your voice, say, "Alexa, turn on [scene name]", or "Alexa, start [scene name]".

 To get started, go to the App Store or Google Play store and download SimpleCommands!

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  • Hey Brian (Simple Commands), I’m not seeing “generic garage opener“ in the add items list, only the my q account connection. Which, just like the comment above, allows me to login, states that it has successfully logged in, but then does not load any of the devices.

    Are we to understand that you are aware of the issue and are working on a fix?


  • I’m able to login now into myQ but when I add new connection it says successful but no connection is seen in all items
    Something is still broken

  • I've had this working for some time but today, for some reason it stopped.  I tried to reinstall and it ask me to link my account. I try to link but I get an error message.  "Internal Server Error -"



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