A remote is an access entry that runs automatically to open and close the garage door opener in a particular distance of operation. At least two access entry devices or three access entry devices to control a garage door opener such as Genie made. When your garage door opener remote gets stolen or lost, it is important for you to do a remote Genie garage door opener setup.
A setup is an important step to keep the door safe and prevent unwanted people can access the garage door without your permission. To do a Genie garage door opener setup, you need firstly clear the memory of all existing remote controls to the receiver. You need to locate the learn button on the opener that you can find on the main motor head. Press and hold the learn button approximately for 20 seconds, the action is meant to erase the remote from any codes that used previously. To make sure that the codes are all erased, you need to wait the indicator LED near the learn button is off.
To test whether the Genie garage door opener setup succeeds or not, you need to push any existence remote. The door should not move as you release the remote button. If your door is moving, you need to repeat the setup and test the door again. After the setup process is done, you need to program the remote and the additional remote to the opener again. Refer your owner’s manual that comes with the opener or programming instruction for remote control. The programming procedures are easy as you need to press the learn button, the indicator LED is blinking. Then, press the remote button you want to program for once and see the indicator LED is responding. Press again the remote button to confirm the programming to the opener and the indicator LED should be off.