How To Program a Liftmaster Garage Door Opener

    When it comes to garage door openers, Liftmaster is one of the best brands in the market. One good thing about having a Liftmaster garage door is that it comes with remote control. With this remote, you can easily open your garage door from your car without having to step down. If this is your first time operating a Liftmaster garage door opener, you need to understand how to program the garage door opener. This post will put you through the steps on how to program a Liftmaster garage door opener with ease. Even if this is your first time, you will get it done in minutes.

    Things You Need To  Program a Liftmaster Garage Door Opener

    • The remote control to do the programming
    • A stepladder to get to the learn button

    How To Program a Liftmaster Garage Door Opener

    Step 1. Find the ‘Learn’ button option on your garage door opener. Another alternative is to make use of the ‘Wall Control’, The ‘Learn’ button is usually located on the side where you find the antenna. A ladder will come in handy to reach the button. Remember, you need to be careful as you climb and reach for the button to avoid accidents.

    Step 2. Press and release the ‘Learn’ button. If the Liftmaster opener comes with an MQ Control panel, you will have to press the ‘Learn button’ twice. If not, just once is enough. Do that and move to the next step.

    Step 3. After a couple of seconds after you release the button, find the button you want to program on your remote, press and hold the button for a couple of seconds.

    Step 4. If you successfully program it, the tiny LED light will turn off. Meanwhile, the light on the garage door operator will blink twice. If not, repeat the process until you get it.

    Step 5. Press any button to check if you got the process correctly. If it works, Viola, you are good to go. The good thing about this is that it is a one-time process.

    How To Program A Liftmaster Max Remote

    If you are making use of any 315 MHz or 390 MHz Liftmaster garage door opener, then you will need the Liftmaster Max to program it. The steps below will show you how to program your Liftmaster Max remote in minutes.

    Step 1. Find the ‘Program’ button option on your garage door opener and press it. For the 895 MAX and 890 MAX remotes, you will need a tiny pointy object to press the ‘Program button. You will know you got this step when the tiny LED light in front of your remote turns on.

    Step 2. Find the button you want to program on your remote. Press and release the button. This will trigger your remote light to blink for some seconds.

    Step 3. After the tiny LED stops blinking, press and the same button again until the Tiny LED light starts blinking again.

    Step 4. Press any button on your remote to test if you got the syncing process currently. If it does, it means you got the process right.