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How to pair a LiftMaster wireless remote to your garage door

When it comes to pairing a new wireless remote to your garage door opener there are two methods you can choose from to accomplish this task. Before starting the pairing, process there are a few steps you need to follow and they include making sure your garage door is shut completely, you have a lightbulb in your operator, and your operator has a yellow learn button either on the back or side panel.

Once you have completed these steps you can begin the pairing process. Method one of pairing your wireless remote will need to be paired through your control panel. There are several types of control panels (shown below) but do not worry the steps are similar for all of them.

Top Left – LiftMaster multifunctional control panel Top Right – LiftMaster Motion detecting control pan Bottom Left – LiftMaster Smart control panel with LCD screen

Bottom Right – LiftMaster Doorbell style single button control panel

Finally, let us connect your remote to the operator. If your control panel has a learn button like the top left and top right models press the learn button two times If you have an LCD screen press the menu button, scroll down, select program, and finally select remote. If you have the doorbell style press the light and open button simultaneously. The light should blink once and then stay on solid. 

Method 2 is much easier and can be done if you have the yellow learn button on your operator. To begin Press the yellow learn button on the operator. The Learn LED light will turn on and once it does decide what button on your remote you would like to pair. Press and hold that button until the lights on the garage door operator flash or you hear a clicking noise. To make sure the pairing process worked correctly press the button on your remote to open your garage door.


If your garage door opener is not working properly or if you are having issues pairing your remote to a LiftMaster garage door opener, Raynor Door Inc can help you. Contact us today for professional help that you can rely on!

If you need any maintenance or installation on a new LiftMaster garage door opener, contact us for a free estimate. Call us at (570) 822-9513 or visits our office at 530 Blackman St. Wilkes-Barre PA, 18702 to learn more.



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