Garageio 4+

alottazs labs

Designed for iPhone

    • 2.3 • 31 Ratings
    • Free

Description

Garageio is the simple and secure way to control and monitor your garage door from anywhere in the world, without replacing your existing garage door opener. No more turning around to make sure your garage door is closed. No more leaving your garage door open all night long. Give access to your close friends and family and see who is accessing your garage and when.

WORKS WITH
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Garageio works with many of the leading home automation systems, including:

- Amazon Echo
- Amazon Fire TV/Fire Stick TV
- IFTTT

and many more coming soon. For more information on other products that work with Garageio, check out: https://garageio.com/workswith

**The Garageio app is free but you need to get your Blackbox at https://garageio.com/ **

Garageio Features:
- Control up to 3 doors with one Blackbox using the mobile app or dashboard
- Give access to your close friends and family (unlimited) and see who is using it and when.
- Receive notifications if you’ve left your door open
- View all door activity
- Give and take away access to as many users as you like
- Works with Amazon Echo, IFTTT, Amazon Fire TV/Fire Stick TV, MyKnock and many more to come
- Manage users for each of your door
- Quickly see the last time the door was opened/closed
- See door history for the last 7 days
- Change the door name to suit you
- Shows the full name of the owner of an invited door

What’s New

Version 3.1.18

Bug Fixes:
- Face ID and Touch ID challenge fixed and working again
- Update setup flow
- Add usage note for v2 users

Ratings and Reviews

2.3 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

IGx89 ,

Time to move on

App is generally great, been using it for years, but push notifications have been broken for me since April so it’s not very useful anymore. Seems a common problem, and since Garageio was apparently bought by Beam Labs a couple years ago (their Beam Home app looks exactly like this app, even same version number scheme), I wouldn’t expect any more fixes or support. Plenty of great, cheap alternatives out there now.

bradleyford60 ,

Beware!

I’ve been a satisfied Garageio customer for many years now. Granted the Apple Watch app has always been buggy but the iPhone app (which is your primary access point) has always been strong. All of a sudden, about 3mo ago, the app updated and I started getting logged out of the app quite often. I don’t have a clicker so Garageio is the only way for me to park in my garage. You can imagine was a hassle it is to have to log into the app several times a week as I’m driving up to my house and trying to park. I’ve notified Garageio of this issue and they say it’s a known issue and they are ‘working’ on it. It’s been months and I’ve seen no progress in resolving this issue. If you’ve just bought a Garageio, return it and wait for this know issue to be resolved.

*UPDATE*
I was contacted by Garageio customer support about a couple of months ago and told that the new software was available and this version should stop all the issues that I’ve been experiencing re: the app spontaneously logging me out. Well, unfortunately they were wrong. I still continue to get logged out at least a couple of times a week. I’ve brought this continued issue up w/ customer support yet again and I’ve heard nothing back. There are other options out there to integrate a garage door into your smart home. I think it’s time that I stop fighting my Garageio and let it RIP. I just wish I didn’t have to replace a perfectly functioning device all because of a poorly designed app!

Developer Response ,

Hi Bradley - totally understand your frustration. It took us quite a while to nail down what exactly was causing this issue but I am happy to report that we will release a fix within the week. Just a little more testing to be done to ensure it has solved it. Thanks for your extreme patience.

Brando1984 ,

Useful but needs improvements

I’ve been using the app for years. Yes, there is an issue with being logged out occasionally (-1 ⭐️). If your sensors are aligned properly, the system works. I’ve never had to reboot the thing and it has saved me numerous times from leaving my garage open.

They may need to change the user swipe method for opening and closing the door. If your app is open and you swipe from the bottom up you may accidentally open or close the door. Not Garageio’s fault apple changed a core UX touch event.

App Privacy

The developer, alottazs labs, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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