eKyro | Setup Videos

Unboxing & Components

See what’s included with the eKyro Garage Door Controller and what each part is used for.

  • Included Documentation
  • WiFi Switching Device
  • Garage Door Sensors
  • Installation Hardware

Step 1:
Compatibility Check

Looking for more details on the jumper test? Check out our Jumper Test Video by clicking below.

Jumper Test Video

***NOTE: 
Adapter now available for previously incompatible openers.
Click Here if an adapter is needed for your setup.

  • Using included compatibility site
  • Using a jumper to determine compatibility (most accurate method)
  • Verify 2.4ghz Wi-Fi available in the garage

Step 2: 
Configure eKyro in the app “Smart Life”

***Note:
Is your eKyro Smart Garage Door Opener “clicking” but your opener isn’t opening/closing? You may need an adapter.


Click Here to request an adapter.

  • 90 Second Setup Demo
  • In-Depth Configuration (Auto Scan)
  • In-Depth Configuration (AP Mode)
  • Summary

Step 3: 
Connect eKyro to Garage Motor

*Be sure to have Step 2 completed before going to Step 3.

***Note:
Is your eKyro Smart Garage Door Opener “clicking” but your opener isn’t opening/closing? You may need an adapter.

Click Here to request an adapter.

  • Plugin eKyro GDO to the wall outlet near the garage door opener motor
  • Verify connectivity in the “Smart Life” app
  • Placing on the garage door opener motor
  • Connecting the control wires to the garage door opener motor
  • Check control functionality with the “Smart Life” app

Step 4: 
Connect eKyro to Garage Motor

  • eKyro Garage Door Opener sensor hardware
  • Placing line holders and wire for sensors
  • Deciding where to place the garage door sensors
  • Attaching the sensors to the wall and garage door
  • Pulling back the cable for a clean look

INSTALLATION DONE! GOOD JOB.

eKyro Sharing

Sharing your eKyro device is simple and can be flexible depending on how you want to share your eKyro Smart Garage Door Opener.

There are 3 primary ways to share the eKyro Smart Garage Door Opener.

  1. Share SmartLife Credentials
    • Easy, but least secure
  2. Share Individual Device
    • Allows owner to remove sharing as desired
    • Each device needs to be shared individually
    • Siri does not work on shared devices
  3. Share Entire Home
    • Owner can set permissions
    • Users can be removed as desired
    • Siri works on all shared devices
    • New home devices automatically shared

Door Left Open Alerts

Use built in features to be enable you to receive alerts if doors were left open or check your door at periodic timeframes and close the door if it was left open.

  • Door Left Open Timer Alerts
  • Scheduled Door Closed Checks

Alexa Setup

Is Alexa setup but not working?
Make Sure Check This Setting


  • Verify eKyro GDO is added in “Smart Life”
  • Adding “Smart Life” Skill in the Alexa app
  • Verify eKyro GDO is added to the Alexa App & device name change
  • Setting garage door opener PIN (Required for “Open by voice”)
  • Check garage door status with Alexa
  • Changing garage door names (Multi-door systems)

Google Home Setup

Is Google Home setup but not working?
Make Sure Check These Settings


  • Setup eKyro Opener in Google Home
  • Turn on Voice Control & Set PIN
  • Add Smart Life to Google Home App
  • Door Control with Google Home
  • Google Home Automations (Routines)
  • Troubleshooting Offline Devices

Siri, Shortcuts, Widgets Setup

  • Siri: Shortcuts App Required
  • Siri: Creating Open Tap-to-Run
  • Siri: Create Open Shortcut
  • Siri: Create Close Tap-to-Run & Shortcut
  • Open/Close Home Screen Buttons
  • Apple/iOS Widgets
  • Android Widgets
  • Summary

eKyro Troubleshooting

If your opener is connected correctly but not triggering the opener, it may need an adapter!

  • Incompatible opener adapter now available!
  • Network Connectivity Issues
    • How to set rapid blinking
    • 3:38 Incorrect WiFi Password
    • 5:44 Not close enough to router
    • Good setup example
  • Smart Life Permission Sharing
  • How the switch works and compatibility
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Google Home Not Working?

Make sure "Voice Control" is turned on and a PIN is set.


Select the Garage Door Opener you're wanting to control with Google Home.

Turn on "Voice Control" and set a PIN

Alexa Not Working?

Make sure "Voice Control" is turned on.


Select the Garage Door Opener you're wanting to control with Alexa.

Turn on "Voice Control"

Alexa Not Working?

Make sure "Voice Control" is turned on.


Select the Garage Door Opener you're wanting to control with Alexa.

Turn on "Voice Control"