How to Change myQ Battery

As a myQ garage door opener owner, it’s important to know how to change the battery in your myQ sensor when it starts running low. In this article, we’ll walk you through the steps to replace the battery, answer common questions about the myQ battery, and provide tips to keep your myQ functioning smoothly.

How do I change the battery in myQ?

myQ garage door openers are a convenient way to control your garage door from anywhere. However, like any electronic device, the batteries need to be replaced from time to time. Here are the steps to change the battery in your myQ:

  1. Locate the battery compartment on the back of the myQ sensor.
  2. Use a screwdriver to remove the screw that holds the battery compartment cover in place.
  3. Remove the old battery and replace it with a new one, making sure the positive (+) and negative (-) ends are facing the correct direction.
  4. Replace the battery compartment cover and screw it back in place.

Why does myQ say low battery?

If your myQ garage door opener is saying “low battery,” it means that the battery in the myQ sensor is running low and needs to be replaced. You should replace the battery as soon as possible to avoid any issues with your garage door opener.

How long does the myQ sensor battery last?

The myQ sensor battery life can vary depending on usage and environmental factors, but typically lasts around 1-2 years. If you notice your myQ garage door opener is not functioning properly, or if it says “low battery,” it’s time to replace the battery.

What battery does myQ garage door opener use?

The myQ sensor uses a 3V lithium battery, commonly known as a CR2032 battery. You can find these batteries at most hardware stores or online retailers. It’s a good idea to keep a spare battery on hand so you can quickly replace the battery when needed.

By following these simple steps, you can easily replace the battery in your myQ garage door opener and keep your garage door functioning smoothly. Remember to check the battery regularly and replace it as needed to avoid any issues with your myQ system.

About the author, Phil Borges

Phil Borges is a battery aficionado. He's written extensively about batteries, and he loves nothing more than discussing the latest innovations in the industry. He has a deep understanding of how batteries work, and he's always on the lookout for new ways to improve their performance.