Smart garage door hubs can truly make your life easier you will be able to check on the status of your garage door at all times as well as control your garage door from wherever you are in the world without worrying if you left the door open on your way to work.
The Nexx garage opener can integrate with many smart services such as Google Assistant, Alexa, Siri, IFTTT and much more.
Integrating the Nexx smart door control to Google home will allow you to control your garage through voice command by simply asking Google assistant. You will be able to check on the status of your door, close/open your door as well as set routines.
How To Connect Google Home To Nexx Garage Opener
- Open the Google Home app on your phone
- Click on the mic icon located on the center then click on the compass icon on the bottom right
- In the explore section type in “Nexx home”
- If you are new to Nexx Home you will have to set up smart home action in order to use it.
- Simply tap on the “Set up” Button
- To link your account press the “+” sign on the bottom right
- On the search field type in “Nexx smart home”
- Select Nexx smart home & enter your email & password
- After authenticating you will be able to see your devices
- Your setup complete! ask google home something
Here is what you can ask Google Home:
- Hey Google, is home garage open
- Hey Google, open home garage
- Hey Google, close home garage
- Hey Google, open Front Garage
- Hey Google, close Front Garage
- Hey Google, is Front Garage open
What Can The Nexx Garage Opener Do?
The best part about the Nexx garage opener is that it doesn’t require any monthly fee for any of there features whatsoever. This allows you to integrate with various third party services with no additional costs such as Alexa, Google Assistant, Smartthings, IFTTT. The benefit of being able to connect to these third party services such as IFTTT is additional features such as geolocation which detects if you are leaving or coming back into your garage and will open/ close the garage accordingly.
The Nexx Garage opener allows you to control your garage door from wherever you are through the app, this allows you to monitor your door and check whether or not you closed your garage door on your way to work.
In addition to this, you can also add a timer that shuts the garage door if opened longer than the time you set it to. For example, you can set a timer for 3 minutes and if the garage door has been opened for 3 minutes it will automatically shut on its own. Nexx will also remind you if you left the garage door open, you can also enable notifications to see the garage door status in real-time. You can also add multiple users to your Nexx account allowing everyone in your home to control the garage through the app.
What Do you Need Before Purchasing or Setting up Nexx?
There are a few things you will need before purchasing or setting up the Nexx smart control. First, you will need to check if your garage is compatible with Nexx’s controller, you can do this through their compatibility checker tool.
Next, you will need a good wifi connection in your garage this is important as if you don’t have a decent wifi connection you will run into issues when trying to control your garage. Ensure you have at least two bars of wifi signal. If your router is quite far from your garage you can purchase a wifi extender which will pull the connection at a longer distance & increasing the signal in your garage.
Frequently Asked Questions
How Many Doors Does Nexx Garage Control?
You will only be able to control one garage door for each Nexx garage controller. If you have a 2 door garage then you will have to purchase 2 Smart garage controllers.
Can I View Garage Door Activities?
Yes, you will be able to see when your garage door has been opened and closed in the history section of the app. You will also be able to enable notification to alert you if your garage door has been opened.
Does The Nexx Require Any Additional Fees Once Purchased?
No, there are no additional fees or subscriptions required. After purchasing you will be able to use all features for free. This includes integrating with other smart services such as Alexa, Google Home, IFTTT and much more.
so there it is, Nexx does work with google home as well as a few other smart systems and there are no extra fees required to integrate these services. Integrating google home to your Nexx smart garage opener allows you to control your garage with voice you’re able to ask Google on the status of your garage door whether it’s open or closed, as well as ask Google to close or open your garage door.
Nexx also works with other smart systems such as IFTTT which allows you to add additional features such as geolocation which automatically closes or opens your garage door when you come back home from work or leave the house.
The Nexx’s key features include monitoring your garage, control, receive alerts, as well as adding multiple users. These features make it easier to monitor your home, automate tedious tasks, as well as up the security in your garage.