Genie garage door opener with battery backup installed in a garage

Resources for Your Genie Garage Door Opener

Do you need assistance with your Genie garage door opener? Maybe you need help programming your remote or are stuck on a step of the installation process.  Looking for helpful video tutorials, or maybe you just need to chat with a customer service agent?  Do you need to register your warranty or file a claim for your Genie garage door? Below are the resources to help you have a smooth installation as well as ongoing support for your Genie garage door opener.  Here at Genie, we are here to help!

Where can I buy a Genie garage door opener?

For the DIYer, Genie garage door openers are found online and in-store at: Home Depot, Lowe’s, Ace Hardware, Sam’s Club, Costco, Do It Best, Amazon and Menards.  If you would like a professional installer to supply and install your Genie garage door opener, you can use our Dealer Locator to find a professional Genie installer near you! 


How do I find the right Genie garage door opener for me?

Check out this article. There are many factors to consider before purchasing a new Genie garage door opener including drive, features, and your garage door height and weight.  You can also check out our Genie Product Selector Tool, which will let you search our current models and help you find your perfect garage door opener. 


My garage door is 9’ tall (or higher) will a Genie garage door opener work?

Residential DIY models found in retailers and online are made for 7’ high garage doors (or can work with 8’ tall doors with the purchase of an extension kit.  Genie garage door openers purchased from your local professional dealer vary and can accommodate garage doors from 7’ in height up to 14’ in height for some models.  You can locate a Genie dealer here.


Will a Genie garage door opener work with a heavy wooden garage door or a 1-piece garage door?

For heavy garage doors or 1-piece doors, you will need a Genie garage door opener with a 140v motor.  140v motor Genie garage door openers can open sectional or 1-piece doors weighing up to 750 pounds.

Here is a list of Genie garage door openers for heavy doors:

 DIY/Retail Store

Model #



ChainMax 1000


SilentMax 1000


PowerMax 1200


ChainMax 1200


SilentMax 1200


MachForce, Excelerator II


MachForce Connect


Installed by a Professional Dealer

Model #





Connected Pro






Connected Pro




Connected Pro


How do I contact Genie?

We have multiple options for you to contact our customer service team here at Genie.

For phone calls:

Our customer service line can be reached at 1-800-354-3643.  If you need assistance with your Aladdin Connect Wi-Fi smart garage door controller, our Aladdin Connect specialists can be reached at 1-866-599-4995.  Our agents are available Monday-Friday 9AM-8PM EST and Saturdays from 10AM-6PM.

For online chat:

Visit here.  Check the lower right hand red bubble to begin a chat with an agent.

To submit a question:

Visit here to enter a question to our support team. 


Where can I find the owner’s manual for my Genie garage door opener?

Visit here to locate your opener and select your owner’s manual.


What is the product warranty for my Genie garage door opener?

All Genie garage-door products come with limited warranties that protect the original purchaser against defects in materials and workmanship.  Refer to your owner's manual for details.


How do I register online the warranty for my Genie garage door opener?

Visit here and fill out the form.  You will need to enter the serial number of your Genie garage door opener which is located either under the back panel of the powerhead or under the light/lens cover on a white sticker.  It is also located on your owner’s manual.


How do I purchase, repair or replace parts for my Genie garage door product?

Warranty Repairs Department

The Genie Company

P.O. Box 67

Attn: Genie Customer Service

Mt Hope, OH 44660

For expert advice, contact your local Genie Professional Dealer.


How do I get service under my Genie warranty?

For warranty parts and/or repairs, have available your model number and a copy of your original sales receipt. Then, contact Genie Company Customer Service about the problem you are having. A trained Genie representative will help to diagnose the problem and/or will ship you the necessary parts to complete the repair.
Note: A shipping and handling fee will be assessed on all parts orders.


How do I program my Genie keypad or remote?

Check out this link for installation, programming and helpful videos: 


What maintenance do I need to do for my Genie garage door opener?

Check out this link for tips on how to maintain your Genie garage door opener.



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@ Ehud – You can add the Genie Aladdin Connect Retro-Fit Kit. You do not need an adapter and the Aladdin Connect app is free.

Stephanie Millage

I have a PCG700ML garage door opener. It also has a Gennie keypad. I would like to operate it with a smart phone. Which app and adapter do I need for that?

Ehud Kaplan

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