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Genie Aladdin Connect Quick Setup Manual

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Wall Button Wire

Photocell wire

Power Pack

Aladdin Connect™

Control Wire

Quick Set-up Guide

Typical Single Door 

Installation

See online manual 

for other installation 

types.

DCM

(Door Control Module)

DPS

(Door Position Sensor)

Hardware Bag

Power Pack

Wire Spool

Insulated 

Staple x30

Included Components

Recommended Tools

Drill & 3/32 Bit

Small Common 

Screwdriver

Phillips Head 

Screwdriver

Wire Cutters/

Strippers

Hammer

5/16 Wrench or 

Nut Driver

For a video of this installation, 

Visit www.GenieCompany.com/AladdinConnect / InstallationVideo

39195503015  08/15

 


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WARNING

TO REDUCE THE RISK OF SEVERE INJURY 

OR DEATH, READ AND FOLLOW ALL 

INSTRUCTIONS.

1.  NEVER let children operate or play with the 

door controls.

2.  Keep remote away from children.

3.  Locate the wall control button: A) Within sight 

of door. B) At a minimum height of 5 feet, so 

small children cannot reach it.

4.  Install the entrapment WARNING label next 

to the wall button or console, in a prominent 

location. 

5.  NO ONE SHOULD CROSS THE PATH OF THE 

MOVING DOOR.

6.  NEVER GO UNDER A STOPPED, PARTIALLY 

OPEN DOOR.

7.  The Aladdin Connect™ operating system is 

designed for unattended operation. The door 

could move unexpectedly. 

8.  DO NOT install Aladdin Connect™ on garage 

door openers manufactured prior to 1993 

without photocell non-contact safety sensors.

9.  DO NOT install on one-piece doors

10.  Install DCM in a location where it can be seen 

and heard while standing in the door opening 

with the door in the open position.

SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS

IMPORTANT SAFETY 

INSTRUCTIONS

AVERTISSEMENT

POUR RÉDUIRE LE RISQUE DE BLESSURES 

GRAVES VOIRE MORTELLES, LIRE ET 

COMPRENDRE TOUTES LES INSTRUCTIONS.

1.  NE JAMAIS laisser les enfants utiliser ou jouer avec les 

commandes de l’ouvre-porte.

2.  Tenir les télécommandes hors de la portée des 

enfants.

3.  Localiser le bouton de la console murale : A) En vue 

de la porte. B) À une hauteur minimale de 1,5 m afin 

que les jeunes enfants ne puissent pas l’atteindre.

4.  Placer l’étiquette d’AVERTISSEMENT en cas de 

coinçage à proximité du bouton mural ou de la 

console murale de manière à ce qu’elle soit bien en 

évidence. 

5.  NE JAMAIS PASSER SOUS LA PORTE EN MOUVEMENT.

6.  NE JAMAIS PASSER SOUS UNE PORTE À L’ARRÊT 

PARTIELLEMENT OUVERTE.

7.  Le système d’exploitation Aladdin Connect ™ a été 

conçu pour fonctionner sans surveillance. La porte 

peut se déplacer de façon inattendue.

8.  NE PAS installer Aladdin Connect™ sur les ouvre-

portes de garage fabriqués avant 1993, sans capteurs 

de sécurité photoélectrique sans contact.

9.  NE PAS installer sur les portes d’une seule pièce.

10.  Installez DCM dans un endroit où il peut être vu et 

entendu tout en se tenant dans l’ouverture de la porte 

avec la porte en position ouverte.

CONSERVER CES INSTRUCTIONS

CONSIGNES DE SÉCURITÉ 

IMPORTANTES

WARNING

UNPLUG GARAGE DOOR OPENER PRIOR TO INSTALLING 

ALADDIN CONNECT™ 

Door may operate unexpectedly.

AVERTISSEMENT

DÉBRANCHER L’OUVRE-PORTE DE GARAGE AVANT 

D’INSTALLER ALADDIN CONNECT™

La porte peut fonctionner de façon inattendue.

 


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STEP 1

In the Home close to Wi-Fi Router:

1.  Remove mounting bracket from back of DCM. FIG.A, 

2.  Plug Aladdin Connect™ into wall outlet with Power Pack. 

FIG. B.

3.  Plug power pack into DCM controller.

STEP 2

In the Home close to Wi-Fi Router:

Download the Aladdin Connect™ app. 

1.  Scan the QR code below or visit  www.GenieCompany.

com/AladdinConnect to start the setup of the Aladdin 

Connect™ device.

2.  Follow the on-screen menus to create an account and 

program system prior to wiring in the garage. 

3.  At the installation prompt, disconnect 

power pack and move system to the 

garage. 

NOTE: Customers using control apps from other vendors and NOT 

using the Aladdin Connect™ app to control this system will need to 

visit www.GenieCompany.com/AladdinConnect for specific Wi-Fi 

instructions.

FIG.A

FIG.B

DCM

Installation Prompt

Scan for app.

Apple and the Apple logo are trademarks 

of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and 

other countries. App Store is a service mark 

of Apple Inc.

 


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WARNING

UNPLUG GARAGE DOOR OPENER PRIOR TO INSTALLING 

ALADDIN CONNECT™ 

Door may operate unexpectedly.

AVERTISSEMENT

DÉBRANCHER L’OUVRE-PORTE DE GARAGE AVANT 

D’INSTALLER ALADDIN CONNECT™

La porte peut fonctionner de façon inattendue.

STEP 3

In the Garage:

These factors must be determined prior to mounting Aladdin Connect™ 

(DCM) to the wall or ceiling.

1. Optimal Wi-Fi signal strength.

Ifanoptimalsignalcannotbelocatedwithinthegarage,movethewirelessroutercloserto
thegarageorinstallaWi-Firangeextender(availablefrommostelectronicstores)

2. Desired DCM location.

3. Access to 110VAC outlet within 5 feet.

1.  Plug Power Pack into wall outlet and DCM near the chosen mounting 

location.

The WI-FI signal indicator LED should illuminate signaling that the Wi-Fi 

signal is still in tact. 

GREEN

 LED indicates a good Wi-Fi signal. 

A 

YELLOW

 LED, indicates a weak signal. Move Aladdin 

Connect™ to a position that better suits the Wi-Fi 

signal from the router. 

RED

 LED, indicates a lost or faulty signal. Move 

Aladdin Connect™ to a position that better suits the 

Wi-Fi signal from the router. Contact Customer Service 

for further assistance. (1-800-599-4995)

2.  Once an optimal signal and location is obtained, 

UNPLUG POWER PACK from the DCM and continue to 

STEP 4

.

Wi-Fi Signal Indicator

GOOD  --  WEAK  --  POOR  

DPS Signal 

Red/Blue LEDs

 


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STEP 4

Wire Aladdin Connect™: (Single door install shown)

Aladdin Connect™ will wire directly to the wall control connections at the powerhead 

or directly to the wall control.  New Genie models shown.

Visit www.GenieCompany.com/AladdinConnect for more information on older models 

and other brands of garage door openers.

1.  Make sure garage door opener is unplugged.

Leave wire spool intact for this part of the install.

2.  Split provided dual strand wire approximately 2 in. then strip 1/2 in. of insulation. 

FIG. A.

3.  Press orange tabs down and insert both wires into connection points for DOOR 1 

on the back of the DCM. FIG. B.

4.  Trim and split the other end of the dual strand wire approximately 2 in. and then 

strip 1/2 in. of insulation. FIG. A.

5.  Insert wire into wall control inputs either:

(

OPTION A

) Directly to the garage door opener.

OR

(

OPTION B

) To the Back of the wall control.

Press tab down 

to install wire.

Door 

1

Door 

2

Door 

3

Button & Connection Detail

FIG. B

1/2"

2"

FIG.A

Split 2” & Strip 1/2”

See 

next 

page

 


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*Wiring methods for other garage door openers.

All Genie brand and most competitor brands of garage door openers will operate with Aladdin Connect™. Visit www.GenieCompany.

com/AladdinConnect for detailed wire diagrams or to check compatibility with other manufacturer’s controls or check your garage door 

opener’s owners manual for wall control wiring instructions.

 

Aladdin Connect™ will operate up to 3 garage door openers.

OPTION A

Wire DCM Directly to 

Garage Door Opener

Current model Genie® Brand opener shown. *See note for other models and brands.

NOTE: Wires from Wall Control to Garage Door Opener 

ARE polarity sensitive. Be sure to reattach to the proper 

terminal should they become detached.

Wall control should light when wired correctly.

Press in on orange tabs to insert wire into terminals 

3 & 4 along with existing wall control wires.

OPTION B

Back of Wall Control

Connect wire along with 

existing wall control wires.

OR

OR

Existing Wall Control Wire.

STEP 4

Wire Aladdin Connect™: (Continued)

Wire from DCM

 


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Wall Mount

Anchors (as needed)

Perforated Angle 

Mount

STEP 5

Mount and Power Aladdin Connect™:

1.  Using the DCM mounting bracket as a template at the optimal Wi-Fi location. Mark and drill 2-3/32” pilot holes and mount bracket to wall using 

supplied screws. If mounting to drywall, use anchors provided in kit or if mounting to perforated angle at opener location, use nuts, washers 

and screws provided. 

2.  Plug power pack into wall outlet. An extended screw is provided to secure power pack to outlet if needed.

3.  Plug power pack into back of DCM as shown in 

STEP 1

.

NOTE: LEDs on DCM will flash momentarily as it reacquires signals.

4.  Snap DCM onto mounting bracket.

5.  Route wires and secure with supplied staples.

6.  Affix the warning placard next to wall control or DCM in plain sight to signify that the door will operate remotely.

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WARNING

AVERTISSEMENT

MOVING DOOR can cause serious 

injury or death.

MOUVEMENT PORTE peut causer des 

blessures graves ou la mort. 

STAND CLEAR!

Door could close automatically.

Do Not stop or stand in doorway

SE TENIR À L'ÉCART DE LA PORTE!

La porte pourrait se refermer automatiquement.

Ne pas arrêter ou debout dans la porte.

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2-4

6

 


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STEP 6

Mount DPS Module to Garage Door:

The DPS should be mounted on the TOP door panel only. Mount to 

steel reinforced end stile on the far left or right under the top hinge. 

DO NOT mount to unreinforced door panel.

1.  Clean door where DPS will mount.

2.  Install double sided tape to back of mounting bracket and affix to 

door.

NOTE: Double sided tape is designed to hold bracket in place temporarily 

only. Not to be used for permanent mounting.

3.  Pre-drill 2 - 3/32 holes. DO NOT drill all the way through door.

4.  Use included self tapping screws to mount DPS bracket to top door 

panel end stile.

5.  Slide DPS down onto mounting bracket. DPS should snap onto 

bracket.

END STILE

Garage Door

Garage Door

Mounting DPS 

Sensor

 


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STEP 7

Complete the Programming:

1.  Restore power to the garage door opener.

2.  Follow the on screen prompts to complete the set-up  and test the Aladdin Connect™ system.

NOTE: This kit includes one DPS sensor for use with one door only. Additional DPS sensors can be purchased separately from your local Genie retailer.

NOTE: A white light will flash and an audible beep will sound as an indication that the door is about to move when commanded by the Aladdin 

Connect™  or other compatible app(s).

Use of this product, the software embedded within this product and the related application software is subject to the Terms and Conditions 

available at: www.GenieCompany.com/AladdinConnect

Features:

If the garage door opener is 

operated by any means, the 

Genie Aladdin Connect™ app 

will send an alert to your device 

indicating the status of the 

garage door.

A log is also created to indicate 

when the door was operated 

and by what means. 

Visit www.GenieCompany.

com/AladdinConnect for more 

information.

DO NOT RETURN 

PRODUCT TO STORE.

For technical assistance, 

contact Aladdin Connect™ 

Customer Service at 

1-866-599-4995.

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Install DCM in a location where it can be seen and 

heard while standing in the door opening with the 

door in the open position.

TheAladdinConnect™systemis
designedtooperateongarage
dooropenersmanufacturedafter
1993andincompliancewith
UL325utilizingnon-contactsafety
devices(photocells).

Onlyforuseonstandardsectionalgaragedoors.

DO NOT install Aladdin Connect™ on garage door 

openers without safety photocells.

DO NOT install Aladdin Connect™ on swing-out or 

one-piece garage doors. 

STOP

FCC/IC Statement:

This device complies with FCC Part 15 

rules and with Industry Canada license-

exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is 

subject to the following two conditions: 

(1) This device may not cause 

interference, and 

(2) This device must accept any 

interference, 

including interference that may cause 

undesired operation of this device.

Le présent appareil est conforme aux 

CNR d’Industrie Canada applicables 

aux appareils radio exempts de license. 

L’exploitation est autorisée aux deux 

conditions suivantes: 

(1) I’appareil no doit pas produire de 

brouillage, et 

(2) l’utilisateur de l’appareil doit acceptor 

tout brouillage radioélectrique subi, 

même si 

le brouillage est susceptible d’en 

compromettre le fonctionnement.

 


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Aladdin Connect™ Limited Warranty

GMI Holdings, Inc. d/b/a The Genie Company (“Seller”) warrants to the original purchaser of the Genie Aladdin Connect (“Product”), subject to all of the terms and 

conditions hereof, that the Product and all components thereof will be free from defects in materials and workmanship for a period of One (1) Year, from the date 

of purchase: 

Seller’s obligation under this warranty is specifically limited to repairing or replacing, at its option, the Product or any part thereof which is determined by Seller 

to be defective during the applicable warranty period. Any labor charges are excluded and will be the responsibility of the purchaser.

This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.  This warranty is made to the original purchaser of 

the Product only, and is not transferable or assignable.  This warranty applies only to Product installed in a residential application.  It does not cover any Product 

installed in commercial or industrial building applications.  This warranty does not apply to any unauthorized or improper installation, alteration or repair of the 

Product, or to any Product or component which has been damaged or deteriorated due to misuse, neglect, accident, failure to provide necessary maintenance, 

normal wear and tear, or acts of God or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of Seller, and does not cover batteries, missing or damaged parts from 

clearance or open box sales, repairs or maintenance to door or operator components, or any failure to follow programming instructions or incompatibility with 

your home router, garage door opener or other electronics. 

ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES FOR THE PRODUCT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS 

FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED IN TIME TO THE APPLICABLE WARRANTY PERIOD REFLECTED ABOVE.  NO WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR 

IMPLIED, WILL APPLY AFTER THE LIMITED WARRANTY PERIOD HAS EXPIRED.  Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the 

above limitation may not apply to you.

IN NO EVENT SHALL GMI HOLDINGS, INC. OR ITS PARENT OR AFFILIATES BE RESPONSIBLE FOR, OR LIABLE TO ANYONE FOR, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, COLLATERAL, 

PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, even if Seller has been advised of the possibility of such damages.  Such excluded damages include, 

but are not limited to, loss of use, cost of any substitute product, or other similar indirect financial loss.  Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of 

incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.  

Claims under this warranty must be made promptly after discovery and within the applicable warranty period.  To obtain warranty service, you must contact 

Genie® customer service, attempt reasonable trouble-shooting measures and provide proof of the date and location of purchase and of your identity as the 

original purchaser of the Product.  Call Genie Customer Service toll free at 1-866-599-4995 to speak with a trained representative.  Purchaser must allow Seller 

a reasonable opportunity to inspect the Product claimed to be defective prior to removal or alteration of its condition. Upon determination by Seller that the 

Product or any part thereof is defective during the applicable warranty period (which may require purchaser to return the Product to Seller at purchaser’s 

expense), Seller will supply the purchaser with replacement parts or, at its option, a replacement Product (shipping and handling of any replacement Product or 

parts also at purchaser’s expense).  Seller may use new or reconditioned parts, or a new or reconditioned Product of the same or similar design.

There are no established informal dispute resolution procedures of the type described in the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act.