To program using the learn button Locate the learn button. Garage door opener: Located on the same side the antenna hangs from, you may have to remove the light lens. The learn button may be green, orange, red, purple or yellow with a small LED next to it. MyQ Control Panel: Lift the push bar and locate the learn button. Press and release the learn button. If you have a MyQ Control Panel, press the learn button twice. Note: The 8500/8500C has a MyQ Control Panel. Within 30 seconds, press and hold the desired button on the remote control for three seconds. The LED indicator light will turn off or the operator lights will blink indicating programming was completed successfully. Press the remote control again to test out. The operator or opener should activate. If not, repeat steps 2 and 3.