The Home app only shows the doors as Garage and not Gate. Why is that?

HomeKit only has the accessory created for Garage doors, not Gates. You can use a Gate without an issue, but the icon and the home app will treat the gate as a Garage door accessory.

Here is a list of all accessories that Apple has available, there is only Garage set as door.

2019-07-15T12:30:07+00:00