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The latest updates from Google Home and Nest

Hey everyone, Google Home and Nest are launching new updates and improvements. So, now it’s even easier to manage your smart home, with more controls in the Google Home app and powerful automation too...


Generative AI can now help you automate your home

Hey Google Nest Community, As many of you know, one of the most powerful parts of the new script editor for Google Home is the ability to build advanced home automations. Automations are helpful for t...


Switch to the latest: The Google Nest Skill for Alexa

Hey Google Nest Community, Do you use your Nest devices with Amazon Alexa? After September 29, 2023, Google will no longer support the legacy Nest skills for Alexa. To continue controlling Nest device...


Sleep Sensing design update coming to Nest Hub

Hey Google Nest Community, To enhance your Sleep Sensing experience, we’re making improvements to how we present respiration data on the Google Nest Hub (2nd gen). Sleep Sensing gets to know your slee...


FAQs: Using Google Assistant and Multiple Devices

Hey Google Nest Community, Google Assistant is a central part of our smart home ecosystem, and we're always making improvements to help it work seamlessly in your helpful home-- but nobody's perfect. ...


Summer Community recap

Hey Google Nest Community, Summer is here, time to relax by the pool, grab your Pixel Tablet, and check out the latest Google Nest news here in the community. We have lots to catch you up on from new ...


Adding and Removing Nest Cams on Google Home App

Hey Google Nest Community, Once you’ve finished installing your Nest Camera or Doorbell, you’ll probably want to start using all of its features that can help make your life easier and your home more ...


Join the Q&A with the Pixel Tablet Team

Hi Google Nest Community, We're excited to share that the Google Pixel Tablet is now available! (Check out our announcement to learn more about the device and visit the Google Store to purchase.) To c...


Introducing the new home panel on Pixel devices

Hey Google Nest Community, We recently announced a series of exciting new updates to Google Home. Of those, one that we are really excited about is the new home panel available on Pixel devices. Why? ...


Meet the 2nd-gen Wired Nest Doorbell From Google

Meet the 2nd-gen wired #NestDoorbell from Google. The Nest Doorbell includes intelligent alerts, which can tell the difference between a person, package, animal, and vehicle.¹ See activity at your fro...


Meet Google Nest Wifi Pro

Introducing Google Nest Wifi Pro with Wi-Fi 6E, our sleekest, most stylish, and most sustainable router yet. Up to 2x faster than Wi-Fi 6 (combined speeds up to 5.4 Gbps)¹ Coverage for your entire hom...


Chromecast with Google TV Now in HD or 4K

#Chromecast with Google TV is now available in HD or 4K. Just plug one into your TV's HDMI port, connect to Wi-Fi, and start streaming. Browse 700,000+ movies and TV episodes, plus millions of songs¹ ...


Take a visual tour of the new Google Home app

Hey Nest Community, We recently announced a series of exciting new updates to Google Home. We were able to use a lot of the great feedback from the community to iterate on the Home app and we're reall...


Reconnect Chromecast to your Wi-Fi Network

POV: You just got a Chromecast, so you've grabbed a bowl of popcorn, your favorite blanket, and you're ready to binge the latest show. But as you set up your Chromecast, you get an error on your TV: "...


Spring Community News

Hey Google Nest Community, As we hop into Spring, here’s a quick recap of what’s been happening in the community over the past few months. BlogsCatch up on the season’s latest blogs. To subscribe so t...


Expanding chimes for in-room smart home devices

Greetings, smart home enthusiasts! Based on invaluable input from the Google Nest community and feedback from our own internal trials, we're expanding the use of chimes to acknowledge smart home comma...


Troubleshoot a W5 Code on Nest Thermostat

Are you having trouble connecting your thermostat to Wi-Fi, or are you seeing a help code on your thermostat display that ends with We’ve seen a few community posts about the thermostat W...