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Cameras and Doorbells

Blog Posts

New updates to Google Home for camera users: new AI image detection, requested f... Read more

Nest Cam Outdoor (1st gen) expanded support rolling out into Public Preview for ... Read more

Nest Cam Indoor (1st gen) expanded support rolling out in the Public Preview of ... Read more

Forum Posts

Doorbell Chimes Not Working

When I first installed Nest, the doorbell chime buzzed as well as ringing. I recently moved some wires aside, and the buzzing has decreased, but it's still there. I followed all wiring instructions correctly.Another, newer issue: the chime only rings...

adh0612 by Community Member
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Try moving closer?

I'm standing on the ladder within inches and I keep getting this message. Oh sure, I re-powered and re-booted everything.The error message says "Make sure your Nest Cam (battery) is on and connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your phone."First of a...

jf by Community Member
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Is there a newer Nest Cam App for the Latest Mac IOS

I have had Multiple cameras for a couple of years and 2 of them lost connection and I can not seem to get them to reconnect to the nest wifi with my phone. I have taken the cameras down and brought them inside but still no luck utilizing phone. I hav...

ChrisH01 by Community Member
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Camera IQ suddenly lost power and won't turn on

My Nest Camera IQ just suddenly lost power and stop working. I bought a two-pack. The other camera is working fine. The cameras has been working for about 2 years now. I tried removing the camera and plugging it into a different power outlet, but sti...

ruanmic by Community Member
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Nest camera set-up within Google Home stuck screen

I'm setting up a Nest battery indoor/outdoor camera through the Google Home app on my phone and when I add my camera I go through a screen accepting Google's Device Arbitration Agreement and the next screen is titled "Usage Guidelines" and I can't ge...

Google doorbell various buildings

Is it possible to have various Google Nest Doorbells in various buildings and get notifications on only one device/account? Also, is the only way to control the Doorbell via mobile app? or is there a web browser version?Thanks!

Robob by Community Member
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Nest indoor camera stopped recording, I just get pictures

I use to be able to watch a video when motion or sound was detected but now I just set a still picture. I tried checking settings but I don’t see anything about changing to video record. I didn’t change anything and it used to record.. I even reconne...

Tcarro by Community Member
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Hello.. i purchased the nest doorbell battery from best buy yesterday. Unboxed followed instructions. Cant get it to connect .. for startup.. went today and exchanged.. same thing..The 2 other devices i bought yesterday connected to home and my inter...

CodsmacK by Community Member
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