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What’s the most frequently used query in your smart home?

From “Hey Google, turn on the lights” to “Ok Google, lock the front door” there are so many fun and helpful queries you can ask Google Assistant. You can play music, turn on your favorite shows, create shopping lists and even more to control your sma...

Turning Philips Hue lights in automation

I have numerous Philips Hue lights both inside the home and outdoors. Each time as the days get shorter or longer in late summer/early fall or late winter/early spring I have to change my automation ( which I have set up with Philips Hue app) I have ...

Error's ..................

Hi. What  is this ? Everytime when I open youtube to listen music in the same time this start to play and I can NOT stop this. What is this? Why I can not stop it? Why does it run non-stop and where does it run? I mention that I do not listen or foll...


Play radio by a timer

I want to start a radio station to start playing at a specific time every week.Play every Sunday at 9:30 pm on Classical King FM.

rwaustin by Community Member
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How can I use Google Home app with a hotmail address?

I was invited by my landlord to connect to the Google Home app to change the thermostat settings, however when opening the app, the login page only allows me to go to Gmail, and I cannot enter my email and password there (it only gives me error). How...

Marcela14 by Community Member
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Need to change the volume of the alarm.

We have the Google Nest Protect and we need to lower the volume on the alarm. When I looked it up it said open the google home app. I did that and then it said to touch & hold your device's tile?? I don't know what that is. If it is the white circle ...

Nest connects but there's no sound.

I have a Google Nest Hub that connects to my phone via Bluetooth and I can see my music playing on it, but there's no sound co.ig out of it. The volume is all the way up on both my phone and the hub. I've tried pairing and unpairing the 2 devices a f...

markvm by Community Member
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Resolved! Thermostat stopped connecting

I’ve had my Nest 3gen thermostat working fine for years. This summer I added a new water heater so I could turn the boiler off during the summer. I just turned it back on and can’t get my Nest to heat the house. It connects, turns on, but within a fe...

Slambr by Community Member
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Accessing my thermostat

This support forum is useless! Where is the real support?! Meanwhile we are freezing because we can’t connect to our thermostat to heat our house!I’ve used Nest for years and no problems! Google gets involved and it’s a kludgy nightmare. Help!!!!

DuckThis by Community Member
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