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Heads up: Philips Hue Change Impacting Scripted Automations!

Hey everyone,We wanted to keep you in the loop about some recent changes related to Philips Hue sensors that might impact your scripted automations. Philips Hue has updated their sensor device configuration to use the TemperatureSetting trait (previo...

Google Home Automation opening garage doors doesn't work

Hi,I have a garage door opener connected to SmartLife app, where it works fine. I've added a device to Google Home and it works: when asking Google assistant to open garage doors it asks me for a PIN and then opens it.Im having trouble however to cre...

JaniB by Community Member
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Resolved! Real Limit on Homes in Google Home?

Google Home is only showing two homes in my current pull down list. When I try to add another, it says:Too many homesRemove a home to add another one.You're a member of the maximum number of allowed homes.The help seems to indicate I should be able t...

GeoffM by Community Member
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Stream audio from chromecast to Google speakers

Hi, So I was wondering if it is possible to stream the audio from Google tv (like Netflix series) to the Google speakers that we have (we have a Google Nest & Google Home). It is possible to stream music on Spotify from Google TV to the speakers, how...

iLoPP by Community Member
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triggering automation with automation

Hi everyone, I'm planning to make an automation that triggers two other automations, which have different conditions in order to create an if-else situation. Does anyone know how to do that? Thank you!

smarthomie by Community Member
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Fraudulent activity

Google/nest stole 300.00 from my credit card and I can’t contact them. The telephone numbers go to an answering system. No live person. They want me to read and figure out what may have happened.the community form so call expiate no help.

Google Home Routines with groups

Heya!I grouped some smart bulbs and switches, like "living room", "dining room" etc.Looks like i cannot use groups within actions/routines to switch a room on and off ?Seriously?TnxRichard

RichardHH by Community Member
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Why are Nest Devices still being sold?

Why is google continuing to sell Nest devices when they are no longer going to be supported? I have invested well over $1500 into nest devices, but they will no longer be in use. Seems so unfair. Google should reimburse all the customers’ expenses fo...

Faywilli by Community Member
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Multiple automations

I reset my Google password and deleted my old google Home due to several issues with the home. Recreated the entire home but now under automations. It saved my old automations but there are 3 of each of them. I only want one of each

PaulM2023 by Community Member
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