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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...

Cannot connect my nest Mini speaker to the Wi-Fi

Can you help? I have a nest mini speaker which up until recently is worked fine. I'm able to connect to the Wi-Fi after a number of tries but when I try to create a speaker group with another nest mini speaker, it will not do it it's like it doesn't ...

Nest Yale lock

After installing a new net work, my nest hill log no longer connects to Nest connect. Prior to installing the new Wi-Fi network, the Nest Yale lock worked as expected. I’ve turned off the net work, removed the batteries from the nest lock, and went t...

StephenC by Community Member
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Resolved! Google Customer Service is Horrible

Google Customer support is non-existent. Next step is to report them to BBB. My Google Nest is defective. Had a technician to confirm. Made a warranty claim but it goes into a black hole. Nobody ever calls back. It has been three weeks. Last Google p...

CoolBruno by Community Member
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Restricting access to Google home devices

I came across the following post and wanted to share one solution but couldn't reply to the poster as the issue was closed with no resolution. The issue was posted as this: Hi,I Have a house with multiple smart devices in different rooms and at the m...

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Joutcast78 by Community Member
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MediaStateState support for Google Nest Speaker

condition: type: device.state.MediaState device: My Device - Room Name state: playbackState is: PLAYINGDoesn't appear to support any Google speakers. Is that right? Else, how could I detect music playing on a Google speak?

idkhn by Community Member
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If else clause in google home script

Im trying to write a script that checks a window sensor, then does a different action depending on whether the window is open or closed. Is there a way i can write this without having two scripts. Im currently having 1 script for condition A and anot...

Zycute711 by Community Member
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Philips Hue scene activation

I’ve noticed a bug recently when using an automation that triggers a scene within Philips Hue. There is 2 people in our home and it appears to be an issue with having the hue hub linked to its user account. When it is linked to my account it works fo...

Alexsp by Community Member
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