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Let’s Discuss! Smart Home Automations for Pets

Hey Nest Community,May is National Pet Month in the United States! And as all pet parents know - scaley, feathery, and furry friends are very important inhabitants of your household and can absolutely benefit from the connectedness of a smart home. W...


Face detection disabled

I am new to the Google home platform and was attempting to enable face detection for the neat doorbell, only to be informed that it is not available in my area. what I belive is happening is that with my satellite internet my ip address typically com...

Raleighb by Community Member
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Trying to create a smart house

We've tried a new and old Hub, nothing more than 3 years old. We have 2 mini speakers, 1 smart speaker, a camera/doorbell, a security camera, 2 smart lights, and a thermostat. We can't get anything to work. We get a lot of "Hmm. There seems to be a g...

AllsLost by Community Member
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ONLY 10 CAMERAS in one Nest home???

So, why would one Google Home need 20 Nest thermostats, but can only have 10 Nest cameras??? Surely it should be the other way around? It makes no sense, Google!!!! Imagine a house so big that it needs 20 thermostats but only needs 10 cameras? What a...

jode1906 by Community Member
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A Bug on actions about Boardcasting in automations

It is a bug in my opinion. Here is my finding.Automation 1:Using "assistant.event.OkGoogle" as the starter. And "assistant.command.Broadcast" as the action.Result:"assistant.command.Broadcast" success.Automation 2:Using "assistant.event.OkGoogle" as ...

MrBull by Community Member
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Google Script error - make hue blubs blink

Hello. I am trying to set up an automation that will make my hue lights blink after a timer has completed on my Google Home Hub (1st Gen). The name of the Google Home Hub (per the Google Home app is "Kitchen Display". Below is the code I've attempted...

nitinm by Community Member
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Cannot add family member to google nest doorbell

I cannot add my wife to our google nest door bell. When I scan the QR code, I get an error message that says cannot pair or something to that effect. I have an android phone. I don't even think my wife received the invitation and I see a message on t...

Tamper alert will not clear from app

All of a sudden, my Yale smart lock started an alarm. I got a tamper alert on my Nest app, and now I cannot clear the tamper alert. I did change the batteries. Does any one have any suggestions on how to clear the tamper alert off the app so I can lo...

Tkallay by Community Member
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