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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 Hub and Google Camera with Floodlights

I just purchased the Google Hub and a Google outside camera with Floodlights for my parents house. I mistakenly assumed that the Hub would/could chime or make a sound if motion is detected. I couldn't figure out how to make a simple notification work...

Light on/off commands

Wierdest issue.All of a sudden Assistant does not understand verbal commands to switch on/off my lights ( LSC smartconnect ). The suggested commands, which are verbatim, work ok. Sometimes if i vary the command i can turn the lights on. But no matter...

Helldeskr by Community Member
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Google TV - I'm trying to load Nest

Recently bought a Sony TV with Google TV - I was hoping to view my Nest cameras on it. I've downloaded nest App on my TV but I keep getting a message that my email address or password is incorrect despite me checking it and trying several times

Mark26 by Community Member
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Resolved! Script editor: Use my phone home.state as a starter

I have created an automation that turns on certain lights when I come home in the dark (between sunset and sunrise). I used the following starter:starters:type: home.state.HomePresencestate: homePresenceModeis: HOMEIt works fine, but I have only one ...

Google Home not able to change Philips Hue scenes

Since yesterday morning, Google Home could not control my Philips Hue lights that had worked for years. It was saying that Philips Hue was not available and all lights showed offline in the app on both my iOS and Android devices. But I could control ...

fjtrevino by Community Member
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Nest support unresponsive about replacing my nest wifi

In May, I started having issues with my next wifi. On May 18, Google noticed my nest wifi wasn't working and sent me an email offering to replace it. The last time they replied (in June), they said, "It should be within this month," but so far, I got...

jsaraivax by Community Member
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Nest Cam motion cannot used as trigger in Google Home automations

Dear community,I've just stumbled upon this post by @Clockwork81 quoting that a motion detection of a Nest cam can trigger a Google home automation/routine (while a people detection cannot).I was trying for quite a while to use motion (not people) de...

KGHH1 by Community Member
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