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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...

Add local news or others with feeds

In home automation we have the ability for Google to play news in the morning.The news sources are limited.Is there a way to add others that are not in the prefilled list?How about rss feeds from news sites?

lardo5150 by Community Member
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Smart bulb connection and other devices with Nest Wifi Pro

I previously had the Google Wifi mesh network and recently upgraded to the Nest Wifi Pro (6-E) and my smart light bulb connections broke. I've been trying to fix them for a month now and they are very intermittent (along with my garage door and other...

DrGerg by Community Member
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Nest Cam Purple

I have an outdoor Nest Cam that has been in operation for a few years. All of a sudden the image is in a purple hue. I've seen threads that talk about power cycling the camera and playing with the night vision settings but they have not yielded a pos...

JimPoling by Community Member
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Nest hub stuck on G screen

My google nest hub is still on a G screen and I have tried to factory reset and recovery mode. I’ve tried all the suggestions listed from others but it is still not working. I need help

Nest Camera- Google Home Hub Integration

I bought 2 new nest cameras and doorbell. Will there be a way to get notifications on the google home hub rather than my phone soon? Seems silly to only be notified on my phone. How will guests or other people staying in my home with out the phone ap...

Determine device spoken to

Hey there. I am looking at creating an advance automation on I'm wondering if there is a way to determine the device the command was received from kind of like room awareness does? I assume it would be a condition, but I don't see an...

GHomeUser by Community Member
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Change personal routines to household routines

I believe this topic has been brought up, but it needs to be brought up again. When Google home changed, ALL of my routines became "Personal" routines. I need to be able to change these to "Household" routines, for TWO reasons...1) So that others can...

PBusardo by Community Member
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How do I view future actions scheduled by voice?

Hey, I've been wondering where I can see a list of future actions or commands that I have scheduled by voice via Google assistant. I'm not talking about routines. e.g. At 10 am, if I say "hey Google turn on the living room light at 11 am", and then l...

PNV by Community Member
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Yi Camera not viewable in Google Home app

Hi, I’m having trouble viewing my Yi Camera in my Google Home app on iPhone. I was able to successfully link my Yi account in the app and add the device but the camera feed is not viewable. See image below. Is this supported within the Google Home ap...

apandit10 by Community Member
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can calendar events be automation starters?

The dream: cool down the house in time for a calendar event. Basically I want to set my thermostat with my calendar.The new home automation script looks intriguing. But when I look at the complete list of starters, I can't find a way to connect or in...

ardon by Community Member
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