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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...


Nest outdoor first generation

Hello I have 2 nest camera wired first gen outside camera with magnetic attachments they are used and locked in a different unknown account, how do I unlock them ?? Is it even possible with out the original account??? Thank you

Tony2000 by Community Member
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Resolved! find my phone has few devices

HiI misplace my phone a lot. nest was helping out via "find my phone" command.somehow my device was duplicated and now it says "i found a few devices connected" and only allows to ring the first option which doesnt ring my phone. how do i remove the ...

wowo123 by Community Member
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Example script to sync 2 lights malfunctioning

This is a new problem. Several weeks ago, I used the example script to synchronize 2 lights found here: replaced the sample lights with "basement main" and "baseme...

Gk1984 by Community Member
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Cannot change color of some smartlife lightbulbs

Hello, since the recent google home update on some specific smart life light bulb models I am unable to to change the color with google assistant or the home app. I can change the color in the W spectrum but not to an RGB color. I can however use the...

Smart lighting

I cannot see what time lights were turned off and on in google home app anymore? Why is that? Thx


How do I create a WORKING DAY routine, with the option to add a new time. It comes by default, but I can't find a way to add another one.

Resolved! Nest Hello wired doorbell no longer available in script editor

I created a script not long ago with a doorbell press action. It all worked fine but now I want to tweak it and it says the doorbell is not a valid device:I tried with a new script and it doesn't even give me the option of the device.event.DoorbellPr...

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wjuk by Community Member
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