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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...

Resolved! How to connect wired sensor to the Nest Learning Thermostat?

I need to integrate my infrared underlay heating system with the Nest thermostat. But I have an additional wired temperature sensor coming from under the wooden floor. So i need to connect this sensor to the Nest thermostat. Any idea?

PK9 by Community Member
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Automation routines place of execution

Hi,I am trying to figure out where the automation routines are executed. Could not find the answer in these posts, nor at Google pages.It seems essential that they are executed locally, otherwise the home would be dysfunctional in case of internet ou...

Mayilong by Community Member
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2 Seperate Thermostats - Same Issue

I had a Nest Learning work for about 18 mos.3 weeks ago aux heat stopped working - however it worked in Test via the stat.Dual Fuel System, Electric Heat Pump(w/Rev. valve), Gas Furnace - the signals to run are routed through the HP control board.Aft...

Jase1 by Community Member
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Playlist rutine from youtube as an alarm

Hi,I would like to create a rutine to play a specific youtube playlist of mine as a morning alarm on my nest mini speaker.I have youtube prime, if that matters, but I just cant get it to work. I feel like I have tried everything. From URL to unique n...

System is rubbish

Just wanted to vent. My google hub works occasionally. All I want to do is put a Spotify story on for the kids bedroom and sometimes it displays their speakers and sometimes it doesn't . Other times you can only have one speaker at a time and don't g...

Weather related routine

Hello Google team,To control shutters, shades and lights it would be helpful to have weather related routines like.Sun - close blinds 50%Cloudy - turn on several lightsRain - shutters down, lights onWind - shutters down Is there anything on the marke...

AndreCape by Community Member
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Turn lights on when unlocking the front door

I want to turn lights on when the door is opened. This doesn’t seem to be possible.This seems to be because the policy isn’t written well. You should only care if the ACTION of the automation unlocks something as you could accidentally lower your saf...

Brandoaz by Community Member
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"No Compatible Devices were found in your ecobee account"

Hello, I keep getting this "No Compatible Devices were found in your ecobee account" error when trying to connect my Ecobee to the Google Home app. I cleared cache and it still does not work. I have an Ecobee 3 Lite and this help article says that I ...

Curtis5 by Community Member
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