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What’s your favorite part of the Public Preview so far?

New discussion incoming! Did you know that you can save devices, actions, and automations to your Favorites in the new Google Home app? These and other features are now available in the Public Preview. Read more about them in our blog: Request an inv...

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Log Into Router Using PC/Ethernet

Trying to troubleshoot a WiFi issue with a Google router and two access points. When trying to log into the router with a PC/browser, all I get a message telling me to use the Home app on an Android device (phone). Well, that requires WiFi, which isn...

frcook by Community Member
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Resolved! Nest Stopped Understanding Combined Commands

About a week ago, my 2 Nests have stopped accepting combined commands. For over 2 years I've been telling it to "turn off the kitchen and turn on the bedroom" but it's now telling me it doesn't understand. When I break down the commands, everything w...

sQualie by Community Member
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Google home

how do I download google home on iPhone 5 and if you can't do it can you please make a version for iPhone 5

Shliple by Community Member
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Trouble creating a routine to set multiple alarms

I am trying to create several daily work alarms at one time. Each individual routine works fine. For example, the first one is just called "Set Work alarm 1" (which is also the command I can use to start the routine). The Action I have set is "Set ev...

jpaugh78 by Community Member
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Resolved! Windows

Can I get a notification when the outdoor temp is estimated well below or above set temp for a period of time. Tonight for example house 74, set to 73, weather is 64 till 11am. I know automatic windows are beyond luxurious and I am sure home builders...

arg7 by Community Member
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Nest protect device_id

Hello! Can anyone let me know how to get the device_id for nest protect. I want to use the REST API but I can find a way to get the device_id. Regards,

Smart 3 way switch quirk

I installed a Gosund 3 way switch to control a light a light in my house. There are currently (2) 3 way switches that controls this light and I replaced the one that was closest to the main electric Box. I had no problems installing it and the light ...

Set up mesh system

My new WiFi system would not set up as instructed, had to call I was on phone with Mark to see what I was doing wrong. Turns out was doing it correctly they just would not talk to the connected unit. Mark had walked me through many many steps, finall...

Mancave by Community Member
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