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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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Presence Sensing not working

At home we're using Google Home as platform to control our lights, thermostate and Chromecast.One housemember has an iPhone (Here everything works fine). I'm using Android, and the presence sensing isn't working at all.App permissions for location ar...

Personal results google nest

To set a simple reminder on my Google nest requires turning on personal results which, I quote, allows “email, calendar, contacts… payments on this device.” I don’t want all of that info shared/ synced at all. I’m literally trying to set up a reminde...

Pscott by Community Member
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HAVE A VIZIO SMARTCAST TV, AND WAS ALWAYS ABLE TO CAST TO IT FROM MY CHROME BROWSER. one day, it just stopped and i would get a no devices found message. I have tried everything suggested as far as rebooting, re setting, nothing works so it must be t...

BOOMO by Community Member
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Nest camera video history playback not working

I'm trying to get review my video camera settings. LIVE Video works fine. However, in reviewing older videos, I only see images, no video. I did a factory reset (not realizing it), I redownloaded the NEST app from iOS, and it still has the same exact...

OCG by Community Member
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Unable to connect to Google mini

Google home mini i am unable to set it up as it just gives an error "couldn't communicate to your mini" i am using 5ghz band

Ps1991 by Community Member
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Chromecast issue

Tv screen gets flickering when connected to Chromecast.

Sbnbhas by Community Member
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Cync by GE not responding

#cync by GE products. I’ve updated firmware on everything lightbulbs plugs light strips. When I reboot the gateway plug it works for a while, but then stops working. I don’t have this problem my Phillips lights.I’ve got quite an investment in the Cyn...

Resolved! I have a new router. how do i get the password into my chromecast?

HiWe have a new router and Chromecast is saying "Can't connect to wi-fi"How do i get the Chromecast to adopt the new password?(I have tried using the Google Home app on my iPhone. It first says "Chromecast found". But when I click Next it says "Conne...

HappyHenry by Community Member
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Monitoring My Mom in Asissted Living

I bought my mom a nest hub and cameras so that I can monitor what happens to her in assisted living. I would like to sign up with Nest Aware. We also have a hub at our house. Should I set up the hub in her apartment under her google account or mine? ...

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