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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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Nest changes?

In the last week I have noticed a change in my notifications. When I get notification of a person or motion I look at the preview and it's no longer a short video. It's a still picture. Anyone experiencing this?

Nanoleaf not linking

I am trying to add my nanoleaf back to the google home app and when i search up “nanoleaf” and tap on it, it asks for permission, I agree, after that it closed and said “account linked” before saying after 10 seconds after that, “Account linked” my l...

Jp0286 by Community Member
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Google Home

Hi I'm having problems with my Google Chromecast amd Nest Mini. The problem happens every time the device restarts (auto restart) it disconnects from the WiFi. This has never happened in the time of owning my devices. If I do the setup again it quick...

Simom by Community Member
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Google Nest Cam Battery

Hi, I heard that to get the 10 day playback you will need to subscribe and also have the battery can wired. Is it the same if we use the cable it comes with to keep it connected 24/7 to make it wired so I can view back 10 days? Or do I have to order ...

Bashar by Community Member
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Google Nest Offline

Has anybody had a constant problem with google nest doorbell going offline?

Gg94 by Community Member
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I can't connect to the chromcast even after a facory reset 

several error messages on google nest

Hello, I have this problem where 80% of the time, when I give an order to change the lights (6 philips hue across separate rooms) or my kasa smart power strip, it will say something like "sorry, one or more devices aren't available right now. try set...

Google Doorbell Battery.

Hi, I have a new Google Doorbell (Battery) but if someone rings the bell the chime is not heard in the house and if we don't catch it on the phone the visitor is missed, can I connect the Doorbell to the Google speaker in the kitchen or is there a ne...

Nest Thermostat keeps changing

 My nest thermostat keeps changing to 65 in the middle of the night. I just had it replaced because the other one did the same thing. I don't get it all the settings are turned off.

Jiggy1 by Community Member
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Resolved! Phillips Hue Blubs not longer working with Google Home

I have 2 Gen 4 Phillips Hue bulbs that I have been happily connecting to using my Google Home without a Phillips Hue Bridge for several months before they came unresponsive in the Google Home app. For instance, turning them on or off through the Home...

ollieda1 by Community Member
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