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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...

Nest Camera motion as a trigger for routine

Hi, I've recently updated the Google home app and I see nest cameras are now available to be set as a trigger for a routine. However it only appears to be motion activated. I have all 5 of my cameras set to people only activation.Does anyone know if ...

The home app doesn't detects any Chromecast device

My Chromecast shows pulsing blue light at the start and later it just shows only blue this time no pulsing,I don't even know what it means whereas I thought it should be white,the home app can't detect any Chromecast device but it refers me back to w...

TrustGod by Community Member
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Exclude certain hue lights from "turn off all lights" command

I have a lot of indoor Hue lights and I'm starting to expand outdoors. I would like for my outdoor lights to remain on & unaffected when I tell Google to "turn off all the lights.". What's the best way to use my voice to turn off all indoor Hue light...

Screencast on Chromebook

Does anybody who has a chromebook know why the screencast app won't leave my toolbar? I have never used it in my life and when I click on the app it doesn't even work properly. When I hover over the app it doesn't give me an option to close the app s...

Wyze cameras not playing on Google home or Nest

We just set up our new Wyze Camera V3 and Google Nest. The wyze camera's work when we go into the wyze app but does not work on google home on my iphone or the google nest. I have tried resetting, un-linking/re-linking and factory reset and syncing d...

Stephen-M by Community Member
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Countdown timer on Google Home voice command

Hi people of the Internet, I have a water recirculation system in my home that I have set up to start by voice command using the Android Google Home phone app. Is ther a way to program it to turn off after "X" amount of time once commanded to start. ...

TaterPS by Community Member
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