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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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how do I talk to my phone rather than Google home?

When I talk to my phone, Google home speaker answers instead. I don't want to always talk to the speaker, but there seems to be no way to differentiate my requests. why is there no seperate wake word for each device?

setting up camera in different location

On vacation and brought my nest camera with me. Want to set it up but says already set up in other account. I've tried to delete the other location but can't seem to . The prompts I got when I googled it don't seem to appear. Anyone have any experien...

Benny_dog by Community Member
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Maximum solar wattage for nest doorbell battery?

I know that Wasserstein has a Made for Google solar charging unit with 1.7W output. Does anyone know if there is a max wattage? Live in overcast Midwest and would like to maximize charging if possible. Unfortunately I don't have an existing power sup...

hbo max on my mac with chrome

does anyone know if you can watch hbo max on a mac computer using google chrome. seems i cant get it to work

lek by Community Member
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Nest 3rd gen thermostat calling on hot water when not sheduled?

HiOur zoned hot water valve fires up at random times. We have it to turn on as scheduled which works fine but when it should be off it comes on by itself? The electrician is adamant that it is wired correctly and I had a second guy look at the wiring...

Eamon by Community Member
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Google nest audio not responding

Google nest 2nd gen indoor camera (wired)we are subscribed to google nest plus and recently started having an issue hearing the audio recording when going back into our history to view an event. Why is this happening and how can this be fixed? My vol...