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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 hub max conneted to previous owners accounts

Hi went to my local cex store and bought the nest home max at a great price got home and set it up only to find it is still attached to the previous owners account I've tried factory reset nut it still wp.ont let me set it up I don't really want to h...

Adults, we want help not applause

Wow I was so surprised to see Kuddos, I got new badges for joining and starting a post. Insert "shocked emoji" here.I assume I am about to be booted for saying "I didn't join for participation trophies, I joined looking for meaningful help with my ex...

Im being harrassed by Google

Anybody else being harassed by their connected devices. Absolutely sick and tired of the harassment we are getting. The hub plays music when not asked, then has a house party when it feels like. Heating turning itself up. Chromecast playing you tube ...

Use nest max as a text message board?

Any ideas on how to use Max as a message display? For example, message for household all day long to remind people with important communications.

Full-life by Community Member
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Cyber bullying andnsmart devices

While our doorbell met with foul wind play and has a smashed camera it now appears that the three minute video length is being shortened. I feel my husband is being bullied and deliberately rang the doorbell before the bully arrived and now iltgwew i...

UnhackUs by Community Member
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Legacy Dropcam replacement.

Don't judge me. My Dropcam has been dutifully working for too many years to count. That is until I upgraded my home network. Dropcam still works, but the legacy install instructions no longer work. Tried to Google it and found out that I should have ...

dmarcelop by Community Member
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How to lock Google mesh from kids

I recently started buying smart devices for our home. At first I was having my partners 11 yr old help me set things up, so he has the Google Home app on his phone. In hindsight it wasn't a great idea because I just set up Google Mesh and we want to ...

Missing speakers

I have eight speakers which were all connected to my Google home at one point (Google home minis, or Google mesh hubs with speakers). They were in different speaker groups, but now I can only see two of the speakers in the groups. If I tap on one of ...

Shawn360 by Community Member
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Cannot edit or delete Routines

I added some steps to my google home Good Morning routine and now I want to delete those steps out. There is no way to edit or delete the steps nor is there anyway to delete the routine all together. I have tried on my iPhone, iPad and my Android pho...

Krizula by Community Member
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