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Forum Posts

Nest hub display remains black when the doorbell rings

Hi there,I just got the Google nest doorbell (battery) and the google nest hub. I installed both devices according to the instructions and added them to the google home app. However, when the doorbell rings, I only get voice notifications to the goog...

Leni1 by Community Member
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Nest Energy Shift for Gas Source

I got a notice that my thermostat was adjusted to account for the availability of cleaner energy sources later.However, I use gas for heating. How would a gas source be cleaner at a different time of day?My notice:Your thermostat was automatically ad...

madrazoj by Community Member
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Harmony Elite Hub stopped running commands via Nest Mini

For a long time had Harmony Hub with Harmony Elite linked to Google account so I could turn TV to Netflix, Prime, Disney etc on/off with Hey Google. Now Google says “Turning on X” but nothing happens. Fine with all other devices, lights, Nest thermos...

Whoosh by Community Member
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HVAC Monitoring - Auto Turn Off when not heating?

Our home has a dual-zone HVAC unit. Occasionally the damper on our HVAC unit will get stuck, and the unit will run even though no AC/heat is running.While we can usually catch this if we're home - if we're asleep sometimes the unit will run all night...

Horrible customer service/missing magnetic base

this morning I spent a couple hours trying to resolve, which should have been a very easy issue. I have over a dozen indoor and outdoor google/best batterycameras. One of my cameras that is still under warranty has a missing magnetic base. One of my ...

YouTube music not working

YouTube and YouTube music not working on any home devices ( neither by casting nor by voice command)Having premium membership and using two nest hub and one nest mini, thank you.

Bhujit by Community Member
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