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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...

Resolved! How do I remove a device from google home app?

I'm trying to remove a light switch (not a thermostat, but lights are not an option in the forum label pull down) from my Google Home App. How do I do this? The switch no longer exists and there is no option to remove it. When searching the forum, an...

SCJeff by Community Member
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Nest Thermostat

I purchased a Google Nest Learning thermostat when remodeling my condo about 2.5 -3 years ago . It was easy to setup, but a pain to keep the cold air blowing as long as you needed it or have it turn the heat on when you needed it to without having to...

Kba526 by Community Member
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Automations… if xxx else yyyy

Hi, Basically I’m after a google home automation script that turns lights on (if they are off) and off (if they are on).When I run the following script it turns the lights on, then off , and on other occasions it seems to do 2 or 3 actions… eg on off...

jh9 by Community Member
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Camera Dog Detection not working

Has anybody been able to get either the starter: device.event.AnimalDogDetection or the starter device.event.AnimalCatDetection to work? My camera is the Google Nest Cam (outdoor or indoor, battery). I have seen many different types of dogs walk in f...

salbando by Community Member
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stop casting

I have an automation which turns on the radio for an hour, but at the end it pauses the radio, but does not stop casting. This means I am using data unneccessarily, and if I touch the speaker accidentally the cast resumes. Is there any way to instruc...

My Shares and Ideas

Hello. For those who may need it. Here is an example of a timed script that starts and stops Spotify. A separate playlist is used. Have Fun. 

Pitsom by Community Member
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WiFi Points are now showing a weak connection

I own a Nest Pro router and point, as well as a Google Wifi point/router. The Google Wifi is connected to my PC by a Cat6 ethernet cable. My apartment is no more than 900 square feet and my internet plan is of 300mbps. The Nest Pro router is in the m...

nicoleevd by Community Member
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How to play my playlist for a routine

I figured out how to play music with automations but it seems like Google just chooses whatever music it wants to play. How do I make it play a specific Spotify playlist?

Bravesmal by Community Member
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Can't remove "Linked to you" devices

Hi all,I've been trying to Troubleshoot this but I can't get an answer. I have two devices under "Linked to you" in the iOS Google Home app that I can't remove.Neither device is on my wifi network so I don't have the ability to move them to a differe...

KJRM by Community Member
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