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Forum Posts

How about Google merges the Nest app into the Google Home app?

Hey all!I recently added the nest system to my home and switched from Ring. Who all here would agree with me that it would be more convient for Google to merge the Nest App into the Google Home app? I would prefer the apps to be consolidated instead ...

Adenham2 by Community Member
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Nest Cams

I changed my wifi router and been unable to reconnect my nest cams. My displays were done quite easily but the cameras been a challenge.Any suggestions?

Mac4 by Community Member
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Resolved! Back plate for Google doorbell

I have looked everywhere for a replacement backplate for my Google doorbell (battery). Anyone know where to get one?

Assistant works, then goes too far.

When I get back from the gym I usually ask Google to turn on the lights in the kitchen. For the past 2 weeks, I have said, "Hey Google, turn on the kitchen lights". The response is *lights turn on*, "Okay, turning on two lights". Then a second later ...

zjshafer by Community Member
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routine actions failing

I recently added an X-10 PRO (IR543 IR to RF converter) device to my Harmony hub and added the following devices in Google Home:"turn on lights fast", "turn off lights fast", "dim lights", "turn on lights slow", "turn off lights slow".The lights resp...

jukerjim by Community Member
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How to change home nickname on Google Home App (not Nest app)

Hi,I cannot seem to find a way to change my home nickname on Google Home app. I searched high and low on Google, too. They showed only how to change it on Nest Apps, but it doesn't reflect on Google Home app. Is there a way to do this? Thank you!

Ysusanto by Community Member
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