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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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Nest OUTDOOR Cameras

i just got off the phone with a google nest rep named Brian and explained to him how the Coating on my wires coming out of two of my cameras is flaking of extremely bad and he told me that they could only replace the power side cable ! (which is Fine...

JLSEABEE by Community Member
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Google Nest connection to a phone

I have a new Google Nest thermostat. Because it was originally wired incorrectly, I had to have my phone delete the device, then I went through the setup process a second time, using correct wiring information. The Nest is working fine now, but only ...

paulejc by Community Member
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Transformer for nest doorbell

I'm installing a Nest doorbell without a chime. What transformer will I need to purchase? I have the indoor power adapter for Nest Hello, however, I do not have an outlet close enough to plug it into.

GeoMass by Community Member
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Resolved! Can I control my home with just Sonos and the Google Home app?

Hello all,I'm looking to begin using 'hey google' with my smart home and had some very basic questions.Hope you can assist:Currently, I have the following:Google Home app on my iPhone.Sonos speakers in all parts of my condo.Nest thermos & cameras.Lut...

Lyphe416 by Community Member
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Nest mini WiFi connection issue

I have connected it previously using SSID & password with my previous internet provider.This new internet provider has open wifi. i.e no SSID & passwords are asked while connecting to wifi. But a webform pops in my phone browser which asks username &...

Resolved! Doorbell or Cam Event to tigger all cameras.

Hello! Does anyone know if a set doorbell or floodlight can event can trigger/link recording on all cameras?I have 2 nest doorbells and 3 floodlight cams (all hardwired)… what I’m trying to do is when an ‘event’ triggers a recoding on any single goog...

Resolved! Google Chat Support

When trying to engage Google in chat support, once a rep becomes available and begins the conversation, there is no way to respond (no text box, keyboard doesn't appear). Why?Apple iPhone 13, latest version of ios.

sjtryon by Community Member
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Routines: Personal vs. Household

Keyword triggers locked into personal routines preclude the use of those triggers for household routines. Why?This is incredibly frustrating.

sjtryon by Community Member
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