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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...

Can I add 2 Nest Doorbell cameras to Google Home?

Can I add 2 Nest Doorbell cameras to Google Home?I have had one doorbell camera working at a time, but cannot seem to add a second one. Is this even possible to do, and if so, How do I do it?

Devos by Community Member
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Door chime for Google home doorbell battery

I just purchased a Google Doorbell -battery operated. I would like to have a chime that plugs in to 110V and can be connected to the doorbell via WIFI . I can't seem to find any such thing. Ideas, suggestions?

GRR1 by Community Member
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Linked ADT to Google home, all sensors show up except doorbell

I have ADT and an ADT pulse doorbell camera. I recently used the “works with Google” to add ADT devices to my Google Home app. It finds and imports all of my sensors and alarm but not the doorbell. The doorbell is working in the ADT app. I have tried...

Ninjajake by Community Member
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No music playing

I have a fairly old Nest Mini. It responds to voice commands to play something on Spotify. It responds that it is playing a song from Spotify but no music comes out. Any suggestions?

DJB by Community Member
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Chromcast Affected by Wind

 It was a very windy night last night and my Chromcast lost connection to Wi-Fi at some point. My wifi is still working but Chromcast is giving me this message. I’ve tried factory reboot to no avail. Hopefully someone here can help me with this issue...


Speaker Groups and Home App Issues

I have several issues with casting audio to Speaker Groups1. Speaker groups are not available or missing from the Favorites screen in the Home app and in the YouTube Music 'Cast To Audio' list2. When a speaker group is selected in the Home app, only ...

MrJinx by Community Member
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NEST Thermostat: No Option for Emergency Heat

We have a NEST thermostat for a system that is connected to propane through a heat pump. The NEST thermostat does not allow us access to emergency heat. Our service provider says that we need to get a different thermostat because some of the NEST the...

NikoBlue by Community Member
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Resolved! Nest Hub2 using its own Thread network

I now use my Best Nub2 to control a couple of Matter enabled Thread devices (Eve Power, Eve Door& Window). These are also controlled with Thread+Matter by Apple home and an AppleTV4K as border router.I see the two border routers created separate Thre...

fabnapp by Community Member
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