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Google Home and Eufy SmartBulbs

Hi I have various makes of Smartbulbs in my house but in my bedroom I have two Eufy Smart Bulbs. I have had my smartbulbs for some time but every now and again I get issues. I usually end up deleting everything and starting again and it usually resol...

pacuk01 by Community Member
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Issues with several homes

In Google Home I have registered my house I live in and a summer cottage. I have a Google Hub in both homes and also Philips Hue connected to Google Home. Things work fine, but if I am in the summer cottage, and I say turn on the lights in the living...

Johnsen by Community Member
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Google Home App Light Activation Customisation

Another post regarding lights. On the Google Home app, it would be much easier if lights had there own widget that could go on the home screen or side swipe on a mobile phone. Would be much better as a short cut to turn lights on/ off rather than the...

Roddy by Community Member
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Motion Sensor Light Automation / Smoke Alarms

Hi - looking for a way to either have a motion sensor that activates WIFI lights (GE), or to utilise the sensors in the Nest Smoke Alarms.I note there is an option in the Home/Away routine to utilise the Nest Smoke Alarms to activate / turn off appli...

Roddy by Community Member
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socket for bedroom light

I have one socket in the bedroom to control bedside lamp. It's connected through smartlife. All my other sockets with smartlife are working fine. The bedroom socket is on the google home dashboard, and shows as working. I can turn it off and on but n...

LS by Community Member
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Resolved! Voice control for LG TV's

Hi, I'm having an issue with my Nest Mini and my LG TV in which the voice control has stopped working, the assistant keeps asking me to set it up again but the login page for Google Account which I access via the settings on the TV won't load. Is the...

Paul1 by Community Member
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How do I delete phantom devices from google home routines

Hi community.I unfortunately was one of the people that had phantom devices in my Google Home app (Lifx bulbs) caused by having to delete and re-add devices for various reasons. I eventually was able to remove them by saying "Hey Google, sync my devi...

curtc by Community Member
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Let’s talk some more about Home Automation

Hey Google Nest Community,We love seeing Google Nest users share their tips and tricks, especially when it comes to Home Automation. Let’s discuss together more ways to get the most out of a Google Assistant-led home.Here are some conversation starte...

Lazarus by Community Specialist
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