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Let’s Discuss! Smart Home Automations for Pets

Hey Nest Community,May is National Pet Month in the United States! And as all pet parents know - scaley, feathery, and furry friends are very important inhabitants of your household and can absolutely benefit from the connectedness of a smart home. W...


Google Nest mini/home have problems with names

So, I have a Rooms called by the name of the kid that lives there. So one of them is called Wilmers room. This seems to be a real problem for all home related products (it's the same result in both the app on my phone, on the nest mini and other devi...

Fredriks by Community Member
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Automate temporary away

Am I missing a function when I look? when I am away it rightly switches to away mode on my Learning Thermostat 3 but often when it is cold and soon to be dark I first want to go past the thermostat and take food scraps up to the roof where there is a...

Eerke by Community Member
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Hay google making it friendly for the blind.

I have installed a google nest hub 2 so my grandfather can make phone calls with his voice, it works well except it relies on vision to indicate it is paying attention. Can you make google nest hub 2 verbally respond when it notes that it has been ca...

charlesee by Community Member
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Google Home Preview - Presence detection not working

Hello community,I've been using Google Home Preview for a week. I turned on presence detection. In the feed I also see that my smartphone is recognized as being present or absent, but the status does not change automatically in the Home app. Thus, th...

Fearomoon by Community Member
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Nest Minis removing themselves from home

Earlier this year I made the switch from Alexas to nest for a number of reasons. One to move away from the Bezos empire but largely to allow for the voice recognition and personalized responses.I now have 4x Nest Mini's in my home and have been runni...

Phone Screen Broken

disregard the username  Bought the most expensive phone at Walmart and lady didn’t offer me insurance now I’m screwed. what’s the best way to cast to a PC ?and when I cast will it look as if the screen had never been damaged?


No Support for Nest Protect????

Just read in the public preview that it will not support "older" Nest Devices like the Nest Protect... WTF?? These expensive AF Smoke Alarms have a 10 year life span... How are you not going to support them? Google is getting worse and worse by the d...

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