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Let's Discuss! - The latest updates from Google Home and Nest

Hey everyone! If you haven't, check out the latest blog for new details about all things Google Home and Nest, including new automations and starters, Thermostat updates, home panel on Android 14 and so much more! Let us know what you think in the co...

Home Automation Not working

I've been able to set an automation to turn on my lights via Kasa outlet at a set time, but EVERY other automation that involve my Google Nest Mini to make announcement/news/play music does not work. I've already restarted router, google nest mini an...

Be2 by Community Member
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Automations stopped changing speaker volume

I have a series of automations in Google Assistant which include changing the volume on various speakers around my home. This is done by having a custom command such as:Set volume to 25% on bedroom speakerFor the past few days, this automation has st...

jc8654 by Community Member
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Suggestion: Google Home: Smart Button Support

The biggest gap in the smart home, assuming standardization of protocols occurs via Matter, is dealing with controls (i.e. switches and buttons) and recognizing the fact that sometimes voice control is slower and more intrusive to the activities goin...

EnviroTO by Community Member
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Switching tabs while casting

I'm new to casting and currently using a Dell laptop for work. (Have always been a Mac person) Is there an easier way to switch what tabs I'm casting without stopping the cast altogether? I know I'm able to cast my whole screen but there are tabs I h...

sly808 by Community Member
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Resolved! Nest camera battery NOT connecting

Purchased the 2-pack | Outdoor or Indoor | Battery Nest cameras. Went to Google Home as instructed. Followed the steps as instructed. Cannot connect. I have tried plugging it in next to my wireless router. I have tried placing closer, a bit further a...

New to Google Home. I MISS NEST.

I was a happy Nest Customer for years. After one camera finally died, I made the leap and bought a couple Google products. What a shame that Google has ruined a great thing. The app is buggy--sometimes cameras open right away, other times they won't ...

DNB_CLE by Community Member
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Google Home Script Editor Not Saving

I'm having a heck of a time trying to figure out why my scripts within the Google Home Script Editor aren't saving, and aren't able to be activated.All the code is coming back as "valid" and no errors are being flagged, except for the fact it simply ...

jcbale by Community Member
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Nest Wifi point activation failure

I am having an issue activating the Nest Wi-Fi Point (AC1200) after performing the factory reset. The device is part of the package that came with the Nest Wifi Router (AC2200). - M: H2D and H2E. I performed the factory reset on both the Router and P...

daotoan by Community Member
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