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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...


Several common issues in Italian

I have been experiencing several malfunctioning since last May at least. I have three home speakers and it hasn't been possible to set a timer or an alarm for a long time. The answer in Italian is the equivalent of "Sorry, I didn't understand". I can...

Gpet05 by Community Member
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Nest Thermostat on Heat Pump

I have a Carrier heat pump with electric auxiliary strip heat. Installed a Nest gen. 3 thermostat today. Once the battery charged up and set-up was done, the following happened:1. When I set it for A/C, the compressor ran off and on, and the fan did ...

ronrutmr2 by Community Member
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Change assisting nest device

I have two new Nest Gen 2, battery cameras that I am unable to connect to my existing Nest home due to "couldn't find an assisting Nest device. It keeps trying to use my Nest thermostat. I was in chat assistant for 2 hours, eventually escalated to se...

bill6400 by Community Member
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Google Home Assisstant - Custom Action

Hi there, I'm trying to set up an action for google assistant which triggers my infrared heater, the bathroom lights and to play some music..I wantet to trigger the action by telling google that "I'm having a shower now" which wouldn't work for whate...

KarlaUdia by Community Member
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Nest Doorbell peeling

my nest doorbell is peeling, it seems to be a common issue but i dont see a recall or way to recieve replacement, has anyone found this?

jhering82 by Community Member
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Can't Set Up Google Mini 1st Gen after factory reset

I've just reset my Google Home Mini 1st Gen following instructions provided by Google. When it turns back on and tells me "Get started my downloading the Google Home app", I open the Google Home app. I press set up new device>my home> and then set up...

Routine to stop a routine

I know most will ask "why?"Others will say, "just stop the routine in the home app or disable and save."Others will try to talk me out of the meaning of this, but that's okay. I'll save the time and communicate I am committed to making a routine like...

Chromecast remote help

Hi my chromecast with google tv remote does not work any more I try to put the battery's in but the light doesn't turn on the rest doesn't work either and it cost 30 aud for a new one so how can I fix it because I got it for Christmas 2021 so almost ...

Lucas2022 by Community Member
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