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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...

Condition for routine actions

I really like using routines. Over the years the Home app has been getting much better in regards to routines, scheduled actions, etc... HOWEVER,. And I know it's been brought up before... At least allowing some conditional or state checks for device...

Problem with thermostats

Still having problems with the thermostats. Says that they are off line and I have to manually switch them on and off. I’ve read that some routers are not compatible with the thermostats. Any help appreciated

1215 by Community Member
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Nest heat plus cool setting

I would like to know on the heat plus cool setting, If you can alternate the temps, and make cool, cooler than hot instead of how it makes the heat drop lower when cool is dropped lower. I drop cool down passed 70 when heat is at 70 and heat drops lo...

Kman2480 by Community Member
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Can’t sync nest with google home

I recently got two google smoke alarms which I had to set up through nest. The nest app works fine and automatically uses my google login, but when I try to add nest to my google home account it asks me to sign in using my email and password - my goo...

Lucky123 by Community Member
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Turn outlet on when energy prices are low

HiI have a very well insulated water heater, that consumes electric power during the dayI would like to have Google Home check the electricity cost, and turn the heater on durring low cost periodsThe heater is controlled with a Wifi outlet, so that i...

Can't set up Nest Hub Max Camera

I just bought my nest hub max, and installed in Ecuador (South America) but I can't set up the camera.It keeps saying that "something went wrong.. please try again later" when I try to follow the set up steps in the Google home app for creating the n...

More ways to switch Home/Away mode?

So far, I only found two ways to switch the Home/Away mode:With google presence sensing, which I didn't find very accurate and convenient.With voice commands to the speakers, which are just anti-automation really.I even tried sending commands via API...

tjk by Community Member
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