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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...


Error's ..................

Hi. What  is this ? Everytime when I open youtube to listen music in the same time this start to play and I can NOT stop this. What is this? Why I can not stop it? Why does it run non-stop and where does it run? I mention that I do not listen or foll...


Resolved! Play radio by a timer

I want to start a radio station to start playing at a specific time every week.Play every Sunday at 9:30 pm on Classical King FM.

rwaustin by Community Member
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“SimpliSafe has a security restriction “ using google nest

I keep getting the response SimpliSafe has a security restriction “ when trying to set the alarm system to away. It won’t take the command. I’ve unlinked it, relinked it, rebooted Google Nest but I still get the same response. Why won’t it work with ...

Resolved! How can I use Google Home app with a hotmail address?

I was invited by my landlord to connect to the Google Home app to change the thermostat settings, however when opening the app, the login page only allows me to go to Gmail, and I cannot enter my email and password there (it only gives me error). How...

Marcela14 by Community Member
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Resolved! Need to change the volume of the alarm.

We have the Google Nest Protect and we need to lower the volume on the alarm. When I looked it up it said open the google home app. I did that and then it said to touch & hold your device's tile?? I don't know what that is. If it is the white circle ...

cockermom4 by Community Member
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Nest connects but there's no sound.

I have a Google Nest Hub that connects to my phone via Bluetooth and I can see my music playing on it, but there's no sound co.ig out of it. The volume is all the way up on both my phone and the hub. I've tried pairing and unpairing the 2 devices a f...

markvm by Community Member
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Resolved! Thermostat stopped connecting

I’ve had my Nest 3gen thermostat working fine for years. This summer I added a new water heater so I could turn the boiler off during the summer. I just turned it back on and can’t get my Nest to heat the house. It connects, turns on, but within a fe...

Slambr by Community Member
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Can't connect third party apps to Google Home anymore

Because of some issues with ghost devices i removed the Homey app from Google Home. Afterwards i added Homey again and at first i got the message Homey connected, but after a while i got the error "There went something wrong, try again". I did this s...

fvhuizen by Community Member
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Nest Doorbell and Smart Home Integrations

It is my understanding that this feature used to be available with 3rd party app integrations but has since been removed by Google. I would like to have the ability for the Nest Doorbell to trigger a smart home automation when a person is detected on...

kewlwhip by Community Member
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