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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...


How is Google TV different then my YouTube TV subscription?

I have a YouTube TV subscription. I stream it on a Roku television or via my phone or desktop. How would it be beneficial to get Google TV? I would assume it's the voice activated remote. Do you get different content? Thanks everyone!!

Reese5280 by Community Member
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Unable to connect to wifi for my Lenovo smart clock essential

Iam using the google home app to setup my Lenovo smart clock essential however, when I try to connect to the wifi it just says "Connection problem during setup" and to "Please check your Wi-Fi network settings". Iam using University internet so there...

Ccapee by Community Member
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Google Home doesn't show remote control for new Chromecast.

I just connected a new Google Chromecast. It went through all the setup choices with no trouble. In the Google home app, I can remote control another Chromecast on my home, but this new one will not respond to any remote app.

Rhudi by Community Member
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Can’t connect google home using iPad or iphone

Hi, I have had to reset my google home and now my google home app connects it to wifi but says it can’t communicate to phone or iPad to complete the set up, is there another way to finish set up?I have followed all instructions but just won’t worktha...

Casting NowTV

Hi my Chromecast has no sound when casting NowTV, it's just happened, happens with every device I attempt to cast with, I have rebooted the Chromecast and closed and reopened the app but still no joy any ideas? Thank you

Andrade3 by Community Member
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No blue light for reconneecting

Lost connection to our Nest Camera— outdoor, battery typeFollowed setup, but when at step of plug in camera, we hear the chime, a white light comes on, but— it never turns blue?? So we have consistently been getting— “something went wrong”—- try agai...

Buzz2 by Community Member
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Stranger Things game

Asking Google "talk to Dustin from Stranger Things" isn't working and it won't let me play the Stranger Things game


New HVAC Unit installed. Shorty after the thermostat shut down the unit shut down . The message read, NO POWER RH WIRE NOT DETECTED

Teelove62 by Community Member
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