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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...


ADT Thermostat Routine

Hi, Just had two ADT thermostats installed. I can manually control them from Google Home but when I try to setup a routine nothing happens. I have been successful in automating a lightbulb to turn on at dusk and off at dawn. No luck with the thermost...

Butch53 by Community Member
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Nest and SimpliSafe window/door sensors

How can I connect my SimpliSafe window and door sensors to my self learning nest thermostat so when the windows or sliders are left open for a certain or extended amount of time, my ac will shut off until they are closed again?

Google Home Not playing my News

My Google Home has been working for years. When I say "Play My News" it always have. Last week that stopped and now it plays whatever News it wants. When I go to settings, I see my lineup is in there, I even deleted the lineup and reset it. The home ...

Necter82 by Community Member
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Please log into google app

My google speakers suddenly stopped working. It keeps asking me to log into the good home app on both speakers. I have reboot and reset to factory conditions but it repeats the same message. Help please

Rob82 by Community Member
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Download a video section not in an event section

I want to save a section of video from my nest camera that did not register as an event. I don't see any camera footage (or devices) when logging on to nest on my computer. I see it all on google home, but that only allows me to download events. Is t...

jmccaslin by Community Member
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Resolved! Electric Car Charging?

Hi all, we are in the planning stages of building our house from scratch. I want to have a smart home and am looking at smart home ecosystems. I love Google devices, so it makes sense to consider setting up Google Home with all the relevant devices. ...

TimTim by Community Member
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Household routine

I can't find household routine in my google home app. I found the column saying that routines are only available in select region and languages as shown below. I am living in japan and my phone device language is English. Do I have to change my phone...

Mee2 by Community Member
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Can I get my Google Wi-Fi to work what should I do

Galew411 by Community Member
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