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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...


google keeps asking me for the device name

Hey Guys,I have a new LG TV linked to my google assistant.Commands like turn on, or turn off the TV work,Anything slightly more complicated such as "play X on youtube" and i get the following error:"I also need to know which device to use. try saying...

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Where's the Nest confirmation email?

Came here to figure out why Nest Cam isn't doing events when on battery. Saw this post ( which suggests it doesn't do what's advertised as doing a...

karlp by Community Member
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I want to use my phone to screencast a video on YouTube. I live in a rural area and have Hughesnet which is super slow. I hate trying to watch something and it buffers more than it plays. Can I setup Chromecast to use my phone's mobile data instead o...

I received a wired doorbell secondhand

I received a wired doorbell secondhand from someone who replaced theirs, however, I was not given the chime connector. How could I get a replacement so the doorbell will work?

Nest wi-fi and Outlook issue

Hi,I recently installed Nest Wi-fi at home and for some reason, my partner's work Outlook (running on her MacBook) will not update, or does so extremely slowly. Everything else works fine, but her Outlook doesn't. If we reconnect her to the old WiFi ...

Can access Nest doorbell on only ONE device

We have two phones that we want to be able to access our Nest doorbell on. Is this possible? It shows up on my phone but not my husbands. What do we need to go to make sure he can access the doorbell and get notifications to his phone?Thank you!

“Unable to put the device into your home” – Sony Bravia TV

Trying to connect a Sony Bravia A80J TV to my Google Home app on iOS. I have a lot of successfully connected devices already in multiple rooms. The TV is found by the app and I can even control it on my phone via the remote. But I cannot add it to an...

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