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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...


Nest Cams

I changed my wifi router and been unable to reconnect my nest cams. My displays were done quite easily but the cameras been a challenge.Any suggestions?

Mac4 by Community Member
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Resolved! Back plate for Google doorbell

I have looked everywhere for a replacement backplate for my Google doorbell (battery). Anyone know where to get one?

Assistant works, then goes too far.

When I get back from the gym I usually ask Google to turn on the lights in the kitchen. For the past 2 weeks, I have said, "Hey Google, turn on the kitchen lights". The response is *lights turn on*, "Okay, turning on two lights". Then a second later ...

zjshafer by Community Member
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routine actions failing

I recently added an X-10 PRO (IR543 IR to RF converter) device to my Harmony hub and added the following devices in Google Home:"turn on lights fast", "turn off lights fast", "dim lights", "turn on lights slow", "turn off lights slow".The lights resp...

jukerjim by Community Member
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How to change home nickname on Google Home App (not Nest app)

Hi,I cannot seem to find a way to change my home nickname on Google Home app. I searched high and low on Google, too. They showed only how to change it on Nest Apps, but it doesn't reflect on Google Home app. Is there a way to do this? Thank you!

Ysusanto by Community Member
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Question locked, no replies

I had a post that asked for help with the home app not removing old things added. Other than about 4 posts from one of the community people asking if im still waiting, no replies Then the post was locked because i did not reply straght away. I have a...

kingjohn by Community Member
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