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Heads up: Philips Hue Change Impacting Scripted Automations!

Hey everyone,We wanted to keep you in the loop about some recent changes related to Philips Hue sensors that might impact your scripted automations. Philips Hue has updated their sensor device configuration to use the TemperatureSetting trait (previo...

Resolved! Google Assistant on JBL Link giving wrong time!

Hey!I have google assistant on a JBL Link speaker and I have noticed recently that when I say "Good Morning" to start the routine, I am getting a time zone that is -8 hours! I am in the UK, so on GMT, yet I seem to be getting PST time. The rest of th...

Presence sensing but only at certain times?

Is there any way to have presence sensing only run a routine a certain parts of the day? I'd like the house lights to turn on when I get home but only when it's getting dark otherwise it's pretty pointless. Can't see any options to do this at the mom...

maduk by Community Member
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PowerView Hunter Douglas

you guys keep closing this thread - but haven’t solved the issues!! still having problems with google not recognizing PowerView!!! also, seems like I cannot delete scenes that were added!! The google Home/assistant to run the automation is not workin...

Moxie by Community Member
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Old deleted Kasa devices still show up on Google Home

So I had to delete and re-add some devices on Kasa. I unlinked and re-linked Kasa and set up the devices. However half a dozen or so old devices no longer existing in the Kasa app still show up in Google home. How do I delete them? Unlinking the Kasa...

ccmulder by Community Member
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Sleep sounds stop

I’ve noticed that the sleep sounds I select in Routines stop only an hour or so into the routine or command. I select from the google list of sleep sounds, “Country Night Sounds,” but the sleep sounds seem to have a preset 1 hour limit. What’s up wit...

Lolobaum by Community Member
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Automating Wake-up and Bedtime

I will have the TP-Link Kasa and the Nest Mini.I would like to achieve the following two routines, but I understand I cannot make it work quite like I want:Wake-up: Light turns on and evolves with sunrise (possibly offset from sunrise -- i.e. an hour...

mike_302 by Community Member
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Can you start a routine depending on the state of a smart object

I would like to start a routine in the home app if the status of a switch changes.When I create a custom routine I only have the option of starting it with an audio command , on a time basis, or ignoring an alarm.Is there a work around for this?.

NielsT by Community Member
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Is there anyway to make 'presence' only work at certain times of day? Like, turn a light when I come home but only when it is dark.

KenHenne by Community Member
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Baby Connect App

Hi All First time parent and I am using the Baby Connect app to track feeding and diapers. One of the reasons I chose this app it said it was in sync with Google home. However I can't find the service to link it to anywhere. Any help would be appreci...

Vsharm3 by Community Member
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