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What’s the most frequently used query in your smart home?

From “Hey Google, turn on the lights” to “Ok Google, lock the front door” there are so many fun and helpful queries you can ask Google Assistant. You can play music, turn on your favorite shows, create shopping lists and even more to control your sma...

Google home keeps responding to deleted IFTTT applets

I had an old IFTTT recipe to turn off and on my TV using Google Home and Harmony Hub. Recentlly removed it and created a new recipe because I bought a new TV and I had a problem.It is not working because it still thinks I'm trying to use the old/dele...

Resolved! Old IFTTT applets not releasing their voice commands

The issue...In IFTTT I create an applet with a Google Assistant voice input. E.g. "Hey Google, Movie Time!"If I update the applet's response (e.g. adjusting the URL that it's webhook points to) nothing changes.However, if I add a new, alternative voi...

dt1000 by Community Member
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Nest Hub multiple view

I know it's not possible to view multiple camera's on the nest hub but is the team working on this for a future update ?

TomL1 by Community Member
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Leviton problems!

Good morning! Added a 3rd home member in my Google home app and all of my Leviton switches stopped working. However, they still work in the Leviton app. Tried relinking Leviton to Google with no success. It never shows as a linked account. However, a...

Nest Aware Plus subscription

I have a Nest Hello doorbell with a Nest Aware Plus subscription.I would like to find out if I can add a Nest Camera to the same subscription or do I need a separate subscription for that?

PercyR by Community Member
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backplate Google nest doorbell batery

When I moved the Nest Doorbell (battery version) to another location, I lost the metal camera backplate. The doorbell won't work without it. How do I get a replacement?

Resolved! Google multiroom compatible devices

Is there a list of devices that can be combined in google speaker groups?I want to know what speakers work seamlessly with the other google/nest speakers. I want to be able to add a soundbar and/or AV receiver to my existing google speaker groups, co...

kittermant by Community Member
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convert muliti user home into one

Hi at present we have 4 homes with one camera in each home, on the same site. I would like to combine them all into one home so we can purchase one subscription for them all. Can this be done?

nbahado by Community Member
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how google nest thermostat works

How Does the Nest Thermostat Work? The Nest Thermostat is constantly adjusting, learning and adapting. Once you used your thermostat for a while, it learns how warm or cool you like your home at certain times of the day. Then it will set up a schedul...

Reminder vs Family Bell

Back in October, a user named MazMaz asked about turning off a plant watering reminder that was driving them crazy across all of their devices. No one was able to provide an accurate solution and the thread was eventually closed without resolution.I'...

Fantum714 by Community Member
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