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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...


Remove one light from a light group

My daughter has several smart lights in her room. One is a star projector light that I would like to control seperately from the others,When she says OK google, turn off the lights I want all except the star light to go off. How can I enable this as ...

Smart plugs not recognised by Google Home

I have a couple of smart plugs made by Arlec which are supposed to work with Google Home. I have set them up on the Grid Connect app and they work fine and show on my router device list. However, I cannot add them to GH for voice control. The link ro...

MrBoots by Community Member
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Restricting devices based on user profile

Evening I’m using google nest and I’ve my account with multiple speakers and hue lights works great. However I would now like each of my children to have a google nest and have control over only their lights (and anything else I put in their room. I ...

Joncass00 by Community Member
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Google home automation help

Good day! Im not even sure if this is the place to request help, i purchased a bunch of Geeni cameras, and door bell camera. Im trying to integrate the door bell it into my home and all though it works flawlessly through the Geeni app, i cant get it ...

JoehSmash by Community Member
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Two Conditions for Routines

Is there a way to have two conditions for when Home Routines will trigger? For instance, someone comes home AND it is dark, turn on the lights.Its easy to turn on the lights when someone comes home but why would I want to do that when it's noon? The ...

Aragorn450 by Community Member
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The definite Article

Does anyone know how to make my GH say the definite article ("The"). When I say "turn on the fan", or "turn off the kettle," my GH echo's back... "Turning on fan" and "Turning off kettle." It seems like it has a big problem with saying the word "the....

Google Nest Controllable Stereo 3.5mm Jack A/B Switch?

I’m wondering if there exists a stereo 3.5mm jack A/B switch that can be controlled via Google Nest. I have a Chromecast that’s connected to my monitor which then is connected to my stereo via a 3.5mm jack. I have a record play that I also want to co...

SlickVick by Community Member
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Routine doesn't want to turn on Bluetooth.

Hi.I made a routine that at 7.05 am turn ON Bluetooth on my phone. But doesn't work. Routine starts, but doesn't understand my command (turn on bluetooth).If I say with my voice the same words, then works.I have routine for turning off Bluetooth and ...

Batko by Community Member
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