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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...


Resolved! Delete family bell

Do you know how to delete family bell? When I open the family bell settings it just gives me a blank page. I’m not sure if it’s a bug, skill issue or that it was discontinued. Any ways, I just want to get rid of the alarms. thank you

Rtodd by Community Member
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RUN RUN RUN - RUN FROM google. the people on the poor phone. they are tying hard to help me but GOOGLE is a mess. They cancelled support for camera, yet they are still charging me. trying to get a refund and cancel a subscription they are no longer s...

OPUS by Community Member
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Presence sensing automation routine

HiI set up Google Home with the presence sensing for home and away automation . I have lighting and fans which I can control with all other routines ie. the other routines can "see" and add these devices and can control these upon being triggered. Cu...

val7 by Community Member
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Nest Protect Connect to Philip Hue

Hi All,I would like to express my disappointment with Google, especially regarding the Nest Protect. As a Deaf person, I rely on technology for comfort, safety, and access. A few years ago, I used the original Nest Protect with the Philips Hue lighti...

Level Bolt Lock automation trigger

Hi there, I'm new to using Google Home automations. I have a question I can't seem to locate the answer to. I'm adding simple automations for my Level Bolt smart lock. The starter is when the lock status changes to 'unlocked' then do X (turn on house...

psmsonca by Community Member
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Support Case Escalation: 2-3454000035948

Hi I would like to escalate a support case. Am trying to process a return and replacement for my faulty Google Nest and I have provided my home address multiple times but Google Support somehow thinks there is an error with the address, it is in my p...

yeerk009 by Community Member
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Home Away response time

Just a general question.How long before the Home part of the Home/Away geolocation kicks in? If I go out of my geolocation area, then I would expect my status to return to Home when arriving in my geolocation area and automations to start. Is there a...

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