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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...

Nest Learning + Daikin 4mxl = Compatible?

Hello,We installed a Daikin 4mxl HVAC system with 3 zones. Our contractor is telling us that the Daikin 4mxl is not compatible with the Nest Learning Thermostat. He was saying there is no power supply, or wifi adapter... It seems odd that a relativel...

Ephman by Community Member
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Cast Android Alarm Audio to All Speakers

As the title says, I want to cast the audio from my alarm and timer app on my Android to a Google speaker group (all speakers, for example). Google Home's built in alarm functionality and quality are both horrible, so I'd like to continue using my An...

my google nest doorbell is not downloading update

Hello, I have spent days trying to setup my nest doorbell and whenever I get to downloading the update it doesn’t get past 0%. It is getting super frustrating! I have tried resetting the device, turning off mobile data and proxy settings, I’ve tried ...

All devices linked via Tuya app went offline

On 21 Nov 2023 (gmt +8), all devices and routines were still working as intended. Unfortunately, the next morning all devices appeared offline in Google Home app. However, these devices are still working in Tuya app and shows Online. Devices currentl...

Souma85 by Community Member
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Devices turning themselves off after one hour.

I have set up an automation to turn on lights when I give the “I’m home” voice command. This works but some I.e. 3 of the devices turn themselves off after 1 hour if I run the automation again it does the same thing but when I run the automation a th...

Zoomer245 by Community Member
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Learning thermostat sets back temperature

I have my learning thermostat to come on at 6:30 to 68 degrees. I do not have any Eco setting or setting to come on early to warm up to 68 at 6:30, so no special learning setting either. It comes on exactly at 6:30 warms to 68 perfectly, then sets ba...

joemkraus by Community Member
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Vivint not linking with google, but worked in the past

I have Vivint Security System and it has worked with google home for the last 3 years. I had to unlink it from my account and when I try to relink it I get Vivint smart app is not available after I log in in to the vivint prompt sign in. Please help!

Wrjohnson by Community Member
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Light bulb by merkury unable to reconnect

I hope first of all I have posted this in the right place with the right content My problem is that I've moved recently and reconnected my Mercury light bulb. Connected fine. I had a smart plug on that light as well turned off the smart plug and now ...

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