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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...

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Speaker group

I recently added a Google nest 2nd gen to my home audio and am having issues getting my speaker group to include my Sony chromecast receiver. Any ideas on what could be causing this? It worked for a few hours after adding the hub but has not worked s...

Levone by Community Member
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Automate nest temperature sensor

I see my nest temperature sensor in nest and in my google home. I can’t see it in the Samsung SmartThings app. How can I setup automation around my nest thermostat and nest temperature sensor if only 1 is available to setup automation’s on.

Alerts or notifications if thermostat goes offline

Hello - Is there a way to get an alert or notification pushed to my phone when or if my Nest thermostat goes offline? We have a Nest thermostat in a vacation property that we own. The thermostat has been offline for 4 days and we were not aware. We d...

Resolved! Google Nest Hub Max

I have a nest hub max and both I and my roommate have an account on it. She uses her email and I use mine. I have a list in Google keep named “shopping”. My roommate has access to the keep list in order to add items. When I speak to the hub to add so...

Faiguy by Community Member
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Google nest doorbell and Google Hub Max volume not loud enough.

I just bought a nest doorbell (battery) and a Google Nest Hub Max, and I’m not happy with the doorbell volume through the Hub Max.The Hub Max seems to have 2 volume categories - regular volume for music, YouTube, assistant etc and a second volume set...

Minto by Community Member
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Resolved! How to cast Chrome tab from desktop to chromecast now?

so im used to the old layout where you press the three dot dropdown go to cast then cast options then cast tab. now cast isnt in my dropdown only when im on youtube a icon appears with lines and a music note that lets me cast youtube videos but doesn...

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Google is ripping us off

The idea that I put out hundreds of dollars on Dropcams doesn't phase Google in the least. They're busy making my investment worthless by discontinuing all my cameras. They will be boycotted by me from now on and that should be a suggestion to all th...

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