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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...


Email received saying free replace Thermostat

I received this email Pointing to help. But there is no help路‍We've identified an issue with your new Nest Thermostat and its ability to draw power from your heating or cooling system. Unfortunately, the issue cannot be fixed on your device, but we’...

Support for the Kasa energy monitoring outlet

My TPLink Kasa energy monitoring outlets have never displayed the energy usage in Google Home, which was OK until now. With the power of the new script editor I would absolutely love to replace Home Assistant with my favorite automation, which is to ...

jfisher51 by Community Member
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Routine no selection in which speakers

When I come home I have a "I'm home" routine set to turn on lights and music. I would like it to play on a certain set of speakers (pair of google hub speakers) not the device that I speak to near the front door... Is this possible or not? Thank you ...

cheffy by Community Member
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Remove "Reply" from a broadcast message

I have a 24/7 monitoring setup for the front gate using Google Nest camera and it is sending a live video to my Google Nest Hub Max. I've added an automation script which broadcasts if a motion has been detected in the front gate. However, when the b...

rafoid by Community Member
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Creating shortcuts for scripted automations

I've created several scripted automation routines, but I can't create shortcuts for them on my Pixel 7 home screen. I can only create shortcuts for routines that are created the old way in the Google Home app. Any workarounds, or are shortcuts just n...

JPNC by Community Member
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I have a problem with my google nest mini

So I have smart lights connected to my google nest and I have a command to turn the lights down low and it does the command when told but I always get feedback saying it can't connect to the lights even though they just got changed.

Wayloging by Community Member
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Contributions will be welcome ;)

Normally, we get up at 6:45 when the alarm goes off. If we are at home and it's still not dawn, we turn on some lights metadata: name: Encender luces tras alarma description: A las 6:45, si se detecta presencia, enciende las luces automations: - star...

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Roborock Vacuum reminder

Hello, I am trying to create an automation which notifies us if the Roborock vacuum has been docked for 48 hours or more. I'm running into a wall as I can't use the "For:" duration as a condition, only a starter. I am trying to use greaterthanorEqual...

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