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What’s your favorite part of the Public Preview so far?

New discussion incoming! Did you know that you can save devices, actions, and automations to your Favorites in the new Google Home app? These and other features are now available in the Public Preview. Read more about them in our blog: Request an inv...

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Thermostat no longer works with google

Hi, I've had a third party thermostat that uses smart life, tuya etc as it's native app which then links to my Google home account. Until now it has worked perfectly. Google home now says the thermostat cant be set to that temperature and the stat sc...

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Resolved! Custom routine multiple activations of same device

I have a kitchen overhead light which can turn on in 3 different luminescents. It has no interface other than turning it on and off, and it cycles through the 3 possibilities. The wall switch is a Kasa fall switch which is a Google Home on/off device...

kmand by Community Member
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History

Why can't I see my history?  

Frontdoor by Community Member
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Lorex 2k Doorbell w/ Nest Mini Speakers

Hi I recently purchased a Lorex 2k Video doorbell and would like to use my existing Nest mini speakers as wifi chimes throughout my house. Everything is linked in the Home app but I am having trouble setting the action "when doorbell is pressed, broa...

Kyle6 by Community Member
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Chromecast setup without remote

Hey i have this chromecast gtv and i lost my remote Im stuck on the setup screen i have tried almost everything but just cannot get past it Bought a type c hub recognises the mouse but the screen just doesnt changeIm out of options at this point

Coldrazer by Community Member
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Moving a Nest Thermostat from wall to stand.

I have just had a third gen Nest Thermostat installed on the wall replacing an old one.I have now purchased a stand, lead and base plate so I can move it to a shelve, which I would prefer.The only issue is when I remove the thermostat from the wall i...

philmike by Community Member
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G Wire connected but fan mode only not working

I have a nest 3rd generation. 3 wire system G W Rc RH with a jumper.G wire is connected, but I can only turn on fan if I select heating, what am I doing wrong? I want to have fan only without selecting heat! It 32° C outside!!!

Nest changes?

In the last week I have noticed a change in my notifications. When I get notification of a person or motion I look at the preview and it's no longer a short video. It's a still picture. Anyone experiencing this?