I was expecting it's possible to use the home away feature and also schedule the cameras to stay on at night.
According to this article you should not mix them
Which is a bit silly as I would expect many users to have a similar requirement as I do.
I mix the two and it works. You've just got to understand the limitations.
Think of both of them as a series of events.
For example, what I have:
That works as long as I don't leave before 7am or return after 9pm. The scheduled short off/on at 1:00am cleans up after times I arrive home late.
It's not perfect but as the saying goes, perfect is the enemy of good.
I was thinking the same but unfortunately I have a combination of
- nest hub
- 1 cam legacy (black one)
- 2 new cam indoor 2nd gen
AFAIK the nest app can schedule the cameras but google home app can't.
The two new 2nd gen cameras can only be added to google home. When I try adding them to the nest app it directs me to google home.
This means I can schedule the old cams not the new ones.
I was hoping I could use routines from the google home app to say "turn on all the cameras" command at certain times but it doesn't seem to be supported.
Are you doing schedules with any 2nd gen cameras too?
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