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Updates on Nest Protect and pending Scottish legislation changes

Hey everyone, I appreciate everyone’s patience as they’ve shared their feedback and questions regarding the pending Scottish legislation changes. We’re aware of the proposed legislation changes to the fire and smoke alarm standard in Scotland requiri...

RachelC by Googler
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Nest Protect Smoke Sensor Failure after two years

Just spent nearly 2 hours with online chat and still don't have a resolution so trying here. My Nest Protect alerted me at 4:00am of a smoke sensor failure. It had just run the monthly test 2 days before and there were zero issues. I removed all the ...

mmc1011 by Community Member
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Nest Smoke Detector

I purchased a Nest smoke detector in 2021 because I liked the ability to keep all of our smart home products the same. I followed the install instructions and installed the detector myself. Everything worked fine and I loved how the warnings would ve...

Any update on supporting Nest Protect in the Google Home app?

I’ve been waiting for this feature for 2-3 years now but I don’t see any updates. Is the Nest Protect ever going to be supported in the Google Home app? Can anyone from the Google Product team confirm and provide a timeline here? I have 15+ Nest Prot...

raulml by Community Member
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Batteries draining quickly

I am using the recommended energizer ultimate lithium batteries but they are draining very quickly. Every 2 months or so. I hear others get over a year. I’ve seen similar posts but has anyone gotten a good answer on this? About to go buy a good old f...

CrystalC by Community Member
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Resolved! Nest Protect - Hot Battery - Second Instance

I am the poster of this previous discussion:, I've now experienced this problem a second time - another Nest Protect, model Topaz-2.7, ...

iconzo by Community Member
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Nest Protect - Sensor Failure/Sensor Restored Recurring Error

I have a 2nd gen Nest Protect in my guest bedroom that is throwing a sensor failed/sensor restored error at 7:30pm. This happens approximately every two weeks. What could be causing this? The device itself glows green every night, is clean, and has f...

Ltovey by Community Member
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How do I set the day for the monthly sound check?

N.B. None of the issue categories apply, so apologies if this enquiry ends up in the wrong place.I just received a notification that my Nest Protect in the US is going to do a monthly sound check. That's expected, because it's about the middle of the...

nomadMikZ by Community Member
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Batteries don't work even after changing

I have 3 Google Nest Protects, bought 3 years ago. One of them is absolutely fine, but the other two at the same time started giving low battery noises. I bought exactly the same batteries and they worked for approx 4 months, after which they both st...

Gill999 by Community Member
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Resolved! Nest protect will not allow me to add a family member

I just installed 8 nest protects and went to add my wife to the Nest account. It says I have to migrate to Google Home to do so, however protect is not supported by Google Home and therefor she would see nothing!Why was this half assed approach taken...

JAAS69 by Community Member
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Resolved! Too sensitive

This thing is triggered by casual cooking smoke. Over the top sensitive. How do I tone it down?