You’ve got some really helpful Google Nest devices installed in your home but are you getting the most out of them? Here are seven helpful tips and tricks to help you harness the full power of your smart home products.
1. Just talk to Google to get things done.
You can control your Google Assistant-enabled devices using voice commands. Simply say “Hey Google” followed by a command to control your Nest devices.
2. Create routines
You can create routines in the Google Home app that automatically turn on/off devices and adjust their settings based on specific times or triggers.
3. Integrate with other smart home devices
Nest devices can be integrated with other smart home devices, such as lights, locks, and thermostats, to create a seamless and automated smart home.
4. Use family accounts
You can add multiple users to a Nest account and control access levels, making it easier to manage your smart home.
5. Use the Home/Away feature
Nest devices have a Home/Away feature that detects when you’re home or away and adjusts your devices accordingly. This can help save energy and increase your ability to monitor your home.
6. Take advantage of the Google Home app
The app allows you to control your Nest devices from anywhere and view live footage from your Nest Cams.
7. Set up alerts and notifications
You can set up alerts and notifications for specific events, such as motion detection, to stay informed about what’s happening in your home.
Looking for more useful information about smart home products? Be sure to read our Ultimate Smart Home Guide!