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Learn about the Feed in the Home app

Use the Feed in the Google Home app to check for important events in your home and suggestions to make your home and compatible devices more helpful.

The Feed shows you information like:

  • Activity detected by your Google Nest products, like Nest camera events
  • Network issues detected by Nest Wifi
  • Reminders about additional features and services for your Google Home and Nest products

Note: To get notified about important home events, even if you forget to check the Feed, turn on Google Home app notifications.

Check the Feed

  1. Open the Home app Google Home app.
  2. At the bottom, tap the Feed .
  3. Check the list of events and suggestions.
    • To get more details, tap an event or suggestion.
    • To take action on an event or suggestion, tap it. If multiple actions are available, tap the action you want to take.
    • To remove an event or suggestion, tap Open card options and then Dismiss.
      • Note: Dismissed events still appear in the Home history.

Customize your Feed

Customize your Feed to show only the events you want.

  1. Open the Home app Google Home app and then at the bottom, tap the Feed .
  2. Next to an event in your Feed, tap More and then Filter activity .
    • If the Feed has no events, tap See customization settings.
  3. Tap a device or an event type and then adjust the settings.

Home history

Your Home history shows you events that happened in your home, like Household Routines that started or Nest camera events.

Check the Home history

  1. Open the Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap the Feed and then History. You’ll get a list of home events, starting with the most recent.
  3. To scroll through your history, swipe up or down.

Filter events

To check for specific types of events, you can filter them by room, date, people or sounds detected, and more.

  1. Open the Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap the Feed and then History.
  3. At the top right, tap Filters .
  4. Tap the filters you want and then at the bottom, tap Show results.
    • Note: Filtered history only includes days with the selected types of events.
  5. To remove a specific filter, scroll up and then at the top, tap Close next to the filter.
  6. To remove all filters and return to your full history, tap Filters and then Clear all and then Show results.

Delete history

Camera history

Before you delete your camera’s video history, here are a few things you should know:

  • When you delete camera history, it will delete all of its video history in the app. It won’t delete individual clips you saved.
  • You can delete all history for specific cameras, but you can’t delete individual or specific types of camera events.
  • You can also delete camera history in the Nest app. If your camera is in both apps, erasing camera history from one app will also erase it from the other.

Delete your camera’s video history

Important: Before you erase your camera’s video history, save and download video clips that you want to keep.

  1. Open the Home app Google Home app.
  2. Select the camera you want.
  3. Tap Delete video history and then Delete.

Other events

  1. Open the Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap the Feed and then History.
  3. Tap the event and then Open card options and then Delete and then Delete.
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