Recently moved from Ring to Google Nest Doorbell. Unfortunately, migration is not easy. What should have taken just minutes took hours of frustrating guesswork. With poor and incorrect documentation, it was a miracle that I got the Nest Doorbell working.
The biggest challenge was giving my wife access to the feed, so she could be notified on her phone and see the activity. Even that is a simple process, but it is not.
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Eventually, though, I got her access to the Nest Doorbell feed.
I want to share with you how I got everything working as expected. You might be thinking, “All I have to do is read the instructions.” But unfortunately, after almost 10 years of Google owning the Nest Doorbell, they still haven’t come up with proper documentation for the product.
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So, let me help you with this management.
How to share Google Nest Doorbell with others
What you need: To do this trick, you need Google Nest Doorbell and a valid Google account. I won’t go through every step of the installation, so make sure you have the Doorbell attached and ready to go.
This process shouldn’t be too complicated, but it is. Like me, you may need some testing to get the process right and you may find the official documentation useless. Just remember not to add a Home subgroup before adding the Google Nest Doorbell and the doorbell must be visible to the recipient when you go to share. Good luck.