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#251163 11-Jun-2019 14:22
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I'm having fun playing with Google Home Mini that I got on sale in Oz recently.

 

Setting up seemed pretty easy using the appropriate App, but when it came to connecting to my wifi network, the screen asked if I wanted to manually enter the Password or accept the one detected!

 

Ummm, if this device can detect my router Password, that means I could just as easily connected it to the neighbour's wifi?  Could I even be able to then 'read' my neighbour's Password?


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  #2256085 11-Jun-2019 14:24
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Have you got an Android phone that's connected to your Wi-Fi already, and logged into your Google account?  You might have set your phone to store your wifi password in your Google account.




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  #2256089 11-Jun-2019 14:31
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@Gehenna … I used a laptop running Android to obtain the Google Home App, and that was connected to both wifi and Google at the time, so perhaps it reads from the laptop's wifi access …. pretty cheeky 😬.

 

No Passwords stored anywhere else.


 
 
 
 


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  #2256118 11-Jun-2019 15:12
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It uses the stored networks on the device you are configuring from. Not cheeky at all.





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  #2256123 11-Jun-2019 15:24
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Apple does the same with apple kit etc.... setup a password for an ap on one device and every other device in your group gets it.




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  #2256168 11-Jun-2019 15:32
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As the device you are using to set it up with is already connected to the network it just uses that password. 

 

If you knew your neighbors wifi password you could connect to their network then connect the mini to their network too! 

 

Could make for some fun.....




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  #2256188 11-Jun-2019 16:01
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Anyone else using Google Home?

 

I can ask for weather forecast and it returns with temperatures in Fahrenheit, and I can also ask for forecast in Celsius, BUT how do I get it to always use Celsius?

 

 


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  #2256205 11-Jun-2019 16:53
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In the google home app you can set the preferred temperature unit under “weather”

 
 
 
 




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  #2256209 11-Jun-2019 17:15
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     >In the google home app you can set the preferred temperature unit under “weather” <

 

That's what my searches say too, but there is no "weather' in the App as far as can see.


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  #2256211 11-Jun-2019 17:17
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Rickles:

 

Anyone else using Google Home?

 

I can ask for weather forecast and it returns with temperatures in Fahrenheit, and I can also ask for forecast in Celsius, BUT how do I get it to always use Celsius?

 



Yup we have two, integrated with Wemo switches (Hey Google, turn on the heater) and with Philips Hue Lights (Hey Google, turn on all the master bedroom lights).

Next on the list is a Logitech Harmony remote, which I have but not yet integrated (Hey Google, turn on the TV).

We also use it a lot for timers (when cooking) and asking the normal stupid questions (Hey Google, how tall is Vin Diesel; or; Hey Google, Pick a number between 1 and 100) and lots of streaming from Spotify.

There are others here who have different / other integrations.  The only issue I have is the amount of data end up collecting about you.  I would like to switch to Siri but the integrations are not as comprehensive.

I found out the other day she responses to "Hey BooBoo" as well.




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  #2256213 11-Jun-2019 17:23
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     >I found out the other day she responses to "Hey BooBoo" as well.<

 

Ha ha, I have yet to try some of the Easter Eggs and quirky stuff 😊


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  #2256216 11-Jun-2019 17:43
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Rickles:

 

     >In the google home app you can set the preferred temperature unit under “weather” <

 

That's what my searches say too, but there is no "weather' in the App as far as can see.

 

 

its not in the weather app its just in settings of the google home app

 

open the app > select the little person on the lower right > settings > weather > Celsius




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     >open the app > select the little person on the lower right > settings > weather > Celsius<

 

That's what the instructions say, but it's not on my screen!


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  #2256223 11-Jun-2019 18:00
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I'm not sure about the Laptop Android app but on ios Google Home app it's under - gear wheel "settings" scroll to the bottom "more settings" scroll down to "weather" then select Fahrenheit or Celsius.....


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  #2256317 11-Jun-2019 19:41
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Open the app and tap the settings cog, scroll down to more settings and it’s the 3rd from the bottom

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  #2256349 11-Jun-2019 20:45
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what does your screen look like when connecting to the google home app? post a picture


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