Click “allow” at the bottom and in a few seconds the two accounts will be linked.
You can now ask Google “What’s the status of my security system,” and you can instruct it to “Set security to away.”
You can also issue a “Cancel security” command, but only if said a few seconds after arming and only if it was armed by voice. Otherwise once armed, you must disarm with a Nest tag, a security code, or the Nest app.
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