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Quick fixes: Specific commands don't work on Google Assistant

I upgraded my Wi-Fi router with my partner over the weekend. We had been content with using an OnHub router until Google informed us that it would be turning off the OnHub controls in December.

I upgraded my Wi-Fi router with my partner over the weekend. We had been content with using an OnHub router until Google informed us that it would be turning off the OnHub controls in December.

With Memorial Day weekend just around the corner, we thought Monday would be a great time to finally switch from the old to the new router - and it shouldn't take more than a few minutes, should it?

We had a number of small problems before we actually got everything working, so I won't go into them here.

But after a few annoyances, we finally got everything set up. My partner asked Google to set a 15-minute timer.

The only benefit I got from this was the satisfaction that came with knowing our new router liked me more.''I am unable to set a timer at this time. Try again soon.''

The same thing happened when he tried again. The speaker answered his questions - that was fine; he asked for the weather - no problem; he asked the speaker to lower the volume - no response. I asked Google to set a timer out of curiosity. It worked fine. The volume was lowered for me as well.

Although I enjoyed knowing that our new router liked me better, this was clearly a problem. According to the Google Support page, we needed to 'uninstall everything', but we did not want to do that. Google's community pages provided a solution for us after some searching.

Choose the Settings icon from the Home app; Click on Home information > Your home address; Select Remove > Remove. The current address will be removed completely.; Add your home address; Google will list addresses as you type; select yours; Click Next > Done

From now on, Google Assistant should respond to any timers or other requests that have been ignored.

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