Google introduced this Wednesday on its Nest community blog the return of holiday-themed ringtones for Nest Doorbells (by way of 9to5Google). Guests arriving for household vacation gatherings can now press the Nest Doorbell and be greeted with sounds of the vacations, together with “Winter,” Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, and New 12 months’s jingles.

Google did have vacation bell choices final 12 months as properly — however solely as a perk for subscribers to its Nest Conscious good alert service. This 12 months, house owners of each the battery Nest Doorbell and the wired model (previously Nest Hiya) can get in on the enjoyable sans that subscription. Google mentions that the newer battery Nest Doorbell requires customers to make use of the Google Dwelling app with an account as a way to activate the themes — whereas wired customers can even allow them by means of the Nest app and web site.

Google is setting the development on having seasonal ringtones — in October of this 12 months, the corporate launched Halloween-themed ringtones with a number of spooky tunes. The ghostly ringtones additionally replicated onto accompanied Nest audio system and hubs inside the house — a function now obtainable for the brand new vacation ringtones so households and associates can get cheery collectively earlier than even opening the door.

iPhone app screenshot: List of themes for the google nest doorbells including Hanukkah, Christmas, kwanzaa,

The choice of seasonal themes at present obtainable
Screenshot: T.C. Sottek

Google plans to run the brand new vacation ringtones from December 1st by means of and after New 12 months’s on January fifth, 2022.


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