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We also keep track of customer product ideas through an automatic internal report. This list does not represent the current or a future version of the Google Fiber product roadmap. We love customer input and are very thankful for it, but we cannot guarantee your idea will become part of our product.

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  1. Google Drive App

    Integrate with Google Drive and show photos

    63 votes
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      Received  ·  2 comments  ·  TV  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Smart recording defaults to First Runs+Reruns

      Add ability to change smart recording defaults. I don't want to have to update every new smart recording to record just First Runs. I would like to change the default to First Runs instead of First Runs + Reruns.

      59 votes
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        Received  ·  4 comments  ·  TV  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • save dvr and guide settings from previous account

        I would like it if when I move from one address with fiber to another address with fiber that my recorded shows and custom guides could be accessed at my new home.

        15 votes
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          Received  ·  0 comments  ·  TV  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Buffer previous channel to an hour

          When going to previous channel the previous program is not buffered.
          Add the capability of using unused tuners to buffer the channels on the Previous channel list.
          Buffer up to an hour.

          55 votes
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            Received  ·  4 comments  ·  TV  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Up to 9 multi-channel view

            Multichannel View - Add ability to view 2, 4, or 9 channels at once on a screen. Whichever feed is highlighted via the remote is the one that has sound.

            55 votes
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              Received  ·  2 comments  ·  TV  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Nest integration

              Integration with Nest (owned by Google). View room temperature and thermostat temp on TV screen - allow for increasing/decreasing thermostat temp w/remote

              46 votes
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                2 comments  ·  TV  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Upon deleting a recording return to list view

                When deleting a recording automatically go "back" to the recordings list instead of having to arrow up to the back arrow or press the back button. That recording has been deleted, you shouldn't have to interact again.

                41 votes
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                  Received  ·  1 comment  ·  TV  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Dedicated TV recordings DVR partition

                  Store Fiber TV recordings on another partition so that upgrades or resets to the google fiber router/gateway don't destroy content we've recorded.

                  40 votes
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                    Received  ·  1 comment  ·  TV  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 2 votes
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                      Received  ·  0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Google Icons

                      On my Nexus I have a shortcut for "My Fiber" page and the Icon for the shortcut is the same Icon as the Icon for the Fiber App. One of them should be changed to eliminate confusion.

                      1 vote
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                        Received  ·  0 comments  ·  Internet/WiFi  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Network box reporting

                        Reporting and analysis features for traffic on the network box

                        36 votes
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                          Received  ·  1 comment  ·  MyFiber  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • TV voice search

                          Add Voice Search functionality to TV. Example: "OK Google, record Sportscenter" or "OK Google, What time are the Chiefs playing".

                          32 votes
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                            Received  ·  2 comments  ·  TV  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • expand to the united kingdom we need a reliable company here

                            the uk have got nothing but high charges and low speeds or cheating speeds we need someone trustworthy so expand here

                            2 votes
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                              Received  ·  0 comments  ·  Internet/WiFi  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Telnet/ssh support for the Network Box

                              I would like to be able to telnet/ssh into the Google Fiber Network Box. This would allow us to modify arp entries and the iptable. Specifically, I would like to be able to use WoL over the internet. This requires sending a signal to the broadcast IP. I would like to add a broadcast IP to my arplist.

                              27 votes
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                                Received  ·  0 comments  ·  Internet/WiFi  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Personalized web based TV guide

                                Web Guide - Provide a web-based guide where you can see your personal GF TV Guide, set up recordings/favorites etc from a web browser - google chrome would work perfect for this function.

                                29 votes
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                                  Received  ·  2 comments  ·  MyFiber  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 5.1 surround on OnDemand channels

                                  I have noticed that the on Demand channel's are not in 5.1 surround sound. Would be nice to have.

                                  26 votes
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                                    Received  ·  0 comments  ·  TV  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Auto-switch to Live tv after watching a recording

                                    Switch back to live TV after watching an on demand show or a recorded show. Could work off a timer so that when you are done watching the recorded show after a couple minutes it switches back to the last live TV channel you were watching.

                                    26 votes
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                                    • Volume control

                                      I have arthritis and it gets painful to hit the volume control several times to turn it up or down. I say please make the volume control a button you can push and have continue us control. Love everything else. Thanks

                                      10 votes
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                                      • Antenna port on network box

                                        Add antenna ports on router to add your own MIMO antennas.

                                        24 votes
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                                        • Allow user to extend lease time on router shop server. Renewing every 24 hrs for each device is not needed.

                                          Allow user to extend lease time for IP address issued by dhcp server on router. Renewing every 24 hrs can cause device to have to reconnect. Using the " reserve IP address " feature does help, but this option is not available for TV Boxes. Need to be able to reserve IP address for TV boxes as well. Their lease expires every 24 hrs as well and can cause them to have to reconnect as well.

                                          7 votes
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