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My wife and I replaced our Ring Doorbells with Google Nest Doorbells due to our existing integration with the Google ecosystem. However, the setup of the Google Nest Doorbell proved to be much more complicated than expected. The official Google documentation was inaccurate, leaving me to figure out the setup on my own. The integration of Nest into the Google ecosystem seems to have caused confusion with separate Nest and Google accounts. This issue is not unique to Google, as companies often struggle with integrating products from other companies. Companies should ensure accurate documentation, eliminate the need for redundant accounts, fully integrate the product into their ecosystem, and simplify the installation process to avoid consumer frustration. Despite the setup challenges, the Google Nest Doorbell has exceeded my experience with Ring, providing better audio and video quality and free video recordings. I would recommend giving the Google Nest Doorbell a try, but be prepared for some setup challenges.