How do you set up a Nest?

How to add your thermostat after installation

  1. ​On the Nest app home screen, tap Settings .
  2. Tap Add product. …
  3. To get the QR code, go to your thermostat and press it to open the Quick View menu.
  4. Choose Settings .
  5. Turn the ring to select Nest app and press to open it.
  6. Select QR code.

How do you find the QR code on Nest thermostat?

The QR code’s location is different for each Nest product, but it’s typically found on the back, bottom, or inside the battery compartment. If you need help, tap Help me find the code on the Nest app’s QR code scanning screen. The app will show you a picture of exactly where the code is.

How do I connect my Nest to Wi-Fi?

To connect your Google Nest to your home WiFi network, follow these steps:

  1. Press the ring on the Google Nest to bring up the menu.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Turn the ring and select Network.
  4. Select your wireless network (it may take a moment for your network to appear).
  5. Enter your home Wi-Fi password.
  6. Select Done.

Why is my Nest not connecting to Wi-Fi?

First, reset your Nest thermostat’s network settings by navigating to Settings > Reset > Network. Next, restart the Nest thermostat itself by selecting Settings > Reset > Restart. Once the thermostat is up and running again, try to reconnect to your Wi-Fi network by navigating to Settings > Network.

How do you install a Nest on a smart thermostat?

You’ll get a custom wiring diagram for your system after you’ve installed the thermostat base.

  1. Switch off power to your system. …
  2. Remove your thermostat’s cover and take a picture. …
  3. Get a wiring diagram from the app. …
  4. Remove jumper wires and save them. …
  5. Label the wires. …
  6. Disconnect the wires. …
  7. Mark where screws will.

How do I convert Nest to manual?

If you want manual control over your Nest thermostat, you can turn its automated features off.
Turn off Eco Temperatures

  1. Touch or click the thermostat to turn on the main screen.
  2. Choose the Settings option and rotate the ring to find the Eco function option.
  3. Set the Heat to and Cool to on Off and click Done.

How do I create a Nest without QR code?

Nest Wifi router

  1. Using an Ethernet cable, connect a computer directly to the Nest Wifi router that’s missing the QR code label.
  2. Look for the “setupNetwork” section of the output.
  3. Find the “ssid” (this will be the name of the setup Wifi network) and the “psk” (this will be the password used to connect).

How do I install Nest thermostat without QR code?

From the home screen, tap Settings. Tap Add product. Tap Continue Without Scanning and then select the type of Nest thermostat you’re trying to add. Follow the Nest app’s instructions.

How do I connect my Nest thermostat without a QR code?

Open the Nest app. Tap the Add button to begin adding a Nest device to the app. Alternatively, if you cannot locate your Nest device’s QR code, you can tap Continue without scanning. Enter your Wi-Fi network’s password and select Join.

Why won’t my Nest connect to my phone?

Make sure your internet service is working

If you’re using a phone, make sure you don’t use cellular data to test your connection. Turn on Airplane mode and then turn on Wi-Fi. Visit to check if your connection is working. If you can’t connect, try to use a different device to double check.

Why is my Nest not working?

If your Nest Thermostat won’t turn on, the batteries could have drained or there could be a power issue. If there’s a power issue, your thermostat’s battery will drain and it’ll turn off Wi-Fi, the display, and other features to preserve battery life.

Why is my Nest not cooling my house?

The reason your Nest thermostat is not cooling is because you incorrectly labeled your wiring according to the “Conventional” side of your old thermostat, instead of using the “Heat Pump” side. To fix this, relabel the wiring from your old thermostat setup using the Heat Pump side and rewire your Nest accordingly.

Do I need to register my Nest thermostat?

While you won’t need a Nest app account to use all Nest products, you’ll need one to access and control your Energy, Safety and Security products (except Nest Thermostat) with the Nest app. You can use basic functions on these products without an account.

How do I reset my Nest?

Press your thermostat ring and hold it down until the screen turns off (about 10 seconds). Then let go of the ring. Press and release the ring to turn it back on and complete the restart process. The Nest logo will appear when it begins to start up.

How do I set my Nest thermostat after factory reset?

Once you’ve confirmed, your thermostat will take a few moments to restart or reset. If you select Factory Reset, this will remove all your personal settings. After resetting to defaults, you’ll need to set it up and add it to your home in the app again just like you did when you first installed it.

How do I reset my Nest for a new owner?

Here is how you do it:

  1. Press the thermostat ring on the Nest Thermostat so that you can open the Quick View menu where you can change the settings of the device.
  2. Locate the Settings option and select it. …
  3. Go to the Reset option and then choose to reset All Settings so that everything on the device gets a reset.

How do I change my Nest thermostat to a new owner?

So, how do you change the owner of the Nest Thermostat? You will need to remove ownership rights from the Nest app on your mobile device. Once the original owner has been removed, the new owner can open up their own version of the Nest app and register themselves as the new owner.