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Congrats, you have purchased a new Google Nest Learning Thermostat! Now it's time to set it up with the help of the info and video below.
The Google Nest Learning Thermostat is compatible with 95% of HVAC systems. If you didn’t check compatibility prior to purchasing your new Nest, don’t tear into that box just yet.
First, use the Nest Compatibility Checker.
Everything you need is in the box and installation is simple. Begin by downloading the Nest app. The app’s step-by-step instructions make it easy to install and wire your thermostat.
The video below will show you the whole process. If you get stuck, you may also consult Google's comprehensive How to Install Your Nest Thermostat guide.
This is a hot question when it comes to Nests. In most cases, Nest thermostats can get enough power from your system’s heating and cooling wires and don’t require a C-wire. But in a small number of situations you may need to connect a C-wire to deliver consistent power to your thermostat. During installation, the app will tell you if you need to connect a C-wire.
The Google Nest Learning Thermostat learns the temperatures you like, programs itself, and makes it nearly effortless to save energy. Below is some info on all of Nest's handy features and how to use them.
The Nest Learning Thermostat can be controlled manually or through the Nest app. Here is an overview of Nest's interface and manual controls. To adjust temperature, settings, or modes on Nest Learning, just turn the ring!
The Nest app not only allows you to set your thermostat up, but also to control it from anywhere. To control Nest with the app, open the Nest app and tap your thermostat on the home screen. Your current and target temperatures will appear in the Nest app, just like on your thermostat.
Depending on the type of system you have, you can:
For more information on using the Nest app, view the following: How to Control Nest Learning with the App
See Nest in action in this video!
Google Nest thermostats are engineered to learn from you and your home, and offer lots of ways to help improve energy savings and reduce your utility bills. Here are a few favorites!
If you run into any issues while setting up or using your Nest, consult the troubleshooting widget and articles below. They cover the most common issues you may encounter after setting up your Nest thermostat.