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Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Color

Beginner’s Guide to the Honeywell Home Wi-Fi Smart Color Thermostat

Honeywell Home Wi-Fi Smart Color


This guide covers all you need to know about Honeywell Home’s Wi-Fi Smart Color Touchscreen Thermostat, including:

  • How to set it up
  • How to use it
  • How to control it with your phone
  • Troubleshooting tips, and more!




Getting Started - How to Set Up Your New Thermostat


Congrats, you have purchased a new Honeywell! Home thermostat! Now its time to set it up with the help of these tips and videos.

First and Foremost, is it Compatible with Your HVAC System?

If you didn’t check computability prior to purchasing your new thermostat, don’t tear into that box just yet. Use the Honeywell Home Thermostat Compatibility Checker now.

C-Wire Required

A common wire (C-wire) is required to provide a Honeywell Home Wi-Fi thermostat with continuous power and keep all of its great features running properly. If you don't have a C-wire, watch the video below. You can also learn more about Honeywell Home thermostats and C-Wires here.



Good to Go? Let’s Install Your New Honeywell!

Everything you need to set up your new Honeywell Home thermostat is in the box, including the thermostat, wall plate, screws, anchors, a quick start guide, thermostat ID card, wire labels, and a user guide. This video will walk you through the process.




Need Some More Info?

For detailed information on installation and setup, consult the Honeywell Home Wi-Fi Smart Color User Guide. Please note that this guide is also included in your packaging.



How to Use Your Honeywell


Your Honeywell Home thermostat was designed for your comfort, convenience, and home energy savings. Below is some info on its handy features and how to use them.



Basic Controls

Your thermostat is equipped with an intuitive, easy-to-use, full-color touchscreen display. Below is an overview of the manual controls, or you can control Honeywell with your smartphone or tablet and the Total Connect Comfort app as well.

Honeywell Home Wi-Fi Smart Color Thermostat

Controlling Your Thermostat Remotely

Control your thermostat from anywhere, at any time when you access the Wi-Fi Smart Color Thermostat through the Total Connect Comfort App. Monitor and adjust heating and cooling usage, stay on top of indoor humidity levels, even automatically receive email alerts related to safety, comfort and energy. The app is free, with no monthly monitoring fees and works with a wide range of popular connected devices. To control your thermostat remotely using the app, you must first register your thermostat online. This video shows you how.


Troubleshooting Tips


If you run into any issues while setting up or using your new thermostat, consult Honeywell Home’s troubleshooting page.