How to Use the Nest Thermostat App


Nest Learning Thermostat is a smart device that not only helps you maintain ideal temperature in your home but also saves energy and money. In this blog post, we will explore how to use the Nest app to set the temperature, use the eco setting, and access other features of your Nest Learning Thermostat.

Here’s a video walkthrough we created:

Understanding the Nest App Interface

Open the Nest app to see the current temperature in your house along with the heat setting. If the heat is not operating, the background of the app will be grey, indicating that the current temperature is higher than the set temperature. A green leaf icon on the screen tells you that your current heat setting is eco-friendly, which means that it will save energy and money in the long run.

Setting the Temperature

To increase or decrease the temperature setting, use the arrows at the bottom of the app screen. Set the desired temperature, and the heat will kick on soon after. When the heat is on, the background screen turns orange.

The Nest Learning Thermostat also provides an estimate of how long it will take for your house to reach the set temperature. This estimate is based on the thermostat’s learning of how long it takes to reach specific temperatures.

Using Multiple Nest Thermostats and Sensors

You can have multiple Nest thermostats and sensors installed in different areas of your house. For instance, the main thermostat can be downstairs, and a Nest temperature sensor can be placed in your child’s room upstairs. The app will show the temperature settings of both devices, allowing you to switch between them to ensure comfortable temperatures in specific rooms of your house. Nest will then tailor the heating or cooling based on the chosen thermostat or sensor readings.

Monitoring Indoor Humidity

The Nest app also provides information about your home’s indoor humidity, which is essential for maintaining comfortable and healthy living conditions. A high humidity level may require you to turn on the air conditioning or a dehumidifier to regulate moisture levels.


The Nest Learning Thermostat, combined with the user-friendly Nest app, offers convenience, comfort, and energy savings for homeowners. By understanding and utilizing the various features available in the app, you can optimize your home’s temperature settings and save money on your energy bills.

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Key Takeaways

  • You can adjust the temperature in your home using the Nest app.
  • The Nest app will indicate when the temperature is set to an eco-friendly setting.
  • You can use the Nest Temperature Sensor to adjust the temperature in a specific room.
  • The Nest app also displays the current indoor humidity.