Initial Activation and Setup - Nest App

If you want to activate and set up your Nest app, view this info.

Note The images below are examples of a Nest Protect setup, options vary by Nest product.

  1. Download the Nest app.
  2. Open the Nest app then tap Sign up.
    Note Alternatively, enter your email address and password then click Sign in to an existing nest account.
    Nest App setup initial screen
  3. From 'Create account', enter your email, password and confirmed the password then click Sign up.
    Nest app email and password sign up screen
  4. To continue,  read the Terms of Service then tap I agree to continue.
    Nest app terms of service
  5. An account verification email is sent to the address entered.
    Note The mail has the subject: Welcome to Nest.
    Note Follow the relevant links and instructions in the verification email.
    Nest app Verify your email screen
  6. Tap Control your Nest then review the on screen information.
    Nest verification confirmation screen
  7. From Home Setup, enter the name of your home then tap Next.
    Nest Home setup name configuration
  8. From Home Setup, enter your home address then tap Next.
    Nest home setup address entry
  9. From Nest Home, tap Add.
    Nest Home Add
  10. From Add Product, choose one of the following actions: Nest app setup

 

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Scan the code

  1. Center the QR code in the box.
    Nest app setup
  2. From Setup, review the instructions then tap Next.
    Nest protect setup instructions
  3. From Setup, select the appropriate installation location.
    Nest setup location choices
  4. From Setup, review the instructions then tap Next.
    Nest protect setup wake up your nest prompt
  5. From Setup, enter your Wi-Fi password.
    Nest protect setup wake up your nest prompt
  6. From Setup, review the instructions then tap Next.
    Nest protect lighting configuration options
  7. From Setup, review the addition confirmation then tap Next.
    Note Alternatively, tap Add another Nest product and start with step 10.
    Nest protect add confirmation
  8. From Setup, review the instructions then tap Next.
    Nest protect sound check prompt
  9. From Setup, review the confirmation then tap Done.
    Note Alternatively, tap Add another Nest product and start with step 10.
    Nest Protect setup complete

 

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Continue without scanning

  1. Tap Continue without scanning.
    Nest app setup
  2. Select the apprpriate Nest product from the list.
    Nest Add product selection
  3. From Setup, enter the 6-digit key located on the back of the device.
    Nest setup enter key
  4. From Setup, review the instructions then tap Next.
    Nest protect setup instructions
  5. From Setup, select the appropriate installation location.
    Nest setup location choices
  6. From Setup, review the instructions then tap Next.
    Nest protect setup wake up your nest prompt
  7. From Setup, enter your Wi-Fi password.
    Nest protect setup wake up your nest prompt
  8. From Setup, review the instructions then tap Next.
    Nest protect lighting configuration options
  9. From Setup, review the addition confirmation then tap Next.
    Note Alternatively, tap Add another Nest product and start with step 10.
    Nest protect add confirmation
  10. From Setup, review the instructions then tap Next.
    Nest protect sound check prompt
  11. From Setup, review the confirmation then tap Done.
    Note Alternatively, tap Add another Nest product and start with step 10.
    Nest Protect setup complete

 

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