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Connect Google Nest devices to a new Wi-Fi network

If you’ve changed your Wi-Fi network’s name or password, or recently replaced your Wi-Fi router, you’ll need to connect your Google Nest device to your new Wi-Fi network. You might also need to factory reset your device and set it up again to be able to reconnect it.

Choose your Google Nest device to find articles that can help you.

Speakers and displays

For the following Google speakers and displays:

  • Google Nest Hub Max
  • Google Nest Hub
  • Google Nest Audio
  • Google Home Max
  • Google Nest Mini (2nd gen)
  • Google Home Mini (1st gen)
  • Google Home

Note: If your Google speaker or display is not currently connected to a Wi-Fi network, you can set it up in the Google Home app without factory resetting it.

If your display is currently connected to a Wi-Fi network, but you want to connect it to a different Wi-Fi network, follow the steps to change the Wi-Fi network your Nest Hub Max is connected to.

If your display is not connected to Wi-Fi, follow the steps in the following article to set up your Google Nest or Home device on a new network.

If you're still having trouble, you might need to factory reset your display, then set it up again.

Chromecast

For the following Chromecast devices:

  • Chromecast (3rd gen)
  • Chromecast (2nd gen)
  • Chromecast Ultra

Note: If your Chromecast device is not currently connected to a Wi-Fi network, you can set it up in the Google Home app without factory resetting it.

If your Chromecast is currently connected to a Wi-Fi network, but you want to connect it to a different Wi-Fi network, follow the steps to change the Wi-Fi network your Chromecast is connected to.

If your Chromecast is not connected to the Wi-Fi, follow the steps to set up your Chromecast on a new network.

Thermostats

For the following Nest thermostats:

  • Google Nest Thermostat
  • Google Nest Thermostat E
  • Google Nest Learning Thermostat

If your thermostat is currently connected to a Wi-Fi network, but you want to connect it to a different Wi-Fi network, follow the steps to change the Wi-Fi network of your Nest thermostat.

Cameras and video doorbells

For the following Nest cameras and doorbells:

  • Google Nest Cam (battery)
  • Google Nest Cam (wired)
  • Google Nest Cam IQ Indoor
  • Google Nest Cam IQ Outdoor
  • Google Nest Cam Indoor
  • Google Nest Cam Outdoor
     
  • Google Nest Doorbell (battery)
  • Google Nest Doorbell (wired)

If your camera or doorbell is currently connected to a Wi-Fi network, but you want to connect it to a different Wi-Fi network, follow the steps to change the Wi-Fi network of your Nest camera or doorbell.

Safety and security

Google Nest Protect (1st and 2nd gen)

If your Protect is currently connected to a Wi-Fi network, but you want to connect it to a different Wi-Fi network, follow the steps to change the Wi-Fi network of your Nest Protect.

Nest x Yale Lock

If your Lock is currently connected to a Wi-Fi network, but you want to connect it to a different Wi-Fi network, follow the steps to change the Wi-Fi network of your Nest ✕ Yale Lock.

Google Nest Connect

If your Connect is currently connected to a Wi-Fi network, but you want to connect it to a different Wi-Fi network, follow the steps to change the Wi-Fi network of your Nest Connect.

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