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Motion Sense on Nest Hub

If you have a Nest Hub (2nd gen) with Motion Sense turned on, you can turn on gestures to do actions quickly with your display. You can also turn on Sleep Sensing to track your sleep and give you personalized insights and tips, so you wake up well rested and refreshed.

Motion Sense uses low-energy radar to detect movement like breathing and gestures. It is powered by Soli.  

Learn more about Soli.

Motion Sense isn’t a camera.  When it is on and active no distinguishable images of a person’s body or face are generated or used for Sleep Sensing or gesture detection.

Turn Motion Sense on or off

On Nest Hub (2nd gen), you can turn Motion Sense on or off to start or stop detecting movement. Note: Motion Sense needs to be on to perform Quick Gestures and Sleep Sensing.

  1. From the bottom of your Nest Hub (2nd gen) display, swipe up.
  2. Tap Settings  and then Motion Sense .
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