How to change Nest Tag settings
This article walks you through changing your Tag’s settings, including adding a custom label, setting a schedule, transferring a Nest Tag to someone else, and even revoking its access if you need to.
Nest Tag is a key fob that lets you quickly arm and disarm without a passcode by simply holding it on Nest Guard. Before you can change the settings for your Nest Tag, it needs to be added to your account in the Nest app.
How to open Nest Tag’s settings in the Nest app
- On the Nest app home screen, select Security .
- Tap Settings .
- Select the Nest Tag that you want to change settings for.
See the sections below for details about each option on the Nest Tag Settings screen.
Nest Tag access
Nest Tag access
If someone temporarily misplaces a Tag, you
In addition, if you have more than one home
Important: If a Tag is permanently lost, you
The Nest app will display the name of the person assigned to each Tag. You can add a custom label if you want. For instance, if someone has two Tags assigned to them, you might want to label one “main” and one “spare” to tell them apart. For more information, see the following article:
Transfer Nest Tag
There are a few things to keep in mind when transferring a Tag from one person to another. See the following article for details:
Remove Nest Tag
If your Tag is lost or destroyed, you can permanently remove it from your account in the Nest app. More information about this option is available in the following article:
How to set a schedule for Nest Tag
You can set a schedule that only allows someone to arm and disarm your system at certain times. However, you won’t find this option on the Tag Settings screen. These permissions are set for individual users, and the setting applies to any Tags and passcodes they may have. To learn how to set a schedule for an individual, see the following article: