The Nest app lets you control and get information about your Google Nest Protect with a computer, phone or tablet that’s connected to the internet. Just sign into your account in the app to see and manage all the Nest Protects in your home.
Adding a new Nest Protect to the
See the status of your Nest Protects
To see the status of your Nest Protects, select the Protect icon
Tap on one of your Protects, and you’ll see a pop-up showing you any carbon monoxide or smoke alarms, battery and sensor status, as well as the date and time of the last test and internet connection. Swipe left or right to switch between each of your Protects.
You can set your Protect to check its sensors, power and Wi-Fi connection on a monthly basis.
Tap the switch to turn it on.
Works with Protect:
If you have a Google Nest thermostat in the same Nest home, you can turn emergency shutoff on
so that your thermostat will automatically turn off if Protect detects smoke or CO. For
details, see the following article:
If you have a Google Nest camera, video capture will automatically turn on and record a clip when
there is a smoke or CO alarm.
What To Do
What to Do gives you useful advice on how to prepare for an emergency ahead of time.
You’ll see how to plan an evacuation, safely exit, and more. When an emergency occurs,
you’ll also get essential tips and an emergency number button so you can call quickly.
You can also select What To Do and Alarm options for information on what will happen in case of an emergency.
Here you’ll see the different Nest Protect features. You can turn On or Off Pathlight, Nightly
Promise, Steam Check, and Heads-Up.
medium, or high.
Here you can choose which language Nest Protect should speak.
Note: Changing this setting will only affect one Protect’s language. Learn more in the
Your Nest Protects need to be connected to the same Wi-Fi network so they can work together.
If you’ve updated or changed your Wi-Fi network, see the following article:
Tip: Write down the entry keys for all of your Protects and keep it in a safe place in case
you need to update your Wi-Fi information.
View details about your Nest Protect, including:
Remove Nest Protect
Note: After you make changes to your Protect settings, it can take up to 24 hours for your
Nest Protect to update.