The Home or Nest app can give you basic information about your thermostat such as the model, serial number, software version, and other details.
You can also use your thermostat to check more detailed information that may not available in the app.
If you don’t find what you want below, go to Nest thermostat technical specifications for information on power consumption, certifications, dimensions, and more.
Home app or Nest app
- Open the Google Home app
- Tap Favorites or Devices
- Tap your thermostat Settings Device information.
- Tap your thermostat on the app home screen.
- Select Settings Technical Info.
Device information or Technical Info
The name you’ve given your thermostat
|The name of the home that your thermostat has been added to in the app
|The room in your home that your thermostat has been assigned to (such as kitchen or hallway)
|The model of your thermostat
|Nest Thermostat only: your thermostat display's unique ID number
|Your thermostat base's unique serial number
|The software version currently installed on your thermostat
Nest thermostat software update history
|The unique network ID assigned to your thermostat hardware when it was manufactured
|Your thermostat’s network IP address, which is assigned by your router. You can also see the thermostat’s IP address on your Wi-Fi router’s list of connected devices.
|Nest Thermostat only: the charge level of the replaceable AAA batteries: Unknown, OK, Low, or Very low
|The current voltage of your thermostat’s internal rechargeable battery
On your thermostat
- Press the thermostat ring to bring up the Quick View menu.
- Turn the ring to Settings and press to select.
- Turn the ring to Technical Info and press to select.
There are a few different sections with information about your Nest thermostat's sensors,
your Wi-Fi network, your thermostat's serial and model numbers and much more. Below is a
list of what you'll see on your thermostat.
This is the current voltage of your thermostat’s internal
If your thermostat isn’t receiving enough power to charge the
|Voc Vin Iin
Voc, Vin, and Iin measure the electrical current sent over your
with or without C wire
Nest Learning Thermostat/E
with C wire
without C wire or with Power Connector
Troubleshooting power issues
If your thermostat’s power is outside of the above specifications, you
Here you’ll see the name of the Wi-Fi network your thermostat
The signal strength has a maximum value of 100. A signal strength
You can use the signal strength to help troubleshoot offline issues
Note: If disconnected from Wi-Fi, you’ll simply see "Client not
|This shows you what type of security your Wi-Fi network is
using: WPA, WEP, etc.
|This tells you the Nest thermostat's Wi-Fi network interface
which is typically "wlan0."
|This is your Nest thermostat’s network IP address, which is
assigned by your router. You can also see the the thermostat’s
IP address on your Wi-Fi router’s list of connected devices.
|A subnet mask is used to identify the network location of an IP
address. Most home networks use the default subnet mask
|This is the network IP address of the router that your Nest thermostat
is connected to.
|This is your thermostat’s IPV6 network address, which is used
for Thread communications.
|Similar to an IPv4 Subnet Mask, an IPv6 Prefix length is used to
identify the network section of an IPv6 address.
|This is the IPv6 address of the router that your Nest thermostat
is connected to.
|This tells you the address of the Domain Name System (DNS)
server and backup DNS server used by your thermostat.
|This is used if your Nest thermostat needs to resolve an
unqualified domain name. If not, you will see "none."
|Most people will see "production." If you are participating in the
Nest Field Test program, you will see "ft."
|Last data upload
|The exact date and time of your thermostat’s last automatic
data upload to the Nest service. For more information,
please see our privacy FAQ.
|Last cloud comm
|The exact date and time of your thermostat’s last
communication with the Nest service. This syncs your Nest
thermostat and the app so they can show you the same
|This is the unique network ID assigned to your Nest
thermostat’s network hardware when it was manufactured.
|The current ambient temperature in the room determined from the
Nest thermostat’s internal sensors. The temperature is also
displayed on the thermostat's temperature screen.
|The temperature set on the Nest thermostat that the system
system is currently trying to heat or cool to.
|The relative humidity in the room measured by the Nest
thermostat’s internal sensors.
This shows status information about the activity and light
Note: A sensor can be working normally and show a reading of
|Equipment sensed on
This shows which connectors on the Nest thermostat base
Troubleshooting: If the wires listed here don't match what wires
The location name given to your Nest thermostat during setup.
Note: You can change the name by going to Settings Where
This shows the software currently installed on the Nest
|The model number of your Nest thermostat display. This varies
between different models and generations of Nest
|Your Nest thermostat’s display has a unique serial number.
|The Nest Thermostat E will list a device ID that’s unique to your
|This lets you see if your Nest Thermostat E is locked or
|The time zone for the Nest thermostat is based on the ZIP code
entered during setup.
This shows the software version installed on the Nest
Note: If your thermostat is connected to Wi-Fi and the internet,
|The model of your Nest thermostat base.
|Your Nest thermostat's base has a unique serial number.