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Nest thermostat software update history

Important: Some software updates may take a few weeks to make it to all Nest thermostats that are connected to Wi-Fi.

Nest Thermostat

Version

Release date

What’s included in the update

1.3

June 12, 2023

Matter support, bug fixes, and improvements

1.1-11

January 26, 2022

Bug fixes and improvements

1.1-9

June 7, 2021

Bug fixes and improvements

1.0

October 30, 2020

Original release

Nest Thermostat E and Nest Learning Thermostat

Version

Release date

What’s included in the update

6.2-27

May 3, 2022

Bug fixes and improvements

6.2-22

November 1, 2021

Bug fixes and improvements

6.1.1-21

September 7, 2021

Bug fixes and improvements for Nest Learning Thermostat (3rd gen) and Nest Thermostat E only

6.1.1

May 24, 2021

Bug fixes and improvements for the Nest Learning Thermostat (3rd gen) and Nest Thermostat E only

6.1-9

February 11, 2020

Bug fixes and improvements

6.1

November 18, 2019

  • Bug fixes and improvements
  • Only for Learning Thermostats (3rd gen) in the US and all Nest Thermostat E
  • Requires the Nest app 5.39

5.9.4-5

October 10, 2019

  • Google logo updates on 1st and 2nd gen Nest Learning Thermostat only
  • Short cycling and power loss mitigation on 1st and 2nd gen Nest Learning Thermostat only

6.0

July 10, 2019

Bug fixes and improvements on the Nest Learning Thermostat (3rd gen) and Nest Thermostat E only

5.10 (named 5.10-1)

May 9, 2019

Bug fixes and improvements on the Nest Learning Thermostat (3rd gen) and Nest Thermostat E only

5.9.5-2 (EU only)

November 11, 2021

Bug fixes and improvements

5.9.3

December 10, 2018

Bug fixes and improvements

5.9.1-6

October 22, 2018

Bug fixes and improvements

5.8.2 

July 9, 2018

Bug fixes and improvements

5.8-8

April 10, 2018

5.6.6 (named 5.6.6-4)

January 11, 2018

Bug fixes and performance improvements

5.6.5 (named 5.6.5-1)

October 16, 2017

5.6.3 (named 5.6.3-1)

August 7, 2017

  • Improvements to Rush Hour Rewards
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements

5.6.2 (named 5.6.2-3)

May 1, 2017

  • Improvements to Rush Hour Rewards
  • Improvements to Time of Savings
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements

5.6.1-4

February 15, 2017

  • Added Italian and Spanish language support
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements

5.6 (named 5.6-7)

October 24, 2016

  • Eco Temperatures
  • Added compatibility with multi-speed fans and PTAC systems
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements

5.5.1 (named 5.5.1-6)

July 19, 2016

Bug fixes and performance improvements

5.5 (named 5.5-5)

June 6, 2016

  • Farsight improvements
  • Bug fixes and other improvements

5.1.8 (named 5.1.8-3)

February 3, 2016

Bug fixes and performance improvements

5.1.7 (named 5.1.7-3)

January 21, 2016

  • Further improved the performances of devices that responded slowly or became unresponsive
  • Bug fixes

5.1.6 (named 5.1.6-4)

January 11, 2016

Bug fixes

5.1.5 (named 5.1.5-7)

December 10, 2015

Note: At launch, this software update was only available for European thermostats and a limited number of thermostats in the US and Canada. It was made available to every Nest thermostat in January 2016.

  • Early-On bug fixes
  • Improved compatibility for OpenTherm combi boilers
  • Connectivity bug fixes

5.1.3 (named 5.1.3-1)

November 17, 2015

5.1.1 (named 5.1.1-2)

November 11, 2015

New screens, graphics, and Furnace Heads-Up alerts to 1st and 2nd gen Nest Learning Thermostats in the US and Canada

5.1 named 5.1-4 and for Nest Learning Thermostat (3rd gen) only

November 4, 2015

  • Added a second hand on the Farsight analog clock
  • Wi-Fi connectivity improvements
  • Power management and stability bug fixes

5.0

September 1, 2015

  • Farsight
  • New screens and graphics for the Nest Learning Thermostat (3rd gen)
  • Furnace Heads-Up alerts on your phone and thermostat

4.5.1

June 19, 2015

Bug fixes

4.5

June 17, 2015

4.3.6

April 9, 2015

  • Wi-Fi improvements
  • Fix for British Summer Time bug
  • Improvements and bug fixes

4.3.3

November 17, 2014

Bug fixes and improvements

4.3.2

November 11, 2014

Bug fixes and improvements

4.3

November 4, 2014

4.2.5

September 4, 2014

  • Added Dutch support and improved French language support
  • Bug fixes and other improvements

4.2.4

June 30, 2014

Bug fixes

4.2.3

May 30, 2014

Bug fixes

4.2.3

May 21, 2014

Bug fixes

4.2

May 15, 2014

  • Improvements to Rush Hour Rewards
  • Improvements to Time-to-Temperature, Early-On, True Radiant, and other System Match features
  • Increased humidity thresholds in Cool to Dry
  • Other improvements, which include Wi-Fi bug fixes

4.0.6/4.0.7

April 23, 2014

OpenSSL fix to address Heartbleed bug for the Nest Learning Thermostat

4.0.2/4.0.3

January 28, 2014

  • Updated Auto-Away to adapt to your morning routine
  • Improvements and bug fixes

4.0

November 22, 2013

  • Heating system improvements
  • Integration with Nest Protect
  • International time and weather support

3.5.1

June 21, 2013

  • Wi-Fi connectivity bug fixes
  • Cooling activation bug fixes
  • Current setpoint bug fixes

3.5

April 29, 2013

  • Advanced fan control: Schedules the fan to turn on daily, for a few minutes each hour, or on a timer
  • Sunblock: Automatically adapts to direct sunlight to read and set the right temperature
  • Cool to Dry: Uses the air conditioner to dehumidify your home if there’s excessive humidity
  • Seasonal Savings: Tweaks your schedule to save energy automatically while it keeps you comfortable (available with certain utility programs)
  • Rush Hour Rewards: To help you earn rewards from your energy provider, your thermostat saves energy in peak rush hour times while it keeps you comfortable and in control (available with certain utility programs)

3.0.6

April 9, 2013

Optimizations for heat-only systems

3.0.5

January 23, 2013

Air filter reminder bug fixes

3.0.4

January 7, 2013

Improved remote control availability

3.0.3

November 16, 2012

Bug fixes

3.0.2

November 9, 2012

Bug fixes

3.0.1

October 2, 2012

  • Pro Setup support for the Nest Learning Thermostat (1st gen)
  • Bug fixes

3.0

October 2, 2012

  • Support for the Nest Learning Thermostat (2nd gen)
  • Pro Setup view to set up complex systems, which include dual fuel systems (heat pump with furnace), whole-home humidifiers or dehumidifiers
  • System Match features tailored for your system type
  • Forced air systems: Early-On and Filter Reminders
  • Radiant systems: True Radiant
  • Heat pump systems: Heat Pump Balance (if AUX and Wi-Fi)
  • Improved Auto-Away to better adapt to your home
  • Improved Auto-Schedule, now available in Heat • Cool mode
  • Renamed Location setting as Your Place setting
    • Now includes more home information
  • Renamed Learning setting as Nest Sense setting
    • Now includes Early-On, True Radiant or Heat Pump Balance settings and status
  • Renamed Range mode as Heat • Cool mode
  • Multilingual support (English, French, Spanish)

2.1.3

August 30, 2012

Expanded support for Wi-Fi access points, which includes Apple Airport Express (2nd gen)

2.1

May 17, 2012

  • Improvements to Energy History
  • Additional bug fixes

2.0

April 5, 2012

  • Airwave
  • Updated Energy History view
  • Easier access to Away temperatures
  • Improvements to Auto-Schedule and Auto-Away
  • Additional bug fixes

1.2

March 7, 2012

  • Expanded support for Wi-Fi access points
  • Improved Auto-Away performance
  • Additional bug fixes

1.1.3

February 2, 2012

Fixed a battery bug that affected a small portion of Nest thermostats after a service outage

1.1.2

January 24, 2012

Improvements and bug fixes for software update installation

1.1.1

January 20, 2012

  • Wider range of away temperatures: down to 40ºF or off for heating and up to 90ºF or off for cooling
  • Improvements and bug fixes for Schedule Learning, Auto Away, energy history, Wi-Fi connection, time zones, lock, and more

1.0.6

January 11, 2012

Bug fixes

1.0.4

December 16, 2011

  • Improved performance for Schedule Learning
  • Improved performance for Auto-Away
  • Bug fixes

1.0.2

November 22, 2011

  • Improved performance for heat pumps
  • Improved performance for Energy History
  • Improved performance for Auto-Away
  • Bug fixes

1.0.1

November 11, 2011

Bug fixes

1.0

October 25, 2011

Original release

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