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What is Nest Wifi?

Photo of the Nest Wifi router and point

Nest Wifi is a home mesh Wi-Fi system that can be made up of Nest Wifi routers and Nest Wifi points. Nest Wifi replaces your traditional router to provide reliable Wi-Fi coverage throughout your home. Nest Wifi points also have a speaker with Google Assistant, so you can play music, control supported connected devices, and more. 

Wi-Fi coverage for your home

Nest Wifi is built on mesh Wi-Fi technology. The router and point work together to make sure your devices stay on the clearest channel with the most bandwidth. The result is a strong Wi-Fi signal throughout your house, not just next to your router. This makes it possible to move from room to room on a video call with minimal disruption, or stream multiple 4K videos at once.

The Wi-Fi system is scalable, so you can find the right number of Nest Wifi devices available for the size and shape of your home. If you still need more coverage, just add additional Nest Wifi points. Nest Wifi is backwards compatible with Google Wifi points. Nest Wifi Pro (Wi-Fi 6E) can't be combined with Nest Wifi routers or points or Google Wifi points (Wi-Fi 5) in a mesh networkLearn more about Nest Wifi Pro.

Built-in speaker with Google Assistant

Nest Wifi points have a speaker with Google Assistant, so you can play music, manage your Wi-Fi network, find answers, control your connected devices, and more using just your voice.

Note: The Nest Wifi router does not include a speaker or Google Assistant.

Easy to set up, easy to manage

You can easily set up Nest Wifi in minutes and manage it in the Google Home app, alongside your other connected devices. After you’re up and running, automatic updates will give you new features and help keep your network secure.

Create a guest network and share your password from the Google Home app. You can decide which devices to prioritize for faster speeds, and run speed tests to make sure your network is optimized.

Family Wi-Fi lets you set schedules to manage screen time, restrict certain kinds of adult content, and pause Wi-Fi to specific devices whenever you want.

Network insights helps you identify and fix common network problems to keep your devices connected.

Matter and Thread support for a more connected and compatible home

  • Coming soon: Nest Wifi will receive software updates that will enable Matter, the new universal standard that simplifies smart home compatibility and setup. This makes home devices faster and more reliable. Learn more about Matter.
  • As a Thread Border Router, it allows you to connect long-range Thread devices to extend your mesh network further. Thread is a wireless technology that provides connectivity between your devices giving them more ways to work faster and connect to your home network. Learn more about Nest devices with Thread.

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