How to Turn Off a Nest Thermostat without App

Usually people wonder how to turn off Nest since it is not the most obvious option on Nest. Today, we will be sharing with you how to turn off Nest, either remotely or manually.

Using Nest the Away option is more prevalent than just switching it off while away mostly does this duty well, there is still the chance of it functioning the way you will prefer if you had enabled the Home/Away Assist and you have eco mode coming ON every now .

Read Also: How to Turn off ECO Mode on Nest Thermostat

That said, there is an easy way to tun off your Nest thermostat with or without the mobile App.

When you do not have a device to use the Nest App, you can still turn off Nest thermostat manually from the device itself.

Therefore, we will walk you through the steps to take to turn off your nest thermostat in this article.

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How to Turn Off the Nest Manually

While there are several methods at which the Nest device can be turned off, doing so from the unit itself is the first thing to know. Why? because it is a straightforward method of working that just has you standing up and walking to your device and interacting with a tap, push and tuning. and involves you using the screen on your Nest device.

  1. The center button of your Nest thermostat is your menu button, press this to open the menu interface.
  2. After the menu appears, use thermostat rim as a tuner and  scroll to the Mode icon.
  3. Press the center button to select this mode.
  4. In the next interface you will find, OFF.
  5. Press the center button to select OFF.
  6. After this, your thermostat will shut down till you turn it back ON (You can do this, by simply pressing the menu button.

How to Turn Off Nest via iPhone App

As an alternative to switching it off manually, there is a way for you to do so remotely from your iOS supported devices like iPhones and iPads. All you need to do is to download and install the App from Mac App Store. Therein, you can control different features of your Nest Thermostat remotely.

To turn off Nest, do as follows:

  1. Download the Nest App> Install> Open the Nest app.
  2. Find Nest Thermostat and tap it.
  3. Locate Cool icon and tap it.
  4. Click Off in the new list of options, this will help turn off Nest.

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How to Turn Off Nest via Android App

Just like with the iPhone, you can turn off Nest via an android device. Just visit the Google Play Store where you can now download the App and install it on your smartphone.

Follow the next step to turn of Nest on your device:

  1. Download the Nest App> Install> Open the Nest app.
  2. Find Thermostat and tap it.
  3. Find the Cool/Heat icon and select.
  4. Click Off in the next prompt.

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How to Turn Off Nest via PC

If you browse with a PC predominately, you can switch off your Nest thermostat from its keypad by just following the steps below.

  1. Go to the website Log, home.nest.com
  2. Log-in  to your Nest account.
  3. Locate the Thermostat and click on it.
  4. Open the Mode option.
  5. Find the Cool/Heat icon and select.
  6. Click Off in the next prompt

How to Adjust the Nest’s Safety Temperatures

With the above being done, Nest has a Safety temperature feature that will allow it to turn back on whenever your room temperature drops below the usual, the default is 40 degrees, and this is to prevent the home from freezing if you have been away for a while. This is great if you ever forget to turn the thermostat on while you’re away from home for a significant period of time.

Follow the next steps to learn how to adjust safety temperatures.

  1. On you app, tap on settings (it’s a gear icon on the top right corner of) the screen.
  2. Locate and Select Equipment.
  3. Select Safety Temperatures
  4. Adjust the safety temperatures as you would like from there.

You can also do this on the thermostat too, manually:

  1. The center button of your Nest thermostat is your menu button, press this to open the menu interface.
  2. After the menu appears, use thermostat rim as a tuner and  scroll to the settings (usually a gear) icon.
  3. Select Equipment> Choose Continue.
  4. You will chose Your System> choose Continue again
  5. Select Safety temp.
  6. Use the ring to change your Heat to/Cool to temperatures to Off.
  7. Select Done to exit.

How to Set Nest thermostat to Hold Temperature

You can set your nest thermostat to hold Temperature if your nest thermostat generation supports it. Therefore, we will walk you through how to set a Nest thermostat to hold Temperature.

  • Open the Google Home app on your smartphone.
  • Select the “Nest Thermostat.”
  • Turn your Thermostat to heat, cool, or head, depending on your choice.
  • Select “Cool Mode” before you go ahead to hold the Temperature.
  • Click on “Hold Temperature.”
  • Set the current or preset Temperature you want your nest thermostat to hold.

With the steps above, your nest thermostat will hold the preset or predefined Temperature until it elapsed or cleared to maintain the number temperature.

How to Shut Down Nest Thermostat without App

If you are going on a vacation or holiday or your Thermostat will be out of use for a long period of time, it’s better to shut down the Thermostat. Therefore, we will consider how to shut down nest thermostat in this section.

  • Press and hold the touch bar on your nest thermostat until “Turn off” appears on the screen. 
  • Use the touch bar to highlight Turn off 
  • Tap the touch bar to select.

Instantly, your Nest thermostat will shut down.

However, if you are using Nest Thermostat E or Nest Learning Thermostat, the steps above will not work. Therefore, to shut down nest thermostat E or nest learning thermostat, kindly follow the steps below.

  • Press your Thermostat’s display to view the nest thermostat Quick View menu.
  • Turn the ring to Thermostat.
  • Select the “Ring”
  • Highlight Off using the ring.
  • Tap “Off.

With the steps above, your Nest thermostat E or nest learning thermostat will shut down.

Note: You can also turn off your nest thermostat using the nest mobile app on your smartphone.

  • Open the Nest thermostat app on your [Android or iPhone] phone.
  • Click on your Thermostat.
  • Select “Thermostat Mode.”
  • Tap “Off” to shut down.

With the steps in this article, you should be able to turn off your nest thermostat without an app or with an app.

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