[BCAB] Learn about Nest thermostat temperature schedules and how to change them - iPhone & iPad - Google Nest Help

Neil Barnfather forums at neilbarnfather.com
Thu Oct 31 14:13:46 GMT 2019


What is meant by Unit Skill?

I have installed the Nest Thermostat Skill, you link this to your Nest account, once done, you can fully control your Nest Learning Thermostat.

Likewise, if you enable the Nest Cam Skill, you can view your cameras on any TV that has Amazon Fire TV.

Regards,

Neil Barnfather

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> On 30 Oct 2019, at 17:19, roywarnerni--- via Bcab <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk> wrote:
> 
> 
> Hi Neil   My unit skill can do none of these actions 
> 
> Sent from Roy Warner's iPhone SE
> 
>> On 30 Oct 2019, at 15:52, Neil Barnfather <forums at neilbarnfather.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Roy,
>> 
>> What is bad about Amazon with Nest, I assume you mean Alexa by this; I have mine working with Alexa perfectly, it is fantastic; I can change temperature, turn heating on/off, set the system to home or away, change to eco mode, find out what the temperature is set to verse what it actually is in the house etc.
>> 
>> All works perfectly with Alexa.
>> 
>> Regards,
>> 
>> Neil Barnfather
>> 
>> www.NeilBarnfather.com
>> Twitter: @NeilBarnfather
>> Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/neilbarnfather
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>>> On 30 Oct 2019, at 10:39, Roy Warner via Bcab <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk> wrote:
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Hi Tim 
>>> 
>>> Like all units it has room for improvement   If you get it installed right you can use the Nest App or give commands on your Google speaker or Assistant 
>>> I would avoid the learning feature unless you have a very set life routine  Alas Amazon support is awful 
>>> 
>>> HTH 
>>> 
>>> Sent from my iPhone 7
>>> 
>>>>> On 30 Oct 2019, at 09:27, tim.pennick--- via Bcab <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Hi Roy,
>>>> 
>>>> Are you saying that you think this works well, or that there are issues re
>>>> accessibility?  I'm tempted by a switch to Nest or similar for heating
>>>> control, but I've heard people say that the Nest learning algorithm
>>>> sometimes means that it guesses when it thinks you're going to be in, and is
>>>> difficult to convince that it's wrong.  Any comments from Nest users?
>>>> 
>>>> Tim
>>>> 
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: roywarnerni--- via Bcab <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk> 
>>>> Sent: 30 October 2019 05:34
>>>> To: BCAB Discussion List <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
>>>> Cc: roywarnerni at aol.com
>>>> Subject: [BCAB] Learn about Nest thermostat temperature schedules and how to
>>>> change them - iPhone & iPad - Google Nest Help
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> For anyone thinking about updating your heating controls 
>>>> 
>>>> https://support.google.com/googlenest/answer/9243487?co=GENIE.Platform%3DiOS
>>>> &hl=en-GB
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Sent from Roy Warner's iPhone SE
>>>> 
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