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NEST Connectivity Issues Solved

Posted by Shaun Merrigan in NEST Thermostat, Tech. Comments Off on NEST Connectivity Issues Solved

12th October

I have two NEST thermostats, one v1 and one v2. The v1 had been ticking along fine until about July 2014 when I began to experience connectivity problems. More specifically, the thermostat itself would say that it was connected properly,  but the NEST browser and mobile apps would show it as offline. I tried all the usual fixes: reboot, restart, reset, both (router and NEST), static ip, DHCP Leasetime tweaks, etc.  Long story short, nothing I did solved the connectivity issues.

As it turned out, I was reconfiguring my home network and decided to change my main router from a Netgear WNDR4500 to an ASUS RT-AC68U. This change has resolved all my NEST connectivity issues. NEST Connectivity Issues Solved !  Both my NEST thermostats are fully connected and accessible any time I check them. It turns out that the RT-AC68U has … Read More »