Created: January 18, 2023

I accidentally Uninstalled my Nest thermostat on my phone

Now when I try to reconnect, it asks for a code. I am unable to get that code to appear on the thermostat screen. Help please
Last Edit: January 18, 2023
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Mykola Diakun
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Hello, thank you for using Howly. I’ll be happy to help you out! May I ask your name?
Customer Reply
*****
Mykola Diakun
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Nice to meet you, *****!
What troubleshooting have you done so far?
Customer Reply
None
Mykola Diakun
Mykola Diakun Tech Expert & Writer
Tell me please ,do you have green leaf icon on your Nest screen?
Customer Reply
If temp is set to 65 degrees or lower
Oops 64 degrees
Mykola Diakun
Mykola Diakun Tech Expert & Writer
Sorry, why did you mention that?
Oh, you mean you have green leaf when it is at 64.
Right?
Customer Reply
Correcting a typing mistake
Yes
Mykola Diakun
Mykola Diakun Tech Expert & Writer
Got it.
1. Press your thermostat’s ring to open the Quick View menu.
2. Choose Settings Nest settings icon.
3. Turn the ring to Nest app and press the ring to select it.
4. Select Get Entry Key to retrieve a unique entry key. Follow the next steps below to use your Nest app to add your thermostat to your account.
Tell me please, did you try steps above or you did not?
Customer Reply
When intouch settings icon it goes back to main screen
Mykola Diakun
Mykola Diakun Tech Expert & Writer
Understood.
Do you know how to turn thermmostat off?
Customer Reply
No
Mykola Diakun
Mykola Diakun Tech Expert & Writer
1. Press your thermostat’s display to view the Quick View menu.
2. Turn the ring to Thermostat heat icon, then press to select.
3. Turn the ring to highlight Off, then press to select.
Can you please try that?
Customer Reply
It goes back to temp screen when I press heat icon
Mykola Diakun
Mykola Diakun Tech Expert & Writer
Try please Press and hold the touch bar until “Turn off” appears on the screen.
Did it show you Turn off?
Customer Reply
Ok
Mykola Diakun
Mykola Diakun Tech Expert & Writer
Do you mean you have not tried that yet?
Customer Reply
I goofed and it is restarting
Mykola Diakun
Mykola Diakun Tech Expert & Writer
Got it.
After it will turn on try please again to open Settings
Customer Reply
OK I'm at settings
Mykola Diakun
Mykola Diakun Tech Expert & Writer
Select Get Entry Key to retrieve a unique entry key. Follow the next steps below to use your Nest app to add your thermostat to your account.
Use that key in the app, please.
Customer Reply
Settings gives me only Home/away assist. I can't go any further. Says disconnected to internet
OK I have several options now
Mykola Diakun
Mykola Diakun Tech Expert & Writer
Do you see Get Entry Key ?
Customer Reply
It is asking for an 8 digit code. The key that appears is a 6 digit code
Asks for a 7 digit code
Mykola Diakun
Mykola Diakun Tech Expert & Writer
Try please enter as many as it will fit in.
Customer Reply
I need 1 more digit. I have 6 it needs 7
Mykola Diakun
Mykola Diakun Tech Expert & Writer
Try please close the key, and open it again.
in Nest I mean
Customer Reply
Looks like I'm all set. Good bye
Mykola Diakun
Mykola Diakun Tech Expert & Writer
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