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Nest Learning Thermostat software update history

This article describes changes and enhancements included in software updates for the Nest Learning Thermostat.

Some software updates may take a few weeks to make it to all Nest Learning Thermostats that are connected to Wi-Fi. If you notice there's been a recent update, but it's not on your Nest Thermostat yet after a few days, hang tight - we're working to get the latest software version out to everyone.

Version 4.2.4 - released June 30, 2014

  • Bug fixes

Version 4.2.3 - released May 30, 2014

  • Bug fixes

Version 4.2.1 - released May 21, 2014

  • Bug fixes

Version 4.2 - released May 15, 2014

  • Improvements to Rush Hour Rewards.
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  • Improvements to Time-to-Temperature, Early-On, True Radiant and other System Match features.
  • Increased humidity thresholds in Cool to Dry.
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  • Other improvements including Wi-Fi bug fixes.

Version 4.0.6/4.0.7 - released April 23, 2014

  • OpenSSL fix to address Heartbleed bug for the Nest Learning Thermostat.
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Version 4.0.2/4.0.3 - released January 28, 2014

  • Auto-Away now adapts to your morning routine.
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  • Improvements and bug fixes

Version 4.0 - Released November 22nd, 2013

  • Heating system improvements
  • Integration with Nest Protect
  • International time and weather support
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Version 3.5.1 - Released June 21st, 2013

  • Wi-Fi connectivity bug fixes
  • Cooling activation bug fixes
  • Current setpoint bug fixes

Version 3.5 - Released April 29th, 2013

  • Advanced fan control: Schedules the fan to turn on daily, for a few minutes each hour, or on a timer.
  • Sunblock: Automatically adapts to direct sunlight in order to read and set the right temperature.
  • Cool to Dry: Uses the air conditioner to dehumidify your home if there is excessive humidity.
  • Seasonal Savings: Tweaks your schedule to save energy automatically while keeping you comfortable (available with certain utility programs).
  • Rush Hour Rewards: Helps you earn rewards from your energy provider by saving energy during peak "rush hour" times while keeping you comfortable and in control(available with certain utility programs).

Version 3.0.6 - Released April 9th, 2013

  • Optimizations for heat-only systems

Version 3.0.5 - Released January 23rd, 2013

  • Air filter reminder bug fixes

Version 3.0.4 - Released January 7th, 2013

  • Improved remote control availability

Version 3.0.3 - Released November 16th, 2012

  • Bug fixes

Version 3.0.2 - Released November 9th, 2012

  • Bug fixes

Version 3.0.1 - Released October 2nd, 2012

  • Pro Setup support for the 1st generation Nest Learning Thermostat
  • Bug fixes

Version 3.0 - Released October 2nd, 2012

  • Support for the 2nd generation Nest Learning Thermostat
  • Pro Setup view to set up complex systems, including dual fuel systems (heat pump with furnace), whole-home humidifiers or dehumidifers.
  • System Match features tailored for your system type:
  • forced air systems: Early-On and Filter Reminders
  • radiant systems: True Radiant
  • heat pump systems: Heat Pump Balance (if AUX and Wi-Fi)
  • Improved Auto-Away to better adapt to your home
  • Improved Auto-Schedule, now available in Heat • Cool mode
  • Renamed Location setting as Your Place setting. Now includes more home info
  • Renamed Learning setting as Nest Sense setting. Now includes Early-On, True Radiant or Heat Pump Balance settings and status.
  • Renamed Range mode as Heat • Cool mode
  • Multilingual (English, French, Spanish)


Version 2.1.3 - Released August 30th, 2012

  • Expanded support for Wi-Fi access points including Apple Airport Express (2nd generation)


Version 2.1 - Released May 17th, 2012

  • Improvements to Energy History
  • Additional bug fixes


Version 2.0 - Released April 5th, 2012

  • Airwave
  • Updated Energy History view
  • Easier access to Away temperatures
  • Improvements to Auto-Schedule and Auto-Away
  • Additional bug fixes


Version 1.2 - Released March 7th, 2012

  • Expanded support for Wi-Fi access points
  • Improved Auto-Away performance (for homes with one or multiple Nest Thermostats)
  • Additional bug fixes


Version 1.1.3 - Released February 2nd, 2012

  • Fixed a battery bug affecting a small portion of Nest Thermostats after a service outage


Version 1.1.2 - Released January 24th, 2012

  • Improvements and bug fixes for software update installation


Version 1.1.1 - Released January 20th, 2012

  • Wider range of away temperatures: down to 40ºF or off for heating, up to 90ºF or off for cooling
  • Improvements and bug fixes for Schedule Learning, Auto Away, energy history, Wi-Fi connection, time zones, lock and more


Version 1.0.6 - Released January 11th, 2012

  • Bug fixes


Version 1.0.4 - Released December 16th, 2011

  • Improved performance for Schedule Learning
  • Improved performance for Auto-Away
  • Bug fixes


Version 1.0.2 - Released November 22nd, 2011

  • Improved performance for heat pumps
  • Improved performance for Energy History
  • Improved performance for Auto-Away
  • Bug fixes


Version 1.0.1 - November, 11th 2011

  • Bug Fixes


Version 1.0 - Released October 25th, 2011

  • Original release