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Install the App for Your ecobee Smart Thermostat

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Ecobee mobile app platforms

To be able to control the ecobee smart thermostat remotely from your phone or tablet, you have to install the ecobee app onto your mobile device and register the thermostat for remote access. The app can also guide you through the installation process if you choose to do it yourself.

? What kind of device are you installing the app on?

  1. Android
  2. iOS

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Ecobee mobile app platforms

To be able to control the ecobee smart thermostat remotely from your phone or tablet, you have to install the ecobee app onto your mobile device and register the thermostat for remote access. The app can also guide you through the installation process if you choose to do it yourself.

  1. Find the Google Play icon on your Android device and tap on it.
    Google Play

  2. Search for the keyword "ecobee" and tap on the found app.
  3. Tap on Install and then Open to use it.
    Ecobee Android app landing page

Once the ecobee app has been installed, you must register your ecobee device with it to be able to control it remotely.

  1. On the thermostat itself, go into the Menu then go to Registration to obtain the registration code.
    Registration screen on Ecobee thermostat

  2. Open the ecobee app on your mobile device and tap on Register.
    Ecobee mobile app Sign In screen

  3. Enter the registration code that appears on the thermostat and tap on Next.
    Regsitration code entry screen in Ecobee mobile app
     
  4. Tap in the box to put a checkmark to the left of Accept Terms & Conditions then tap on Next.Terms and Conditions acceptance screen in Ecobee mobile app
     
  5. Fill in your name, email address and password to use with your ecobee account then tap on Next.
    Account creation screen
     
  6. Choose whether you want the local weather to optimize the operation of your thermostat by toggling the On/Off switch then tap on Next.
    Weather feature toggle screen
     
  7. Do the same for Home IQ which tracks HVAC usage and provides energy reports.
    Home IQ feature toggle screen
     
  8. If you enabled Home IQ, then fill in the required information then tap on Next.
    Home details entry screen
     
  9. On the Congratulations screen tap on Done.
    Thermostat registration confirmation screen
  1. Find the App Store icon on your iOS device and tap on it.
    App Store

  2. Search for the keyword "ecobee" and tap on the found app.
  3. Tap on Get, then on Install and finally on Open to use it.
    Ecobee iOS app landing page