What's the difference between Nest aware and Nest aware plus?

The standard Nest Aware subscription extends event history to 30 days. Google sells an upgrade option, Nest Aware Plus, that stretches this out to 60 days and adds 10 days of continuous video history if you need to see more footage.

What are the benefits of a Nest Aware subscription?

What you get with a Nest Aware subscription
  • 24/7 and event video history availability.
  • Better alerts for motion and sound.
  • Activity Zones.
  • Video history recording.
  • Create and share video clips.
  • Create video timelapses.
  • Choose the right Nest Aware subscription.


Can you upgrade from Nest aware to Nest aware plus?

If you already have an existing Nest Aware subscription, you can upgrade to the new version through the Google Store.


Can I keep my old Nest aware subscription?

Note: If you migrate your account, your 1st gen Nest Aware subscription will be disabled. To keep your 1st gen Nest Aware subscription on your other camera, set up Nest Cam (battery) or Nest Doorbell (battery) using a different Google Account.

Is Nest aware going away?

With today's announcement, we now know that the Nest Secure will continue to work and get security updates until at least November 2022.


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Should I migrate Nest to Google 2021?

Moving to a unified Google Account will give Nest users the benefit of a single account, seamless experiences, and the ability to align homes and home members across the Nest and Google Home apps. We strongly recommend account migration to Google for all of our users.

Why is Google Nest discontinued?

Google has sold out of Nest Secure and won't make the full system available for sale any longer. Google is committed to giving existing users the same feature and software support they have always had with Nest Secure.

What is the difference between Nest aware 1st and 2nd generation?

Table: Costs of Nest Aware First Generation vs. Second Generation (Source: Google) The biggest distinction between the new and old plans, beyond the unlimited camera approach, lies in the Continuous Video Recording (CVR) versus Event Based Recording (EBR) features.

Do I need Nest Aware for each camera?

Do You Need a Nest Aware Subscription for Each Camera? You do not need a subscription for each device you own. Either subscription plan will cover all your Nest devices, including video doorbells, smart displays, and speakers.


What happens when Nest Aware subscription expires?

If you haven't purchased a subscription by the time your trial ends, you'll lose access to Nest Aware's premium features, including person detection and recorded video history. You'll still have access to any video clips or timelapses that you've saved, but the rest of your recorded video history will be erased.

How many cameras can you have on Nest aware?

There is a maximum of 10 Nest Cameras per home in the Nest app (video quality depends on your internet bandwidth).

How long does Nest record for free?

If you have a newer camera like Nest Cam (battery) or Nest Doorbell (battery), you can get up to 3 hours of event video history without a subscription.

Do Nest cameras record all the time?

Do Nest Cameras Record Continuously? Nest's 24/7 continuous video recording feature allows users to use their Nest cameras to record at all times. However, this feature is only accessible to users with a Nest Aware and Nest Aware Plus subscription, which starts at $6 per month or $60 per year.


Is there a monthly fee for Nest doorbell?

With the Nest Aware plan, which costs $6 per month, our video doorbell stored motion-triggered event videos for 30 days.

Do I need a Nest aware subscription for each house?

One Nest Aware subscription will cover all of your cameras in a single home/structure. If you have multiple homes, you will need to have multiple home/structure with a separate Nest Aware subscription for each home.

How do I record a Nest video for free?

Create a video clip

Go to home.nest.com and sign in. Select the camera that recorded the video you want to use. Select Clips in the lower right corner of the screen. Choose Create clip.

Does Nest have a floodlight camera?

The Google Nest Cam with floodlight is Nest's first foray into outdoor lighting. If you're going to install one outdoor security camera at your home, a floodlight camera is the best option.


How much is nest aware 1st gen?

The 1st generation Nest Aware was priced at $10 per month for 10 days of 24/7 video history, with additional cameras at $5/mo. A 30 day package was $30 per month, with additional cameras at $15/mo. The difference is just how much video you're getting.

How do I add more cameras to nest aware?

Home app
  1. If you haven't already done so, download the Home app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
  2. Open the Home app. ...
  3. On the home screen, tap Add device or service .
  4. Select Set up device .
  5. Tap New device.
  6. Choose the home you want to add your camera to, or select Add another home to create a new one.


How do I know if my Nest Protect is 2nd generation?

You can also just quickly glance at the serial number. If it starts with a “05,” you have a 1st-generation Protect, and if it starts with a “06,” you have a 2nd-generation model.

Is Google killing Nest?

Google is killing the Nest app, and that's fine

Google's new Nest cameras don't work in the original Nest app. It's something that Google hasn't been shy of sharing, but something that I've seen countless buyers still frustrated to learn. I'll just say it. The Google Home app is a fine replacement for the Nest app.


Does Nest have a siren?

Nest usually comes with alarms that can be tripped, which sets off an alert and an 85 dB siren which will sound for about ten minutes. There will also be notifications that let you know what triggered the alarm in the first place.
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