How to Rename an ecobee Smart Thermostat

Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to rename your ecobee Smart Thermostat in order to distinguish it from other ecobee devices in your home.
You'll Need:
  • Your thermostat to be already set up.
ecobee.

1 Verify Basic Setup has Been Completed

In order to proceed with this guide successfully, your ecobee Smart Thermostat must be fully installed and functioning properly.

Ecobee Smart Thermostat

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to rename your ecobee Smart Thermostat in order to distinguish it from other ecobee devices in your home.
You'll Need:
  • Your thermostat to be already set up.
ecobee.
In order to proceed with this guide successfully, your ecobee Smart Thermostat must be fully installed and functioning properly.

Ecobee Smart Thermostat

If you're having trouble distinguishing your ecobee Smart Thermostat amongst other ecobee devices within the ecobee app, or having trouble controlling it via virtual assistant, it may be helpful to rename it.

You can change the name of your ecobee Smart Thermostat either at the thermostat itself, or through the ecobee Web Portal:

Avoid using any special characters in the name you give your ecobee thermostat.

From the Thermostat

  1. From the home screen, tap Menu.
    Menu option highlighted on thermostat main screen.
  2. Then select Settings.
    Settings option highlighted in thermostat Main Menu.
  3. Go to Preferences.
    Preferences option highlighted in ecobee Settings.
  4. Then go to Thermostat Name.
    Thermostat Name option highlighted in ecobee Preferences.
  5. Scroll through the list to pick a preset name or enter your own, then tap Save.
    Thermostat names list and Save option highlighted in ecobee Preferences.

From the ecobee Web Portal

  1. Open your preferred web browser, and navigate to ecobee.com.
    URL highlighted in internet browser.
  2. Click the Login button located in the top right corner of the screen.
    Login button
  3. Enter the username and password for your ecobee account, then click Sign In.
    ecobee login page with username, password, and Sign In highlighted
  4. Go to Settings.
    Settings option highlighted in ecobee web portal.
  5. Then go to Preferences.
    Preferences highlighted in ecobee web portal settings.
  6. Then go to Thermostat Name.
    Thermostat Name option highlighted in ecobee web portal settings.
  7. Select a preset name from the drop down box or create a custom name then click Save.
    Name selection drop down box highlighted in ecobee web portal settings.
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