How to Set Auto Heat or Cool on an ecobee Thermostat

Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to set your ecobee smart thermostat to automatic heating or cooling so that you don't have to switch manually between the two modes.
ecobee.

1 Enable Auto Mode

To be able to set your ecobee Smart Thermostat to Auto mode, you need to enable the feature first.

To Enable Auto Mode

  1. Press Menu on the main screen.
    Menu icon highlighted on ecobee screen.
  2. Go to Settings.
    Settings option highlighted in ecobee menu.
  3. Then go to Installation Settings.
    Installation Settings highlighted in ecobee settings.
  4. Select Thresholds.
    Thresholds option highlighted in ecobee settings.
  5. Select Auto Heat/Cool.
  6. And choose Enable.
    Enable option highlighted for Auto mode of ecobee thermostat.

2 Set Auto Mode

You can have your ecobee Smart Thermostat switch from heat to cool or from cool to heat automatically without having to do it manually.

To Set Thermostat to Auto Mode

  1. Press Menu on the main screen.
    Menu icon highlighted on ecobee screen.
  1. Go to System.
    System option highlighted in ecobee menu.
  2. Then select HVAC.
    HVAC option highlighted in ecobee menu.
  3. Set the HVAC to Auto.
    Auto option highlighted in ecobee HVAC settings.
  4. Back on the main screen, configure the set points with the sliders:
    • Cool set point (blue) - the temperature to which the home should be cooled down to when the temperature rises,
    • Heat set point (orange) - the temperature to which the home should be heated up to when the temperature falls.
    Set point sliders highlighted on ecobee main screen.

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to set your ecobee smart thermostat to automatic heating or cooling so that you don't have to switch manually between the two modes.
ecobee.

To be able to set your ecobee Smart Thermostat to Auto mode, you need to enable the feature first.

To Enable Auto Mode

  1. Press Menu on the main screen.
    Menu icon highlighted on ecobee screen.
  2. Go to Settings.
    Settings option highlighted in ecobee menu.
  3. Then go to Installation Settings.
    Installation Settings highlighted in ecobee settings.
  4. Select Thresholds.
    Thresholds option highlighted in ecobee settings.
  5. Select Auto Heat/Cool.
  6. And choose Enable.
    Enable option highlighted for Auto mode of ecobee thermostat.

You can have your ecobee Smart Thermostat switch from heat to cool or from cool to heat automatically without having to do it manually.

To Set Thermostat to Auto Mode

  1. Press Menu on the main screen.
    Menu icon highlighted on ecobee screen.
  1. Go to System.
    System option highlighted in ecobee menu.
  2. Then select HVAC.
    HVAC option highlighted in ecobee menu.
  3. Set the HVAC to Auto.
    Auto option highlighted in ecobee HVAC settings.
  4. Back on the main screen, configure the set points with the sliders:
    • Cool set point (blue) - the temperature to which the home should be cooled down to when the temperature rises,
    • Heat set point (orange) - the temperature to which the home should be heated up to when the temperature falls.
    Set point sliders highlighted on ecobee main screen.
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