How to Set Standby Screen Timer on ecobee Thermostat

Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to configure the time it takes for the standby screen to activate after you have finished using the ecobee thermostat.
Before We Begin:
  • Have your smartphone or tablet with the Ecobee app installed, in case you desire more detailed information.
Ecobee

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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 configure the time it takes for the standby screen to activate after you have finished using the ecobee thermostat.
Before We Begin:
  • Have your smartphone or tablet with the Ecobee app installed, in case you desire more detailed information.
Ecobee
In order to proceed with this guide successfully, your ecobee Smart Thermostat must be fully installed and functioning properly.

Ecobee Smart Thermostat

You can configure how long it takes for your ecobee Smart Thermostat's screen to enter standby mode after being active. This setting can be adjusted on the thermostat itself, or via ecobee's web portal.

From the Thermostat

  1. Select the Main Menu.
    Menu
  2. Select Settings.
    Settings
  3. Select Preferences.
    Preferences
  4. Select Active to Standby Sleep Timer.
    Active to Standby
  5. Select the desired amount of time for your ecobee's screen to enter standby.

From the ecobee Web Portal

  1. Open your browser, type in ecobee.com and press Enter or Return.
    ecobee.com entered in the address bar
  2. Click the Login button located in the top right corner of the screen.
    Login button
  3. Enter your username and password and click Sign In.
    ecobee login page with username, password, and Sign In highlighted
  4. Select Settings tile.
    Web portal with Settings highlighted
  5. Select Preferences.
  6. Select Active to Standby Screen Timer.
  7. Select the desired amount of time for your ecobee's screen to enter standby by sliding the values left or right.
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