How To Set Ecobee Thermostat

In this article, we’ll walk you through the essential steps of setting your Ecobee thermostat to hold temperature, cooling your space effectively, and setting  a personalized schedule tailored to your lifestyle.

Whether you’re hosting a gathering or simply aiming for optimal comfort year-round, we’ve got you covered. Let’s get started!

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How to set ecobee thermostat to hold temperature

There are a few ways you can set your ecobee thermostat to hold temperature. These include the following:

  1.  By setting your thermostat to a specific temperature from your thermostat or in the ecobee app
  2. BY manually changing/ adjusting the temperature with the temperature picker. You can also change the temperature using the mobile app.
  3. Alternatively you can set your ecobee to hold temperature by manually changing the temperature to a specific point with the help of integrated 3rd party apps( if you use one) such as:
  • AlexaHomeKit, 
  • Samsung SmartThings
  • Google Assistant

Read: Ecobee not heating (Full troubleshooting guide)

How to set ecobee thermostat to cool

To set ecobee thermostat to cool or heat go to 

Main Menu > System > HVAC> Cool or heat.

If you can’t see the option to set  your thermostat to auto heat cool, you will need to enable this feature in the installation settings,  here are the instructions to do so.

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To set ecobee to auto heat/cool go to

 Main Menu > Settings > Installation Settings > Thresholds > Auto Heat/Cool and select Enable.

How to set ecobee thermostat schedule

There are 3 ways to set a schedule on an ecobee thermostat.  These include, by doing it on the thermostat itself, by using the mobile app or by using the portal. Lets look at each of these options below:

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On thermostat/ Mobile app

Navigate to the main menu and tap the schedule tab  as shown in the photo below. Here are the steps to follow:

Step 1: Navigate to the main MAIN MENU  and tap  SCHEDULE.

Step 2:  From the list of days tap on any to view your schedule for that specific day.

Step 3: To adjust the start time of a particular activity simply tap  on the activity Home, away or sleep, and adjust the time.

Final thoughts

We hope that this guide has provided you with the necessary knowledge and step-by-step instructions to effectively set your Ecobee thermostat to hold temperature, cool your space, and create a personalized schedule.

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Our aim was to simplify the process and empower you to take control of your home’s temperature with confidence.

By following the outlined methods and utilizing the various options available, such as adjusting settings on the thermostat, using the mobile app, or integrating with third-party apps, you can now customize your comfort and maximize energy efficiency.

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Remember, the power is in your hands (or should we say, in your thermostat)! Say goodbye to temperature fluctuations and hello to personalized comfort.

We hope this guide has brought a smile to your face and made your journey to a perfectly controlled home a little smoother.

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