Google Home Hub, Nest Hub, Nest Hub Max, and Nest Hub 2nd Gen are Google’s answer to smart display demands. Nest Hub guides help you get the most from the smart display devices.
Unlike Google Home speakers (Google Home, Google Home Mini, Google Home Max, Google Nest Mini, and Nest Audio), the smart display device has a 7″ (or 10″ for Nest Hub Max) display, which offers an additional stream of information.
Of course, they also share many similar or even identical features. For example, the Google Home app is used to manage both smart speakers and smart displays.
So, we group the how-to guides, especially for Nest Hub and publish them here.
About Nest Hub Guides
Nest Hub guides on this page help you understand and use Google smart display devices.
All Nest Hub guides not only demonstrate how to use some specific features with detailed step-by-step illustrations but also offer in-depth (yet easy to understand) explanations of the features and underlying technologies.
The Nest Hub guides cover all generations of Google smart display devices, including Google Home Hub, Nest Hub, Nest Hub Max, and Nest Hub 2nd Gen.
Some features are limited to certain models. For example, only Nest Hub Max has a camera. Only the 2nd Gen of Nest Hub has the Sleep Sensing feature. In these cases, we will explicitly explain the availability of such features in the relevant guides.
In most Nest Hub guides, you can find detailed instructions with extensive screenshots or illustration whenever possible. Therefore, everyone with different backgrounds can easily follow the guides to enjoy Nest Audio.
Normally, at the beginning of each Nest Hub guide, some background info on the feature (e.g., what it is, why and when you need to use it…) is included so that you will know the feature better and use it more efficiently.
All Nest Hub guides also include a table of contents (TOC) at the beginning of the post. If you are in a rush and have inadequate time to go through the whole guide, you can jump to the section that you want to read. Of course, we recommend you try to go through the guide so that you can fully understand the discussed features.
List of Nest Hub Guides
This is a live page for Nest HUb guides. New guides will be added regularly after we test them vigorously.
So, you may bookmark this page and check back later to find new guides. A simpler way to get the latest Nest Hub guides (and other Google Home speaker guides) is to subscribe to this blog. You will receive a copy of the new guide in your email once it is published.
If you have questions on Nest Hub or need help on using Nest Hub but you cannot find a relevant guide, you may leave your questions or requests in the comment box. We will try to help you find a solution or an answer. We may also release a related guide earlier if the guide is under preparation.
Here is the list of published and coming-soon Nest Hub guides.
1. Nest Hub 2nd Gen vs Nest Hub vs Google Home Hub: what’s new and what’s not changed?
This Google Home guide explains the new features of the Nest Hub 2nd Gen and the major improvements in the 2nd Gen Nest Hub, including sleep sensing and quick gestures. The guide also helps you understand the difference between Google Nest Hub 2nd Gen vs Google Nest Hub vs Google Home Hub.
Read on to learn more about the new features of Nest Hub 2nd Gen …
2. Understand the layout of Nest Hub (including Nest Hub 2nd Gen, Google Home Hub)
This Google Home guide explains the layout of Nest Hub, the function and usage of each part of the smart display to help you get started quickly with your Google Nest Hub.
Read on to get to know Nest Hub better …
3. How to factory data reset Google Nest Hub (including Google Home Hub and Nest Hub 2nd Gen)?
This Google Home guide explains when and why you need to reset Nest Hub (including Google Home Hub, Nest Hub, and Nest Hub 2nd Gen) and how to factory data reset (FDR) the smart display. It also explains how to soft reset Nest Hub.
Read the guide to know more on how to factory data reset Nest Hub, and the difference between factory data reset and soft reset (reboot) for Nest Hub …
4. How to use Quick Gesture on Nest Hub 2nd Gen and Nest Hub Max?
Nest Hub Max and Nest Hub 2nd Gen allow you to use Quick Gestures to control the media playing and dismiss alarms.
This Google Home guide explains what the quick gestures are, how to use them on Nest Hub 2nd Gen and Nest Hub Max, and the differences of this feature on Nest Hub 2nd Gen and Nest Hub Max.
Read the guide to master Quick Gestures on Nest Hub 2nd Gen and Nest Hub Max …
#. How to use Sleep Sensing on Google Nest Hub 2nd Gen?
#. How to adjust the brightness of the Nest Hub display?
#. How to customize the cards on the Nest Hub screen?
#. How to customize notifications and digital wellbeing on Nest Hub?
#. How to adjust the EQ on Nest Hub?
And many more …
Other Google Home Guides
As mentioned, this page is dedicated to some special features of Nest Hub. You can find other Google Home (Nest) devices in other sections:
- Google Home and Google Home Max guides section.
- Google Home Mini and Nest Mini guides section.
- Nest Audio guides section.
Do you have any questions about Nest Hub?
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