Nest Wifi blankets your whole home in fast, reliable Wi-Fi.¹ With up to 1600 sq. ft. of coverage, it automatically updates itself to get new features and help your network stay safe. And Nest Wifi points have a speaker with the Google Assistant for extra help around the house.
Features two wireless bands (2.4GHz and 5GHz) and delivers combined speeds of up to 1200 Mbps for faster wireless performance.
Strong Wi-Fi coverage
Provides additional 1600 sq. ft. of fast, reliable Wi-Fi coverage for your home.¹
MU-MIMO (Multi-User Multiple-In Multiple-Out)
Enables maximum client density deployments with no interference.
Advanced security over wireless
Protects and secures your wireless network with security features, including Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA3), Trusted Platform Module, and automatic security updates.
Sends a targeted Wi-Fi signal to individual devices for stronger connection.
Built-in Google Assistant
Allows you to listen to news and music, control smart home devices, and access thousands of skills.²
Play music, manage your Wi-Fi network and more using your voice.³
Google Home app
Connect and manage devices in your network. Plus pause Wi-Fi to limit screen time for the kids.
Requires either a Google Nest Wi-Fi router or a previous-generation Google Wi-Fi system.
¹ Home size, materials and layout can affect how Wi-Fi signal travels. Larger homes or homes with thicker walls or long, narrow layouts may need extra Wifi points for full coverage. Strength and speed of signal will depend on your internet provider.
² Controlling certain devices and features in your home requires a compatible smart device.
³ The Wi-Fi point is optimized for selected content services only. Subscription may be required for certain content.
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A:AnswerGoogle Nest Wifi is a Wi-Fi mesh system that connects to your modem provided by your internet service provider. Most Wi-Fi enabled devices including Nest cameras can connect to internet via Google Nest Wifi. Nest Wifi router and points provide reliable Wi-Fi coverage throughout your home. You can check the following link to see an estimate of how much Wi-Fi coverage you’ll get with a Google Nest Wifi system, so you can calculate how many Nest Wifi devices you need to cover all your Nest cameras: https://support.google.com/wifi/answer/7182840
A:AnswerGoogle Nest WiFi system is equipped with a fast processor and 4x4 radio to provide fast and large coverage (router: up to 2,200sq.ft. and point: up to 1,600sq.ft. If you need to keep your modem and router in the basement, then you can place wireless Google Nest WiFi points on the first floor to deliver reliable and strong Wi-Fi.
A:AnswerYes. You need to have a Nest Wifi router for the Nest Wifi point to work. Nest Wifi router needs to be directly connected to your modem via the WAN port with an Ethernet cable. Once it's setup, you can add the Nest Wifi point to create a mesh network. If you're using an Optimum modem/router combo, we recommend disabling the Wi-Fi functionality of the combo to avoid a Double NAT case which may cause connectivity issues.
A:AnswerNo. You need to have a Nest Wifi router for the Nest Wifi point to work. Nest Wifi router needs to be directly connected to your modem via the WAN port with an Ethernet cable. Once it's setup, you can add the Nest Wifi point to create a mesh network and increase your Wi-Fi signal coverage. Since you're using a modem/router combo, we recommend disabling the Wi-Fi functionality of the combo to avoid a Double NAT case which may cause connectivity issues.
A:AnswerNest Wifi point doesn't function as a hotspot. It's a Wi-Fi access point and it needs to be connected to a Nest Wifi router or Google Wifi point to extend your Wi-Fi network. Nest Wifi point also has a Google Assistant-enabled speaker for you enjoy around your home. You can take a look at the following link for more details: https://support.google.com/wifi/answer/6300732
A:AnswerStone and plaster walls are known to block Wi-Fi signals, consequently the Nest Wifi is equipped with 4x4 antenna that helps broadcast strong and reliable Wi-Fi throughout your home. For more information on where to place your Wifi devices for maximum signal strength, please check this link: https://support.google.com/googlenest/answer/7183150?hl=en&ref_topic=9541517
A:AnswerAbsolutely, Google Nest Wifi mesh system works with most internet services. As long as the internet service includes a modem since you need to wire Nest Wifi router to the WAN port of your modem to start the setup.
A:AnswerYes, Google Wifi is compatible with Nest Wifi and you will need to establish the nes mesh system in the Google Home app. We recommend creating the new mesh system by setting up Nest Wifi router as your primary router since it has better capabilities such as an improved processor and a 4x4 radio. You can find out more on how to combine them in a Wi-Fi mesh system here: https://support.google.com/googlenest/answer/9548099