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This video will help you place your new Nest camera, perform basic setup and troubleshoot video streaming issues.

Quick Tips for Your Nest Camera

Placement advice for your Nest camera

  • Keep away from direct sunlight or heat sources
  • Avoid areas that can get very hot or cold
  • Good airflow is recommended
  • Don't hide in a small container
  • Place within 10 feet of an outlet

Use your mobile phone or tablet with your Nest camera

  • Connect your camera to your Wi-Fi network
  • Download the Nest app on your phone or tablet
  • Using the app, scan the QR code underneath the camera
  • Use the phone or tablet to watch, speak and get alerts

Troubleshooting issues with video streaming

  • Move the Nest camera closer to your router
  • Restart your camera, modem and router
  • Try disconnecting other wireless devices
  • Consider a Wi-Fi extender or a new router

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