How to install your ecobee SmartThermostat with voice control

In most homes, installing an ecobee thermostat is an easy process that takes about 45 minutes. Follow the steps below or scroll down for installation guides, wiring diagrams, troubleshooting tips and more.

  1. Check compatibility with your HVAC system
  2. Download the ecobee app for step-by-step installation instructions
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Download the ecobee app.

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Meet your ecobee SmartThermostat

  • System mode shows your current ecobee setting
  • Humidity shows the indoor humidity in your home
  • Indoor temperature
  • Menu controls your system, schedule and more
  • Temperature slider to adjust the temperature
  • Volume control to turn the volume up/down, and enable/disable the microphone
  • Quick changes to switch between Home and Away modes
  • Weather shows you the local weather and forecast for the week

Here's what you'll find in the box.

  • Illustration of a thermostat


  • Illustration of a thermostat backplate


  • Illustration of a trim plate

    Trim plate

  • Illustration of a power extender kit

    Power extender kit (PEK)

Also included:

  • Screws and drywall plugs
  • Wire labels
  • Installation guide

Tools you'll need:


  • Drill (3/16” drill bit)

  • Flathead screwdriver

  • Phillips screwdriver


  • Hammer

  • Pencil

  • Wire stripper

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