Google Nest Keeps Disconnecting

Does your Google Nest (Home) keep disconnecting from Wi-Fi or Bluetooth? It might be your internet or bugs in the google nest causing the issue. Here, in this article, you’ll get a detailed guide on what’s causing the Nest to keep on disconnecting and how you can fix this issue.

Why Does My Google Nest Keeps Disconnecting?

We’ve listed some possible reasons why your google nest keeps disconnecting from the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

  • Internet Issue- It might be your internet that’s causing the issue. If your internet is slow or has some connectivity issue, it can be the reason for disconnecting.
  • Loose or faulty Cables- Google nest requires a power cable plug in all the time to run, and if the cable is frayed, damaged or loose, it can stop Google Nest from running correctly. And, it might be the reason why you’re encountering the disconnecting issue on your Google Nest.
  • Temporary Bug or Glitch- Some instances that your Google Nest encountered some transient bugs and glitches. If this is the case, you can fix it with some simple steps given in this post.

How to Fix Google Nest Keeps on Disconnecting?

Below, we’ve penned down some best working solutions that’ll help you resolve the disconnecting problem. Go through with the steps and follow as instructed.

Restart Google Nest (Home) and router

The first drill to fix this issue is restarting the Google Nest and your router/modem. Restarting shuts down all the programs with your devices and clears the minor bug creating the problem. So, try to restart your Google Nest and the router/modem.

  1. First of all, unplug your Google Nest router and modem’s power cable/adapter.
  2. Now, wait for at least 5 minutes.
  3. After that, plug the power cables/adapter back into the sockets and turn on your router and modem.
  4. Once your Wi-Fi and router are entirely turned on, plug the Google Nest’s adapter back into the socket and turn it on.
  5. Let the NestNest connect with the Wi-Fi or open the Google Nest app and then connect it with the Wi-Fi and check if this resolves the issue.

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Switch the Band

Many Google nest users reported and managed to fix the issue by switching the Wi-Fi frequency bands. Google Nest products support the 2.4GHz band to work flawlessly; if you’ve changed your Wi-Fi/router frequency band to the 5GHz, try to switch the Wi-Fi band to 2.4GHz and check if this resolves the disconnecting issue.

Turn on Airplane Mode

If you’re encountering the issue while connecting the Nest via Bluetooth, here’s a step that might help you out. Some users managed to fix the problem by turning on airplane mode and reconnecting their Google nest. To do so;

  • Turn on the airplane mode on your device (smartphone, tablet or laptop).
  • Now, connect the Google Nest with your device and Wi-Fi. Check if this resolves the issue.

Check Your Google Nest Power Cable

There are some instances that you might be encountering this issue because of faulty or loose cables of your device. So, first, check the power cable of your Google Nest (Home) replace the cable if it’s damaged or frayed. If the cable is loose then, connect it securely.

Forget the Wi-Fi and Set Up Your Google Nest Again

If the issue is still there, try forgetting the Wi-Fi network and set up your Google nest again. Doing this might fix the problem, as some users claimed that forgetting the Wi-Fi and setting up their Google Nest again fixes the issue. To do so;

  1. Go to the Google Nest (Home) app on your device (whether Android or iOS).
  2. Now, tap on the Google Nest speaker/display icon and tap on the Settings (at the top).
  3. After that, tap on the Device information then, tap on the Forget.
  4. After forgetting the network, go back to the settings, tap on the Remove device and tap on Remove again.
  • Add device
  1. Navigate to the Add and Manage.
  2. After that, tap on the Setup device, follow the on-screen instructions and connect your Google Nest with your Wi-Fi network.

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Disconnect Other Devices From Wi-Fi

Google Nest (Home) requires a decent and stable internet to work. If Google keeps on disconnecting from Wi-Fi, you can try disconnecting other devices connected with the Wi-Fi. Disconnect all other devices except Google Nest and check if it’s still on disconnecting or it’s fixed.

Note: You can try changing your Network name and password to fix the disconnecting issue. Comment down if this resolves the problem.

Reinstall the Google Nest (Home app)

If your Google Nest keeps on disconnecting from Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, you can try reinstalling the Google Home app. Earlier, one of my friends encountered this issue on his Google Nest, and he’s managed to fix the problem by reinstalling the Google Home app. Check if reinstalling the Home app works for you. Follow the steps as instructed below;

  1. First of all, head towards the Google Home app info (navigate to the Settings and then go to the app & notifications or tap and hold the Google Home app icon), and if you’re using an iOS device, then Delete the app.
  2. After that, clear the data and cache of Google’s Home app and tap on Uninstall.
  3. Now, reboot your device and open the Play Store/App Store and install the Google Home app.
  4. Enter the credentials and sign in to your account; then, try to connect your Google Nest with the Wi-Fi or Bluetooth and check if it’s still disconnecting or not.

Factory Reset the Google Nest (Home)

If reinstalling the Google Home didn’t work for you and your Google Nest still keeps on disconnecting then, resetting the Google Nest to its factory settings and setting up Nest Nest might fix this issue. To do so, follow the steps that are given below;

Nest (Home) Mini 1st gen

  • Press and hold the button (on the bottom of your Google Nest (Home) mini gen 1st), and after 5 seconds, your device will begin the factory reset process.
  • Keep holding the button for 10 seconds more or until you’ll get the confirmation message of factory resetting.

Nest (Home) Mini 2nd gen

  • First of all, switch off the mic (on the side of your device), and the orange light starts flashing.
  • Now, place your finger on the light (centre of NestNest) and press and hold the light for about 15 seconds or until you hear the reset confirmation.

Nest Audio

  • Switch off the mic, and the lights will turn orange.
  • After that, press and hold the centre of your Nest audio for about 15 seconds or until you hear the device resetting confirmation sound.

Once you reset your Google Nest, open the Google Home app and enable Bluetooth and location. After allowing the location and Bluetooth services, set up your Google Nest. To do so, navigate to the Settings and then tap on Set up the device and follow the on-screen instructions.

Contact Google Support

If nothing works for you and you’re still facing th issue, try to contact Google’s support. Google customer support will provide you with other troubleshooting steps that might help you out. If this post helped you then check our post on how to fix alexa echo dot stuck on updating device.

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