The second-generation Google Nest Hub smart display can track your sleep using Soli radar technology. No, it doesn’t watch you using cameras, there is also no need to wear anything on your body. This article will show you how to Track Sleep with the Google Nest Hub.
Track Sleep with the Google Nest Hub: Step-by-step guide
- Open the Google Home app on your iPhone/iPad/Android device. Find your second-gen Nest Hub in the list, then select it.
- Tap on the gear icon in the top-right to open its Settings menu.
- Choose “Sleep Sensing.”
- Click on “Next” to proceed with the process.
- The next screen explains how the Nest Hub utilizes the radar, not a camera, to detect body movement as well as breathing. Click on “Next” to continue.
- A message will appear, this contains information about how sleep tracking integrates with Google Fit and Google Assistant. If you’re okay with this integration, tap on “Agree.”
- You’ll be asked about tracking “sound events” for example, coughing or snoring. If you want this feature to be enabled, tap on “Next.”
- A message appears once again containing information about how this feature works and what Google does with the information. Tap on “Agree” if you agree.
- The sleep tracking information can be used with Google Fit to provide personalized sleep suggestions. Tap on “Next” if you’re interested.
- There will be another window, here you will be asked to “Agree” with how it works and where your data is used.
- The next screen gives you a link to download the Google Fit app. Tap on “Next” to continue.
- We can now set up a sleep schedule. Tap on “Bedtime” to enter your bedtime, then tap on “Wake Time” here to enter your wake-up time. Click on “Next” after you’re done.
- The rest of the setup will happen to be done by the Nest Hub itself. Swipe up from the bottom to bring up the toolbar, then tap on the gear icon.
- Choose “Sleep Sensing” from the settings.
- Click on “Calibrate” to begin setting it up to sense your sleep environment.
- You will then be guided through several slides with tips for putting the Nest Hub in an accurate spot. You should have it at about the same height as your mattress, 1-2 feet away from where you sleep, angled towards you.
- Once you pass the tips, you’ll be prompted to lie down on top of the sheets in your sleeping spot and position. Tap on “Start” when you are ready.
- The Nest Hub will calibrate itself to determine your sleeping position.
- After it’s finished, the Nest Hub will read “Sleep Sensing is Ready.” Tap on “Done” to finish.
- All you have to do from here is go to bed and sleep.
- After you wake up in the morning, you will be able to see a “Your Sleep” card on your home screen.
- Open this card, it will provide you with a bunch of information about how you slept that night as well as the other nights.
- You can also access this sleep information in the Google Fit app if you agreed to that feature earlier on in the set-up.
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