How to Restart Honeywell Thermostat

You may wish to learn how to restart Honeywell thermostat if it behaves strangely.  For example, it may freeze, hang, or not work the furnace.  Or, it does not connect to Wi-Fi, or sends no data to the Honeywell Total Comfort Connect servers.  Any of these issues a restart might fix. How to Restart Honeywell … Continue reading How to Restart Honeywell Thermostat





How to Set Permanent Hold on Honeywell Thermostat

Here, we cover how to set permanent hold on a typical Honeywell thermostat.  Now the permanent hold feature on many programmable thermostats allows the user to override scheduled temperature settings for an indefinite period.  In permanent hold, you can set the temperature manually, and have that setting remain until you release the hold.  On the … Continue reading How to Set Permanent Hold on Honeywell Thermostat





How to Cancel Hold on Honeywell Thermostat

Here, we cover how to cancel hold on a common Honeywell thermostat.  But why would hold ever be ON in the first place? Well, the hold feature on many programmable thermostats allows the user to override scheduled temperature settings, and set the temperature manually.  When a thermostat is following its schedule, it is not on … Continue reading How to Cancel Hold on Honeywell Thermostat





How to Cancel Schedule on Honeywell Thermostat

This piece covers how to cancel schedule on Honeywell thermostat.  Here, we explain how to do it on the RTH9580WF t-stat.  But other models with a screen work in similar fashion. At any rate, you could cancel thermostat schedules by resetting it, which also erases every other customized setting like lock screen passwords and screen … Continue reading How to Cancel Schedule on Honeywell Thermostat





How to Reset Honeywell WiFi Thermostat

This post gives reset Honeywell WiFi thermostat instructions. We demonstrate these on the RTH9580WF wireless t-stat. This method does the following. First of all, it clears out all custom settings. Then, it resets the WiFi network. Finally, it restores the WiFi thermostat back to factory default state. So, follow the steps below, to hard reset … Continue reading How to Reset Honeywell WiFi Thermostat





Honeywell Thermostat Wiring Instructions

The most “meaty” part of following the wiring instructions for a new Honeywell thermostat, is correctly connecting it to the HVAC system.  One useful feature about these t-stats, is that they generally use the same wire labeling as their older models. Today’s WiFi  t-stats still use the R, Rx, C, W, Y1, Y2, et al … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Wiring Instructions





Honeywell Smart Thermostat Wiring Instructions

The most “meaty” part of installing a new Honeywell smart thermostat, is correctly wiring it up.  One useful feature about Honeywell t-stats, is that they generally use the same wire labeling as their older models. Today’s WiFi  t-stats still use the R, Rx, C, W, Y1, Y2, et al wires in the same way.  Their … Continue reading Honeywell Smart Thermostat Wiring Instructions





4 Wire Thermostat Wiring Color Code

If you’ve installed more than a few thermostats (t-stats), you likely noticed that many of them use four wires.  See this shown below in the units we’ve wired.  Typical 4 wire thermostat wiring color code examples follow. 4 Wire Thermostat Wiring Color Code In the setups we’ve seen, the most common wire color code guide … Continue reading 4 Wire Thermostat Wiring Color Code





Connecting Google Home to Honeywell Thermostats

We bought a Google Home smart speaker with the Google virtual assistant, and were pleased to learn today, that Google Home now supports connecting our Honeywell  Total Connect Comfort (TCC)  thermostat. We checked under the smart home devices option in the Google Home App.  Honeywell is now listed there,  and it found our home thermostat we scanned for smart devices on our home network.  No … Continue reading Connecting Google Home to Honeywell Thermostats