Honeywell Smart WiFi Thermostat Manual RTH9580WF

Honeywell provides excellent documentation for their Wi-Fi smart thermostats, and the 9000 series RTH9580WF internet controlled thermostat is no exception.  The supplied documentation walks you through installation, setup, and everyday usage instructions, written in non tech, easy to understand language.  These documents contain lots of picture illustrations of wiring scenarios, screen shots, and program schedule creations.  … Continue reading Honeywell Smart WiFi Thermostat Manual RTH9580WF



How to Clear Settings on Honeywell Thermostat RTH9580WF

Clearing out all customization settings such as Wi-Fi and schedules, lock screen passwords, and restoring the Honeywell RTH9580WF Touchscreen Thermostat to factory default condition, is accomplished with the instructions below. This procedure is recommended when troubleshooting intelligent thermostats, to rule out the possibility that corrupted settings could be causing the thermostat to malfunction. Keep in mind however, that after doing … Continue reading How to Clear Settings on Honeywell Thermostat RTH9580WF



How to Unregister Honeywell WiFi Thermostat RTH9580WF

Perhaps you are moving but leaving your Honeywell WiFi thermostat at the old location.  Or, you wish to sell the thermostat to someone else at a different location and / or who has a different TCC account.  In either case, be sure to take the time to unregister it at the  My Total Connect Comfort … Continue reading How to Unregister Honeywell WiFi Thermostat RTH9580WF



How to Lock and Unlock Honeywell Thermostat RTH9580WF

Some models of the Honeywell smart thermostats including the RTH9580WF discussed in this post, feature a screen lock mode, that prevents anyone from changing thermostat settings without first entering a pass code.  This passcode is created when you request to lock your thermostat.  Subsequently, you’ll be asked to enter this password in order to gain access … Continue reading How to Lock and Unlock Honeywell Thermostat RTH9580WF



Honeywell RTH9580WF Color Screen Thermostat Review

The Honeywell RTH9580WF/1005 color screen thermostat represents a clear advance from the RTH8580WF model, reviewed earlier.  They’ve upgraded the screen from the ubiquitous monotone green with black lettering, to a full-color, brighter, higher contrast, LCD display.  The color scheme displayed can be customized to match your specific room décor.  Plus, the screen features a new indoor and … Continue reading Honeywell RTH9580WF Color Screen Thermostat Review



Fixing WiFi Problems on Honeywell RTH9580WF Smart Thermostat

The Honeywell RTH9580WF 1005 Smart WiFi Thermostat offers convenience and programming flexibility along with remote access and control via the  Honeywell Total Connect Comfort  website.  Practically all of its features can be controlled via its full color touchscreen locally, or from the TCC portal. However, sometimes problems arise, particularly with the connection this thermostat must … Continue reading Fixing WiFi Problems on Honeywell RTH9580WF Smart Thermostat



Connecting Amazon Echo Dot to Honeywell Thermostats

We just bought an Amazon Echo Dot smart speaker with the Alexa voice assistant, and we hear that we can link the Dot up to our Honeywell  Total Connect Comfort (TCC)  thermostat.  That would be nice, to be able to issue voice commands to control the thermostat.  So, we’re going to run through how to set … Continue reading Connecting Amazon Echo Dot to Honeywell Thermostats



Honeywell Smart Thermostat Wiring Instructions RTH9580WF

The most “meaty” part of instaling a new thermostat, is correctly wiring it up.  One useful feature about Honeywell smart thermostats, is that they generally support the same wire labeling conventions and hookup techniques as their older, less intelligent counterparts.  Today’s smart thermostats still use the R, Rx, C, W, Y1, Y2, et al wires in the same … Continue reading Honeywell Smart Thermostat Wiring Instructions RTH9580WF



Change WiFi Network on Honeywell Smart Thermostat RTH9580WF

You might need to connect your Honeywell RTH9580WF Smart Thermostat to a different wireless network than the one it was originally configured with during installation. Perhaps you have changed the name of your home wifi network, upgraded your wireless network router, or you want to connect the thermostat to a different access point in your home. … Continue reading Change WiFi Network on Honeywell Smart Thermostat RTH9580WF



How to Reset Honeywell Thermostat RTH9580WF to Factory Default

Clearing out all customization settings, resetting the WiFi network, and restoring the Honeywell RTH9580WF WiFi Touchscreen Thermostat to factory default condition, is accomplished with the instructions below. This procedure is recommended when troubleshooting intelligent thermostats, to rule out the possibility that corrupted settings could be causing the thermostat to malfunction. Keep in mind however, that after doing this, this smart … Continue reading How to Reset Honeywell Thermostat RTH9580WF to Factory Default