How to rename your ecobee thermostat

This article applies to all ecobee thermostats except Smart, Smart SI, EMS and EMS SI.


You can change the name of your ecobee either at your ecobee thermostat or through the Web Portal.

Note: Please avoid using any special characters in the name you give your ecobee thermostat.


On the ecobee thermostat

Go to MAIN MENU > SETTINGS > PREFERENCES > THERMOSTAT NAME. You can choose from a list of common names, or if you scroll all the way down to the bottom, you’ll see the option to enter your own name.








Through the Web Portal:

Go to and log in with the email and password registered to your ecobee account. Then go to SETTINGS > PREFERENCES > THERMOSTAT NAME. From the drop-down menu, select CUSTOM NAME.

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