No More Nest on Your Wrist, Says Google

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The Nest app for the Apple Watch and Wear OS smartwatches is no longer available on Apple’s App Store. Google took the decision to scrap it due to the lack of interest by users Take a look at Nest’s community page, where the company has confirmed the above.

“We took a look at Nest app users on smartwatches and found that only a small number of people were using it,” reads the post. “Moving forward our team will spend more time focusing on delivering high quality experiences through mobile apps and voice interactions.” Apple Watch users will still get notifications from Nest, but they cannot make adjustments to the thermostat.

Google also says that Wear OS smartwatch users can use the Google Assistant to talk to their Nest thermostat. This is another example of how people prefer integrated features and not third-party apps.