(Tapping on Home turns off your cameras.) There's a gear icon for controlling options related to your overall account, such as enabling family sharing.
Tapping on each camera's feed on the Home page brings you to the Sightline screen, a rundown of what's going on with that camera.
MORE: Best Smart Home Gadgets of 2016 The Nest Cam Outdoor supports 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi networks at 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz, and encrypts data using the common TLS/SSL standards.
Customers will need broadband internet connections of at least 2 Mbps (DSL may not meet that standard) and a smartphone or tablet that supports Bluetooth 4.0/Bluetooth Low Energy.
MORE: Smart Home Guide: What To Know Before You Buy In both views of the live feed, you can tap the [ ] icon to enable a two-finger pinch/spread and use the 8x digital zoom to look more closely at details.
[UPDATE: On March 21, 2017, vulnerabilities were found that could let attackers disable Nest Cams via Bluetooth.The Home screen displays feeds from all connected cameras, as well as circular avatars from other connected Nest devices.Tap on the Nest icon above these to indicate whether you're home or away.This gives the camera the power it needs to capture 24/7 continuous video, which would drain a battery quickly. Nest says this setup will deter theft of the camera, yet we could envision a thief popping off the clips with a pair of shears or a flathead screwdriver.We don't have a preference for either wired or battery power, but potential customers should first check whether their houses or apartments have outdoor outlets the Nest could plug into.The camera is rated for temperatures ranging from minus 4 degrees to 106 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 20 to 40 degrees Celsius).It has an IP65 hardiness rating, meaning it is dust-proof and rainproof but may not survive submersion in floodwaters.The Nest Cam Outdoor is paired with highly accessible, easy-to-use mobile apps and a web portal.The camera is part of the Nest connected-home ecosystem that includes the Nest Learning Thermostat, the Nest Protect smoke alarm and the original Nest Cam, now rebranded as the Nest Cam Indoor.The eight infrared LED lights (for night vision) frame the lens in the black bezel.The status light, which can be turned off via the mobile app or web portal, is directly above the lens.