Ambient Weather Support

How do I connect my Nest Camera to the Ambient Weather Network?

You can not directly upload your camera image from your Nest camera to, but you can reference a static URL from your Nest account.

  • Go to your Nest account and login using a web browser: from your computer. You cannot change your privacy settings from your phone or tablet.
  • Select the camera that you want to share and click on Settings settings icon for Nest  in the top right corner of your browser window. Note: If you don’t see the Settings icon, increase the size of your web browser window to reveal it.
  • Tap Camera Sharing . You will need to scroll down the page a bit.
  • You  now  have  two  options:  Share  with  password  or  Share  publicly.  Choose Share  publicly:  This  lets  anyone  with t he  link  view  your  camera’s  stream.  No  password is  needed.  Tap Agree & Share
  • SHARE THIS LINK will be provided by Nest. It looks something like this:

    This is NOT the share link you will use with
  • Open a new browser window, and Copy and Paste this share link (do not use the example link above – your link will look different).
  • Right click on the video and select Inspect Element
  • Look for a line that looks like this

    “background-image: url(…&width=540&public=iXXXXXXXX);
    Note: Please remove any “amp” in the code as this will cause issues.

  • Below is an example of how it will appear


  • Enter this into the URL option on
  • Note: URL cameras are currently no support by the time lapse feature