How to reset your Google, Amazon smart speaker?

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Smart speakers and smart displays have become ubiquitous these days. They help in making everyday tasks easier. From using in the kitchen to controlling other smart home appliances to video calling family and friends, they reduce the effort involved in day-to-day tasks manifold. While they work flawlessly most of the time, a faulty software update or a spotty internet connection can throw them out of balance. So, if you are having trouble with your Google Nest or Amazon Echo smart speaker or smart display, here is a step-by-step guide to help you reset it.

How to Factory Reset Google Nest Mini Smart Speaker

Phase 1: On the side of your device, turn off the mic. Doing so will turn the light orange.

step 2: Now press and hold the center of the Nest Mini, where the light is at the top. The factory resetting process will start after 5 seconds.

step 3: Press and hold the center of the Nest Mini smart speaker for about 10 seconds until you hear a sound to confirm that the device is reset.

How to Factory Reset Google Nest Hub Smart Speaker

As it happens, resetting a smart display is a little different from resetting a smart display. Here’s how you can reset the Google Nest Hub or Google Nest Hub Max smart display:

Phase 1: On the back of the Nest Hub Max, press and hold both volume buttons together for about 10 seconds.
Doing so, your Nest Hub smart display will tell you that it is resetting the device.

How to factory reset a 3rd or 4th generation Amazon Echo smart speaker

If you’re having trouble with your Amazon Echo smart speaker, you can reset the device by unplugging the power adapter and then plugging it in again. If this doesn’t solve the problem, you can also reset the device and use it again. Here’s what you have to do:

Phase 1: Press and hold the action button for 25 seconds. When this happens, a light ring will pulsate to the orange, then turn off.

step 2: Wait for the light ring to turn back on and turn blue. Once the light rings again it turns orange and the device enters set up mode. After that you can set up the Echo smart speaker again.

how to factory reset amazon show smart speaker

While the above trick works with most Echo smart speakers, it won’t work on Amazon’s Echo Show range of smart displays. Here’s what you have to do:

Phase 1: Press and hold the Mute and Volume Down buttons until you see the Amazon logo.

step 2: When prompted, follow the on-screen instructions to set up your device.

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