Google’s the smart speakers – Google Home, Mini, and Max are designed to help you live your life smartly and let you manage your home appliances elegantly. But, sometimes you ought to reset Google Home, Mini, or Max to factory setting to solve some issues.

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On the other hand, if you are planning to sell your Google smart speaker, then it would be the good decision to factory data reset Google Home, Mini or Max to secure your all linked account. Whatever is your reason! If you want to know how to hard reset Home, Mini or Max device, then read on to find out!

How to Factory Data Reset the Google Home, Mini, and Max

How to Reset Google Home, Mini, and Max to Factory Settings

Note: You cannot use any voice command or the Google Home app to factory data reset Google smart speaker. Once you follow this process, it will clear your all previous data, and it cannot be undone. Well, you can set up and relink all your account again to Google Home, Mini, and Max.

How to Reset Google Home to Factory Settings

Step #1. Press and hold the microphone mute button at the back of the speaker for approximately 15 seconds.

Press and hold the microphone mute button on Google HomeStep #2. After a few seconds, you will hear a voice to keep it holding down to reset the Google Home speaker. Keep the button hold-down until you see the circular light display in a full circle.

The circular light display in a full circle on Google HomeStep #3. Once Google Home gives a sound, you can release a button. Once the factory data reset process to start, the voice control’s orange LED light on the upper side of the panel will display a few different patterns and it will take only one or two minutes.

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Once factory data reset process to start, the voice control’s orange LED light on the upper side of the panel on Google HomeOnce you finished the reset process, your Google Home speaker will be ready to follow your commands. You can link your account to the speaker or if you want to give it to someone then box it up.

How to Reset Google Home Mini to Factory Settings

Step #1. Press and hold the FDR button situated below the power cord at the bottom of Mini for about 15 seconds.

Reset Google Home Mini to Factory SettingsStep #2. After a few seconds, you will hear a voice to keep it holding down to reset the Google Mini. Keep the button hold-down until a chime sounds.

Step #3. Once Home Mini gives a sound, you can release a button to start resetting process.

Now your Home mini will turn complete dark while resetting process. And, the colored dim grey lights will come up after some time which shows that your speaker is rebooting the system after reset.

Step #4. One the lights turn multi-colored means all done. That’s it!

How to Reset Google Home Max to Factory Settings

Step #1. Press and hold the FDR button positioned near the power cord at the back of Max for about 12 seconds.

Reset Google Home Max to Factory SettingsStep #2. After that, you will hear a sound which confirms the resetting the Max. Keep holding to reset the device.

Once it finished the reset process, then it will reboot your device. So, wait for some to get the procedure done.

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Well, we said that you could not use voice commands to reset your device. There is a different button located on every device which can help to reset your Google Assistant-powered smart speakers. Hope now you know resetting process. Have any questions? Ask us in the comments or on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.