Whether you want to sell it or get rid of any error, you ought to factory reset your Google Home device to clear all settings and makes your device brand new. Usually, people reset their devices to solve the issue by clearing up all data. If you have come here, you must be in trouble with your Google Home speaker. We all know that it makes your things easier and help you to live a life in a smart way. It also allows you to manage your Home appliances with the help of voice assistant.
Apart from all things, sometimes when you try to use the smart speaker to connect with other devices wirelessly, the speaker continuously disconnecting. At a time, all things mess up. Hence, resetting Google Home process can help to get out this problem. As said above that if are planning to sell your device, then you must be careful about you all data and linked the account with Google Home. In order to secure all linked account, you should factory data reset (FDR) your Google Home speaker. Here’s how to do it.
How to Factory Data Reset (FDR) the Google Home
Nowadays, most of the device has come up with the physical reset buttons. But dissimilarly the Amazon Echo, there is no any physical reset button on the Google Home. It only has a mute button on the back of the device that you can use to reset the Google Home.
Note: This process will clear you all previous data, and it cannot be undo. You will have to set up and relink all your account again to Google Home. You cannot use any voice command or the Google Home app to factory data reset Google Home.
Step #1. Press and hold the microphone mute button at the back of the speaker for approximately 15 seconds.
Step #2. After a few seconds, you will hear a voice to keep it holding down to reset the Google Home speaker. Keep the button holding down until you will see the circular light display in a full circle.
Step #3. Then, the Google Home will give a sound and then 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.
Once you finished the reset process, your Google Home speaker is ready to follow your commands. Now you can link your account to the speaker or if you want to give it to someone then box it up.
Have a look at these Google Home related posts as well:
- How to Set Up Payment with Google Home Using Google Assistant
- How to Use Spotify on the Google Home
- How to Set Up and Use Google Home Outside US
- How to Set Up and Use Google Home Smart Device
May I know why you want to reset Google Home speaker? If you have faced any difficulty during the reset process, then do not hesitate to ask us in the comments.