Front view of the Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2 speaker.

How to Reset Wonderboom 2 Bluetooth Speaker

Here, we show how to reset the Wonderboom 2 portable Bluetooth speaker. which returns the speaker to its factory default settings.

Resetting wipes any paired Bluetooth devices from memory. Moreover, clearing this data prevents the unit from connecting to any nearby BT devices after the reset. Further, you might reset to ready the speaker for sale or re-gifting.  Or, perhaps you simply wish  to stop it from pairing with devices you no longer listen to on it when you power it up.





How to Hard Factory Reset the Wonderboom 2 Speaker, Step by Step

1. Turn on the Wonderboom 2

Press and release the  Power  button.  The status lamp in that button lights and you hear a power-up sound. We circled the  Power  button in the next picture.

Top view of the Wonderboom 2 Bluetooth speaker. showing the dark Power button, highlighted.
Top view of the Wonderboom 2 Bluetooth speaker. showing the dark Power button, highlighted.

Then, the status light comes on solid or it blinks, as shown next.

Top view of the speaker, powered ON, with its -Power-button lit and highlighted.
Top view of the speaker, powered ON, with its -Power-button lit and highlighted.

 

2. Wait for the Power Up Sound

The Wonderboom 2 makes an interesting electronic sounding noise when it turns on, and the unit is then ready for use when this sound stops.

Now it may or may not pair with a device.  That depends on whether you have any in-range Bluetooth devices that know about the Wonderboom 2.  Whether paired or not, the reset works as follows.

3. Be Sure the Wonderboom 2 is Not Paired with Anything Prior to Reset

This speaker may not answer to the reset command while connected with a source Bluetooth device. So disconnect it before resetting.





4. Press the  Power  and the   Volume DOWN  Button Together for Five to Eight Seconds

Find the  Power  and Volume DOWN   buttons.  The   Power button is on the top of the speaker, near the front.  Volume DOWN  is the long plum line on the front, near the bottom.  See these both pointed out by the green arrows in the next picture.

Wonderboom 2 top front view, showing the -Volume DOWN- and -Power- buttons highlighted.
Top front view of the Wonterboom 2 Bluetooth speaker, showing the -Volume DOWN- and -Power- buttons highlighted.

The Wonderboom 2 then enters reset.  Within a couple seconds, the unit switches off. Next, the falling electronic ker-plunk sound plays. Then the lamp in the  Power  button goes dark, as shown next.

Top view of theBluetooth speaker. showing the dark Power button, highlighted.
Top view of the Bluetooth speaker. showing the dark Power button, highlighted.

 

5. Check that your Speaker Did Indeed Reset, to Continue with How to Reset Wonderboom 2

Next, power on the speaker again, as detailed in step 1 above.

After reset, the Wonderboom 2 comes up in ready-to-connect mode, with the Pairing lamp rapidly flashing white.

6. Done with How to Reset the Wonderboom 2 Bluetooth Speaker !

The reset operation is finished now. So go ahead and gift or sell it, or connect the speaker anew with your BT devices.

Finally, don’t forget to delete any now-stale connections to this speaker from your source BT devices that you set up before resetting.  These will no longer work.  So you should “forget” them in your source device’s settings pages.





Other Posts About the Wonderboom 2 Speaker

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  2. Wonderboom 2 Charge Time, How Long for Full Charging
  3. How to Put Wonderboom 2 Speaker into Pairing Mode
  4. Wonderboom 2 Battery Indicator, Charging Indicator
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References for How to Factory Reset Wonderboom 2 Speaker

  1. Wonderboom Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) at UltimateEars.com

Change History

  • 2021-08-10: Revised the internal links and tags lists.
  • 2020-09-02: First released.
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