Picture of the UE Roll Bluetooth speaker, front view.

Reset UE Roll Speaker Instructions

These reset UE Roll speaker instructions show you how to factory hard reset your Roll Ultimate Ears Bluetooth speaker to its factory default settings.  Factory resetting erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from its memory. Clearing these stops the Roll from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices in search mode. Also, you should reset the speaker to get it ready for sale or re gifting, or to stop it from pairing with devices you no longer wish to auto pair when you turn the speaker on.

Reset UE Roll Speaker Instructions

1. Power ON the UE Roll

Press and hold the  Power button on the back of the Roll until the power lamp lights up and the bongo sound plays.

Picture of the UE Roll speaker, back view, showing the -Power- button OFF, and highlighted.
UE Roll speaker, back view, showing the -Power- button OFF, and highlighted.

Find the  Power button, as shown in the last picture.

Then, the status light comes on, as shown next.

Back view picture of the speaker, turned ON, showing the glowing -Power- button highlighted.
Back view of the speaker, turned ON. Showing the glowing -Power- button highlighted.

2. Wait for the Bongo Sound

The speaker makes a soft bongo strike sound when it powers up. The UE Roll is ready to use after this sound ends.  It may or may not pair with a device, depending on whether there are any in-range Bluetooth devices that know about the Roll.  Whether or not paired , the factory reset works as follows.

3. Press the Volume DOWN and Power Buttons Together

The Power button is on the speaker back, and the Volume DOWN button is on the front.  See these highlighted in the next two pictures.

Front view picture of the speaker with the -Volume DOWN- button area circled.
Front view of the speaker, with the -Volume DOWN- button area circled.

The UE Roll then enters factory reset.  The Bluetooth lamp starts fast blinking white. This means that the speaker has forgotten saved Bluetooth connections in memory and has unpaired from any paired devices. Connections in progress end at this time as well.

Then after a short pause, the Roll shuts down. Both the power and Bluetooth  lamps go dark.  See both dark lamps in the next picture.  The Roll also makes make the power-down sound.

Picture of the back view of the speaker, showing the -Power- button OFF, and highlighted.
Back view of the speaker, showing the -Power- button OFF, and highlighted.

4. Check that your UE Roll Speaker Did Indeed Hard Reset

Next, turn ON the Roll again, as described in step 1 above.

Note that after a factory default reset, it comes up in discovery mode.  This speaker automatically goes into discovery mode when fresh out of a reset. So, no need to press the Bluetooth button to pair at this time.

Once powered on, the UE Roll Bluetooth light quickly blinks white when the speaker waits for a source device to discover and connect to it.

5. Done with Reset UE Roll Speaker Instructions !

The UE Roll speaker factory reset is now done So you may now sell or gift it, or pair it again with your favorite Bluetooth devices.

Note that after a hard reset, the speaker no longer automatically connects with previously paired Bluetooth devices. Thus, to restore automatic Bluetooth pairing, you manually pair the Clip 3 with a device. Then after that, any time that both speaker and that device have Bluetooth turned on, auto pairing would take place once more.

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References for Reset UE Roll Speaker Instructions

    1. UE Roll Mobile Speaker Product Page at Amazon.com

Revision History

    • 2021-08-25: Updated the tags and internal links lists.
    • 2019-05-12: Added tags and tuned the targeting for ‘Reset UE Roll’.
    • 2019-04-28: First posted.