Reset Echo Dot

The Amazon Echo Dot smart speakers, though highly reliably, occasionally require a hard reset, to restore them to their out-of-box, factory default states.  This often corrects erratic behaviors in the speakers, and it prepares them for transfer / sale to another person.  Both the original Echo Dot as well as the 2nd generation Echo Dot … Continue reading Reset Echo Dot



How to Reset the Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 2 Smart Speaker to Factory Default State

You may wish to factory reset the Alexa Echo Gen 2 smart speaker because you wish to sell your old one to another. Or perhaps you just want to connect it to a different Amazon account, or to a different wireless network. So, with those objectives in mind, in order to reset your smart speaker … Continue reading How to Reset the Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 2 Smart Speaker to Factory Default State



How to Reset the Harman Kardon Invoke Smart Speaker Back to Factory Default State

You may decide to sell or give your Harman Kardon Invoke smart speaker to another person. or wish to link it to a different Microsoft account, or connect it to a different WiFi network. To unlink this device from its current account and Wi-Fi network, and to restore the speaker to factory default (fresh out … Continue reading How to Reset the Harman Kardon Invoke Smart Speaker Back to Factory Default State



How to Clear Settings on Honeywell Thermostat RTH9580WF

Clearing out all customization settings such as Wi-Fi and schedules, lock screen passwords, and restoring the Honeywell RTH9580WF Touchscreen Thermostat to factory default condition, is accomplished with the instructions below. This procedure is recommended when troubleshooting intelligent thermostats, to rule out the possibility that corrupted settings could be causing the thermostat to malfunction. Keep in mind however, that after doing … Continue reading How to Clear Settings on Honeywell Thermostat RTH9580WF



How to Factory Reset Netgear® WiFi Range Extender, General Instructions

Netgear® has created a vast line of WiFi range extenders, many of which feature a hard reset button that, when pressed, erases any customized settings, and returns the extender to factory default values (restores the settings to what they were when the unit was shipped from the factory).  Do this if the extender begins exhibiting … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Netgear® WiFi Range Extender, General Instructions



Echo Dot Gen 2 Smart Speaker Factory Reset Instructions

You may wish to factory reset Echo Dot because you wish to sell your old one to another. Or perhaps you just want to link it to a different Amazon account, or to a different wireless network.  So, to that end, in order to reset your Echo Dot to factory default condition, perform the following steps.  Resetting unlinks the Echo Dot from its current Amazon … Continue reading Echo Dot Gen 2 Smart Speaker Factory Reset Instructions



iPod Nano 3rd Generation Reset Instructions

Erasing all audio, video, and system settings on the Apple iPod Nano portable media player , can be done without a computer or iTunes. Note however that this procedure does not immediately delete any music, video, or playlist files on your Nano at the time you execute it.  These files will be removed the next time you plug the … Continue reading iPod Nano 3rd Generation Reset Instructions



How to Reset Comcast Remote XR2 to Factory Default

Sometimes, most remote controls develop strange behaviors which require a factory default reset to clear up.  These include some key presses not registering, stuck-on transmit lights, and key presses sending the wrong commands (the channel up down buttons actually change the volume, or pressing the SAT key actually switching the remote over to DVD player … Continue reading How to Reset Comcast Remote XR2 to Factory Default