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 Echo Dot 1 Back to Factory Default State

Now that the 1st Generation Amazon Echo Dot is no longer the most recent version of this smart speaker, you may wish to reset Echo Dot because you wish to sell or gift yours to another person. Or perhaps you just want to link it to a different Amazon account, or connect it to a different wireless network.  So, … Continue reading How to Reset Echo Dot 1 Back to Factory Default State



Factory Default Reset of Apple iPod Touch Media Player

Restoring all audio, video, and system settings on the Apple iPod Touch portable media player to factory default values, can be accomplished without a computer. Note that doing so this way, does not erase any music from this player right away. But, restoring does schedule a media file deletion for the next time this iPod  is connected … Continue reading Factory Default Reset of Apple iPod Touch Media Player



Restore Factory Default Settings to Apple iPod Nano 3rd Gen Player

Restoring all audio, video, and system settings on the Apple iPod Nano portable media player to factory default values, can be done without a computer. Note however that this procedure does not erase any music, video, or playlist files on your Nano at the time you execute it.  However, these files will be erased the next … Continue reading Restore Factory Default Settings to Apple iPod Nano 3rd Gen Player



Factory Default Settings Reset of Apple iPod Video Player

Restoring all audio, video, and system settings on the Apple iPod Video portable media player to factory default values, can be accomplished without a computer.  Note however that doing so this way, does not erase any music right away.  However, restoring does schedule a media file deletion for the next time the iPod Video Player is … Continue reading Factory Default Settings Reset of Apple iPod Video Player



How to Reset Honeywell Thermostat RTH9580WF to Factory Default

Clearing out all customization settings, resetting the WiFi network, and restoring the Honeywell RTH9580WF WiFi 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 this, this smart … Continue reading How to Reset Honeywell Thermostat RTH9580WF to Factory Default