Picture of the front of the Wonderboom 3 speaker.

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3 Reset

Here, we cover the Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3 reset procedure. 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.

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3 Reset: Step by Step

1. Turn on the Unit

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.

Picture of the top of the Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3. showing the dark -Power- button.
Top view of the Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3. Showing the dark -Power- button.

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

Picture of the white glowing -Power- button.
The white glowing -Power- button.

2. Wait for the Power Up Sound

The Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3 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 3.  Whether paired or not, the reset works as follows.

3. Be Sure the Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3 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.

Picture of the -Volume DOWN- and -Power- buttons.
The -Volume DOWN- and -Power- buttons.

The Wonderboom 3 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.

Picture of the dark -Power- button after Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3 reset completes.
The dark Power button after Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3 reset completes.

5. Check that your Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3 Did Indeed Reset

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

After reset, the Wonderboom 3 comes up in ready-to-connect mode, with the Pairing lamp rapidly flashing white.

6. Done with Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3 Reset !

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.

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