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Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Reset Instructions

Here, we give Ultimate Ears Wonderboom reset instructions. These restore the factory default settings to the speaker.  Resetting works as follows.

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom reset wipes any memorized Bluetooth devices from memory. Clearing this data prevents the speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices afterwards. Plus, you might do this to re gift the speaker.  Or, you just wish  to stop its auto pairing with devices you no longer play through lt.

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Reset Instructions, Step by Step

1. Turn on the Speaker

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

Picture of the Wonderboom Ultimate Ears speaker powered OFF, top view, showing the -Power- button circled.
Ultimate Ears Wonderboom speaker powered OFF, top view, showing the -Power- button circled.

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

Picture of the Ultimate Ears Wonderboom BT speaker, powered ON, showing the top view, with the glowing -Power- button circled. 
The Ultimate Ears Wonderboom BT speaker, powered ON, showing the top view, with the glowing -Power- button circled.

2. Wait for the Power Up Sound

The Ultimate Ears Wonderboom makes a unique sounding turn-on noise. The UE is then ready for reset when this sound finishes.  It may or may not pair with a device.  That depends on whether you have any in-range Bluetooth devices that know about this Ultimate Ears speaker and that it have previously paired with as well.  Whether paired or not, reset works the same way, as follows.

3. Be Sure the Ultimate Ears Wonderboom is Not Paired to the Reset Instructions

Ultimate Ears speakers do not reply to reset requests while connected with a source Bluetooth device. So, unpair the Wonderboom before resetting.

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

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

Picture of the Ultimate Ears Wonderboom speaker, front top view, showing the -Power- and -Volume DOWN- buttons highlighted.
Ultimate Ears speaker, front top view, showing the -Power- and -Volume DOWN- buttons highlighted.

 

Ultimate Ears then enters reset.  Then, in a few seconds, the unit powers off when reset wraps up. The falling electronic kar-plunk sound goes off. Then the status light in the  Power  button goes dark, as shown next.

Picture of the speaker powered OFF, top view, showing the -Power- button circled. Reset Ultimate Ears Wonderboom.
The speaker powered OFF, top view, showing the -Power- button circled.

5. Check that your Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Did Indeed Reset

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

After a reset, Ultimate Ears comes up in ready-to-pair mode again, with the pairing lamp rapidly flashing white.

6. Done with Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Reset Instructions !

Reset is done now. So go ahead and let someone else use the speaker. Or pair it once more with your favorite Bluetooth devices.

After a reset, the Wonderboom no longer auto connects with any prior paired Bluetooth devices. Thus, to set up automatic BT pairing, you pair by hand the Ultimate Ears with your desired device(s). Then any time that both the speaker and device have Bluetooth turned on, pairing again occurs without you having to do anything.

Don’t forget to delete any now-stale connections to the Wonderboom from your source Bluetooth devices that you set up prior to hard resetting the speaker.  These will no longer work.  So you’ll want to “forget” them in your source device’s settings pages.

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References for Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Reset Instructions

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

Change History

  • 2020-06-06: First posted.