How to reset Nespresso machines to Factory setting?

Resetting your Nespresso machine can be very useful in some situations for example in a case when you have saved some irregular settings by mistake. Those settings can affect the extraction time and the volume of your coffee or sometimes your pods can also get stuck in the machine. And sometimes Wi-Fi or Bluetooth also cause some problems in brewing.

In that case, it is best to restore the factory settings of your machine and the machine will again start brewing coffee perfectly.

So now the question is How to Reset Nespresso Machines?

Resetting the Nespresso machine seems quite complicated, but honestly speaking, it is straightforward. You just need to follow the manual instructions, but let me guess you don’t have the manual or you just need a quick answer. Don’t worry I will help you with that.

In this article, I will write a step-by-step guide on resetting every type of Nespresso machine.

Now we will discuss how the Nespresso machine can be reset to factory settings for the most popular Nespresso models.

Instructions are the same for every Nespresso model, whether your model is made by Breville, DeLonghi, or Vertuo line.

1- How to Factory Reset Nespresso Vertuo Next

  • Open the machine head and eject the used capsules.
  • Close the head and leave the handle in an unlocked position.
  • Push the coffee button five times within 3 seconds.
  • The button light will blink orange five times. After that, it will change to steady white light.
  • Nespresso Vertuo next will now reset to the default factory setting.

2- How to Reset Nespresso Vertuo and Vertuo Plus models

There are identical instructions for resetting these two Nespresso machines.

  1. Turn off the machine by holding down the lever for three seconds.
  2. Press the lever and the button for three seconds at the same time.
  3. A steady orange light will indicate that your machine is ready for a factory reset.
  4. Press the lever down three times and push the button to confirm.
  5. The orange light will flash three times and turns to steady green light to indicate that the machine has been reset to the factory settings.

3- How To Reset Nespresso Essenza Mini And Essenza Plus

Nespresso  Essenza Mini
  • Switch off the machine by pressing both buttons.
  • Press and hold the lungo button for about 5 second
  • The light will blink three times indicating that your machine has been reset to the default factory setting.
  • Light will continue to blink while heating.
  • The machine is ready when the light becomes steady.

Read more: Nespresso Essenza Mini Vs Plus

4- How to reset Nespresso Citi Z, Pixie, and Inissia models

The method is exactly the same for all these 3 models and the Factory settings are:

Espresso: 40 mL and Lungo: 110 mL

  • Switch off the Machine.
  • Pressed and hold the lungo button for 5 second
  • Light will blink three times indicating that your machine has been reset to factory settings
  • Light will continue to blink while heating.
  • The machine is ready when the light becomes steady.

5- How To Reset Nespresso Creatista And Creatista Plus models

 There are two ways of resetting Nespresso Creatista and Creatista plus- ONE is DRINK RESET, and another is FACTORY Reset. Let’s discuss the process of how you can do that.

DRINK Reset

If you like to reset the coffee volume, milk temperature, and milk foam, then follow this procedure.

  • Open the setting option and navigate to the reset option.
  • Navigate to the coffee reset option and confirm.
  • Your machine is now ready to use.

FACTORY Reset.

If you want to restore the machine to a factory setting, follow this procedure.

  • Open the setting and navigate to the reset option.
  • Select the factory reset option and select the checkmark to confirm.
  • Your machine will turn off.
  • While using next time, you will need to refer to the first use settings.

6- How To Reset Nespresso Lattissima One

  1. Turn on the machine and remove the milk jug.
  2. Press and hold the “milk” button for three seconds to enter menu mode.
  3. The “cleaning” and “descaling” lights will start flashing
  4. Press the “milk” button again, and it will blink to indicate the reset mode.
  5. Press the “milk” button again to confirm.
  6. All buttons will blink three times, indicating that all volumes have been reset. The menu exits automatically, and the machine is ready to use.

Factory Setting for Nespresso Lattissima Models

  • Lungo: 110mL
  • Espresso: 40mL
  • Ristretto: 25mL
  • Latte Macchiato – 40mL coffee/150ml milk
  • Cappuccino – 40ml coffee/50ml milk

7- How To Reset Nespresso Lattissima Touch

  1. Turn on the Machine.
  2. Press and hold the “Latte Macchiato” and “Warm milk Froth” to enter the menu mode.
  3. Descaling and cleaning light will start blinking orange
  4. After that press the buttons in this order: Warm Milk Froth -> Cappuccino -> Latte Macchiato -> Lungo -> Espresso -> Ristretto.
  5. The warm milk froth will start blinking which indicates the machine has entered the reset mode.
  6. Press the Warm milk button to confirm.
  7. All the buttons will blink 3 times confirming that the machine has been restored to the factory settings.

8- How To Reset Nespresso Lattissima Pro

  1. Tap the “gears” symbol
  2. Scroll through the options and find the factory settings
  3. Select “Factory Settings” to restore the machine to factory settings.

9- How To Factory Reset Nespresso Gran Lattissima

  1. Turn on the machine and remove the milk jug
  2. Simultaneously press and hold the “hot milk” and “flat white” buttons for three seconds.
  3. The “cleaning” and “descaling” lights will blink, indicating that you have entered the menu mode.
  4. Press the ” flat white” button, and it will start blinking.
  5. Press the “flat white” button again it will quickly blink three times to indicate that the machine has been reset to factory settings.

10- How to Reset Nespresso Expert

  • Turn off the machine and ensure the slider is in the closed position.
  • Press the brewing button for six seconds, both buttons will flash to confirm you have entered the settings mode.
  • Select the lungo cup and press the brew button again.
  • The lungo cup will blink indicating that you have entered the reset mode.
  • Turn the temperature dial to the max position and press the brew button again.
  • All lights will bink to confirm that the machine has been reset to factory settings.

When and why should you reset your Nespresso machine?

Nespresso machines are pretty easy to operate; and all Nespresso models allow users to customize preferred setting like cup size, temperature, and amount of milk.

However, when you customize the setting, you may not be happy with the result. In such conditions, resetting the machine to the default setting is the best option.

So you can easily change the setting repeatedly until you find the perfect setting for yourself.

And also sometimes you program the machine by mistake. If your coffee suddenly starts tasting bad then the first step you should take is to reset the machine to factory setting. Because probably you have programmed the machine to the wrong settings.

Final Thoughts

By following the simple steps mentioned above, you can reset any kind of Nespresso model to the default factory setting in a matter of seconds.

We have covered all popular Nespresso models available in the market.

So, don’t hesitate if you want to customize the setting to prepare the perfect cup of coffee. Because if you don’t like customized settings, you can easily reset the machine to the original settings by following simple steps.

Why is my Nespresso making too much coffee?

Your Nespresso machine is probably making too much coffee because you have programmed the wrong cup size by mistake.
To solve this issue, reset your Nespresso machine to factory settings and your cup size will be restored to original Nespresso settings.

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