How to reset Nespresso machines to Factory setting? A complete guide

How to Reset Nespresso Machines? If everything goes right, we are pretty sure that you never need to know how the Nespresso machine can be reset to the factory setting. Therefore in this article, we will teach you how to do that.

Nespresso Machines are one of the most beloved coffee machines that satisfied its customers with the varieties of coffee drinks it prepared and enabled you to customize the setting to prepare a drink of your choice.

However, if you want to customize the setting, you need to use a new capsule or otherwise use the hit and trial method until you prepare your coffee cup best suited to your preference; you’ll need to reset your Nespresso machine.

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 if you don’t have the manual?

Our article provides you with a step-by-step guide on resetting the Nespresso machine, so you don’t need to worry. So if you have any model of Nespresso and want to reset it, you will be able to find all kinds the information you need in this article.

Types of Nespresso Machines

There are three types of Nespresso Machines.

  1. Single serving
  2. Nespresso Vertuo
  3. Milk and latte

Single serving Nespresso coffee machines

Original line single-serve machines are used for quick and easy coffee preparation. Nespresso models, including Essenza Mini, Inissia, and Citiz machines, prepare deliciously and fuss-free espresso shots for you.

Nespresso Vertuo Nespresso Machines

Nespresso Vertuo machines use a unique approach for brewing coffee. Each machine in the Nespresso Vertuo series uses Centrifusion technology, a smart extraction mechanism that uniquely reads each coffee capsule and adjusts the extraction levels accordingly.

 The Vertuo range includes 26 different coffee blends available in five cup sizes, allowing the user to select the size and flavor of its choice.

Read more: Nespresso Vertuo Plus Vs Vertuo Next

Milk and latte Nespresso machines

Original milk and latte Nespresso machines combine barista-style coffee brewing with the convenience of a one-touch system. The Lattissima collection is ideal for preparing espresso or long coffee and for cappuccino or latte macchiato.

Guideline to Reset Nespresso machine.

Resetting the Nespresso machine to the factory setting can be helpful a couple of times, most probably in the case when your machine is giving an error or when you are trying to restore the default setting.

However, resetting your Nespresso machine depends upon what kind of model you have. So in this article, we discuss the steps guide you should follow for resetting any kind of Nespresso machine.

When and why should you reset your Nespresso machine?

Nespresso machines are pretty easy to operate; more advanced Nespresso models Vertuo, Creatista, and Lattissima allow the user to customize preferred setting like cup size, temperature, and amount of milk form (varies with each Nespresso model).

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

This enables you to change the setting repeatedly until you prepare your perfect cup of coffee, knowing that it will easily be set back to the original setting. All of this can easily be resolved by simply resetting the machine. Resetting the Nespresso machine is a pretty straightforward option, regardless of why you want to modify the default setting.

How to reset Nespresso Machine

Each Nespresso model has different instructions for resetting. Follow our instructions for easily and quickly resetting the Nespresso model you have.

Almost resetting is similar in every Nespresso model. However, the Nespresso model with touchscreen features is easier for resetting because of the availability of options on-screen menus.

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

Remember, the word "lungo" refers to a larger cup size in most Nespresso models.

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

How to reset Nespresso’s original line machine

When resetting Nespresso’s original line espresso model to factory setting, the cup size will become the default setting. For some models, Wi-Fi or Bluetooth pairing can also be reset. Instructions are the same for every Nespresso model, whether Breville or DeLonghi makes your model.

How To Reset Nespresso Essenza Mini model And Essenza Plus 

Nespresso  Essenza Mini
  • Make sure the machine is switched off.
  • Press and hold the lungo button for about 5 second
  • LED flicks three times, indicating that your machine has been reset to the default factory setting.
  • Light will continue to blink as the machine heats up.
  • Essenza mini and Essenza Plus resetting will be finished after stabilizing LED lights.

Read more: Nespresso Essenza Mini Vs Plus

How to reset CitiZ Nespresso

  • Switch off the Machine
  • Pressed and hold the lungo button for 5 second
  • LED flicks three times, indicating that your machine has been reset
  • The light continues to blink as the machine heats up.
  • When light is stabilized, your machine is ready to use

How To Reset Nespresso Pixie model And Pixie Clips model

  • Switched off the Machine
  • Pressed and hold the lungo button for 5 second
  • Turn on the machine without realizing the lungo button.
  • Light will blink rapidly, indicating that the tour machine has been reset to the default factory setting.

How to reset Nespreso Inissia

  • Ensure the machine is turned off
  • Press the lungo button for 5 seconds.
  • The light flicks three times, indicating the machine has been reset to the default factory setting.
  • The light continues to blink as the machine heats up.
  • When light is stabilized, your machine is ready to use

Nespresso Milk frother not working? Read a complete guide on how to fix it.

How To Reset Nespresso Creatista Models By Breville

How To Reset Nespresso Creatista Uno

  • Turn on the Machine
  • Press and hold Lungo and Ristretto buttons simultaneously for almost 5 seconds. They will start blinking.
  • Now press either Lungo or Ristretto button to confirm.
  • Press any button that is not blinking to exist reset mode.
  • Whenever you use the machine further, refer to the first use instructions.

How to reset U Nespresso

  • For at least 4 seconds, simultaneously press and hold the Espresso and Lungo buttons.
  • To confirm the reset, the other button flashes.
  • As the machine heats up, the lights will continue to flash steadily until ready to use.
  • The machine is ready for use when the lights stay on without flashing.

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. You can use Select Dial and LCD on top of the machines for accessing either of these two reset options. 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 tap on the checkmark to confirm.
  • Your machine is now ready to use.

FACTORY Reset.

If you want to restore either 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 now turns off.

How To Reset Lattissima Machines By De’Longhi

How To Reset Nespresso Lattissima One

  1. Turn on the machine and be sure to remove the milk jug before further proceeding.
  2. Press and hold the “milk” button for almost three seconds to enter menu mode.
  3. When the “cleaning” and “descaling” lights are flashing, then stop pressing the “milk” button.
  4. Press the “milk” button again, and it will flash to indicate recovery mode.
  5. Press the “milk” button again to confirm.
  6. All buttons will flash three times, indicating that all volumes have been reset. The menu closes automatically, and the machine is ready to use.

How To Reset Nespresso Lattissima Touch

  1. Turn on the Machine.
  2. Simultaneously press and hold the “latte macchiato” and “hot milk froth” buttons for three seconds to enter the menu mode.

How To Reset Nespresso Lattissima Pro

The Nespresso Lattissima Pro differs from the Nespresso model in this category we’ve seen so far in that it has an LCD screen, so the reset is in the menu list.

  1. Tap the “gears” symbol to access the list of menus.
  2. Press the “up” keys. And “down” to scroll through the options.
  3. Select “Factory Settings” to restore all settings to factory settings.

How To Reset Nespresso Gran Lattissima

  1. Turn on the machine, and be sure to remove the milk jug before continuing.
  2. Simultaneously press and hold the “hot milk” and “plate” buttons for three seconds to enter menu mode.
  3. The “cleaning” and “descaling” lights will flash, indicating that you are on the menu.
  4. Press the “white” button, and it will flash.
  5. Press the “flat white” button again.
  6. It will quickly flash three times to indicate that the machine has been reset to factory settings.

How to Reset Nespresso Vertuo Line Machines.

How to Reset Nespresso Vertuo Next

  • Open the machine head and allow the machine to eject the used capsules.
  • Close the head and leave the handle in an unlocked position.
  • Push the coffee button five times over the space of three second
  • The button light will change to orange and will blink five times. After that, it will change to continuous white light.
  • Nespresso Vertuo next will now reset to the default factory setting.

How to Reset Nespresso Vertuo and Nespresso Vertuo Plus model

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 continuous light should come on. Press the lever three times.
  4. Press the button to confirm. It will flash three times within three one-second intervals to indicate a complete reset.
  5. Then it will turn on a solid green light indicating that the machine has been reset.

Resetting Nespresso Expert Coffee Machine

  • First, turn off the machine and ensure the slider is in the closed position.
  • Press the dispense button for about six seconds.
  • At this time, both quadrants will begin to flash, indicating the machine is in setup mode. Select the long cup and press the brew button again.
  • The long mug will start flashing to show you have entered this mode. If you wish to exit setting mode at this point, press the brew button again and confirm that you wish to leave the mode. Then “no” to quit and “yes” to confirm.
  • To restore factory settings in setting mode, turn the temperature knob to the maximum setting and press the button one final time.
  • All lights flash to confirm that the machine has been reset to factory settings.

How to maintain your Nespresso Machine

It is strongly recommended to run water through all circuits before using the coffee maker (only water runs, without inserting capsules or starting coffee preparation).

The process helps to eliminate any kind of coffee residues left in the circuits by the previous dispensing. Remove particularly stubborn dirt with a detergent; make sure it is a solvent-free detergent.

If your coffee machine contains a milk frother or reservoirs of fresh milk, such as Nespresso Lattissima or Nespresso Maestria, be sure to clean and dry them thoroughly after each use.

Final Thought

So this indicates that instructions for resetting some Nespresso models are pretty straightforward. However, by following a few relatively few simple steps, you can reset any kind of Nespresso model to the default factory setting in a matter of seconds.

This article covers most of the popular Nespresso models available in the market, so you don’t need to go through the instruction manual every time you reset the machine. Such read out this article and we are pretty sure that it will solve your problem.

So, you need not to hesitate if you want to customize the setting to prepare your perfect cup of coffee. This is also a very informative way of getting to know your machine; now, you can reset the machine to the default original setting by following simple few steps.

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