How To Reset A Google Home

On this page, you can get information about How To Reset A Google Home easily. And it’s also explaining Google Home Mini, Google Home Max. and Google Nest Mini.

It also provides information about when and why to reset this type of device, and when you shouldn’t try it at all.

How do I Reset my Google Home

  • The Google Home does not have a dedicated factory reset button.
  • Instead, it uses the Microphone Mute button on the back of the device for this purpose.
  • As with the Home Mini, hold the button down for 12-15 seconds.
  • Then, I’ll hear the Assistant confirm it is resetting the device; then, I can release the button.

How can I Factory Reset my Google Home Mini

I can usually reset the device and restore it to just-out-of-the-box condition by holding down the factory data reset (FDR) button. A factory data reset erases all data stored on the device, including settings and any personal data.

Performing a factory reset on Google Home takes under a minute when follow the below steps:

  • The Google Home Mini has a dedicated FDR button on the bottom of the device.
Google Home Mini Reset Button
  • Now Press the button down for about 12-15 seconds to reset the Google Home Mini.
  • Then I’ll hear the Assistant confirm it is resetting the device.
  • Release the button. The device is now reset.

How do I Reset my Google Home Max

  • Similar to the Home Mini, the Google Home Max has a dedicated FDR button.
  • It is located to the right of the power plug.
  • Hold it down for 12-15 seconds to reset the device.
  • Then I’ll hear the Assistant confirm it is resetting the device; then I lift off the button.

Why Should I Reset My Google Home Device?

A factory reset is reserved either for selling the device or troubleshooting persistent problems with the Google Home.

One common reason to reset the device is to clear it before selling my Google Home device or returning it to the store. Resetting any Google Home device will delete my personal information, including account information.

Another reason to reset Google Home is when I’m experiencing frequent connectivity issues or if the Google Home randomly reboots itself. In that case, I should try rebooting the device before performing a Google Home reset. To reboot, unplug the Google Home, waiting a few seconds, and then plug it back into the outlet.

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