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There are several reasons why you might want to factory reset your Sonos speaker. Maybe you moved and need to connect it to a new Wi-Fi network. Maybe you're giving your Sonos speaker to a friend. Maybe you're trading it in or looking to resell it.Or maybe the Sonos speaker just isn't working properly — it happens.
The good news is that it's fairly easy to return your Sonos speaker to its factory settings. It just requires a combination of you unplugging and replugging the speaker, as well as you holding down a button (or two) on the speaker.And it requires a little bit of patience, too.
Each Sonos speaker is a little bit different, as they don't all have same buttons, so the process of factor resetting is going to vary from speaker to speaker. Depending on which Sonos speaker you have, here's your guide to factory resetting it.
How to Factory Reset the Sonos OneSonos
The process for factory resetting the Sonos One is the same for the One SL, Five, Beam, Arc, Sub, Port and Amp. It applies to a few of Sonos's older speakers, too, including the Playbase and Play:5 (gen-2). Here's how to factory reset them all:
How to Factory Reset: the Sonos Play:1Sonos
The process for factory resetting the Sonos Play:1 is the same process for the Play:3, Play:5 (gen-1), Connect, Connect:Amp and Playbar. Here's how to factory reset them all:
How to Factory Reset: the Sonos MoveSonos
The process for factory resetting Sonos's two portable speakers, the Move and the Roam, is also a little different. And because the Move and the Roam have slightly different buttons, each's factory resetting process is unique. Here's how to reset the Move:
How to Factory Reset: the Sonos RoamSonos
The process for factory resetting the Sonos Roam is a little bit different from the Move. Here's how to reset the Roam: