How to Reset Nespresso Machine

Let's face it, we all know sometimes electronic devices just don't work out the way they are supposed to.  The golden rule of anything with a plug is pretty much "have you tried turning it off and on again" as a first step, and your Nespresso machines is no exception.

Let's talk about how to reset a Nespresso machine if it is not working correctly.  Resetting your machine to factory settings can help if your machine is having issues.

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How to Reset a Nespresso Machine

Nespresso machines are simple devices.  To reset a Nespresso machine, you will need to turn it off, then press the and hold the Lungo button for five seconds.  The LEDs will blink, and when they stop the machine will be reset.

Keep in mind, resetting the factory settings means that if you have custom drink sizes, they have now gone back to the default and will need to be customized again.

These instructions work for most Nespresso original line machines.  Each Nespresso original line machine is pretty simple with just these two buttons. Let's take a closer look at some more specific models and their instructions.

How To Reset Nespresso VertuoLine Machines

When it comes to Nespresso VertouroLine machines, there are two very common models, the Nespresso Verturo Next and the Nespresso Verturo Plus.

To reset the Verturo Next, open and close where you put the Nespresso pod in, then press the button five times within 3 seconds.

To reset the Verturo Plus, push the lever down for three seconds.  Then push the lever down and push the button at the same time for three seconds.

You can find the common manual for the VerturoLine machines (Verturo Plus and Verturo Next) here. 

How To Reset Lattissima Machines By De'Longhi

De'Longhi makes a number of Nespresso machines, and is especially known for the Lattissima machines.  De'Longhi licenses the Nespresso technology from Nestle, so all machines will make the same exact uniform espresso shot or coffee beverage.

How to Reset Lattissima Touch

Press and hold the Lungo and Warm Milk Buttons at the same time for 3 seconds until the Descaling and clean alerts blink.

Touch the following buttons in order: Warm Milk Froth -> Creamy Latte -> Lungo -> Espresso -> Cappuccino -> Latte Macchiato

The Warm Milk Froth button will blink, then press it.

All buttons will blink 3 times, and the reset will be complete.

You can find the De'Longhi Lattissima Touch manual here. 

How To Reset Nespresso Lattissima One

Press the milk button for 3 seconds, the descaling and clean alert lights will start flashing.

Press the milk button, which will then blink.  Press it again.

All buttons will blink 3 times, and the reset will be complete.

You can find the Lattissima One manual here.

How to Reset Nespresso Lattissima Pro Machines

To reset the Nespresso Lattissima Pro you will use the menu system.

Press the gear symbol to enter the menu list.

Select Factory Settings which is the fifth option to reset the machine.

You can find the user manual for the Lattissima Pro here.

How To Reset Nespresso Creatista Uno

Press and hold the Lungo button and the Riseretto button for five seconds.

Press either button, then press any button that is not working.

The reset is now complete.

You can find the Creatista Uno manual right here. 

How To Reset Nespresso Creatista Pro

The Nespresso Creatista pro features a unique menu system on the LED screen.  Select Factory Reset from the menu and follow the instructions on the screen.

You can find the Nespresso Creatista Pro manual here.

More Nespresso Troubleshooting Questions

Generally speaking, Nespresso machines are pretty easy to use, especially the original machines.  Here are some other questions that are commonly asked.

How to reset Nespresso cup size

If you are widening how to reset your Nespresso cup size, following this same process to get your Nespresso machine back to factory settings will also work well.

Should I reset my Nespresso machine?

If your Nespresso machine just isn't acting the way it normally is, a good first set in troubleshooting is to turn it off, unplug it for 30 seconds, then plug it back in.

If this does not work, go a head and follow these processes to reset your Nespresso machine.  Remember, resetting your machine will bring it back to the factory settings it came with, and you will lose any customizations.

How do I reset my Nespresso cup size?

To reset your Nespresso cup size, reset your machine to the factory settings.

If all else fails, be sure to contact your manufacturer of your machine, either Nespresso directly, De'Longhi, or Breville.  Chances are good they will be able to help you out.

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