How To Reset Bluetooth Speakers: Comprehensive Guide

Have you ever experienced sound issues with your bluetooth speaker and wondered how to fix them? This comprehensive guide is here to help you understand and master the reset process of different Bluetooth speakers for flawless performance.

How To Factory Reset A Bluetooth Speaker?

Factory resetting your Bluetooth speakers is often the most straightforward solution to most connectivity issues. The process is generally similar across most models. 

To factory reset your Bluetooth speaker. Usually, you must press and hold a specific button or combination of buttons until you see an indicator light flash.

Do you wonder why the process might differ with different speakers brands? It’s simply because each brand wants to offer something unique, including its reset process. Let’s dive in!

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How To Reset Bluetooth Speakers?

To reset speakers, press and hold the bluetooth and power buttons simultaneously for a few seconds up to 15 seconds to reset. Occasionally, the power button can also be used in place of the Bluetooth button. Your speakers has now been restored to its original factory settings. 

Follow the details on how to reset speakers by brand below:

Resetting JBL bluetooth speakers

First, locate your JBL speaker’s ‘Volume Up’ and ‘Bluetooth’ buttons. Gently press and hold both of these buttons together. After about 10 seconds, the lights on your speaker will begin to flash.

This is your speaker’s way of telling you it’s resetting. You can finally release the buttons once those lights start their little light show.

Read more: How To Connect JBL Speakers

A model of JBL

Resetting Sony wireless speakers

For Sony wireless speakers, press and hold the ‘Reset’ button (you may need a pin or a clip) until you hear a beep sound. The speaker should now be reset!

Resetting a Wonderboom bluetooth speaker

To reset  Wonderboom speakers, press the ‘Volume Up’ and ‘Volume Down’ buttons until you hear a sound. This signals that the speaker has been reset.

Hold Volume Up and Volume Down together to reset

Resetting Bose bluetooth speakers

Just press and hold the ‘Mute’ button for about 10 seconds. When the LED indicators blink, your speaker has been reset!

Resetting a Sonos speaker

With a Sonos speaker, unplug speakers, press and hold the ‘Play/Pause’ button, then plug it back in, keeping the ‘Play/Pause’ button pressed for about 5 seconds. And voila, your speaker is reset!

Reset a Sonos model is a little more complicated than others

Resetting an Anker sound core bluetooth speaker

To reset an Anker Soundcore, press and hold the ‘Bluetooth’ and ‘Volume Down’ buttons together until the LED indicator blinks. That’s it.It is reset!

Resetting a Bang & Olufsen bluetooth speaker

For a Bang & Olufsen, press and hold the ‘Volume Up’ and ‘Volume Down’ buttons together until the LED indicator blinks. It is now reset!

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Why Would You Need To Reset Your Bluetooth Speaker?

There are many reasons to reset speakers. Here are the common issues with bluetooth speakers that make you have to reset your speakers:

Pairing issues

One of the most common issues that users encounter involves pairing problems. It can happen for a variety of reasons. It may still be paired to another device, or there may be some interference from other electronic devices. Sometimes, it’s just a tiny glitch in the system.

Whatever the cause, the good news is that there is often a simple solution: Resetting your Bluetooth speaker. Think of it as a fresh start. Speakers gets to forget their old connections and start anew. Once reset, it’s often much more cooperative and ready to pair with your device.

Sound quality problems

Sound distortion, low volume, or cutting out? All these challenging issues can degrade your listening experience. A factory reset can often resolve these problems, giving back the seamless sound quality you crave.

Battery life concerns

It could be due to the speaker’s settings or a software glitch. Resetting it can restore its battery life to the expected levels.


Whether you’re dealing with pairing issues, sound quality problems, or battery life concerns, resetting your Bluetooth speaker is a practical solution. 

This guide to help you to know how to reset Bluetooth speakers? And navigate the reset process across various popular speaker brands. With this knowledge, you’ll have a seamless and enjoyable listening experience.


  1. Why is the Bluetooth speaker not working?

    There could be several reasons why your Bluetooth speaker isn't working, ranging from low battery, interference from other devices, or issues with your audio source. Ensure your speaker is charged, and try to minimize interference by moving your speaker and audio source closer together.

  2. How to repair a Bluetooth speaker?

    Begin with a quick reset of your Bluetooth speaker. Suppose that doesn't work, attempt to unpair and reconnect your device. Be aware that old software can also stir up trouble. Therefore, it's crucial to keep your speaker and the connected gadget, like your smartphone or tablet, updated to enjoy seamless functioning.

  3. How to fix the Bluetooth pairing problem?

    First, make sure your audio device's Bluetooth is switched on and ready to connect. You might have to 'forget' the speaker from your device's Bluetooth list and then reconnect it.

Ciaran Gonzan

Ciaran Gonzan

Ciaran Gonzan is the CEO and founder of Audiosk. He has 25+ years of experience and expertise in audio production, mixing, and mastering across music, film, and gaming.