You reset your Sonos speaker using the pause button or the Join button this button looks like an 8 lying on its side. Below you can read for each model which button you use and where you find it:. Hold down the pause or Join button while plugging the speaker back into the socket. Continue holding down the button. After 10 seconds, the LED will start to flash white. After about 30 seconds, the LED starts to flash orange. Now let go of the button. The speaker is has been restored to factory settings.
How to reboot a Sonos speaker
Sonos controllers interact with the players through the HTTP protocol. It is actually possible to directly use this underlying interface to communicate with the players without being limited by the feature set made available in the controller. In order to access this interface, you first need the IP address of the player you want to interact with. It is listed in the "about my Sonos system" menu of the Sonos controller. The status screen can be used to gain insight into the player setting, its hardware, and its environment. It is available at the following URL:. The screen displays a large collection of submenus that you can explore at your leasure. Many of these menus such as 'dmesg', 'netstat', and so on will be familiar to Unix users since they display the result of the corresponding command Sonos players run the Linux operating system internally.
How to factory reset a Sonos speaker
Factory resetting and simply rebooting your Sonos player or product are very different things. Factory resetting your Sonos player will completely wipe any stored information from the player, where as rebooting the Sonos player just powers it off and on while preserving the data. Factory resetting is typically done when you are transferring ownership of the player or want to register the player to a different email address. If the player was previously setup, it should automatically rejoin when the boot sequence is complete.