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Factory Data Reset (FDR) Google Home

A Factory Data Reset (FDR) will reset Google Home to its default factory settings.

Note: This action will clear your data and can't be undone. You will have to set up Google Home and relink any previously linked home control smart devices (thermostats, plugs and switches, lights) again. 
Google Home

Press and hold the microphone mute on the back of Google Home for about 15 seconds. You will hear your Google Assistant confirm that it is resetting Google Home.

Note: You can’t use your voice or the Google Home app to Factory Data Reset (FDR) Google Home.
Google Home Mini

Press and hold the FDR button located below the power cable on the bottom of Mini. Look for a circle etched into the base. You'll hear your Google Assistant confirm that it is resetting Google Home.

Note: You can’t use your voice or the Google Home app to Factory Data Reset (FDR) Google Home.

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