How to reset Sonos Sub

How to reset Sonos Sub

Sonos Sub, the subwoofer from Sonos, is a value-add to your collection of Sonos speakers. If powerful bass is what you are looking for, then Sonos Sub can guarantee it without any kind of disturbance. There could be situations when you have to reset your Sonos Sub like when you want to connect it to a new Wi-Fi network or want to sell it. Fortunately, you can do the resetting in a few simple steps, and believe us when we say that this does not need any technical knowledge. Let us know more about the procedure.

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How do I reset Sonos Sub?

Follow these steps to reset Sonos Sub.

  1. Disconnect the plug from the power source
  2. Press the Connect button at the side of the Sub and hold it. Connect the Sub back to the power source.
  3. Keep holding down the Connect button and in some time you will see a flashing white and amber light.
  4. The reset is complete when the color of the flashing light turns green.

How do I factory reset my Sonos Sub?

Factory resetting the Sonos Sub is done in the same manner as you did the resetting of the device. When you factory reset the device, all the presets, custom settings, Bluetooth pairings, and Wi-Fi settings are cleared from the Sub and make it brand new once again. Steps to factory reset Sonos Sub is given below.

  1. Disconnect the plug from the power source
  2. Press the Connect button at the side of the Sub and hold it. Connect the Sub back to the power source.
  3. Keep holding down the Connect button and in some time you will see a flashing white and amber light.
  4. The reset is complete when the color of the flashing light turns green.

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FAQs:

How do I test my Sonos subwoofer?

Follow the steps to test the Sonos Sub if you are facing any issues.

The first step is to remove the Sonos Sub from the Sonos system.

  • Open the Sonos app
  • Go to the Settings tab and press System
  • Under Products, press the room from which the Sub has to be removed
  • Press Remove Sub

Now connect the Sub again.

  • Open the Sonos app
  • Go to the settings tab and press system
  • Under Products, press the room to which you want to add the Sub
  • Press Add Sub
  • Follow the instructions to add the Sub to the Sonos system

If the problem persists even after doing this, you can try factory resetting the Sub.

Why does my Sonos Sub keep disconnecting?

If your Sonos Sub is getting disconnected from the speaker every now and then, check if the Wi-Fi is still turned on in the speaker in the Sonos controller’s room settings. It is also important to check if there are any Wi-Fi interferences that are obstructing the connection. You can also try refreshing your network by rebooting the router.

Where is the light on the Sonos Sub?

Sonos Sub has the status light on the side of the device near the connect button. There are many colored lights that flash depending on the status of the Sub.

Can you use Sonos SUB alone?

Sonos Sub cannot be used alone. The main purpose of the device is to enhance the quality of sound coming from the speaker and add powerful bass. So it has to be paired with speakers.

Does the Sonos SUB make a difference?

The contribution of Sonos Sub makes a difference depending on which speakers you are using. For example, as Sonos Ones and Ones SLs have smaller sizes, their bass response is not so good. Adding a Sub to this setup will have a great impact on the sound produced. Soundbars like Sonos Arc and Beam are wider than others. If you want to add extra boom to the sound they produce, adding a Sub will be the best option. The Sonos 5.1 Home Cinema experience gets its final 0.1 from Sonos Sub. Adding Sub ensures that the sound is almost similar to a cinema experience.

Can you put Sonos Sub on its side?   

Sonos Sub promises optimal sound wherever you place it. The device is designed in a way that it works perfectly when you place it vertically or horizontally. You can keep the Sub on its side either on the floor or on a stand.

Is Sonos Sub too much for beam?

There are some people who consider Sonos Sub too much for Beam, especially because adding a Sub for a soundbar is way too expensive. But experience says that Sub can add some deep bass to the sound from Sonos Beam. The whole sound experience is taken to a different level which is actually what sound enthusiasts look forward to. So, if the finance allows, it is definitely worth adding a Sub to Sonos Beam.

How do I know if my Sonos Sub is 1st or 2nd generation?

The model of your Sonos Sub can be checked in the System section of your My Account page. You have to first sign in and check what generation your Sub is.

Can I put a subwoofer behind the sofa?

In some setups, when you place the subwoofer behind the sofa, it will negatively affect the low-frequency audio signal emission. But in most cases, placing it behind the sofa is a good option. Since different homes have different acoustics, you can try keeping the device in different spots to understand which is the best.

Resetting your Sonos Sub is very easy and will take only a few moments to accomplish. All you have to do is unplug the Sub from the power source, and plug it back in while holding down the Connect button till the status light appears as solid green color. Resetting can be a good option if you want to move location, give it to someone else or change the Wi-Fi connection.

Levi Alston
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