How to Reset Massage Chair? Detailed Guide

If you’ve been using the same massage chair for a while and it’s starting to feel a little less effective or no longer work as intended, it may be time to reset it. This simple process can help restore the massage chair to its original condition, making it feel like new again.

In this blog post, we will outline the process of resetting a massage chair and explain how to fix some common issues by yourself.

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Issues in A Massage Chair That Factory Reset Can Solve

A massage chair needs to be maintained regularly. If a problem occurs, it is often helpful to reset the chair to its factory settings. This will ensure that all the parts are working correctly and in sync with each other. There are a few issues that can be solved by doing a reset on your massage chair:

  1. The massage chair is working but the settings are incorrect– If you’ve recently moved the chair or changed the settings, a reset can help ensure that everything is back to normal.
  2. The airbags are not working properly– If the airbags are not working properly, it could be due to a problem with the settings. Resetting the chair will often fix this issue.
  3. The massage chair is making strange noises– If the massage chair starts making strange noises, it could be due to a build-up of dust or dirt. Resetting the chair will often clear this problem.
  4. The massage chair is vibrating too much or not enough– If the massage chair is vibrating too much or not enough, it could be due to a problem with the settings. Resetting the chair will often fix this issue.
  5. Temperature is not normal – If the massage chair’s temperature is higher or lower than normal, there could be a problem with the chair’s settings. Resetting the chair will often fix this issue.
  6. Lacks intensity or strength in the massage– over time the massage rollers can become less effective and need to be reset.
  7. The chair is not moving as it should– Sometimes massage chair does not move as it should, this can be caused by a number of things but often resetting the chair will fix it.
  8. The timer is not working properly– If the timer on your massage chair is not working properly, it could be due to a problem with the settings. Resetting the chair will often fix this issue.
  9. Massage Chair Abruptly Stops– If your massage chair suddenly cuts off in the midst of a session, there might be an issue with the controls. This problem is frequently addressed by reset.

Running diagnostics on your massage chair

If you are having issues with your massage chair, it is always a good idea to run diagnostics on the chair before resetting it. This will help you to identify any issues that may be causing the problem. To run diagnostics on your massage chair, follow these steps:

  • Press the “Settings” button to access the settings menu.
  • Use the arrow keys to scroll through the menu and select the “Diagnostics” option.
  • Press the “Enter” button to confirm your selection.
  • Press the “Start” button to begin the diagnostics test.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the diagnostics test.
  • Once the test is complete, press the “Exit” button to return to the settings menu.
  • Press the “Power” button to turn off the massage chair.

Factory Reset on A Massage Chair

A factory reset is a process that allows you to restore your massage chair to its original condition. This can be helpful if you’re having problems with the chair or if you’ve made changes to the settings that you want to revert. In most cases, a factory reset can be done by following these simple steps:

  1. Unplug the power cord from the outlet and remove any batteries from the remote control.
  2. Press and hold the “Reset” button for 30 seconds.
  3. Plug the power cord back into the outlet and replace any batteries in the remote control.
  4. Press the “Power” button to turn on the massage chair.
  5. Press the “Settings” button to access the settings menu.
  6. Use the arrow keys to scroll through the menu and select the “Factory Reset” option.
  7. Press the “Enter” button to confirm your selection.
  8. Press the “Power” button to turn off the massage chair.

By following the steps above, you can reset your chair and get it back to working like new again.

Indications showing massage chair reset is complete:

Your massage chair may show one of the following indications after the reset is complete.

  • All the lights on the massage chair will turn off and then turn back on.
  • You will hear a beep from the massage chair.
  • The massage chair will vibrate for a few seconds.
  • The display on the massage chair will show “Reset Complete” once the process is finished

Things to keep in mind before resetting a Massage chair

When you reset your massage chair, all of the data including the timer, intensity, and any other personal settings will be lost. So, it is important to keep the following things in mind before resetting your massage chair:

  • Make sure to back up any data that you want to keep before resetting the chair.
  • Be aware that resetting the chair will delete all of the personal settings that you have made.
  • If the chair is still under warranty, resetting it may void the warranty.
  • Keep in mind that resetting the chair is the last resort option and should only be done if all other options have failed.

Conclusion | How to Reset Massage Chair

Resetting your massage chair is a simple process that can be done in just a few minutes. A factory reset works 9 times out of 10 times if there’s no issue with your massage chair’s hardware. It also saves your time and money. 

There may be a different way for factory settings for your specific massage chair model- so it is best to consult your user manual for the most accurate instructions.

How often should I reset my massage chair?

There is no set time frame for how often you should reset your massage chair. However, if you notice that the chair is not working as well as it used to or if you’ve made changes to the settings that you want to revert, resetting the chair can help.