Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier Reset: WiFi & Filter Reset

xiaomi mi air purifier reset button
You must reset the air purifier after filter replacement. © Purifiertester.com

A Xiaomi air purifier can be reset. This can be useful, for example, if it keeps giving error messages or if you want to connect it to a new WiFi network. Broadly speaking, you have two types of reset options: a WiFi reset and a filter reset.

In this manual I tell you how to reset the Xiaomi air purifier and why this is very important in some cases.

Why reset a Xiaomi air purifier?

As I mentioned in the introduction, there can be several reasons to want to reset a Xiaomi air purifier. For example, you may want to connect it to a different WiFi network or you will constantly receive error messages.

The main reasons for a reset:

  • Link to another WiFi network
  • Constant error messages
  • If the air purifier jams
  • When you want to sell it (or bought it second-hand)
  • After replacing the air purifier filter

There are several ways to reset the purifier. Let’s discuss both ways.

How to reset Xiaomi air purifier WiFi-network

If you want to connect a Xiaomi air purifier to a new WiFi network, you will have to reset it. This works simply:

  1. Turn on the air purifier
  2. Hold down the power button and the mode button at the same time
  3. After 5 seconds you will hear a notification

After a WiFi reset, you will have to add the Xiaomi air purifier to the network again via the Xiaomi app.

How to reset Xiaomi air purifier filter

A Xiaomi air purifier indicates when it is time to replace the filter. When you have installed a new air purifier filter, it is important to reset the Xiaomi Mi air purifier. That way, the air purifier knows that you have installed a new filter and you will receive a message in a while that you need to replace it. This shows a Xiaomi air purifier with a red light.

installing a new xiaomi filter
Installing a new air purifier filter. © Purifiertester.com

You reset a Xiaomi air purifier filter as follows:

  1. After replacing the filter, turn the air purifier back on
  2. Press and hold the Mode button (right button) for 5 seconds
  3. You hear three sound signals (beeps) and the air quality indicator shines green again and flashes three times

Would you like to learn more about replacing the filter? Then check my manual Xiaomi air purifier filter replacement.

Bram Tigchelaar

Bram Tigchelaar

Bram is the co-founder of Purifiertester.com. Together with his brother, he gives advice for cleaner air quality in your home. He combines decades of experience in the world of air quality products with a passion for product testing. Questions about his approach? Feel free to send him a message!

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