[Solved] How To Factory Reset Lenovo Smart Clock: Step-By-Step Guide

Having a smart yet compact smart clock like Lenovo’s smart clock by your bedside is a great experience. It provides useful information and lifts your mood by playing your favorite songs to get you going all day around. However, if it exhibits some problems like freezing during music streaming, problems with Wi-Fi connectivity, or you want to lend it to someone, the first thing you would like to perform is a factory reset.

This guide will help you through the step-by-step process to factory reset your Lenovo smart clock.

What Must Be Done

To initiate factory reset on your Lenovo smart clock, you have two methods you can choose from. Let’s dive into each of them.

Note: Make sure to keep in mind that all of your data saved on the Lenovo smart clock will be lost permanently after performing the factory reset.

Method 1

  • Press the volume up (+) and volume down (-) button simultaneously for 10 seconds.
  • After 10 seconds, a confirmation screen will appear, prompting you with two options, i.e., cancel and reset.
  • Select the reset option and your Lenovo smart clock will initiate resetting.
  • Wait for the process to complete.

Method 2

  • Press the volume up (+) and volume down (-) button simultaneously for 10 seconds.
  • After 10 seconds, a confirmation screen will appear, prompting you with two options, i.e., cancel and reset.
  • Select the reset option and your Lenovo smart clock will initiate resetting.
  • Wait for the process to complete.

Instructions For Setting Up Lenovo Smart Clock

  • Take out your brand new smart clock from the box and plug in the power adapter on the back.
  • Download the Google Home app on your smartphone/tablet and sign in with your Google account.
  • The app will notify you about the smart clock, click to set up.
  • Just follow the app instructions till the setup gets completed.

Now start your conversations by saying “Hey Google”. On average, the setup takes between 5-8 minutes. To better understand this, take a look at this video.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

These are some commonly asked questions on the internet about the Lenovo smart clock.

How do I change the Wi-Fi on my Lenovo smart clock?

  • First, you need to make sure your smartphone is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your smart clock.
  • Open your Google Home app.
  • Select devices.
  • Beside your Lenovo smart clock’s name, tap on more settings.
  • Underneath “Device info”, select accessibility.
  • Pick settings you want to turn on or off.

How to open Quick settings?

Lenovo Smart Clock Display

Just swipe up from the bottom of the screen.

  • Volume: Swipe up, then change it. You can even control this by saying “Turn it up” or “Turn it down”.
  • Silence notifications: Swipe up, then tap Do Not Disturb.
  • Note: Alarms and timers will still work even when Do Not Disturb mode is on.

How do I customize the clock face on my smart clock?

You need to press and hold on to the home screen until several clock faces show up. Now just pick the one that suits you.

Can I stream Netflix shows on my smart clock?

Unfortunately, the Lenovo smart clock allows you to stream Netflix only on your linked Tv or streaming box.  

What’s the difference between Lenovo smart clock and the smart clock essential?

The Smart Clock Essential is just another but stripped-down version of the original clock. It comes with a Google Assistant device with no touchscreen, less powerful speakers, and very few features. Read Lenovo Smart Clock FAQs and troubleshoot.

Does the Lenovo Smart Clock have a camera?

No, the smart clock doesn’t offer a camera. That makes it a much more interesting and functional bedside gadget. The amusing voice control functionality doesn’t let you feel anything missing.

How can I make calls from the Lenovo Smart Clock?

 You can make calls with the help of Google Duo.

  • Select the Google Home app from your device.
  • Tap on the Home icon.
  • Pick your smart display.
  • In the top right corner, tap device settings. Duo video call.
  • Just follow the instructions on the screen.

How to fix if the setup freezes or can’t finish?

You can try these steps one by one until they can be resolved.

  1. Try restarting the device.
    1. Simply unplug your device and wait for 10 seconds.
    2. After 10 seconds, plug it back in.
  2. Factory reset your smart clock.
    1. While the device is on, press both volume up & down buttons for 10 seconds.
    2. Follow the instructions on the screen to set up the gadget.

Can I shut the microphone off when not in use?

Sometimes people like to keep things private and when gadgets are around, people tend to worry about privacy. No need to worry, you can manually switch off the microphone from the backside of the smart clock.

Why is the touchscreen of the Lenovo Smart Clock not functioning?

Follow these steps one by one.

  • Check if there is any foreign object on the screen.
  • Try rebooting the smart clock and try again.
  • Reset it.

If these things don’t work, you need to contact Lenovo customer care.

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