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How to Factory Reset and Force Restart Your Amazfit Smartwatch

At times, you may want to factory reset your smartwatch, be it to erase your data for selling it or to fix lags and stutters that may have accrued over time. Talking particularly about Amazfit, the brand has several smartwatches in its arsenal, with the recent ones running the revamped Zepp OS. Here’s how you can factory reset your Amazfit smartwatch, be it GTS, GTR, TREX, etc.

Factory Reset Amazfit Smartwatch

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How to Reset Amazfit Smartwatches (Zepp OS)

The new Amazfit watches come with Zepp OS, introduced in Amazfit smartwatches with the GTS 3 and GTR 3 series. Let’s check out the list of Amazfit smartwatches running Zepp OS first:

Steps to Reset Amazfit Smartwatches (Zepp OS)

Now, follow the steps mentioned below to factory reset Amazfit smartwatches running on Zepp OS:

Step 1: Press the side button of the watch.

Step 2: Scroll down and go to Settings.

Step 3: Select the System option and click on Factory Reset.

Step 4: Confirm resetting the watch, and it will reset it in a few seconds.

How to Reset Amazfit Smartwatches (Amazfit OS)

The older Amazfit smartwatches feature Amazfit OS, which is less feature-rich and different from the Zepp OS. The Amazfit GTS, GTR, GTS 2, GTR 2, GTS 2 Mini, and all other models apart from the Zepp OS watch list above runs on the Amazfit OS.

Resetting the Amazfit OS smartwatches is as simple as the Zepp OS smartwatches. To reset your Amazfit smartwatch running Amazfit OS, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Press the side button of the watch.

Step 2: Scroll down and select Settings.

Step 3: Scroll down and click on System.

Step 4: Choose Factory Reset and confirm it.

Why Should You Reset Your Amazfit Smartwatch?

If you are searching for ways to reset your Amazfit smartwatch, there should be a reason for it. You might be facing some issues or anything with the smartwatch, which can only be fixed by resetting the watch.

Here are some common reasons why you should reset your Amazfit smartwatch:

  • Your Amazfit smartwatch is lagging too much
  • The watch is not functioning properly
  • You’re facing connectivity issues while connecting the watch to phone
  • The watch is not recording health or activity data

What Happens When You Reset Your Amazfit Smartwatch?

When you factory reset your Amazfit smartwatch, it clears all the watch data, including paired phones, health and activity data, and all the features and settings. The watch will start as a new one, and you must pair it with your phone like you did for the first time.

When you pair the watch with your phone after resetting, you will notice the watch will work smoothly, and the lags are gone. All the features would start working perfectly if anything was wrong before the reset.

What to Do if Your Amazfit is Not Responding?

If your Amazfit smartwatch is not responding or is stuck on a screen or not working, you can force restart the watch. When you cannot use the watch screen, you should force restart the watch with the help of the physical button.

Press and hold the side button of your Amazfit smartwatch for a few seconds. A screen will come up with the restart and turn-off buttons, but you must keep pressing the side button until it automatically turns off and restarts.

Wrapping Up

These were the steps to factory reset your Amazfit smartwatch, including Zepp OS and Amazfit OS. You can reset your smartwatch if you are facing any issues mentioned in this article. Let us know if this article helped you in the comments below, and stay tuned with WearablesToUse for more helpful articles!



Himanshu Kansal

Himanshu roams around the Internet to find the latest happenings in Tech Industry to stay updated about everything Tech. Apart from being a Tech Writer, he also makes content on YouTube and is passionate about Smartphones and Gadgets.