We can probably all agree that technology is, in general, making our lives a whole lot easier. And the good news is, even if you are having trouble with your smart device, you can usually fix it with a simple reset. If you have a Wyze lock and you need to find out how to reset it, you have come to the right place! 

To reset a Wyze lock, there is a simple solution: hold down the button labeled “Reset” on the top of the device. It’s important to note that this will not reset the device to factory settings, but solely restart the lock. 

In this article, we will discuss why you may need to reset your Wyze lock and what to do if it won’t re-pair after a reset, as well as why it won’t reset to factory settings and how this may affect you and your lock. So keep reading! We have everything you need to know about resetting a Wyze lock. 

What Will Resetting a Wyze Lock Do?

When it comes to problems with technology, the simplest solution is usually to turn it off and on.  With the Wyze lock, there is no plug that you can remove, so the easiest way to do this is to just hold down the reset button for a few seconds.

Remember, the reset button just restarts the device, it will not actually reset it to a factory setting. 

Once you reset the device, it should help solve any minor problems you are having. However, you may want to consult your Wyze app to see if your settings are actually the issue, not the device itself.

Can You Reset a Wyze Lock to Factory Settings?

Now that you know that holding down the reset button won’t return your Wyze lock to factory settings, you may be wondering how you can do so. 

The bad news is, you cannot reset a Wyze to factory settings. This may affect your Wyze lock if you purchased it second-hand and another account is already connected. 

What to Do if a Wyze Lock is Connected to Another Account?

So let’s break it down: the only real reason why you would need to reset your Wyze lock to its factory settings would be to disconnect from a previously paired account so that you can easily connect it to your Wyze account on the app.

Now, the good news is, a Wyze lock can be disconnected from the account it is currently paired with, but the owner of the Wyze account needs to log in to do so. Once they have disconnected, the Wyze lock will essentially be a brand new lock and you can simply pair it to your own account! 

The only time this can become a problem is if you do not have contact with the previous owner of the lock and therefore cannot get them to sign out of their account on the app. To avoid this problem, we don’t recommend buying a second hand Wyze lock from a stranger unless you ensure they have disconnected their account. 

How Do You Reconnect a Wyze Lock?

If you successfully reset your Wyze lock by holding down the “Reset” button located on the top of the device, it should automatically reconnect to your app and WiFi, but there is a chance that it has trouble immediately pairing. 

Luckily, this an extremely easy problem to fix, just follow these simple instructions: 

  • Stand close to the lock with your smartphone in hand with the Wyze app open.
  • Take off the battery protector on the Wyze lock. 
  • Hold down the “Pairing” button on the top left corner and release once it beeps.
  • A light on the lock itself should start flashing. 
  • You will be prompted on your app to press “Next”

Your Wyze lock should now be reset and paired once again! So you can once again enjoy controlling your home security from your phone. 

If for some reason you are still having trouble resetting and re-pairing your Wyze lock, you can always contact their support team for assistance

Final Thoughts

Having a Wyze lock can make your home feel safe and secure, as well as making your life at least a little more convenient. 

Although technology is pretty amazing, and smart homes are becoming the norm, it can get frustrating when your devices are not doing what you want them to do! 

Fortunately, as we now know, resetting a Wyze lock could not be easier! All you need to do is hold down the “Reset” button on the top of the lock, and many of your frustrations may be immediately solved.
And remember, if for some reason the lock won’t re-pair with the Wyze app, just pop off the plastic battery cover and hold down the “Pairing” button.