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How to Reset a Sonicare

author image Joshua McCarron
Joshua McCarron has been writing both online and offline since 1995. He has been employed as a copywriter since 2005 and in that position has written numerous blogs, online articles, websites, sales letters and news releases. McCarron graduated from York University in Toronto with a bachelor's degree in English.

A Sonicare is an electric toothbrush sold by the Philips company. A Sonicare uses a vibrating head that cleans teeth and gums. All models of the Sonicare come with the Easystart feature, where the power of the toothbrush increases gradually over your first 14 uses. Using a Sonicare and its various features -- including resetting the system -- is not complicated.

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Step 1

Place the Sonicare in the charger, with the bottom of the handle securely in place. It takes at least 24 hours of straight charging for it to be ready for use.

Step 2

Press and hold the power button between two to five seconds while the Sonicare is in the charger if you want to deactivate the Easystart feature. You will hear one beep. Depending on the Sonicare model that you have, you'll need to hold the power button a minimum of five seconds to reactivate, and listen for two beeps.

Step 3

Place the Sonicare in your mouth, turn it on and begin brushing your teeth. The Smartimer feature will run the toothbrush for two minutes.

Step 4

Press the power button while you are using it to pause the operation. Press it again to resume and continue where you left off.

Step 5

Wait 30 seconds after pausing the operation, or place the Sonicare back in the charger to reset the Smartimer feature to the beginning.

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