How Reset XGIMI Projectors Step By Step

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What To Know

  • Restart your XGIMI projector using the remote’s power button, or navigate through Settings > Device Preferences > About > Restart. Reset your XGIMI remote by long-pressing the Home & Return buttons until the Power button flashes,
  • Perform a soft reset by powering off, unplugging for 30 seconds, then replugging and turning on your XGIMI projector to address minor issues.
  • Factory reset your XGIMI projector via Settings > Device Preferences > Factory reset, erasing all data but potentially solving persistent problems; update the firmware afterward if needed.

Resetting or restarting your device can often be the magic fix for many glitches. And if those don’t work, you always have the factory reset option to tackle the toughest of problems.

In this article, I’ll provide detailed instructions with demo images to help you reset or restart your XGIMI projector as smoothly as possible.

2 Ways to Restart Your XGIMI Projector

You have two straightforward options to restart your XGIMI projector: using the remote or navigating through the settings menu.

To reset with the XGIMI remote, simply press the remote’s Power button. Then select the Restart option.

restart option is highlighted on an xgimi projector

For resetting via the settings menu, follow these steps:

Step 1: Go to the Settings menu.

settings option is highlighted on an xgimi projector

Step 2: Select Device Preferences.

device preferences option is highlighted on an xgimi projector

Step 3: Click on About.

about option is highlighted on an xgimi projector

Step 4: Choose Restart, and confirm your choice.

restart option in the settings menu is highlighted on an xgimi projector

Soft Reset or Power Cycle Your XGIMI Projector

A soft reset, also known as a power cycle, might take a bit longer than a standard restart.

Nonetheless, it’s an effective way to address potential issues with your electronics.

Here’s how you can perform a soft reset on your XGIMI projector:

Step 1: Press the Power button on your XGIMI projector or its remote.

the power buttons of the xgimi projector and remote are highlighted

Step 2: If using the remote, press the Power button, then select Power Off.

power off option is highlighted on an xgimi projector

Step 3: Unplug the XGIMI projector from its power source for at least 30 seconds.

a hand unplugging an xgimi projector's power cord

Step 4: Replug and press the Power button on your remote or projector.

a hand pointing an xgimi remote at the projector screen

After the reset, test the features of your XGIMI projector that were previously causing issues.

How to Factory Reset Your XGIMI Projector

Note: Factory resetting your XGIMI projector will erase all data, including installed apps, and require you to go through the setup process again.

However, a factory reset is a powerful solution for many persistent problems. Follow these steps to factory reset your XGIMI:

Step 1: Open Settings, and go to Device Preferences.

device preferences option is highlighted on an xgimi projector

Step 2: Scroll to the bottom and select Factory reset.

factory reset option is highlighted on an xgimi projector

Step 3: Confirm your choice by selecting Factory Reset again.

confirm to factory reset option is highlighted on an xgimi projector

This should resolve any persistent issues you’ve been experiencing.

Update Your Newly Reset XGIMI Projector

Usually, your XGIMI projector will automatically update after a factory reset.

If it doesn’t, manually updating the firmware can fix potential glitches and introduce new features.

Here’s how to manually update:

Step 1: Access Settings, and choose Device Preferences.

device preferences option is highlighted on an xgimi projector

Step 2: Go to About, then click System update.

system update option is highlighted on an xgimi projector

Step 3: Select Check for Update, and update if a new version is available.

check for update option is highlighted on an xgimi projector

How to Reset (Re-Pair) Your XGIMI Projector Remote

If you’re facing issues with your XGIMI remote, a simple reset can often resolve these signal-related glitches. To reset your remote:

Long-press the Home and Return buttons simultaneously until the Power button starts flashing. Once the flashing stops, the reset process is complete.

a hand long-pressing the home and return buttons of an xgimi remote to reset it

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