How To Reset Homedics Air Purifier:Step By Step Guide

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One day, All of a sudden you may see a red light blinking on your Homedics air purifier. This red light is trying to tell you that the filter is fully clogged with dust and needs to be replaced.

Once you have replaced the old filter, you need to reset the filter life of your homedics air purifier. After resetting the filter life the blinking red light will automatically go off.

This filter life resetting must be done as it helps the air purifier know about the new filter installation. Once it knows that the new filter has been installed, it restarts its filter life timer.

Most of Homedics air purifier models can be reset by long-pressing the power button for 5 to 10 seconds.Read the below article to learn the step-by-step procedure to reset the different Homedics air purifier models.

How to reset homedics air purifier ?

There are different scenarios in which you need to reset the Homedics air purifier. Sometimes there are issues that can be fixed by power-resetting the air purifier or factory-resetting the air purifier.

Most of the time, you will face situations where you need to reset the light indicators of the Homedics air purifier. Light indicators are designed to convey a message to the customer; generally, they suggest a replacement.

Few home air purifier models also use ultraviolet technology to kill bacteria and other germs. There is a UV button on these models of air purifiers. Generally, the colour of the UV button will be blue, which suggests that the UV technology is working perfectly fine.

But if you see a glowing red indicator on the UV button, then it means the UV bulb needs to be replaced. Once you have replaced the UV bulb, the indicator should be blue.

how to reset homedics air purifier

How to reset homedics air purifier filter indicator light ?

Homedics air purifier comes with a filter indicator light. Ideally, the Homedics air purifier filter must be changed every 12 months. This depends on the usage hours and also the environment of the room where the air purifier is kept.

If the room environment has more pollutants and dust, then you might need to change the filter a bit earlier.

The filter indicator light on your Homedics air purifier will suggest when the filter needs to be changed. If you observe a red light on your filter indicator, then the time has come to change the air purifier filter.

Once you have replaced the old filter with the new one, the filter indicator should not be red anymore. If it’s still red, then you need to reset the filter indicator light.

The steps to reset the filter indicator are different for different models of Homedics air purifiers. Below, we have explained the step-by-step filter indicator reset process for different models of Homedics air purifiers.

Reset Homedics TotalClean PetPlus AP-PET35-WT filter indicator

If you have changed the filter of Homedics Total clean pet plus air purifier and the filter indicator light is still red, then you need to reset the filter indicator.

In order to reset the filter indicator, press and hold the filter reset button located at the centre of the control panel (having a paw-like icon). This will reset the filter indicator light, and it will not be red anymore.

Reset Homedics TotalClean AP-T10-WT air purifier filter indicator

If you see a flashing red light on the power button, then the time to change the HEPA filter has come. To get the flashing red light fixed, replace the old HEPA filter with a new one. If the red light is still there, then you need to reset the filter light.

This can be done by long pressing the power button for few seconds and the indicator will reset.

Reset Homedics AP-T20 air purifier filter indicator

The filter indicator will show a glowing red light. The filter indicator light is located just below the power button on the control panel. If the filter indicator is red, then you must change the filter of your home air purifier.

To reset the filter light of the homedics AP-T20 air purifier , long press the ionizer button for located next to the “UV-C” button on the control panel of the air purifier. This will reset the filter indicator light.

Reset Homedics TotalClean AP-T40WT air purifier filter indicator

The filter indicator, which is located below the power button, will be blinking red, suggesting that you replace the air purifier filter. If you have just replaced the filter and the light is still blinking red, then resetting the filter indicator is the solution.

The filter indicator light can be reset by pressing the ioniser button continuously for 5 seconds. The filter indicator should be reset now.

Reset Homedics TotalClean AP-T30WT-AU air purifier filter indicator

Resetting the filter indicator on this model is very easy. The ionizer button on the control panel needs to be pressed for 3 to 5 seconds, and this will reset the filter indicator light, which won’t be blinking red now.

We have explained how to reset the filter indicator light on Homedics different models. Hopefully, the above method will solve the blinking filter indicator light issue.

But even after following the steps mentioned, if the issue still exists, you should contact the Homedics customer care department. They are the ones who can help you further.

Also read: Why is my costco air purifier light yellow

How to power reset the homedics air purifier ?

There are certain scenarios in which you need to power reset your air purifier to get the issues fixed. It may happen that you have been using your homedics air purifier continuously day and night and you notice that the air purifier is not functioning properly and not giving the desired results.

The reason behind this could be that the device has been overheated and need some rest, in this case power resetting the device is the best option.

Some other issues like air purifier showing false indicators or making too loud noise. If you notice your air purifier suddenly making a loud noise , the first thing you need to do is clean your airpurifier properly.

You need to clean the air purifier filter with small dry cloth or dry brush gently without damaging it.If there is dust particles clogged on its fan or the internal body of the air purifier, they can also result in loud noise.

If you have cleaned the air purifier properly but still its making loud noise in that case you can try power resetting your homedics air purifier.

Below are the steps to power reset the air purifier.

  • Turn off the air purifier by pressing the power button.
  • Switch off the air purifier from the wall switch .
  • If the air purifier has been running continuously let it cool down for a couple of minutes.Sometimes the device gets overheated and exhausted.
  • Power on the air purifier now.

How to change the homedics air purifier filter ?

When the homedics air purifier shows blinking red light then its indicating to change the old clogged air purifier with a new one.It is suggested to clean the HEPA filter of the Homedics air purifier every three months and replace the old filter with a new one every twelve months under normal usage conditions.

Below are the steps to change the Homedic 5 in 1 air purifier HEPA filter.

  • Purchase original homedics air purifier filter as per your model. Do not buy any third party filter as it may create problems. You can buy the genuine homedics filter from amazon or wallmart.
  • Now its time to change the old filter with a new one. Turn of the air purifier and also remove the power cord connected to the wall switch.
  • There are indents on the sides of the “grille cover”, you need to remove them so that you can reach the filter.
  • After removing indents pull out the grille cover.
  • Pull the tabs to pull out the air purifier filter.
  • Now place the new filter in in such way that the tabs should face outwards.
  • Attach the grille cover.
  • Turn on the air purifier.

Similarly you can clean the air purifier , make sure you use a dry cloth or soft dry brush to clean the air purifier filter . Do not use any chemical or water to clean the HEPA filter.

Here is the link where you can find a step-by-step guide to the cleaning and filter replacement process for different Homedics air purifier models.

Best Practices to be followed

  • It is very important to choose the right spot for your air purifier so that it can give its best performance. Sometimes it may happen that you make some small mistakes while choosing the right place for your air purifier that result in its poor performance.
  • Always makes sure that all the sources of dust particles like windows and doors should be closed.If not closed then the dust particles will keep entering the room resulting in yellow light on the air quality indicator.
  • There should not be any object near the air purifier that is obstructing its path and restricting it to purify the air in the room.
  • The air should not be placed very near to other electric devices like refrigerators, washing machines,televisions etc.
  • Ideally its recommended to use the air purifier 12 to 16 hours daily to get the best results.
  • Do not use water or any other chemicals to clean the HEPA filter as it can damage the filter.
  • Never use water, polish or any other chemical to clean the internal or external parts/body of the air purifier
  • Clean the external body of the of the air purifier using a dry cloth only.

Conclusion

If you have recently changed your Homedics air purifier filter but the filter indicator light is still showing red,  you need to reset it.

There is a different process for resetting the filter indicator light for different Homedics air purifier models.

Most of the Homedics air purifier filter lights can be reset by long-pressing the power button for 5 seconds.

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