How to Factory Reset a C by GE Smart Light Switch

Introduction

You can reset a C by GE Smart Light Switch to its factory default state if it's no longer working as intended and you've exhausted all troubleshooting options, or if you plan on selling it or giving it away. This guide will take you through that process.
Before You Begin:

Resetting a C by GE Smart Light Switch to its factory default state will unpair all your C by GE devices paired with it. You will need to reset those devices too and add them back into the C by GE app.

C by GE Logo.

1 Reset Smart Switch

  1. Depending on which light switch you are using, you'll be working with the circular On/Off button, the toggle, or the paddle of your switch.
    On/Off buttons highlighted on C by GE light switches.
  2. Press and hold your switch's button, toggle, or paddle for 10 seconds.
    Wait 10 seconds
  3. If the reset is successful, the indicator light will begin blinking blue meaning the switch is ready to be set up again.

We're here to help!

Connect to a Tech Pro

Call or chat with a Tech Pro 24/7.

You can reset a C by GE Smart Light Switch to its factory default state if it's no longer working as intended and you've exhausted all troubleshooting options, or if you plan on selling it or giving it away. This guide will take you through that process.
Before You Begin:

Resetting a C by GE Smart Light Switch to its factory default state will unpair all your C by GE devices paired with it. You will need to reset those devices too and add them back into the C by GE app.

C by GE Logo.
  1. Depending on which light switch you are using, you'll be working with the circular On/Off button, the toggle, or the paddle of your switch.
    On/Off buttons highlighted on C by GE light switches.
  2. Press and hold your switch's button, toggle, or paddle for 10 seconds.
    Wait 10 seconds
  3. If the reset is successful, the indicator light will begin blinking blue meaning the switch is ready to be set up again.
We use cookies on our website to enhance your experience, analyze site usage and support our marketing efforts. To learn more, visit our Privacy Policy. By clicking “Accept”, you agree to our use of cookies and similar technologies.
Accept