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How To Reset Honeywell Thermostat

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How To Reset Honeywell Thermostat

If you are using a thermostat, in your office, or at home then you surely face issues. Here in this article, we will show you how to reset Honeywell thermostat to their factory settings; or their default settings.

People at home tend to forget switching off the thermostat. Kids raise the HVAC system when they come from school. All of this can be very tough, and you end up paying heavy utility bills at the end of the month. Similarly, thermostat at your office is continuously played as some of your colleagues require a fresh breeze while the others cry about the constant high or low temperatures in the office environment. The constant manhandling that these gadgets go through, they certainly start malfunctioning in one way or the other.

The Honeywell Thermostat 1000 Series

This specific model from Honeywell is a non-programmable thermostat. If you have lost the owner’s manual, it is available on Honeywell’s website. How to reset Honeywell Thermostat 1000 Series. Follow the steps below.

Step One: Set the thermostat to “OFF.”

Step Two: Head over to your circuit breaker box and turn the power to “OFF.”

Step Three: Remove the thermostat from the wall-plate.

Step Four: You would be able to see 2 x AAA Alkaline Batteries present.

Step Five: Remove these batteries.

Step Six: Insert the batteries backward in such a way that the negative pole lines with the positive terminal.

Step Seven: Now, leave the batteries placed in such a way for at least five seconds.

Step Eight: Remove the batteries again.

Step Nine: Put them back in the correct way.

Step Ten: The display should now turn “ON”.

Step Eleven: Fix the thermostat back onto the wall plate and switch “ON” the circuit breaker box.

There you are, you now have a thermostat that has been reset to its default settings.

The Honeywell Thermostat 2000 Series

Honeywell started producing programmable thermostats in the 2000 series, this is a widely used model and Honeywell has done an outstanding job in the manufacturing of this particular model.

These Honeywell 2000 series thermostats are compatible with gas, oil or electric furnaces, Centralized air conditioners, Hot water systems that are with or without a pump, Millivolt system, Central heating, and cooling systems. How to reset the Honeywell Thermostat 2000 Series.

Virtually the steps required to reset it to factory settings are the same as the one mentioned above for the Honeywell 1000 series.

The Honeywell Thermostat 4000 Series

This specific series is the Honeywell’s programmable thermostat series.

The Honeywell 4000 series thermostats are consistent with an electric heating system such as

  1. a) Baseboard heater
  2. b) Radiant ceiling
  3. c) Convector
  4. d) Fan-Forced Heater

This series of the Honeywell 4000 is “NOT” compatible with:

  1. a) A resistive load under 1.25A
  2. b) A resistive load over 12.5A
  3. c) A system is driven by a contractor or a relay (inductive load)
  4. d) A central heating system

Word of Advice: This thermostat is a line voltage control (120–240 Volts). Do not install it if you are not familiar with house wiring. If misused there is a chance of electric shock hazard, that may lead to injury or death

How to reset the Honeywell Thermostat 4000 Series

Step One: Make sure the device is “ON.”

Step Two: Press and Hold the option labeled “PROGRAM.”

Step Three: Now with the help of a pointed object, reset the thermostat (e.g. a paperclip)

Step Four: Wait for approximately “ONE” second

Step Five: Release the “PROGRAM” button

Keep in mind, once the thermostat is reset, you need to re-adjust the clock and reprogram the schedules. You need to set the thermostat’s configuration.

The Honeywell Thermostat 6000 Series

This specific model of Honeywell’s Thermostat family is a Wi-Fi enabled programmable thermostat. To operate this model over the internet, all you need to do is sign Up for an account using your email ID on the registration page. When you are signed in, you will have a user interface that allows you to navigate through various options of the thermostat and control the temperatures remotely

The Honeywell 6000 series thermostats are consistent with:

  1. a) Traditional systems (Natural gas forced air with A/C)
  2. b) Multistage equipment
  3. c) Hydronic
  4. d) Any type of heat pump

If you are unaware of the kind of heating or cooling system go to the support page to find more about the product and its compatibilities. You can also Live Chat using their home page.

Word of Advice: To avoid any compressor damage, do not run the air conditioner when the outside temperature is below 10°C.

How to reset the Honeywell Thermostat 6000 Series

Step One: Make sure that your device is “ON.”

Step Two: Press and hold the “FAN” button. Do not release

Step Three: Press and hold the “UP” arrow button. Do not release

Step Four: Hold these both buttons together for 5 seconds and then release

Step Five: Press the 4th button from the left until the number on the display changes to “39.”

Step Six: Using the arrow key, press the “DOWN” arrow until you see the digit “0.”

Step Seven: Press “DONE”

Step Eight: You can now see “Wi-Fi” setup blinking on the LCD screen of the thermostat

The Honeywell Thermostat 7000 Series

The Honeywell 7000 series thermostats are consistent with:

  1. a) Multistage Heat and Cool
  2. b) Heat Pump without backup heat
  3. c) Heat Pump with backup heat
  4. d) Heat only
  5. e) Cool only

How to reset Honeywell Thermostat 7000 Series

Step One: Set the thermostat to “OFF.”

Step Two: Head over to your circuit breaker box and turn the power to “OFF.”

Step Three: Remove the thermostat from the wall-plate.

Step Four: You would be able to see 2 x AAA Alkaline Batteries present.

Step Five: Remove these batteries.

Step Six: Insert the batteries backward in such a way that the negative pole lines with the positive terminal.

Step Seven: Now, leave the batteries placed in such a way for at least five seconds.

Step Eight: Remove the batteries again.

Step Nine: Put them back in the correct way.

Step Ten: The display should now turn “ON”.

Step Eleven: Fix the thermostat back onto the wall plate and switch “ON” the circuit breaker box.

The Honeywell Lyric T Family

The Honeywell Lyric T5 is a Wi-Fi enabled Programmable thermostat. It is simple to install and is competitive to the NEST thermostat that is in the market. This T5 Smart Thermostat allows you to adapt to your busy lifestyle. How to reset the Honeywell Lyric T Family Thermostat.

You can reset features like Wi-Fi, Schedules, and more.

To reset the “Schedules”:

Step One: Touch “MENU” on the thermostat screen

Step Two: Touch the left arrow (<) or right arrow (>) until you see the RESET

Step Three: Once selected, touch “SELECT.”

Step Four: Touch the (<) or (>) arrows until you see “SCHEDULE”, then touch “SELECT.”

Step Five: Touch “YES” to confirm

To reset the T5 to its factory default settings, you need to follow the below instructions:

Step One: Touch “MENU” on the thermostat home screen

Step Two: Touch the (<) or (>) arrows until you see “RESET.”

Step Three: Touch “SELECT”

Step Four: Touch the (<) or (>) arrows to choose a reset option

Step Five: Touch “SELECT”

Step Six: Touch “YES” to complete the reset or “NO” to return to the reset sub-menu.

You have a reset T5 with you now.

The Honeywell 8000 Series

This is touchscreen gadgets. The Honeywell 8000 series programmable thermostat has a 10 square inches LCD screen. It works on 4 AA batteries and is one of the most stable builds in terms of durability and performance.

The Honeywell 8000 series thermostats are consistent with:

  1. a) Traditional systems (Natural gas forced air with A/C)
  2. b) Conventional Multistage heat and cool
  3. c) Any type of heat pump
  4. d) Hydronic

How to reset the Honeywell Thermostat 8000 Series

Step One: Make sure the thermostat is set to “ON.”

Step Two: Press the “SYSTEM” on the screen

Step Three: Hold down the center blank button for 5 seconds

Step Four: Select “Reset to factory settings.”

The Honeywell 9000 Family and Vision Pro

This thermostat is a Wi-Fi, smart features include, voice control enabled device that is consistent with a plethora of home automation kits. It has intelligent response technology to automatically make out if your home needs to be cooled more or your heating should be raised.

The Honeywell 9000 series is consistent with:

  1. a) Samsung SmartThings
  2. b) Amazon Alexa
  3. c) IFTTT
  4. d) Cortana

Works with Google Assistant

The thermostat is capable of acting as a stand-alone device that is capable of sending you alerts and notifications in case something fishy is happening around the house. Thanks to its seamless integration with all the smart home standards there are in the market. How to reset Honeywell Thermostat 9000 and Visionphone Series

Step One: Press the “MENU” button

Step Two: Scroll down to the “PREFERENCES”

Step Three: Scroll down to the “RESTORE TO FACTORY DEFAULT”

Step Four: Tap “YES”

The device has now been reset

Conclusion

Honeywell has been the innovator and the industry leader in manufacturing Thermostats. NES has done a good job of building its smart thermostat. But Honeywell has a competitive edge over NEST.

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