It is always good to carry smart plugs with you when you are moving. However, smart wall outlets and smart switches are a bit complex. They are more hard-wired than the smart plugs that can be easily removed and disconnected. A lot of companies manufacture smart switches, plugs, and wall outlets.
In this blog, we are only going to focus on how to reset TP-Link Kasa Smart switches, plugs, and wall outlets. There are two ways to reset Kasa Smart devices i.e. hard reset and soft reset. Your device does not go back to default settings in a soft reset.
It is recommended to perform a soft reset if you find that your smart switch or plug is acting strange. If you are moving to a new location, then you need to perform a hard reset.
Press the reset button and then hold it till you see a green or amber light flashing on the screen. Now, you can set up your device again using the Kasa app on your mobile device.
TP-Link HS105 W-Fi is the only Wi-Fi where your see amber and blue lights flashing.
If you wish to know how to hard reset your TP-Link Kasa Smart plugs, switches, and wall outlets, then perform the steps mentioned below.
Step 1: Press the reset button and hold it till you see the Wi-Fi light blinking amber quickly. It generally takes around 10 seconds.
Step 2: Press the Control button to turn off or turn on the outlet.
Step 3: Now, press the Control button again, hold it for at least 5 seconds and enable the setup mode again.
Step 4: After that, press the Control button for 5 seconds and then your device will go back to the factory default settings.