How Do I Reset My Cricut Explore AIR 2?

Resetting a Cricut Explore AIR 2 is a relatively easy process. It involves performing a factory reset, which can be done either through the device’s settings menu or by pressing a combination of buttons on the device itself. The instructions below will walk you through the steps to perform a factory reset.

Step 1: Connect to Wi-Fi
Before beginning, make sure your Cricut Explore AIR 2 is connected to Wi-Fi. This will allow it to complete the resetting process without any interruptions.

Step 2: Access Settings Menu
Once connected to Wi-Fi, access the Settings menu on your Cricut Explore AIR 2. This can be done by pressing the Home button and then selecting Settings from the menu.

Step 3: Factory Reset

Within the Settings menu, select “Factory Reset” and follow the instructions provided onscreen. Once complete, your Cricut Explore AIR 2 will be reset to its original settings and any saved data will be deleted from the device.

Alternative Method: Button Combination

If you are unable to access the Settings menu for any reason, you can also reset your Cricut Explore AIR 2 by pressing and holding down both of its power buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds. Once released, your device should automatically begin its factory reset process.


Resetting a Cricut Explore AIR 2 is simple as long as you have access to Wi-Fi and either the Settings menu or button combination method available. Whether you need to erase data or simply restore it back to its original settings, this process should help get it back in working order in no time!