This article will provide instructions on how to reset and recalibrate your Hoverboard or Swegway. This functionality can fix 90% of Hoverboard problems which you can experience at home.

Many Hoverboard riders often experience irregular issues such as non-balancing. Fortunately, many of the issues that Swegway riders experience at home can be easily repaired here and then. In fact, 90% of Hoverboard issues can be simply sorted in the comfort of your home by a reset-recalibration procedure.

The reset / recalibration procedure will reset the gyroscopes back to perfection. This is a built-in functionality within the Hoverboard that allows the board to recalibrate it’s sensors. Therefore, if you experience a trip or a fall, and the Hoverboard is stopped balancing, try this simple technique to get it going again!

Want more information about how to reset/recalibrate your Hoverboard? If so, please get in touch by calling 0113 320 2299. Our telephone lines are open 24/7. Alternatively, customers can use our LIVE CHAT service below to speak to an agent right away.

How to reset / recalibrate your HOVERBOARD

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‘How do I reset my Hoverboard Swegway to factory default?’

Your Swegway Hoverboard could need recalibrating if you are experiencing the following problems:

  • Flashing red lights
  • One side is vertical and the other one is flat
  • Shaking or skipping Hoverboards

The best approach to any Hoverboard problem should be to reset it first – as the famous saying goes: ‘have you tried turning it off and back on again?’

Here’s how to recalibrate your Swegway Hoverboard:

For the geeky ones out there, it simply resets the altitude gyroscopic sensors by setting a new 0 i.e. defining a new 90 degree between the Hoverboard and gravity.

Scratching your head at the above? See this video tutorial:

Want more information about how to reset or recalibrate your Hoverboard? If so, please get in touch by calling our 24/7 centre on 0113 320 2299. If you have any further Hoverboard issues then please fill in our Hoverboard repair form here. One of our engineers will give you a call to discuss your issue in more detail.

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