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How to factory reset the Valve Index?

In this article we will explain how to factory reset the Valve Index.

What is needed:

  • Valve Index Headset
  • Valve Index Controllers

How to factory reset the Valve Index:

To perform a factory reset on the Valve Index, you can follow these steps:

  1. Disconnect the Valve Index headset cables from your computer.
  2. Press and hold down the System button on the bottom left of the headset.
  3. While holding down the System button, reconnect the headset to your computer using the USB and DisplayPort cables.
  4. Continue holding down the System button until the LED on the front of the headset turns red.
  5. Release the System button and wait for the LED to turn green.
  6. The Valve Index has now been reset to its factory settings.

Note that performing a factory reset will erase all settings, configurations, and data on the headset. It is important to back up any important data before performing a factory reset. Additionally, factory resetting the headset should only be done as a last resort to troubleshoot issues, as it can be a time-consuming process to restore the headset to its previous state.

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