# Gateway Factory Reset
Prepare SD card with latest firmware as described in Gateway Firmware Recovery Guide (opens new window).
Prepare USB Flash Stick:
Format USB Flash Stick with FAT32 file system.
Create a txt file
commands.txtat the USB Flash Stick.
Add command to
commands.txtfile and save it:
hard_reset = true
Turn ON the Gateway.
Wait for 1 minute while booting the system.
Insert the USB Flash Stick into the Gateway.
Wait for 15 seconds.
Pull out the USB Flash Stick.
Wait for 2 minutes while the Gateway rebooting.
Check if Gateway Factory Reset was done properly: the txt file
commands.txton the USB Flash Stick should contain:
hard_reset = false
- Gateway Factory Reset is complete.