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How to reset your BoltRing

If your BoltRing is already paired with a lightning wallet, and you want to connect it to another BoltService you first need to reset your BoltRing. Your BoltRing configuration is protected by secret keys which you need to reset your BoltRing.

Backup your Keys

You need keys to re-configure your BoltRing. Without keys you cannot reset or re-configure your device!

Keys are initialy set to ZERO at factory settings unless you bought a pre-configured BoltRing. For pre-configured BoltRings the keys are printed as QR code on the enclosed leaflet.

After you re-configured your BoltRing you will need the newly set keys for any further re-configuration (the original keys will not work anymore).

BoltRing Reset Code

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If you received a pre-configured BoltRing, the reset code is printed on the leaflet that came with it. This QR code includes all the data required to reset your BoltRing to factory defaults. When you read the QR Code you should get data that looks like this:

  "action": "wipe",
  "k0": "dc41a9fc8db3766bf5e9f65b0f6f648e",
  "k1": "1a5aae9505a61f5b70b01deca990f728",
  "k2": "6f8cafe391f9181f7a72d778b816714b",
  "k3": "4d17d81c7c7a9a226a388f1e71addd15",
  "k4": "2fa4bf8c8e6d3e964459732627afc94e",
  "uid": "04DE663B7EA0A5",
  "version": 1

Reset with Bolt Card Creator

In addition to the reset code you will also eed an Android Phone with NFC support.

Install the Bolt Card Creator Android App

Make sure that NFC is enabled on your mobile phone before launching the app.

LNbits Bolt Card Create QR Code

BoltRing Reset Steps

  1. Select the Reset Keys tab at the bottom of your start screen
  2. Tap the SCAN QR CODE button to read the reset code (the card details should show your keys now)
  3. Tap the RESET CARD NOW button and position your phone┬┤s NFC antenna close above the BoltRing
  4. Hold the device still and wait until app shows green checkmarks that confirm the key resets.

Congratulations your BoltRing is reset to factory defaults and can now be configured with another wallet