How to Set Cup Size Programming for Nespresso Original Machines

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Not everyone drinks their coffee the exact same way - many people differ in preferred taste and drink size. Luckily, the Nespresso original machines all offer very easy ways to program cup sizes to be the exact amount that a person wants. Here is a detailed step by step instruction guide on the Nespresso machine cup sizing for Nespresso original machines.

Resetting Cup Sizes for an Essenza Mini

Sometimes users will want to reset the cup sizes on their Nespresso machines, which will require them to return it to factory settings. In order to put an Essenza Mini back to factory settings, the individual must turn the machine off and begin to hold down the lungo button for five continuous seconds. Once the lights blink three times fast, it indicates that the machine has returned to factory settings and the cup sizes will now be at their standard amounts of 40 ml for espresso and 110 ml for lungo.

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Programming an Essenza Mini

Step 1:
In order to program the cup size of the Essenza Mini machine, users will need to first reach down to the side of the machine and turn it on by flipping the power switch.

Step 2:
Once the espresso and lungo buttons have finished flashing, the user can go ahead and put a capsule that is compatible with Nespresso with Nespresso machines into the top capsule area and put a cup underneath of the valve.

Step 3:
They then either press the espresso button or the lungo button, depending on which one they want to program. Whichever one they choose, they need to hold down the button and maintain pressure on it even after the coffee starts flowing.

Step 4:
Once the coffee has reached the level within the cup that they desire, they can let go of the button and the flowing will stop. Whatever amount of coffee it has distributed out of the machine will now be remembered for the next time. So, instead of having to hold down the button every single time, the user will just need to press it once and the machine will automatically distribute the exact same amount every time that specific button is pressed.

Programming a Pixie

Step 1:

In order to program the cup size of a Pixie machine, the individual first needs to push down the rectangular black power button on the front of the machine to turn it on.

Step 2:

As soon as the lights have stopped blinking, the user can insert their capsule that is compatible with Nespresso machines into the top of the machine and put their appropriate sized cup underneath of the valve.

Step 3:

They then need to press down either the espresso or lungo button, depending on which one they are interested in programming, and keep pressure on it until the level of the coffee has reached their desired amount.

Step 4:

Once they let go of the button, the machine will remember the amount of coffee that was poured and will program that amount to be the new standard for that button. So next time that they want a cup of coffee, all they need to do is press either the espresso or lungo button, depending on which one has been programmed, and the machine will automatically pour that same amount.

Resetting Cup Sizes for a Pixie

If a mistake was made or the user just wants to go back to the default cup size settings, then they need to reset their Nespresso machine back to factory settings. In order to do this for a Pixie machine, they first need to turn off the machine and then press and hold the lungo button while they turn the machine back on. Both buttons should now be reset to factory settings of 40 ml for espresso and 110 ml for lungo.

Resetting Cup Sizes for a Citiz

Resetting their Nespresso machine is the best way to bring the cup sizes back to their standard amounts. In order to do this, they first need to turn off the machine by pressing both the espresso and lungo buttons simultaneously. Once the machine is off, they then need to press and hold the lungo button for five seconds until both buttons begin to flash three times. The machine will now be reset to the standard settings of 40 ml for espresso and 110 ml for lungo.

Programming a Citiz

Step 1:

The first step to reprogramming the cup size on a Citiz machine is to press either the espresso button or lungo button at the top of the machine to turn it on.

Step 2:

They should then open up the top lever, place their Nespresso compatible capsule into it, close it up and put a cup underneath the pour valve.

Step 3:

The user then needs to press and hold either the espresso or lungo button, which will be determined by which one they want to program, then continue to hold it down until their desired amount of coffee has been brewed.

Step 4:

Once they let go of the button, the machine will remember this amount of coffee and will automatically pour it the next time that the button is pressed.

Programming a Latissima Plus

Step 1:

The first step to programming the cup sizes of a lattissima plus machine is to turn it on by pushing down the black power button on the back top corner.

Step 2:

Once the buttons finished flashing, the user can insert their Nespresso compatible capsule and put their cup underneath of the valve.

Step 3:

They then need to press whichever button they would like to program and keep it held down until the coffee has reached the desired level.

Step 4:

Once the user lets go of the button, the machine will now be programmed to pour that exact amount of coffee any time that they press that specific button.

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Resetting Cup Sizes for a Latissima Plus

Resetting Nespresso machines is a fairly easy process to get the cup sizes back to their factory settings. To do this with a lattissima plus machine, the user needs to hold down the cappuccino, espresso, lungo, and latte macchiato buttons all at the same time for five seconds until all of the lights blink three times. The machine will now be returned to its standard sizes of 40 ml for espresso and 110 ml for lungo.

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— Anonymous



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