How to factory reset your Tap Trio

This guide will help you perform a factory reset and clear the memory on your Tap Trio using QMK toolbox.

Step 1: Download the required files

1. Download QMK Toolbox. Choose the latest non-beta version.

2. Download the latest 1.2 firmware hex file.

If you are having issues launching QMK Toolbox, please check if you meet the system requirements for QMK Toolbox here.

Step 2: Launch QMK Toolbox

Open QMK Toolbox, under Local file, select the Tap Trio firmware hex file.

Under MCU (AVR only), select ATmega32U4

Step 3: Put Tap Trio into bootloader mode

You will need to put the Tap Trio into bootloader mode.

Unplug the Tap Trio, hold down the left key, and plug it back in. Your Tap Trio should be recognized by QMK Toolbox and the lights on the Tap Trio should be off.

The QMK terminal should say

"Atmel DFU device connected (libusb0): Atmel Corp. ATmega32U4 (03EB:2FF4:0000)"

Step 4: Clear the EEPROM memory

Click "Clear EEPROM" and the memory reset process will start. Once completed, the QMK terminal should say "EEPROM clear complete"

Do not unplug the device during this process.

Step 5: Flash the latest Tap Trio firmware

In QMK Toolbox, open the latest firmware hex file and click flash to flash the firmware on to the device.

Once completed, it will say "Flash complete" and your Tap Trio should be reset.

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