Samsung is one of the top brands for high-quality appliances in the industry. As with any refrigerator, the ice maker will need some refreshing from time to time. We’ll tell you how to reset Samsung refrigerator ice maker based on your model with easy step-by-step instructions.

Whether you have acquired a used Samsung refrigerator or walked off of the showroom floor with your dream model, Samsung has become a household name. Always refer to your owners manual for details and instructions when servicing your appliance.

How to Reset Samsung Refrigerator Ice Maker

Look below for instructions on how to reset Samsung refrigerator ice maker on both French Door and Bottom Mount models. Some common reasons to reset the ice maker are:

  • Samsung fridge ice maker not dispensing ice
  • Samsung ice maker not filling with water
  • No or low ice production

Samsung French Door Refrigerator Ice Maker Reset

Only reset your ice maker if you are experiencing no ice production or unusually low ice production. Additionally, before performing a reset, make sure your ice maker isn’t turned off. If the ice maker was turned off, turn it back on and wait 24 hours before determining if you still need to reset Samsung refrigerator ice maker.

There are Samsung ice maker reset instructions for ice makers without a dispenser or having two ice makers 9Type 1), and heated trays (Type 2).

Type 1 – For models without a dispenser on the door or with two ice makers:

Step #1 Locate Ice Maker 

Pull open the freezer and look in the back left corner along the ceiling. Depending on your model, the ice maker may/may not have a cover on it. The ice maker looks like a white box attached to the ceiling of the freezer.

Step #2 Locate Reset Button

The reset button, also called the test switch, is past the cover on the front of the ice maker, and underneath the motor housing. Press and hold the reset button (you’ll need to apply some pressure here) until you hear the ice tray motor begin to torque, then release.

Step #3 Wait 24 Hours

Wait a full 24 hours to see the effects when you reset Samsung refrigerator ice maker. *Note: Do not reset your ice maker more than once every 24 hours!

samsung fridge ice maker not dispensing ice

Image: Samsung Support

 

Type 2 – For models with a heated tray:

Step #1 Locate Ice Bucket

Open the left refrigerator door and locate the ice bucket in the upper left corner. Grasp the latch release on the right side of the bucket, squeeze to release, and pull the bucket out.

Step #2 Locate Reset Button

The reset button is on the right side of the ice maker – it is a clear, rectangular, rubber button. Press and hold the reset button.

  • For 2010 models or newer: You will hear a chime when the reset begins.
  • For 2009 or older: Press and hold the reset button for a full 10 seconds.
  • Reinsert the ice bucket completely.

Wait a full 24 hours to see the effects when you reset Samsung refrigerator ice maker. *Note: Do not reset your ice maker more than once every 24 hours!

samsung ice maker reset instructions

Image: Samsung Support

 

Samsung Bottom Mount Refrigerator Ice Maker Reset

Step #1 Locate Ice Maker 

Pull open the freezer and look in the back left corner along the ceiling. Depending on your model, the ice maker may/may not have a cover on it. The ice maker looks like a white box attached to the ceiling of the freezer.

Step #2 Locate Reset Button

The reset button is located on the front of the ice maker, underneath the motor housing, past the front cover. Press and hold the reset button (you’ll need to apply some pressure here) until you hear the ice tray motor begin to torque, then release.

Step #3 Wait 24 Hours

Close the freezer door and wait a full 24 hours to see the full effects. *Note: Do not reset your ice maker more than once every 24 hours!

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