Peloton Fastboot Mode Explained (Complete Guide)

When you suddenly discover something wrong with your Peloton bike or with the tread, it might be very upsetting. It is much more frustrating when you are unaware of an issue and you need to run “fastboot mode” and “recovery mode” to resolve it. No worries at all, I’m here to help you with detail guide.

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What is a Fastboot mode ?

Fastboot mode is capable of performing a variety of tasks, including enabling the installation of customized files and standard files, enabling the execution of a customized recovery, clearing the cache, installing a number of Android core system files, and more.

Cache clean up is very important after using the machine periodically. This will assist in returning your Peloton bike to the settings it had when it was first manufactured, which will in turn bring your Peloton back to life.

What problems will Fastboot mode fix?

  • Display issues: Flickering, or turning itself off and on.
  • Buffering issues: Constant app freezes, slow loading times and choppy video.
  • Calibration issues: Fix any miscalibration, outdated, or corrupted files.
  • Bluetooth issues: Disconnection, sudden on and off
  • Peloton won’t turn on or off: Android system glitch or general bug fixes

How do I enter Fastboot mode and clear cache?

  • Hold the power and volume up buttons together. The Peloton logo appears after a few seconds.
  • “Select Boot Mode” will appear to the left of the Peloton logo, along with sub menus  “Recovery Mode,” “Fastboot Mode,” and “Normal Boot.”
  • Use the volume up to navigate and the volume down to choose. Use the up volume key to find “Fastboot Mode” and press down button to choose it.

Use your touchscreen’s side volume buttons to find “wipe cache partition.” Select it using the power button. Reboot system now after partition clearing.

How do I get back out of Fastboot mode?

There are 3 ways to get back from peloton fastboot mode. You can try any of these one after one.

Hold down the power button for 10 seconds to get back from fastboot mode.
or
You can unplug the power cord and then plug it back in after a few seconds.
or
Lastly, press and hold the select and start buttons for 10 seconds.

If none of these works, you may have a serious issue. Make a call to Peloton support; they’ll be able to help you out.

Peloton Factory Reset Instructions

  1. Hold down the power button and select “Shut Down” to turn off the touchscreen.
  2. Press the touchscreen volume up and power buttons simultaneously.
  3. The touchscreen powers up and the Peloton logo appears after a few seconds.
  4. “Select Boot Mode” will appear to the left of the Peloton logo, along with sub menus  “Recovery Mode,” “Fastboot Mode,” and “Normal Boot.”
  5. Use the volume up to navigate and the volume down to choose. Use the up volume key to find “Recovery” and press down button to choose it.
  6. The screen displays “No command.” From this screen, hold the power button, tap the volume up button, and release it. This unlocks advanced system recovery.
  7. Select “Wipe All User Data / Factory Reset” with the power button after navigating with the volume buttons.
  8. Select “Yes —Delete All User Data” to confirm. After wiping data, click “Reboot System Now.”

The screen reboots to the Peloton logo and starts normally. You’ll have to set up your bike again, but you won’t lose your previous riding data.

Final Words

You may need to use peloton fastboot mode once a year or once in a lifetime if you face any issue. No worries; Peloton has great customer service, and if you’re not sure, you can call or email them.

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Diana

Diana is an active cyclist and also a freelance writer with years of experience. She loves fun, adventure and single track climbing with her MTB :); bought peloton bike in 2017 and already completed 137 rides.

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