1
Philips Support

How does the pressure sensor feedback work on my Sonicare?

Published on 01 December 2022
Your Sonicare toothbrush measures the pressure you apply while brushing to protect your gums and teeth. If you apply too much pressure, the handle will change its vibration. The feedback light at the toothbrush base will flash purple or the brush head reminder light will blink until you reduce the pressure.

Resetting the pressure sensor settings

If you are unsatisfied with the pressure sensor settings, it is possible to re-calibrate them. To do so, follow the steps below: 

  1. Ensure that the charger is plugged into an outlet. Remove and place the handle on the charger for at least 45 seconds. 

  1. Remove your handle from the charger. Repeat this step four additional times. 

Looking for something else?

Discover all Philips Support options

Subscribe to our newsletter

* This field is mandatory

Exclusive promotions

Early access to product launches

Tips and tricks

*

I would like to receive promotional communications – based on my preferences and behavior – about Philips products, services, events and promotions. I can easily unsubscribe at any time!

You are about to visit a Philips global content page

Continue

You are about to visit the Philips USA website.

I understand

Our site can best be viewed with the latest version of Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome or Firefox.