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Designer Series (IT, IC, ID) Reset Water Filter


  • How to reset the water filter on a Designer (formerly Integrated) product
  • Turn off the Change Water Filter message on Designer Tall, Column, and Drawer models
  • Snooze the water filter message on Designer models
  • How to reset, enable, or disable the water filter life monitor in Designer products
  • How to turn the water filter feature off if using an external, reverse osmosis, or other water filter


Follow the instructions below to reset the water filter message on a Designer Tall, Column, or Drawer model. For other models, refer to Sub-Zero Water Filter Replacement.

When the change filter message is not present:

  1. Tap the arrow on the left side of the Home screen to access the Options menu.
  2. Tap the gear icon on the Options menu to access the Settings menu.
  3. Select the 'i' icon to access the Information menu.
  4. Tap Filters to access the Water and Air Filters menu.
  5. Press and hold the dripping water icon on the far left for 5 seconds to select the water filter settings.
    • This will reset the percentage back to 100%.
  6. Continue by following the same steps below for when the change filter message is present.

When the change filter message is present:

  1. The change filter message appears when the filter is spent, 0% remaining filter life.
  2. Tap Snooze to turn the reminder off for one week if a replacement filter is not available.
  3. Tap Reset Filter if a filter is available to replace the existing filter.
  4. Click Yes to reset the filter life.
    • Select Yes when the water filter is replaced and the timer needs to reset to 100% water filter life.
    • Select No to exit this screen.
    • Disabled/Enabled can be toggled by pressing on the words.
      • This enables or disables the filter life timer.
      • Always have the filter life timer enabled if the internal unit water filter is used.
      • To verify if the timer is enabled, see if the word "Enabled" is bold on the display.
      • Use this feature to disable the filter life timer when a reverse osmosis system is in place and the internal unit filter is not used.
      • Touch Yes or No to exit the screen.
  5. If these steps do not resolve the issue, no further troubleshooting advice is available. Contact Factory Certified Service to schedule an appointment for repair.

See also, Sub-Zero Ice Maker Does Not Make Ice.


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