Resetting Your YubiKey 5 Series to Factory Defaults


The various applications of the YubiKey 5 Series and YubiKey 5 FIPS Series are separate, and reset individually. Each application, along with a link to the related reset instructions, is listed below. 

Application Reset Instructions
OTP Resetting the OTP Application on the YubiKey
FIDO U2F / FIDO 2 Resetting the FIDO-U2F / FIDO2 Application on Your Yubikey
PIV (Smart Card) Resetting the Smart Card (PIV) Application on Your YubiKey
OATH Resetting the OATH Application on the YubiKey
OpenPGP* Resetting the OpenPGP Application on Your YubiKey

 

* Not available on the YubiKey 5 FIPS Series