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How to reset preferences

Before resetting preferences, we recommend you back up your work and any custom brushes and colors you don’t want lost.

Resetting preferences in SketchBook for Desktop

If you want to reset your hotkey assignments for individual tools or all of them, see Resetting hotkeys. If you want to reset your brush icons, see How to reset brush icons.

Resetting the Lagoon

You can reset the Lagoon to the factory default tools and marking menus.

  • For Windows users, select Edit > Preferences > the Lagoon tab, tap Reset.
  • For Mac users, select SketchBook > Preferences > the Lagoon tab, tap Reset.

This tab contains options for change the tools displayed in the Lagoon and marking menus in Autodesk SketchBook for desktop

Resetting palettes and preferences

To reset your Color PaletteBrush Palette, or Preference settings, select the Factory Defaults tab.

Factory Default preferences in Autodesk SketchBook for desktop

Resetting the Brush Palette

Resets all brushes to their original state. All custom brushes are removed.

Select Edit > Preferences > the Factory Defaults tab, for Reset Brush Palette and Library, tap Reset.

Resetting the Color Palette

Resets the Color Palette to the factory default colors. All custom swatches are removed.

Select Edit > Preferences > the Factory Defaults tab, for Reset Color Palette, tap Reset.

Resetting the Preference Settings

Resets your preferences to the factory default settings.

Select Edit > Preferences > the Factory Defaults tab, for Reset Preference Settings, tap Reset.

Resetting preferences in SketchBook for Mobile

You can reset preferences to revert your all color swatches, all brushes, and all your preferences, or reset individual brushes and brush textures.

Resetting Factory Defaults

Use the Factor Defaults to reset all your color swatches and brushes to their original state. If you don’t want to restore all the brushes, you can reset individual ones.

  1. To access your preferences, tap Info Settings icon and select Preferences Preferences.
  2. Tap the following:

Reset Color Swatches to change your color swatches back to their original state.

Exclusive to SketchBook v.3.7.4 or below
Reset Favorite Brushes
 to reset the Brush Palette and Favorites section in the Brush Editor to their original state.

Reset All Brush Settings to change brushes back to their original state.

Reset Quick Tour to change the Quick Tour back to its original state.

Reset Preference Settings to change back all your preferences to their original state.

For tablet users, before using Reset Color Swatches, keep in mind, it resets the Color Palette.

Resetting a Texture brush

At any point, you can reset a Texture brush to its default settings. This will change the current brush texture to the original one.

At the bottom of the library, tap Reset to default.

Resetting preferences in SketchBook for Windows 10

Use Factory Default to reset the app. This includes the Brush Palette, Color Editor, and Brush Library.

  1. Select Menu icon >Preferences in SketchBook Windows 10 to access your preferences.
  2. In Factory Default, tap the Reset button next to Reset the App to factory default.
Updated on May 2, 2018

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