Hello Coffee Aficionados!
Who doesn’t like coffee? I think no one! But there is a difference here. Some like a large cup, and some like a small cup. This means that the preferences of coffee lovers change with time. So, Nespresso has simplified the problem by featuring water volume in Nespresso CitiZ and Milk machine.
As you know Nespresso CitiZ and Milk offer two volume buttons, one for Espresso and the other for Lungo. Sometimes you want to make a Ristretto and sometimes you want to drink an Americano. So you can sacrifice one of the buttons and set the volume for your desired drink. Programming the volume of water on the Nespresso CitiZ and milk is not that difficult. Stay with us if you want to do that.
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Step-By-Step Guide: How To Program Water Volume On Nespresso CitiZ and Milk
Nespresso CitiZ offers you two size drinks Espresso or Lungo by default or factory setting. You can program the water volume to your wish but you have to sacrifice a button. Let’s go ahead and see the whole process.
- Fill the water tank with fresh water.
- Switch on the machine by pressing any button (Espresso/Lungo)
- Both buttons (Espresso and Lungo) will start flashing.
- Let the machine heat up for 25 sec.
- When you see the lights are stable, then move to the next process.
- Pick your favorite capsule and drop it into the capsule compartment by lifting the lever.
- Close the head by pushing the lever down.
- Depending on your volume size preference, place a cup or mug under the coffee spout.
- Now press the button (Espresso/Lungo) for which you want to set the new volume.
- When the desired amount is reached, remove the finger from the button.
- Your selected volume is now set in Nespresso CitiZ and Milk memory.
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How To Program Water Volume On Nespresso Citiz And Milk Guide
This guide will give you more information on programming the water volume on the Nespresso CitiZ & Milk machine. Be sure to read it thoroughly with full attention.
Why Is My Nespresso CitiZ And Milk Only Making A Small Amount Of Coffee?
There could be several reasons if your machine is making a small cup of coffee:
- Your water tank does not have enough water, so you need to refill it.
- Mineral build-up inside the machine, Nespresso CitiZ needs to be cleaned.
- You may have set your machine to a low water volume, set it back.
What Is The Lungo Button On Nespresso CitiZ And Milk?
The button on the right is the Lungo button. It has a coffee volume of 110 ml (3.72 oz). Besides this, you can turn On the machine with the Lungo button. It also helps to reset the cup size.
How Does The Nespresso Machine Know What Size Coffee To Make?
Nespresso CitiZ and Milk has two ways to detect what size of coffee you want to make:
- Each coffee drink has a specific barcode, so when you insert the pod it picks the code and pours the coffee according to the barcode.
- Nespresso CitiZ has two volume buttons Espresso (40 ml or 1.35 Oz) and Lungo (110 ml or 3.71 Oz). Also, if you set the volume as you want, it delivers the desired amount of your drink.
What’s The Difference Between Espresso And Lungo?
Espresso is a 40 ml drink while Lungo is a 110 ml coffee. Espresso is more robust and highly intense as compared to Lungo. Lungo is less concentrated than Espresso due to the high content of water. The coffee to water ratio in Espresso is 1:2 whereas in Lungo it is 1:4. Espresso pulled for 25-30 sec and Lungo takes approximately 60 sec to pull.
How Do I Set Up My Nespresso CitiZ and Milk machine?
You can set up your machine after unboxing:
- Remove the plastic film and throw it in the trash bin.
- Place your machine on a flat surface.
- Plug in your machine.
- Take a 1 liter bowl and place it on a drip grid.
- Fill your water tank with potable water.
- Start rinsing the machine for making coffee.
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What Happens If You Don’t Descale Your Nespresso CitiZ And Milk Machine?
If you use your Nespresso machine on a regular basis, then you must have to descale it after 3 months or after brewing 300 cups of coffee. If you don’t descale your machine a mineral scale build-up will clog your machine and you will not be able to enjoy coffee any more.
Can You Descale Nespresso With Just Water?
If you run Nespresso CitiZ and Milk machine with just water, it will be called a cleaning cycle, not descaling. Descaling is a process of adding a chemical solution in water and then cleaning the inside from mineral build-up.
How Many ml Is A Lungo?
A normal serving of Lungo measures from 130 ml (4.4 Oz) to 170 ml (5.74 Oz) but when you make Lungo from Nespresso CitiZ and Milk machine it will serve its standard, fixed-size 110 ml (3.72).
How Many Times Should I Rinse After Descaling?
It is better to rinse the machine three times. In the descaling solution, high chemical content is used to remove dirt and limescale, so it can add to your coffee if you don’t run the water rinsing cycle a couple of times.
How Do I Descale My Nespresso Machine Naturally?
You can descale your Nespresso CitiZ and Milk machine naturally by using vinegar, lemon, or soda. The most common natural descaling solution is: one part of vinegar and two parts of water.
- Fill the water reservoir with the homemade vinegar and water solution.
- Allow the mixture to rest in the tank for around 15-30 minutes
- Turn on the machine.
- Activate the descaling mode by pressing both Espresso and Lungo buttons.
- Let the descaling process run by pressing the Lungo button.
- After descaling, rinse the machine with fresh water.
In this guide, I have explained in detail “how you can program the volume of water” in the Nespresso CitiZ and Milk machine. Now you can enjoy different quantities of drinks as per your desire.
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How Do You Adjust The Water Volume On A Nespresso CitiZ And Milk Machine?
You can adjust any water volume size on a Nespresso CitiZ and Milk machine with some easy steps:
- Open the machine head by lifting the lever
- Insert your desired coffee capsule.
- Close the machine head by dropping down the lever.
- Press and hold the button for which you want to program a new volume.
- When the desired volume has been reached into your cup, release the button.
Now new water volume has adjusted on a Nespresso Citiz and Milk machine.
How Do I Reset My Nespresso CitiZ And Milk Water Volume?
To reset the Nespresso CitiZ and Milk water volume to factory settings:
- Turn the machine Off
- Press and hold the Lungo button for 5 sec.
- LEDs will blink fast 3 times.
- LEDs will start blinking normally, it shows that the machine is heating up.
- When the light becomes steady, it means your machine has been reset to factory settings.
How Do You Make A Large Cup Of Coffee With Nespresso CitiZ And Milk?
Making a large cup of coffee with Nespresso CitiZ and Milk is as easy as we make other drink like Espresso and Lungo, here is a small variation, let’s see:
- Fill the water tank with fresh water.
- Place a cup or mug under the coffee outlet.
- Turn On the machine by pressing any button (Espresso/Lungo).
- LED lights will start blinking.
- Wait until the lights stop blinking.
- Insert the capsule by lifting the lever.
- Press and hold any button (Espresso or Lungo) until the cup is as full as you want and let go.
- Now you won’t get the built-in volume in this button unless you change it to the factory setting.
Why Does My Nespresso Not Make A Full Cup Of Coffee?
If you’re not getting the same volume as you always get with that particular button, it’s possible that while your machine was brewing, you pressed the button before it reached the pre-programmed volume.
How Do I Reset My Nespresso Machine After Descaling?
There is only one way to reset the machine whenever you want, even after descaling. There is no other way, you can follow the mentioned below steps:
- Switch off the machine.
- Press the Lungo button and hold it for 5 seconds.
- Lights on the buttons blink rapidly 3 times.
- The lights will blink normally until the Nespresso CitiZ and Milk heats up.
- When the lights become steady, it indicates that your machine has been reset to factory settings.