SoftBank Robotics documentation What's new in NAOqi 2.5?

Configuring & managing NAO

Advanced settings

Advanced settings section displays the advanced settings of the robot.

Name Description
Robot language

List of languages installed on NAO.

Allows you to select the Language currently used by NAO.

Note: Avoid setting Robot language while Autonomous Life is on. For further details see: Switching Autonomous life on and off.


Allows you to set the time zone.

This setting is required for the WiFi connection.

Factory reset button Starts a Factory reset of NAO. For further details see: Factory reset.

Optional Settings and tools

According to the presetting of your NAO, the following setting could appear:

Name Description
Turn off button Allows you to shut down NAO.
Reboot button Allows you to reboot NAO.
Robot name Allows you to set the name of your NAO.
Robot password Allows you to set the password of your NAO.
Alive by default

Allows you to enable or disable the Autonomous Life at startup.

Warning: if you disable Autonomous Life at startup, your NAO will remain static, and you will not be able to chat or launch activities by voice.

For further details, see: Autonomous Life.

Usage Feedback Allows you to enable or disable the Usage Feedback.

Factory reset

Performs a Factory reset of the robot: this command resets the whole system in a similar state as if the robot was just out of the factory.


Before performing a Factory reset, make sure you have previously back up robot data.

For further details, see: Back up my Aldebaran robot user data.