How do I work my Nescafe Dolce Gusto?

How do I use my machine for the first time?

  1. Fill the water tank of the machine.
  2. Make sure to snap the water tank in the machine.
  3. Turn on your machine and wait until the LED is “green”.
  4. It is necessary to purge the machine before its first use.
  5. Fill up your water tank.
  6. Add a capsule in the capsule holder.

What do the stripes mean on Dolce Gusto?

What do the bars mean on NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® pods? The bars on the NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® pods reference how much water and/or milk is required to get it to the right strength. On our automatic coffee machines, it’s simply a case of setting the bars on the machine to match those on the pod.

How many seconds is 3 bars on Dolce Gusto?

15 seconds
So 3 bars means count 15 seconds , then push the lever back to the centre.

Why is the light orange on my Dolce Gusto?

THE ON/OFF BUTTON OF YOUR MACHINE TURNS ORANGE? IT’S TIME TO DESCALE! The new automatic alert function reminds you that it’s time to descale your machine.

What do numbers on coffee pods mean?

Those coffees are stronger in taste, and that dark roast comes through above other flavours. So in terms of taste/flavour, it is stronger and more pronounced. The number refers to the strength of the roast as opposed to the bean.

Can you put milk in Dolce Gusto instead of water?

Absolutely not. The milk is heated to boiling temperatures inside the coffee maker. This will cause a couple of problems: the milk could coagulate and clog the coffee maker.

How do I turn off the yellow light on my Dolce Gusto?

Just hold the power button down for 5 seconds until the light begins to flash, run through a cup of hot water, than a cup of cold water, then turn it off. The light should now be green next time you use it.

Can you use a Dolce Gusto machine for just hot water?

It can dispense hot/cold water without pod, I only use mine for the pod drinks, I use a kettle for “boiling water”.