The camera settings listed below can be restored to default values by holding the T and E buttons down together for more than two seconds (these buttons are marked by a green dot). The control panel turns off briefly while settings are reset.

T button

E button

Settings Accessible from the Photo Shooting Menu 1

Option Default
Extended photo menu banks Off
Image quality JPEG normal
Image size
NEF (RAW) Large
ISO sensitivity settings
  ISO sensitivity 100
Auto ISO sensitivity control Off
White balance Auto > Keep white (reduce warm colors)
  Fine-tuning A-B: 0, G-M: 0
Picture Control settings 2 Unmodified
Flicker reduction
  Flicker reduction setting Disable
Flicker reduction indicator On
Multiple exposure Off 3
HDR (high dynamic range) Off 4
Silent live view photography Off

With the exception of multiple exposure, only settings in the bank currently selected using the Photo shooting menu bank option will be reset (0 Photo Shooting Menu Bank). Settings in the remaining banks are unaffected.

Current Picture Control only.

If multiple exposure is currently in progress, shooting will end and multiple exposure will be created from exposures recorded to that point. Overlay mode, number of shots, and Keep all exposures are not reset.

Exposure differential and smoothing are not reset.

Settings Accessible from the Movie Shooting Menu

Option Default
ISO sensitivity settings
  ISO sensitivity (mode M) 100
White balance Same as photo settings
Active D-Lighting Off
Electronic VR Off

Other Settings

Option Default
Focus point 1 Center
Preset focus point Center
Exposure mode Programmed auto
Flexible program Off
Exposure compensation Off
AE lock hold Off
Exposure preview Off
Shutter speed lock Off
Aperture lock Off
Autofocus mode AF-S
AF-area mode
  Viewfinder Single-point AF
Live view Normal-area AF
Photo live view display WB None
Multi-selector power aperture Disable
Multi selector exposure comp. Disable
Highlight display Off
Headphone volume 15
Metering Matrix metering
Bracketing Off 2
Flash mode Front-curtain sync
Flash compensation Off
FV lock Off
Exposure delay mode Off 3

Focus point not displayed if auto-area AF is selected for AF-area mode.

Number of shots is reset to zero. Bracketing increment is reset to 1EV (exposure/flash bracketing) or 1 (white balance bracketing). Y Auto is selected for the second shot of two-shot ADL bracketing programs.

Only settings in the bank currently selected using the Custom settings bank option will be reset (0 Custom Settings Bank). Settings in the remaining banks are unaffected.