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Daniel, Home Appliance Technician
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how do I unlock my hob? My husband accidentally locked it

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Can you post the make and model number please.

Customer reply replied 3 years ago.

doesn't have model no. Its a hotpoint induction hob with SCHOTT CERAN on it

Ok do you have the manual as the model will be on there.

If not there will be a sticker on the underside of the hob the model details will be on there.

Customer reply replied 3 years ago.

Don't have the manual and cannot access underside of hob


Ok without a model i have no idea which hob you have and how to unlock it so this may take a bit of back and forth trying to unlock it as theres quite a few different ways to unlock certain models.

What controls do you have on the hob?
Is there a picture of a key?

Customer reply replied 3 years ago.

there is a picture of a key in a square outline with a red light beside it. have pressed it and it just beeps


Ok thats the button you use to lock it.

Try this and see if it turns it off. Press and hold that key button in for several seconds. Keep you finger on it till the light goes out which may take up to 7 seconds.

Try that and let me know what happens.

Customer reply replied 3 years ago.

thank you very much you've probably saved my marriage! I was ready to throttle him

Ha ha he's safe for now untill he does something else if hes anything ike me lol.

But glad to hear its sorted and thanks for letting me know.