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The steam boost in my Philips Steam Iron is not working

Published on 06 September 2023
If the steam boost of your Philips Steam Iron stopped working, please find our troubleshooting advice below.
To activate the steam boost in your Philips Steam Iron, press the steam boost button/trigger.

Note: Steam boost is not available at 1-dot & 2-dot temperature settings. Set the temperature setting to 3-dot and above as shown in the image below. For the iron models with OptimalTemp, you do not need to adjust the temperature setting.
The temperature dial of Philips Steam Iron
When you use the steam boost function of your Philips Steam Iron too often within a short period, the steam boost function will stop working for a while.

In this case, please wait a couple of minutes until you use the steam boost again.
To switch on the steam boost in your Philips Steam Generator Iron, press the steam trigger twice quickly. To switch the steam boost off, just press the steam trigger once again.

Did these solutions not solve the issue? Please contact us for further assistance.
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