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Trying to use my Amplifi 75 again after some time away....  Updated to 2.50.2 via USB connection from a laptop running Windows 10.  Updated the remote app running on my Samsung Galaxy S5 to 2.50.1.  Performed a factory reset by holding the tone button and pressing in the volume knob while powering it up and waiting for the A preset light to stop blinking.  Re-established the Bluetooth connection.  The amplifi app on my Galaxy shows the version information I've cited above and I can successfully select different tones for the amp from my phone.

 

But when I try to store something I've sent as a preset to the 75 by holding down the tone button nothing happens.  The tone button works properly for changing between the presets, just not for storing a new one.  I cannot store a new tone after modifying one of the presets using the controls on the amp itself either.  Are there some magic steps needed to make these presets over-writable that I am missing?  Any suggestions for debugging this?

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I have never gotten that to work using the tone button. I can only save successfully using the remote app. Hopefully that will be fixed in the next update.

Jim

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I have never gotten that to work using the tone button. I can only save successfully using the remote app. Hopefully that will be fixed in the next update.

Jim

Thanks for your reply, Jim.  Am I understanding you correctly, that there's a way to save to the presets from the remote app?  I missed that.  Can you tell me the steps involved?  I was trying to use the procedure described in the "pilot's guide" - holding the preset select button until the preset A LED flashes, etc.....  but it never blinks. It would be great if I didn't have to have my phone with me every time I power up the amp, to get tones I find useful.

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Thanks for your reply, Jim. Am I understanding you correctly, that there's a way to save to the presets from the remote app? I missed that. Can you tell me the steps involved? I was trying to use the procedure described in the "pilot's guide" - holding the preset select button until the preset A LED flashes, etc..... but it never blinks. It would be great if I didn't have to have my phone with me every time I power up the amp, to get tones I find useful.

Really the remote app is the far superior tool. Make sure the device is in sync with the amp via Bluetooth. Make you have an account with line 6 and you are logged in. Whenever you create a new tone or find one you like from the cloud, select that tone. In most cases you can tap it once and you'll see a little square save box icon. Press and hold that square until you see a drop down menu. That menu gives you options to save to My Tones or the 75. You can even save with a different name. If you are in "Edit Tones" mode on the app, that little square save icon is in the upper right corner. Save everything to My Tones as those are saved into your Cloud Account and can be retrieved in case you have to do a clean reboot of the amp. Try this.

Jim

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Thanks again, Jim.  For the record, in case anyopne else is investigating the topic, my remote app seems to be different, but I was eventually able to get it to do what I wanted. This is running the app on a Nexus 10 tablet... Under "My Tones" there was a "Send to Hardware" option in the top right corner of trhe screen that I was able to use.  (I didn't notice that option when running the app on my Galaxy S5 for some reason...)

 

I also learned that after selecting "Amplifi" under tones, the tones in the different "banks' become visible.  I was able to drag tones to different positions in different banks after selecting the icon at the top that looks like a horizontal bar chart.

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The iOS version is probably different. The main thing is having the option to save to My Tones so you never lose your favorites! I don't use a foot pedal si frankly I never use the banks! I only select from My Tones using the remote app because I have a stock set of favorites and they are easy to find in alphabetical order.

Jim

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Saving presets on the Amplifi with the tone button only works when not connected to bluetooth. You can adjust the settings directly on the amp with the knobs (eq, drive,fx, reverb) and then save the changes to the preset which comes in handy sometimes. You have to save the preset from the amp to the app if you want the changes to show up in the app.

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There are 24 banks of 4 presets in addition to bank #25 for user presets. How do you change the banks on the Amplifi 25? As far as I can see you are stuck with only the 4 presets that are factory set.

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You can swap/overwrite any of the factory presets.

Just make sure you save any of the factory presets you like to "my tones" first.

That way you can re call them or save back to the hardware.

 

Or you can always do a factory reset to get them back, but you will loose the user bank tones if you've saved any there.

 

Or again save your tones to the cloud " my tones again "and then you've always got them.

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