How to adjust and calibrate Nespresso Inissia cup size/volume

Zach Zach (248)
2 minutes

By default, the Nespresso Inissia dispenses only a small amount of coffee. If you read the manual rather than throwing it away, it states that you're meant to calibrate the cup size yourself to match your individual taste.

This short guide will show you how to program the volume of coffee that your Nespresso machine outputs for both the espresso and lungo sizes. Coffee is awesome.

Nespresso Inissia Coffee Maker ×1

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Top off your water tank

Fill your tank up fully with fresh water.

Place a pod in the machine

Add a fresh Nespresso pod to the mix and close the machine.

Preheat the machine

To do this, press either of the top buttons once to turn the machine on. They will begin to flash. After they stop flashing, the machine is preheated.

Hold down one of the buttons to calibrate

Choose which coffee size you'd like to calibrate first (espresso or lungo). I started with espresso.

Hold down the espresso button and continue to hold it until the desired level of coffee is in your cup. Then, release the button. After releasing it, your Nespresso machine is programmed to dispense that same level of coffee!

Repeat with the other button for the other size coffee.

Enjoy your coffee!

Now you have the perfect strength and volume.

We recommend you clean yours out at least once a month!
Michael Michael (175)
30 minutes

As I wrote my guide on setting the delay on a Mr. Coffee maker, I noticed that my coffee maker could really use a good cleaning. It was rather embarrassing!