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Support for your Dyson Micro 1.5kg™ vacuum

Dyson Micro 1.5kg

Dyson Micro 1.5kg™ vacuum at different angles

Here you can find helpful tips, maintenance advice, your user manual, video guides, FAQs and more.

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Getting started

It's easy to get started with your new 1.5kg cordless vacuum. You can watch our video for a quick introduction.

Side view of the Dyson Micro 1.5kg™ vacuum

Dyson Micro 1.5kg™ vacuum user manual

Download your Dyson Micro 1.5kg™ vacuum user manual.

Dyson Micro 1.5kg™ vacuum user manual


Charging your battery

The first battery charge can take up to four hours. For more information on battery charging, watch our video.

Placing the Dyson Micro 1.5kg™ vacuum in its wall dock

Using your vacuum

  • Dyson Micro 1.5kg™ vacuum cleaning a path through dirt

    Eco mode

    Designed for everyday cleaning of hard floors and surfaces, Eco mode is engineered to deliver the optimum balance of power and run time. Press the Power button to turn the vacuum on and activate Eco mode.

  • Dyson Micro 1.5kg™ vacuum cleaning a mattress

    MAX mode

    Maximum power, with a shorter run time. For intensive spot cleaning of futons, sofas and carpets. Press the Mode Change button when the machine is working to switch MAX mode on and off.

  • Emptying the bin on the Dyson Micro 1.5kg™ vacuum

    Emptying the bin

    Remove the wand and firmly push the red bin release button. The bottom of the bin will open and the shroud will slide down inside the bin, wiping away any dirt. You can also completely remove the bin if you prefer.

Cleans anywhere

Your Dyson-engineered accessories are ergonomically designed for cleaning up high, down low and everywhere in between – including futons, blinds, stairs and cars.

  • Dyson's Mini motorised tool cleaning a mattress

    Mini motorised tool

    For soft surfaces and upholstery. Ideal for cleaning sofas, futons and mattresses.

  • Dyson's Combi crevice tool cleaning skirting boards

    Combi crevice tool

    Two tools in one. Soft bristles for gentle dusting. A slim crevice tool for tight spots.

Fitting the wall dock

If you haven't already installed your wall dock, our video shows you how. There's also a step-by-step guide included in the box.

Dyson Micro 1.5kg™ vacuum being placed in the wall dock

Maintaining your machine

It's important to maintain your machine to keep it working at its best. From washing the filter to emptying the bin, you can find tips and advice below.

Video showing maintenance tips for your cordless vacuum
  • Video showing how to clean the bin

    Cleaning the bin

    You can maintain suction by emptying the bin before debris reaches the MAX line. The bin can also be fully removed from the machine for cleaning. Watch our video for a step-by-step guide.

  • Video showing how to wash the brush bar

    Washing the Micro Fluffy™ cleaner head

    Removing fine dust from the Soft roller brush bar maintains its effectiveness. Detach from the cleaner head, and wash in cold tap water until the water runs clear. Make sure it's completely dry before refitting. Our video guide shows you how.

  • Video showing how to check for blockages

    Checking for blockages

    If your machine detects a blockage, the motor will pulse six times. You won’t be able to use your machine until the blockage is cleared. If this happens, remove the wand, bin and cleaner head and clear any blockages you find. Watch the video guide to see how.

  • Video showing how to clean your accessories

    Cleaning the washable parts

    Many parts of your machine can be easily cleaned using a lint-free cloth. This helps to maintan performance by preventing a build up of fine dust. Our video guide shows you how.

  • Video showing how to replace the battery

    Replacing the battery

    With your machine unplugged from the charger, the battery can be replaced using a small Posidrive screwdriver. Watch our video to guide you through the steps.

Cleaning your filter

Your filter captures fine dust which can build up over time and reduce performance. But by cleaning it at least once a month, you can help maintain suction power. Follow the video guide, or step-by-step instructions below.

Video showing how to clean your filter
  • Filter being removed from vacuum

    1. Turn off your machine

    Disconnect your machine at the wall socket and twist the top to remove your Dyson filter.

  • Loose debris being shaken from filter

    2. Remove excess debris

    Tap your filter unit lightly on the side of the sink or in the bin, to remove any loose dust and debris.

  • Filter being rinsed under running water

    3. Rinse filter

    Wash your filter unit under the tap, gently squeezing the water out with your hands. Avoid using detergent or washing in a dishwasher or washing machine.

  • Filter held in two hands over a sink

    4. Give it a gentle shake

    Fill the filter unit with water. With one hand covering each end, shake it gently to ensure all trapped debris is released. Repeat this step until the water runs clear.

  • Filter placed on flat surface to dry

    5. Leave to dry for 24+ hours

    After washing the filter, leave to dry for at least 24 hours with the wider end positioned downwards.

  • Filter drying with space around it and near to a radiator

    6. Maximise airflow

    Leave your filter in a warm place with plenty of airflow until completely dry. This could be beside a fan or open window. Avoid drying the filter in a tumble dryer, microwave or near a naked flame.

Frequently asked questions

We recommend you clean your filter around once a month, but this may be more frequent if you use your machine heavily. After cleaning your filter, always leave it to dry for at least 24 hours. Ensure it's completely dry before refitting on your machine. We strongly recommend following the cleaning instructions and cleaning by hand. The filter is not suitable for dishwasher use.

A full charge takes up to 4 hours.

Your battery has been designed to be left on charge, so it’s fine to leave it plugged in after charging.

Your machine works independently and doesn't connect to the Dyson Link app.

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