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How To Replace Keurig Filter – Keurig Water Filter Instructions

We have been receiving lots of questions relating to the Keurig K200 and its water filter, so here we have an in-depth guide on the Keurig K200 filter, answering all your burning questions!

keurig water filter guide

Does Keurig K200 have a water filter?

The Keurig K200 does have a water filter! The K200 has a water filter that measures at around 2 inches long and approximately 1.125 inches tall, and the filter is placed inside a BPA-free plastic filter handle.


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Keurig Water Filter Location – Where is the filter on a Keurig 2.0

To do anything with your water filter, you need to understand where the filter actually is. The water filter is located in the machine’s rear water reservoir. If you fully remove the water reservoir top, you will be able to access your coffee machine’s water filter.

Does the Keurig K200 need a water filter?

This is a common question we receive; people think they can get away with not using a water filter. Well, this is false. Most coffee machines have a water filter for a good reason, including the Keurig K200 and all Keurig machines.

It is definitely recommended to have a water filter in your Keurig K200 to improve the overall taste of your coffee. Having a water filter will also protect your coffee machine’s buildup of minerals in your water.

If you want good tasting coffee, you will need a water filter.

keurig water filter location

How often do your replace the water filter – Keurig Filter Instructions

Well, it does depend on how much you use your coffee machine. On the official Keurig website, it does state you should replace your water filter around every two months. For best results, you need to replace your water filter after 60 tank refills to keep your water tasting pure and yummy; this will help remove chlorine from your water.

What You’ll Need

Keurig K200
  • Firstly, you’ll need a Keurig K200.
  • If you don’t have one or are looking for a upgrade, this is one for you!
Keurig Reservoir
  • Sometimes you will need a new water reservoir, so this our recommendation of a high-quality Keurig water reservoir.
Water Filter Cartridges
  • You will also need new water filter cartridges over time, this is our recommendation!

How to replace Keurig filter – How to change Keurig water filter

Now, how do you actually change the water filter within a Keurig? Well, here is an in-depth video on how to actually change the Keurig K200 water filter, and we will have written instructions just below.

4 Steps to change your Keurig water filter

1. Twist the clear plastic housing until loose, which can be found from the bottom of your water reservoir.

2. Remove the old water filter from the housing, which can be done by just unsnapping the bottom filter holder.

3. Now, insert a new water filter cartridge and snap the filter back on so the filter is fit in place.

4. Now, all you need to do is line up the bottom of the filter housing with the bottom of your water tank and twist the filter into place.

Do all Keurigs have a water filter?

All Keurig’s do contain a small charcoal filter, which will purify the water that comes in your cup of coffee.


There you have it, our in-depth guide on everything you need to know about the Keurig K200 water filter; hopefully, this answered any of your questions! If you are looking for more Keurig guides, we have more guides on

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