Pull the drip tray towards you. Take care to make sure that the water doesn't spill.
Remove the grid from the drip tray and empty the drip tray into the sink. Clean the drip tray and grid under running water with a washing up brush and then dry them with a clean cloth.
Slide the drip tray back into your coffee machine. Make sure you push it down properly.
Slide the grid back onto the drip tray. The message will now have disappeared from the display.
While cleaning the outside, you might press the selection buttons by accident. To prevent your Cafitesse Excellence Compact Black from inadvertently brewing coffee, you can activate standby mode. Open the refrigerator door and press the "standby" button on the left side.
Using a clean damp cloth, wipe the outside of your coffee machine. Once you are done you can press the "standby" button again.