Onn TVs are designed to be easy to use, but there may come a time when you need to reset the TV. When this happens, you’ll be unable to watch your favorite shows until you fix the problem.
Luckily, Onn televisions are generally easy to reset, and there are multiple ways to do it. Here are two of the most common ways to reset an Onn TV.
Resetting Onn TV to Factory settings
In short: You can reset your Onn TV by pressing and holding the reset button using a pen for about 20 seconds or by going to the TV’s settings and then clicking on the “factory reset” option.
Still don’t understand where the TV’s reset button is or how to reset from the settings? Well, I will explain them in detail so you can easily do that. Keep reading…
Method 1: Reset Onn TV using remote
Resetting a TV using a remote control is pretty much easy. You need to enter the setting option and then find the reset option. Follow the below step:
- First, press your remote’s “home” button and go to “settings.“
- Scroll down and select “system.“
- Now scroll down again and go to “advanced system settings.“
- Select “factory reset.“
- And then select “Factory reset everything.“
- Finally, enter the 4-digit code of your TV and press ‘ok.’
Now it will gradually reset everything to its factory setting. Once everything is booted back up, you will go back to the beginning as if you bought the new TV and took it out of the box.
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Remember that a factory reset will erase all of the TV’s data and settings you have made (such as WiFi and wired network setting information, Google account, and other login information).
Method 2: Reset the TV without remote
Don’t have your remote, or is it not working? The good news is that you can still reset or even turn on your TV without using a remote. This technique is particularly helpful when your TV has stopped turning on or the screen appears black despite the TV being on
However, follow the below steps to reset your Onn TV without a remote:
- First, turn on your TV.
- Then locate the reset button. (This is usually located on the back of the TV, near the inputs)
- Once you find it, take a ball pen.
- Now, press and hold the reset button for about 20 seconds using the pen.
Don’t let the reset button until you see the Onn TV logo appears on the screen. Once the logo appears, you can let it go.
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Q. What will happen if I reset my TV?
If you’re considering resetting your TV to its factory settings, you should keep a few things in mind.
☞ First, it’s important to note that a factory reset will erase all of your data and settings. This includes any saved passwords, preferences, and customized settings.
☞ Second, a factory reset will remove any third-party apps installed on your TV. This means you’ll have to re-install any apps that you want to use after the reset is complete.
☞ Third, a factory reset will reset your TV’s firmware to its default state. This could potentially cause compatibility issues with your TV and any external devices.
Q. Does factory reset affect hardware?
No, a factory reset will not affect the hardware of your device. This will only reset the software back to its original state. Almost all modern TV brands provide this feature. A factory reset may be a good option if you are having problems with your device.
Q. Is hard reset and factory reset the same?
There is a lot of confusion regarding hard reset and factory reset. People often think they are the same, but they are pretty different.
A factory reset is when you reset your device to its factory settings. All your data will be erased, and you will have to start from scratch. A factory reset is usually done when you have significant problems with your device and want to start fresh.
On the other hand, a hard reset(reboot) is a simple reboot of your device. It does not delete any data. This is usually done when your TV faces minor problems like no sound or signal.
Q. Why should I reset my Onn TV?
You might want to reset your TV for a few different reasons.
- Maybe you’re selling your TV and want to erase all your data before handing it over to the new owner.
- Maybe your TV is experiencing technical difficulties, like not turning on or having signal or sound issues.
- Or maybe you want to start from scratch with a clean slate.
If you’re wondering when the best time to reset your TV is, the answer is pretty simple: whenever you need to! Whether it’s for troubleshooting purposes, to prepare for a sale, or just for a fresh start, there’s no wrong time to hit that reset button.
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