One of the Samsung TVs recently ceased responding to all the inputs that were connected.
It wasn’t responding to the receiver attached to the system or showing input from my game console.
After spending hours researching, I concluded that it was a software problem.
But none of the hacks I tried were successful, so I chose to restart the TV.
There was no other option to resolve the problem, even though I knew it would remove all the settings and restore them to their default state.
Everything returned to normal after a successful reset.
This article contains information on how to reset your Samsung TV and what to anticipate while doing so.
You must access the support menu from the settings and choose reset to restart your Samsung TV. The power button can be long-pressed in order to perform a soft reset.
Additionally, I went into great length regarding how to reset your sound and network settings on your Samsung TV as well as when you should do so.
When Should Your Samsung TV Be Reset?
The need to reset your Samsung TV could arise from a variety of factors.
Both smart and non-smart TVs are equipped with software that makes the system work more efficiently.
The TV won’t work properly if there is a flaw in the program or one of the installed applications, though.
The following are some of the most typical faults that a TV’s software could cause:
- Distorted image
- No Sound On Samsung TV
- Samsung TV Won’t Turn On, No Red Light
- TV channels not appearing
- Distorted or robotic sound
- Interrupted audio playback
- USB playback or screen mirroring not working
- Applications not working properly
If you are facing either of these issues, there is a high chance that your system is facing software issues.
The best way to deal with this is by resetting the TV.
How to Restart your Samsung TV
Restarting, commonly referred to as a “soft reset,” is a fairly easy operation that only involves a few steps.
These steps should be followed to restart your Samsung TV:
- Turn on the TV.
- For one minute, keep pressing the power button.
- The TV will wait until the restarting process is complete before turning it back on.
- Once more, hold down the power button.
- Hold off till the TV comes back on.
How to Reset your Samsung TV
Resetting the system is your best option if the above procedure fails and you continue to experience problems.
The Smart TV will return to default settings after a factory reset. Usually, you do this if you want to sell it or give it away, or if there is an issue that can only be fixed with a reset. All personalized TV settings, including as tuned stations, recordings, unique input names, installed applications, saved Wi-Fi passwords, etc., will be deleted as a result of this process.
- The TV must be on.
- Select Menu from the menu.
- Choose Support, then press Enter.
- Pick Self Diagnosis and then press Enter
- Your security PIN, please. The PIN by default is 0000.
- A warning message will appear on the factory reset screen. To confirm a factory reset, tap Yes.
- TV may switch on and off while the process is going on, showing the Setup screen.
How to Reset Samsung Smart Hub
- Go to Settings on your Samsung TV.
Note: If you have the most recent version of Samsung TVs, then navigate to Settings >> Support >> Device Care >> Self Diagnosis.
- Choose the Reset Smart Hub
- You will be asked to enter a PIN to reset. (The default PIN is 0000).
- That’s it. Now, you have reset the Smart Hub successfully.
Alternative for Resetting the Smart Hub
- On the Samsung TV remote, press the Smart Hub button.
- Press the D button on the remote to open Settings when the Smart Hub Store has loaded.
- Select Reset and the TV will display a password screen.
- The Smart Hub store will be reset when you enter the password.
How to Reset Smart Hub on Samsung TV without PIN
You cannot reset the Smart Hub without a PIN. But, you can reset the PIN of your TV. The default PIN is 0000. To change the Samsung TV PIN, turn on the TV and press the following on your remote: Mute > 8 > 2 > 4 > Power button. This will prompt you to add a new security PIN.
On your Samsung TV, reset the network settings.
There is a potential that your TV is not correctly linked to your home network if it is unable to connect to Wi-Fi.
There is a good likelihood that the problem is being caused by the old software on your TV, if you have been putting off any updates.
These problems can also be caused by other problems, such as wrong DNS settings on your router or an improper MAC address.
However, you might require expert assistance to repair those.
To see if your TV is connected to Wi-Fi, follow these steps:
- Go to settings.
- Select General.
- Click on Network selection.
- Select Open Network Settings from the menu bar.
- Navigate to the Wi-Fi you want to connect to.
- Enter the password and select done
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