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How to Reset Android TV In a Few Seconds

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Reset Android TV

Android TV is the best one to enjoy the media content in the best quality via the internet It also has support for Chromecast, so you can cast the content from your smartphone to watch them on a bigger screen. However, sometimes you may face issues like a frozen screen, TV keeps hanging now and then, TV performing slowly to load apps, and many more. You can fix them easily with simple troubleshooting techniques. When those techniques fail to fix the issue, you need to reset your Android TV. It will remove everything from your Android TV including the apps, profiles that you added, and downloaded files.

The following reset guide is applicable to all the Android Smart TVs and Android Powered Smart TV Boxes.

Sony Smart TV
TCL Smart TV
Hisense Smart TV
Sharp Smart TV
VU smart TV
Philips Smart TV
Panasonic Smart TV
Skyworth Smart TV
Mi Smart TV
JVC Smart TV
DirecTV Stream
Mi Box and Mi Box S

How to Reset Android TV/Android TV Box

You can reset your Android TV in two ways, power reset and factory reset. If you face some minor issues, you can power restart your Android TV. Otherwise, you can factory reset your TV. But remember, the factory reset will make your TV look like a new TV.

How to Power Reset

1. Point your remote control towards your TV.

2. Press and hold the Power button on the remote until the TV shuts off.

press the power button to reset your android tv

3. Now, the Android TV will automatically turn on after one minute.

4. That’s it. You have successfully restarted your Android TV.

Alternatively, you can unplug the TV’s power cable from the power source and then replug it after a few minutes. Your Android TV will restart.

plug out the tv cable from the power port

How to Factory Reset Your Android TV/Android TV Box

If the problem is not solved after the power reboot, you can factory reset your Smart TV. But think twice before factory resetting your Android TV, because it erases all the data on your TV. It will look like a new Android TV.

1. Turn on your Android TV and navigate to the home screen.

2. From the home screen, go to Settings >> Device Preferences.

tap storage & reset to reset your android tv

3. From the options you get, tap Storage & reset.

4. Under that, click on Factory Data Reset.

click factory data reset

5. On the confirmation menu, choose Erase Everything and click on Yes.

tap erase everything to reset your android tv

Note – Resetting the Android TV also helps the Android TV to run faster.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to reset Android TV without a remote?

To reset the Android TV without a remote, remove the TV’s power cable from the power source and plugin it again after a few seconds.

How to hard reset your Android Smart TV?

Go to SettingsStorage & ResetFactory ResetErase EverythingYes.

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