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How to Restart Android TV / Android TV Box

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Restart Android TV

Today the Android TV is one of the most popular home entertainment systems. It is a television-based operating system developed by Google, to function on televisions, media players, set-top boxes, and other streaming video devices. It has a faster and more stable operating system and more customizable options. With Android TV, you can watch numerous movies, TV shows, and other entertainment media that you like. If you are having a slow speed issue, freezing, the TV keyboard not working, glitches in Android TV, or Android TV remote not working, then you can restart the Android TV.

Different Methods to Restart Android TV

You can restart your Android TV in many different ways and they are:

  • Using Settings
  • Soft and Hard Restart
  • Using Factory Reset

How to Restart TV Using Settings

Quick Guide: Go to Settings –> Choose Device Preferences –> Select Restart from the About menu.

1. Go to Settings and select Device Preferences.

Select Device Preferences

2. Select About and click on Restart.

Select Restart to restart Android TV

Note: Some TVs offer a Quick Settings section, where you can find Restart. Click on it to restart your TV.

3. The TV will restart and you can continue using the TV.

How to Soft & Hard Restart Android TV

Soft Restart (With Remote)

1. Press and hold the Power button on your remote for about 5 seconds.

Press and hold the power button to restart Android TV

2. This will restart your TV.

Hard Restart (Without Remote)

1. Directly unplug the Android TV from the power outlet.

2. Wait for a few minutes and plug the wire back in.

3. Then, turn on your TV.

How to Restart TV Using Factory Reset

By resetting your TV to its factory settings, you can remove all the minor bugs. When you reset the Android TV, all the data stored on your TV will be deleted. You can reset the Android TV either from the Settings menu or by using the button on the TV. Go to Settings and choose Factory data reset. Or, you can tap and hold the physical buttons (Power On, Volume Up, and Volume Down) until you get the Android TV logo. This will restart your Android TV.

You can use these three ways to restart any of the Android TV models like Sony Android TV, Hisense Android TV, Philips Android TV, Android TV Box, and more. If you have any doubts, let us know in the comments.

Frequently Asked Questions

1) How to reboot Android TV?

You can reboot your Android TV by pressing the Power button for about 5 seconds.

2) How do you hard restart a TV?

Unplug the TV from the power source and keep it idle for two minutes. Then, turn on the TV.

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