How To Reset My Sony TV In Less Than 5 Minutes

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The Ultimate Guide To Reset Sony TV

Resetting a Sony TV can be a useful troubleshooting step if you are experiencing issues with the device. Whether you are having problems with the picture, sound, or other aspects of your TV, a reset can often resolve the issue and get your TV working properly again. In the FAQ article below, we will explain step-by-step how to reset a Sony TV, including instructions from the Sony TV manual.

First, it is important to understand the different types of resets that you can perform on a Sony TV. There are two main types of resets: a factory reset and a reset to the original settings.

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Sony TV Factory Reset

A factory reset will restore your TV to its original, out-of-the-box settings. This means that all of your personal settings, such as your personalized home screen and any apps that you have downloaded, will be erased.

A factory reset is a good option if you are having issues with your TV and you want to start from scratch.

How to reset to factory settings

Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Turn on your TV and press the “Home” button on the remote control.
  2. Use the arrows on the remote control to navigate to the “Settings” menu and select it.
  3. Scroll down to the “System” category and select it.
  4. Scroll down to the “Reset” option and select it.
  5. Enter your password. The default password is “0000.”
  6. Select the “Factory Data Reset” option.
  7. Confirm your selection by clicking “Yes”.
  8. Wait for your Sony TV to finish the factory reset. It may take several minutes.

When the factory reset is complete, your TV will restart. You will need to set up your TV again, as if it were brand new.

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Reset Sony TV to original settings

A reset to the original settings, on the other hand, will restore your TV to the settings that were in place when you first set it up.

This means that your personal settings will be preserved. Any changes that you have made to the settings will be undone, though. For example, if you have changed the picture or sound settings, they will be reset to their default values.

How to reset to original settings

Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Press the Home button on your remote.
  2. Go to Settings – System – Reset.
  3. Enter your password. The default password is “0000.”
  4. Select “Reset to Original Settings”.
  5. Click ‘Yes’ to confirm.
  6. Wait for the process to finish.
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When the reset is complete, your TV will restart. Your personal settings will be preserved, but any changes that you have made to the settings will be undone.

Sony TV soft reset

A soft reset will simply restart your Sony TV. It won’t delete any information, apps or accounts. It’s a great way to deal with minor issues such as lagging. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Press and hold the power button on your remote.
  2. [Optional] Click “Restart” to confirm.
  3. Wait for the TV to restart.

There’s also a way for you to perform a soft reset from Settings:

  1. Press ‘Settings’ on your remote.
  2. Go to Settings – System – Restart.
  3. Confirm the restart.
  4. Wait for the TV to boot back up.
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How to reset Sony TV without remote

Sony TV allows you to factory reset and restart your unit without using your remote. This is a great option if you’ve lost your remote control or your TV is stuck and you can’t access Settings.

Factory reset without remote

There are three possible methods of resetting your Sony TV to factory settings without a remote. Which one you have to pick depends on how many buttons are there on your TV. Keep in mind that with each of the three methods, your TV will restart twice.

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One button method:

  1. Unplug your Sony TV from power.
  2. Press and hold the power button on your TV.
  3. Plug the TV back to power WHILE holding the power button.
  4. Keep holding the power button until a white LED light appears.
  5. Release the power button when the light turns white.
  6. In case the light hasn’t turned white, you have to start the process over.
  7. Wait for your Sony TV to finish the factory reset.
  8. After that, you will have to perform the setup.

Three buttons method:

  1. Unplug your Sony TV from power.
  2. Press and hold the power button and the volume down button at the same time.
  3. While holding the buttons, plug the TV back to power.
  4. Wait 10-30 seconds for a green LED light to appear.
  5. Release the buttons.
  6. In case the light hasn’t turned green, you have to start the process over.
  7. Wait for your Sony TV to finish the factory reset.
  8. After that, you will have to perform the setup.
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More-than-three buttons method:

  1. Unplug your Sony TV from power.
  2. Press and hold the power button and the volume down button at the same time.
  3. While holding the buttons, plug the TV back to power.
  4. Wait 10-30 seconds for a green LED light to appear.
  5. Release the buttons.
  6. In case the light hasn’t turned green, you have to start the process over.

Next, you have to perform a factory reset from Settings:

  1. As your TV boots up, skip the welcome screen.
  2. From the Home screen, go to Settings.
  3. Head to Storage & Reset – Factory data reset – Erase everything.
  4. Confirm by clicking “Yes”.
  5. Wait for your Sony TV to perform factory reset.
  6. Once it’s finished, insert your custom settings.

Restart Sony TV without remote

This is what you need to do:

  1. Unplug your Sony TV from the power socket.
  2. Wait two minutes.
  3. Plug the TV back into power.
  4. Turn Sony TV on.
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How to Reset Sony Bravia TV

Bravia is a sub-brand of Sony, devoted to producing high-quality TVs. They’re known for excellent audio and visual quality. Bravia stands for Best Resolution Audio Visual Integrated Architecture, which is all you need to know about how great these models are!

Here’s how you can easily perform a factory reset on your Sony Bravia TV:

  1. Press and hold the ‘Up’ button.
  2. While holding the ‘Up’ button, press the ‘On’ button on your TV.
  3. Wait for your Sony Bravia TV to boot up.

Still Didn’t Work To Reset Your Sony TV?

AirBeamTV has a dedicated customer service support team that is available to help customers with any questions or issues they may have. The team can be reached through Facebook, and they are happy to assist with issues such as resetting a Sony TV.

To contact the team, simply send a message through the AirBeamTV Facebook page and a representative will be in touch to help you with your issue. The support team is available during regular business hours and is committed to providing excellent service to all of our customers.

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