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How to Reset RCA TV

When you are having problems with your RCA TV, the first step in troubleshooting will be to reset the TV. It is easy to learn how to reset RCA TV. This is among the oldest brands of televisions on the TV market today. It is also one of the best-selling brands due to its affordability. However, its price point certainly does not impact its quality.

RCA is loved by television viewers all over the world, and some users can keep their RCAs working well for well over a decade. Still, problems come up. Learn how to reset RCA TV to factory settings, with or without your remote, parental controls, and when the dreaded black screen appears.

To reset an RCA TV, first, unplug the TV from the electrical outlet. Wait for about 10 minutes to allow the TV to reset itself. After waiting, hold down the power button on the TV for about 30 seconds. Then, plug the TV back in and turn it on. This process can often resolve basic issues. 

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If the simple reset does not fix the issue, you may need to perform a factory reset. To do this, power on your RCA TV and then press the ‘Menu’ button on your remote. Navigate to the ‘Settings’ or ‘System’ menu, then look for an option that says ‘Factory Reset’, ‘Reset to Default’, or ‘Restore Default Settings’. Select this option and confirm that you want to proceed. The TV will then restore to its original factory settings, which will erase all personalized settings such as channel lineups and picture preferences. Remember that a factory reset should be used as a last resort, as it will completely erase all your settings and preferences.

Is There a Reset Button on a RCA TV?

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There is no reset button on an RCA TV. Unplugging the machine is the easiest way to reset it. This is called a hard restart or reset. A forced reset can be made as well when you do that while the TV is in the middle of another application or is in use. There are many ways to reset an RCA TV without a reset button.

There is no reset button on an RCA TV. The RCA TV brand has developed the RCA TV in such a way that you won’t need one. There are many ways to reset the RCA TV and keep it going for years, without compromising the integrity of its applications. A reboot with the TV is possible to reset.

How to Reset RCA TV Remote?

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When you are trying to find out how to reset an RCA TV, starting with the remote is a good idea. There are many ways to reset your RCA TV remote, and you should be able to reset the remote in just a few minutes.

Resetting the RCA TV remote is very simple, and will optimize your TV viewing experience. Start with reseating the batteries by simply moving them around, then try the remote control again. You can also replace the batteries entirely. If not, there are easy ways to reset the memory on the remote.

You don’t always have to replace an RCA TV remote if you are having problems with yours. That is the last resort scenario that can be avoided when you need your RCA TV and remote to work together again. Start with reseating the batteries, by taking them out of the battery case and putting the same batteries back in. Replacing the batteries all together will also help to give your remote some juice and remember its job again.

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When those methods don’t work, you can reset the remote control entirely by resetting the memory and erasing all previous codes from the remote temporarily. This enables a reset to factory settings, and you can go back to repairing your remote to your device again.

After you have replaced batteries if you still can’t reset the RCA TV, remove the batteries and take off the battery compartment. Turn the remote over to see the numeric keypad. Hold the 1 button on your RCA TV for approximately one minute. Release it and wait for 10 more seconds. Try this several times, up to four times, and this should clear the memory on your remote.

Put the batteries back in, and replace the battery cover. Try pairing your remote with your TV again, and it should begin to work fine again.

How to Reset RCA TV to Factory Settings?

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When you are having problems with your RCA TV, a common strategy is to reset to factory settings. You can do this a number of ways. You might be able to reset it with your remote if a hard restart doesn’t work.

It is easier than you might think to learn how to reset RCA TV to factory settings. You will use your remote to do so, and go through the Menu options to reset to factory settings. Choose Menu, Option, and Reset from there to reset.  You can also go through Settings, System, and Advanced System Settings to reach a factory reset option that will allow you to reset your RCA TV to factory settings.

When you are having problems with your RCA TV, you may be interested in learning how to reset RCA TV to factory settings. This is a useful tool to know in the event you have problems with the TV. Go through your Menu options, choose System, and then Advanced System Settings.

How to Reset RCA TV No Picture/With Black Screen?

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When you are having problems with your RCA TV not getting its picture or a black screen on the TV, there are a number of workarounds to get your TV working again. 

When you are trying to figure out how to reset RCA TV that doesn’t have a picture or has a black screen, try rebooting the television by unplugging it from the wall. Wait a few minutes before you plug the TV in again and you should be able to see a picture after a hard reboot.

How to Reset RCA TV Without Remote?

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When you want to reset an RCA TV without a remote, you can do so with a hard restart. There are ways to do this both from the television, and through unplugging it. 

To learn how to reset RCA TV without using a remote, you just need to use your menu button. Hold that for 15 seconds, and wait for an on-screen menu to appear. When it does, follow the instructions for a full reset.

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How to Reset RCA TV Parental Control?

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It is easy to learn how to reset RCA TV parental controls. You only need to do it once, and you will be able to reset parental controls as often as you wish. 

The Volume+ and the Channel+ buttons are the buttons to use when you are trying to reset your parental controls on your RCA TV. Always use the factory default code 0000 when asked to enter a PIN number you do not know.

How to Reset RCA TV With Remote?

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It is easy to learn how to reset RCA TV with your remote control.  You would consider resetting your RCA TV when the screen is black, frozen, or you aren’t seeing items there that you should.

When you are trying to reset the RCA TV with a remote, you need to hold the TV and On/Off button until they light up. Release, and then do the same process until the lights turn off. Keep using your remote to reset the RCA TV.

After the lights on your ON button have turned on, press the Play button on the remote and release it. Keep pressing that until the TV turns off. Try to press the reverse button now, the TV should turn back on. Keep pressing that until it does. You can use the Stop button to save the memory on your RCA TV.

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If you need to reset other Smart TVs please consider our How to Reset a Smart TV article.