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How to Reset Sharp TV

Sharp Electronics, which was founded in 1916, is based in Japan and has been producing top quality and reliable TVs since the 1950s. Therefore, it comes as a complete shock when a problem with your Sharp TV develops, and you suddenly need to reset your Sharp TV. Fortunately, careful troubleshooting can rapidly lead you to an answer as to what is leading to the problems with your Sharp TV, so that you can address the issues and then can fix them quickly.

If you need to reset your Sharp TV, turn the TV on. Press Menu. Go to Setup and then select Reset. If you are asked for a PIN Code, enter the Sharp TV Default PIN Code, which is 1234. If this does not work, press Menu again and select Setup and then Child Lock and then Change PIN and enter 3001.

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Then, reset the PIN code to the factory default PIN Code of 1234.

How to Reset Sharp TV Remote

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We all rely on our remote controls to enhance our TV viewing enjoyment. When your Sharp TV Remote becomes dysfunctional, it is often necessary to reset it. Luckily, this can be done easily through several clearly defined steps.

If you need to reset your Sharp TV and Sharp TV Remote, unplug the Sharp TV for 60 seconds and take the batteries out of the Sharp TV Remote. Then, hold down the Power Button for thirty seconds. Replace the batteries and then press all the buttons on the Remote from left to right.

Then, plug your Sharp TV back in and try to turn the TV on with the Sharp TV Remote.  At this point, the Sharp TV and the Sharp TV Remote should both be synced.

How to Reset Sharp TV to Factory Settings

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If you need to perform a factory reset on your Sharp TV but do not have a remote, you can try the following steps:

  1. Press the “Menu” button on the side of your TV.
  2. Use the channel buttons to navigate to the “Setup” or “System” menu.
  3. Use the volume buttons to select “Reset” or “Factory Reset.”
  4. Confirm that you want to perform the reset.
  5. Wait for the TV to restart and complete the reset process.

How to Reset Sharp TV Pin Code/Password

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A big shock can occur if, suddenly, all the data for your Sharp TV has been deleted. If you don’t remember what your PIN Code or Password is, or can’t get your PIN to work, you will need to reset one or both.

You can also reset your password by going to Home and then to Menu and then to Setup and Settings and then scrolling to Individual Settings and then to Password. Then, press and hold Channel Up and Volume Up on your Smart TV together until you see a message indicating that your password has been changed.

How to Reset Sharp TV That Won’t Turn On

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Sometimes, Sharp TVs will experience problems with their power supplies. If this is happening, there are several simple troubleshooting steps that can be accomplished to try to overcome this issue.

If you need to reset your Sharp TV and particularly need to reset it because it won’t turn on, check that the power cords to both the TV Power Connector and the wall outlet are both connected. Press any button on the Remote and see if there is an LED light lighting up on the front panel of the TV.

How to Reset Sharp TV With Black Screen/No Picture

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If you are getting a black screen and no picture on your Sharp TV, it is extremely upsetting and frustrating. This occurrence has been previously known as the “black screen of death.” Have hope that this nightmare can be remedied with several quick steps.

If you need to reset your Sharp TV and reset because of a black screen with no picture, turn off your TV using the Power button on the TV Remote. Then, wait for one half minute to one minute and turn the TV on again and check to see if any picture is appearing.

How to Reset Sharp TV After Power Outage

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If your power goes out, it can be an exasperating experience for the entire family. One of the main outcomes of a power outage can be that your Sharp TV goes out of service and needs to be reset to function properly again. If this happens, fear not because you can easily reset your Sharp TV if you closely follow the steps outlined below.

If you need to reset your Sharp TV after a power outage, press on Menu on your Remote and then on System and then on Factory Reset. Then press on Play or on the OK button three times. If this doesn’t work, then try a hard reset.

Unplug your TV from the power source. Press Input and Channel Down on the TV panel. Keep holding these down and reconnect the Sharp TV to the power source. Keep holding the buttons down until the TV turns on again.

When you see the screen light up, open the Service Mode Menu and click on the Factory Reset Button. Press Enter and the TV should switch off.

After several more minutes, the TV should turn back on.

How to Reset Sharp TV Without Remote

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If you have somehow lost your Sharp TV Remote or it is broken or non-functional, it is possible to complete a factory reset for your Sharp TV even without a Remote. You can take several quick and easy steps to reset your Sharp TV so that you and your family can resume all of your normal and your family’s TV viewing activities.

If you need to perform a hard reset on your Sharp TV but do not have a remote, you can try the following steps:

  1. Unplug your TV from the power outlet.
  2. Press and hold the power button on the TV for 30 seconds.
  3. Release the power button and plug the TV back in.
  4. Turn the TV on and check if the reset has been successful.

If this method does not work, try using the buttons on the TV itself to navigate to the reset option in the settings menu. If you are still having issues, contact Sharp customer support or a professional repair service for further assistance. 

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

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ReadyToDIY is the owner of this article. This post was published on December 6, 2021.

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