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How to Reset Westinghouse TV

While Westinghouse TVs are smart TVs, there are some common issues that you can run into. The issues can be frustrating and affect your Westinghouse TV experience. The good news, however, is, many of these issues can easily be remedied by resetting your Westinghouse TV.

To reset a Westinghouse TV, first unplug it and wait for 60 seconds. Then, plug it in and press the power button on the TV for 30 seconds. After releasing, turn the TV on with the remote. This process resets the TV to factory settings, solving common problems like freezing or unresponsiveness.

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Remember, resetting your Westinghouse TV to its factory settings will erase all personalized settings such as picture calibration, Wi-Fi connections, and any saved apps or accounts. You’ll need to set up your TV again as if it were brand new.

So, before you reset, consider if there are specific settings or adjustments you want to note down to restore them easily afterward.

Also, if your TV model supports it, navigating to the settings menu and selecting a ‘factory reset’ option can be a more straightforward method, especially for newer models.

Is There a Reset Button on a Westinghouse TV?

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When you run a reset of your Westinghouse TV you use a combination of methods to properly reset it. If you don’t have your original remote to run a factory reset, you’ll need to do another method, as a universal remote will not work. 

So does your Westinghouse TV have a reset button? Your Westinghouse house TV does have a restart button located on the back of your TV. The button is small and depending on what model of Westinghouse TV you have, it can be anywhere on the back. You will know you have the right button as it is small and labeled reset on the side.

How to Reset the Westinghouse TV Remote

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On average, the majority of problems that you run into with your Westinghouse TV remote will be related to batteries. As you use your remote frequently, a good first step is to remove the batteries and change them for new ones. If that doesn’t solve your problem, there are a few ways to reset your Westinghouse TV remote.

If you need to reset your Westinghouse remote, the first method to try is simple. Remove the batteries from the remote and unplug your TV for 60 seconds. Then plug the TV back in and replace the batteries into the remote. Try turning on the TV with your remote. If that doesn’t work, there are other ways to reset your remote. 

Remove the batteries from the remote again. With the batteries removed, proceed to press each of the buttons on your remote a few times. This method helps because, as we use remotes frequently, dust and little crumbs can get into the keys. Once that happens, your keys can get stuck. A key that is stuck will throw off the remote sensor. Making sure that there is no debris stuck inside can alleviate this issue. Put the batteries back in and then test the remote again. 

How to Reset Westinghouse TV Without a Password

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When you first get your Westinghouse TV and set it up, you will be prompted to create a password for your Westinghouse account. If you try to do a reset through the settings menu, you’ll be asked to enter that password you created. If you don’t have that password or if you’ve forgotten it, you’ll have to reset your Westinghouse TV another way.

If you do not have or have forgotten your password and want to reset your TV, you need to do a factory reset. Find the button on the back of your Westinghouse TV and use a pen or a similar object to press and hold the button that is marked reset. Hold that button and look at the screen. Your screen will go black at first, keep holding the button.

You will then be met with a blue screen that displays the Westinghouse logo. As soon as that screen shows up, you can release the button. The screen will then shut off again and power back up after a few seconds. After that you will be met with the same blue screen as when you first purchased your Westinghouse TV. You’ll be asked to reset all of your settings and will then create a new password.

How to Reset Westinghouse TV Without Remote

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If you are having issues with your Westinghouse TV remote and you need to reset your Westinghouse TV, it is still possible to do so. This quick troubleshooting process is very simple.

You can reset your Westinghouse TV without the remote by using the reset button. Locate the button on the back of your Westinghouse TV. Using a pen or another thin object, press and hold the button. Do not stop pressing the button.

Your Westinghouse TV screen will turn off, but you still need to continue to hold the button. When you see a blue screen with the Westinghouse logo appear, you can stop pressing the button. You will see the blue screen for a few seconds before it turns off again. The screen will turn on again and display the logo again. 

This time your screen will give you setup prompts. Your Westinghouse TV is now back to factory settings, so you will need to renter all of your preferred settings.

How to Reset Westinghouse TV Won’t Turn On

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You may run into the issue where your Westinghouse TV simply won’t turn on. This is a sign that you need to run a factory reset.

To reset your Westinghouse TV when it is not turning on, you need to manually reset it.  Find the button on the back of your Westinghouse TV and use a pen or a similar object to press and hold the button that is marked reset. Hold that button and look at the screen. Your screen will go black at first, keep holding the button.

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You will then be met with a blue screen that displays the Westinghouse logo. As soon as that screen shows up, you can release the button. The screen will then shut off again and power back up after a few seconds. After that you will be met with the start-up screen. 

How to Reset Westinghouse TV Password

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It can be easy to forget passwords, or you may just want to do regular password updates to keep your Westinghouse account secure. Either way, resetting your Westing house password may seem like a complicated process. The good news is that there are a few different ways that you can do that.

 If you do not have or have forgotten your password and want to reset your TV, you need to do a factory reset. Find the button on the back of your Westinghouse TV and use a pen or a similar object to press and hold the button that is marked reset. Hold that button and look at the screen. Your screen will go black at first, keep holding the button.

You will then be met with a blue screen that displays the Westinghouse logo. As soon as that screen shows up, you can release the button. The screen will then shut off again and power back up after a few seconds. After that, you will be met with the same blue screen as when you first purchased your Westinghouse TV. You’ll be asked to reset all of your settings and will then create a new password.

How to Reset Westinghouse TV

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Resetting your Westinghouse TV is an easy process that you can do on your own. The easiest method to reset your Westinghouse TV for any problems is to run a factory reset.

ReadyToDIY is the owner of this article. This post was published on December 21, 2021.

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