On all electronic gadgets or devices, reset will help you to fix the performance issues associated with it. The process will remove all the data from your device and turns it into a new one. It also applies to TCL Smart TV. Whether your TCL TV runs on Android or Roku OS, the reset process is essential to fix various issues like no sound, error codes, apps keep crashing, TV keeps disconnecting from WiFi, and more.
The process of resetting the TCL Smart TV will vary depending on your operating system.
How to Soft Reset TCL Android TV
 Turn on your TCL TV and connect to the WiFi network. Head to the Settings icon on the menu bar and select it.
 Scroll down to click on the Device Preferences or Storage and Reset option.
 Scroll down to the bottom and tap the Reset option.
 In the next screen, select Factory data reset.
 Tap on Erase Everything.
 The TV will prompt you to enter the password. The default password for reset is 1234.
 Enter the pin, and the TCL Android TV will start to reset.
 After reset, set up the TV and use it without any issues.
How to Soft Reset TCL Roku Smart TV
 Make sure to connect your TCL Roku TV to the stable internet or WiFi connection.
 Navigate to the Settings option on your TCL Roku TV.
 From the Settings menu, select the System option.
 Select Advanced System Settings, followed by clicking on the Factory Reset option.
 Select the Factory reset everything option.
 Enter the reset code displayed on the TV screen. Finally, tap OK.
 Now, your TCL Roku TV will start the resetting process.
How to Hard Reset TCL TV Without Remote [Android & Roku]
You can’t access the above reset methods when you lose the remote control or the TV displays a black screen. In that situation, you can use the button provided on the TV connector panel to reset it.
 Find the Reset button on the back side of the TCL TV and use a paper clip to press it.
 Keep pressing the button until the reset process is done. Release the button once the TV indicator light gets dimmed.
 After the reset process, go through the setup process to use it without any issues.
You can also reset TCL Smart TV without a remote by using your smartphone as a remote control. For that, you need to install the TCL TV remote app on your smartphone.
Install the app and connect it with your TV by connecting both devices to the same network. After parting with each other, use your smartphone like a remote control to access the Smart TV settings and reset the TV.
Frequently Asked Questions
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