If you have a Vizio TV and the Vizio Tv remote is not working, it’s nothing to worry about. Today in this article we have told some methods to solve this issue. If you are thinking of buying a new remote, then once you just follow all the methods and see.
How to Fix Vizio TV Remote Not Working?
These problems come with many Vizio TV users, so there is nothing to worry about it and here we will provide simple methods to fix this issue. Many times it happens that by doing this process there is some other issue inside the TV like the TV blinking ON and OFF again and again, Vizio TV volume not working, and many other issues get fixed. So let’s know how to do this process:-
Method 1: Check the Remote Batteries
Let me tell you that before taking any step, you should check the battery of your remote once. You can fix it by following the given steps:-
Firstly, need to turn the remote “Upside down”.
Then, push the back cover in the “Arrow direction” of the remote.
Then, remove all the batteries of the remote.
After that, change the new batteries correctly if possible.
And at the end, test your remote by connecting it.
Method 2: OFF and Again ON the TV
So the first method is very simple and through this, you can solve the problem of any TV. Mostly it has been seen that every TV has a power button.
So if your remote is not working then turn OFF the TV by pressing the power button. After that leave the TV OFF for some time. If after some time again turn ON the TV. And make sure the TV remote is paired or not.
Method 3: Check Remote Stuck Buttons
If this error frequently occurs that this issue must be solved if the remote’s buttons are not functioning.
Therefore, the first thing you must do is to individually test each remote button to see if it can function as intended. If everything is good, you can use alcohol to properly clean your remote after that. Just be sure not to use water, use the remote cleaner.
Method 4: Re-Pair Your Remote
Sometimes due to some problem with the remote TV, it is not paired, then this problem comes. Before doing this method, you should check once whether any other device is open so that your TV can be paired with just one device. Because sometimes while pairing the remote, your Bluetooth gets paired with other devices. Follow these given steps:-
Turn “ON” the TV with the Vizio TV power button.
Take your remote away from the TV approx “2 to 3 feet”.
Then, press and hold the “Return button” of the TV’s remote and the “Play/Pause buttons” for 5 seconds at the same time.
After that, wait to complete the “TV’s Pairing” process.
Then you will be able to see that the remote battery icon will appear on the TV screen, which means your remote and TV are paired perfectly.
Method 5: Digital Camera Test
This test will help you to perform whether the infrared on the remote is working. Just follow the given steps below:-
First, unlock your smartphone and turn “ON” your phone camera.
After that, start aiming the remote at the lens of the camera.
Then, press the remote “ON” button.
Then, you can see the Infra-Red eye of the remote should flash on the camera screen to indicate the remote is working.
If the remote is functional, the problem is with the TV’s remote sensor. However, if it doesn’t, the remote control is broken. Think about replacing the TV remote.
Method 6: Power Cycle Remote
This step helps you to fix the issue of the remote not working. So, need to follow these steps to power cycle the remote:-
First, open the remote battery by following method 1.
Then, remove all the Xfinity remote batteries.
After that, need to press and hold the power button for approx 20 seconds.
Then, re-insert all the remote batteries.
Check the TV pairing process, and if required then re-pair your remote with the TV.
Method 7: Clear the Cache
Sometimes you just need to clear the cache. So, here below we will provide the steps to clear the cache:-
First, press the Xfinity remotes home button 5 times.
After that, press the up button once.
Then, 2 times press the Rewind button.
After that, press the forward button 2 times.
Then, need to wait some seconds to restart the Samsung TV.
Method 8: Soft Reset Vizio TV
First of all, we will do a soft reset. Doing a soft reset will not erase the data of our TV. So we will do the soft reset first and then we have done the hard reset process. Follow these given details to do it:-
First, you need to off all switches and then remove all the plugs from the power source of the Vizio TV.
Then, you need to “wait for 50 to 60 seconds”.
After that, press and hold approx 30 seconds the “Vizio TV power button”.
Then, plug in all the power connections of the TV.
And then, repeat this process “4 to 5 times”.
At the last check the reset Vizio TV is completed or not?
Method 9: Hard Reset Vizio TV
Tell you that by doing this process all the data on your TV will be erased. This is a very effective method, and due to this, if your TV won’t turn ON then this issue also gets solved. So let’s see how to do this:-
First, you need to “ON” the Vizio TV with the help of the power button without a remote.
After that, for “10-15 seconds” you need to press and hold “Input” and “Volume Down Botton”.
Then, hold the “Input button” while releasing the Volume Down button when you see a banner appears on the screen.
Now, in the end, your Vizio TV has now been successfully reset.
Method 10: Replace the Remote
If none of the methods are working, it means that there is some internal problem with the remote itself. You can see by changing the TV remote. But if none of the methods could correct your error, then you need to replace your remote.
Above we have shared with you how you can reset your Vizio TV without a remote. So by following the given instructions you will be able to do it. And if you need any other help related to this topic then share your problem with us. We will tell you your solution soon.