How to Reset Sharp Aquos Smart TV to Default Factory Settings

Is your Sharp Aquos Smart TV acting up? A factory reset can help you quickly and easily troubleshoot a range of issues, from lagging and freezing to connectivity problems! 

In this article, we’ll walk you through the steps for performing a factory reset to return your Sharp Aquos smart TV device to its default factory settings, including an extra method for resetting your smart TV even if you don’t have a remote control handy!

Factory Resetting your Sharp Aquos Smart TV from the Settings Menu

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To reset your Sharp Aquos Smart TV from the settings menu, follow these steps:

  1. Power on your Sharp TV.
  2. Press the “Menu” button on the remote control.
  3. Use the directional pad and scroll right to highlight the “Initial Setup” option.
  4. Scroll down and select the “Advanced” option and press enter.
  5. Now, scroll down and select the “Reset” option in the next sub-menu, and press enter.
  6. A pop-up message will appear on your Sharp TV screen, asking if you really want to reset your TV.
  7. Select “Yes” and press enter.
  8. Once your Sharp TV reboots, it will be restored to default settings.

NB: Usually, before starting the reset, it could be asked PIN code or parental control password. The default unlock code is 1234.

Another Way!

There are multiple methods available for performing a factory reset on your device. While the previous one outlined is the most common, if you encounter any issues with it, there is an alternative method you can try.

  1. Go to the Settings menu.
  2. Find and select the System option.
  3. Look for the Factory Reset option.
  4. To initiate the reset process, press the Play or OK button three times.

How to Reset Sharp Aquos Smart TV to its Default Factory Settings without a Remote Control

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In case your Sharp Aquos TV remote is misplaced or not working, there’s no need to worry. You can still perform a factory reset process using the panel buttons on your device. Follow these steps to reset your TV without a remote control:

  1. Disconnect the TV from the power source.
  2. Hold down the Channel Down and Input buttons together on the TV panel.
  3. Plug in the TV and keep holding the buttons. You may require someone’s help to perform this step.
  4. Continue holding the buttons until the TV turns on. If it doesn’t work, unplug the TV and try again. Sometimes the process may not work on the first attempt.
  5. Locate the Service Mode menu and select Factory Reset from the menu.
  6. Use the Ch+/- buttons to select an Input to Confirm, and you’re done.

Last But Not Least…

Don’t let technical difficulties interrupt your TV viewing experience. With a factory reset, you can quickly and easily troubleshoot a variety of issues on your Sharp Aquos Smart TV. Whether you have a remote or not, the methods outlined in this article provide a comprehensive guide to get your TV back to working order. So sit back, relax, and enjoy your favorite shows and movies on your fully restored Sharp Aquos Smart TV!

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