How to Turn On Vizio TV Without Remote & You Can’t Find the Power Button

Have you ever been in a situation where you need to turn on your VIZIO TV without the remote, but you can’t find the power button? If so, don’t worry – you’re not alone.

In this blog post, we’ll show you how to turn on your VIZIO smart TV without the remote that it came with, and we’ll also explain why the power button is often hidden on these TVs.

We’ll also provide some troubleshooting tips in case you’re still having trouble finding the power button. So, if you’re ready to learn how to turn on and restart your Vizio TV with no remote control on hand, read on!

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How to Find the Physical Power Button on VIZIO Smart TV Devices

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t know where your Vizio TV’s physical power button is. And if you can’t find the remote, turning on your TV can seem impossible.

The power button is usually located on the back of the TV, near the inputs. It may be labeled with a power symbol or the word “Power.”

Once you’ve found the power button, simply press it and hold it for a few seconds start or restart your VIZIO TV. The device should turn on. If it doesn’t, try pressing and holding the button for a longer period of time.

If your TV still won’t turn on, there may be an issue with the power cord or outlet. Make sure both are plugged in firmly and that the outlet is receiving power. If everything looks fine but your TV still won’t turn on, contact Vizio customer support for assistance.

How to Turn on VIZIO TV Without Remote Control or WiFi Connection

One way to start up your device is to use the physical buttons on the back of your TV. There is usually a power button and sometimes a volume button as well. If you can’t find the power button, try looking for a button that has a picture of a sun or an arrow pointing up.

Another way to turn on your Vizio TV is to use the buttons on the side of your TV. These are typically called input buttons and they’re used to change the input source of your TV. One of these buttons should turn on your TV.

If all else fails, you can always plug your TV into an outlet and flip the switch on the wall. This will turn on your Vizio TV, but it won’t work if your TV is already turned on.

How to Use a Universal Remote Control Device With a VIZIO Smart TV

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Photo credit by wedmov from VistaCreate

Another way to turn on your VIZIO smart TV without its own remote control is to use a Universal remote control device for your device. If you have one handy, simply follow these steps to use it on a VIZIO TV:

  1. Press and hold the TV button on your Universal remote.
  2. While holding the TV button, press and release the Power button.
  3. Enter the code for your Vizio TV. You can find this code in the instruction manual that came with your Universal remote.
  4. Point the remote at your TV and press the Power button again. Your TV should now turn on.

Another way to turn on your Vizio TV without a remote is to use the buttons on the back of the TV itself.

Locate the power button and press it firmly for a few seconds until you see the LED light come on indicating that power is flowing to the TV. Once you see this, release the power button and your Vizio TV should start up as normal.

How Do I Reset a Vizio TV Without a Remote?

If your Vizio TV won’t turn on, and you can’t find the power button, there are a few things you can try. One of the workaround is to reset your VIZIO smart TV to to effectively reboot it.

  1. First, check to see if the TV is plugged in. 
  2. If it is, then try unplugging it and plugging it back in. If that doesn’t work, then try resetting the TV. To do this, find the reset button on the back of the TV. 
  3. It should be small and round, and may be red or black. Press and hold the reset button for 5 seconds. This should reset the TV and allow you to turn it on without a remote.

Were you able to start up your Vizio smart TV without your remote control? Did you look and find the power button? Let us know what you think in the comments section below.

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David Porter
David Porter
David is prolific writer and full-time Digital Nomad who loves to follow the recent technology updates on streaming. In his free time, he loves surfing and travel.

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