How to Reset VIZIO TV Without Remote

How to Reset VIZIO TV Without Remote

VIZIO is one of the most popular emerging TV brands on the planet. And, like all the other TVs out there, there are times you need to factory reset the TV to get rid of some issues.

You can easily reset the VIZIO TV using the remote, but how about times when you do not have the remote for your VIZIO TV?

In this guide, we will show you how to reset the VIZIO TV without a remote easily.

That being said, let’s jump into the details.

Resetting VIZIO TV Without Remote

Here are the simple easy to follow steps that you can use to reset your TV without using the remote.

Soft Resetting the VIZIO TV Without Remote

If you have your TV stuck while it’s turned-on, you can soft reset it to bring it back to the working position, without resetting the whole setting.

Here are the simple settings for soft resetting your TV:

  • Press the power button while your TV is hanging for about 30 seconds, it should turn on automatically after releasing the button.

Related: How to Reset Samsung Smart TV Without Remote

Hard Resetting the VIZIO TV Without Remote

Soft resetting is only good for solving hanging related issues, if you are constantly having problems with your TV hanging, and lagging, you can try hard resetting it to get rid of all the user data.

Here are the steps for hard resetting your VIZIO TV:

  • Firstly, you need to turn on the TV.
  • Now, wait for about 2 minutes before starting the procedure.
  • Press the Volume Down & Input Button simultaneously for about 10 seconds.
Vizio Tv reset
  • Release the Volume Down button once it shows a banner on the screen, while keeping holding the Input button.
vizio tv input button
  • Congrats! You have successfully reset your VIZIO TV.
after reseting succesfully vizio smart tv

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can We Reset VIZIO TV Without the Remote?

Yes, you can reset your VIZIO TV without needing the remote. In fact, we have compiled a complete step by step guide above that you can follow to hard reset your VIZIO TV without requiring the remote.

Does Performing Hard Reset Without Remove Delete Data?

Yes, hard resetting your TV deletes all the data from the TV including your preferred input method, stored photos, settings, etc.

Does Soft Resetting VIZIO TV Delete Data?

No, soft resetting the VIZIO TV does not delete any data. Data is deleted when you make a hard reset on your TV.


There are times when you need to reset the TV to get rid of problems. Resetting the VIZIO TV without the remote can be a hectic procedure.

Thus, we have compiled this guide that you can follow to reset VIZIO TV without requiring the remote.

If you have any issue resetting the remote, tell us in the comments section below.

Ali Nawaz

About Ali Nawaz

Hey There, my name is Ali Nawaz, and I am an electrical engineer by profession and a die-hard nerd by passion. On Display Pick, I am responsible for all the guides, and tutorials in which I show you the simple steps for fixing the TVs. When I am not watching TV, I am either on the race track or playing with my cat "Smokey".

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