How to fix Vizio Smart TV No Signal issue [5 Methods]

One of the most common issues smart TV users might have faced will be the ‘No Signal’ issue after turning on the TV. And if you own a Vizio Smart TV and facing a similar issue on your TV, then you’re at the right place here are five different troubleshooting ways to fix no signal issue on Vizio Smart TV.

The good part about this situation is that you can fix this issue very easily. If the TV has some internal components damaged or no longer functioning, then you are better off taking it to the service center. But, if you feel there are no internal problems, then you might have to simply check with any one of the troubleshooting steps that we have mentioned below. Read on to know how to fix Vizio TV no signal issue.

Fix Vizio Smart TV displaying No Signal message

There are different reasons why your particular Vizio smart TV is displaying the No Signal message on your screen. Let’s take a look at the solutions that can help you determine the cause, resulting in solving the issue right away.

Reboot Your Vizio Smart TV

Sometimes, when you might want to be watching your local TV Channels or switching over to your set-top box or streaming device, the TV might simply display a No Signal message on the screen. In this scenario, it is advisable to simply switch your Ciaio smart TV off and unplug it from the power source. Wait for a few seconds for the TV to simply soft reset itself. 

After a good ten seconds or so, you can plug the TV back in and switch it on. Now switch to the input source to where your TV Channels or Streaming device is connected to. It should work fine right away. If it still displays the No Signal message on your screen, it’s time to move to the next solution.

Ensure Cables are firmly connected

Now, whatever device you are connecting to your TV, be it the Set-top box, game console, or streaming device, ensure that they are connected properly to their respective ports. Also, if the device requires external power, make sure it’s receiving the power and the device is switched on. Also, check for any cuts or fringes in the cables as damaged cables will not be able to transfer the audio and video signals to your Vizio smart TV.

Check Your Input Source

Ow, if you have a Vizio smart TV that has a number of input ports, it is best to check and ensure that you are switched to the correct source. To ensure that you are viewing the correct input source, simply get the remote or your Vizio smart TV and press the Input button. As and when you change the Input source, you will finally reach the right source, you will get the audio and video displayed on your TV screen.

Check if Input Source is Hidden

It could be possible that you or someone else might have accidentally hidden the input source on your Vizio smart TV. because, if a source is hidden, you will not be able e to access it by pressing the Input button which eventually; results in the No Signal message on your TV. You can follow these steps to unhide the input source on your Vizio smart TV.

  • Grab the remote and press the Menu button on it.
  • Choose the System option from the menu displayed on your screen.
  • And finally, select the Hide Input from List.
  • You can now unhide the input source on your Vizio smart TV.

However, if you have an older model of a Vizio smart TV, you might have to follow these steps.

  • Press the Menu button on your Vizio TV remote and choose Input Settings.
  • The TV will now display the list of all input sources that are present on your TV.
  • All you need to do now is select the Input source that you are trying to connect to by pressing the OK button.
  • A list of different options will be displayed. Select the one that says Hide Input List and finally choose Visible.

Reset your Vizio Smart TV

If for some reason you’ve tried all of the above methods and are still not able to remove the No Signal message on your Vizio smart TV, the best thing that you can do is to perform a factory reset of your TV.  There are four different ways that you can follow to reset your Vizio smart Tv. Head here to read the guide on resetting the Vizio smart TV.


And this is how you can fix the No Signal message on your Vizio smart TV. However, even after performing a reset of your Vizio smart TV, you might have to get it checked at the service center. If it’s within the warranty period, you can get it replaced for free, or else, pay a small amount to get the parts replaced if your TV is out of the warranty period.

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1 thought on “How to fix Vizio Smart TV No Signal issue [5 Methods]”

  1. Factory reset is what finally worked for me to get it to where it could scan the over-the-air channels my antenna can get. Thank you!


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