How to Reset Onn TV [Both Roku TV and Google TV Box]

Are you looking to reset your Onn TV? Onn is one of the popular TV brands owned by Walmart that is typically less expensive than other well-known brands.

Whether you are selling your device or want to wipe all its data to start from the beginning, there are times when you need to do so. With this comprehensive guide, we will walk you through resetting your Onn Roku TV and streaming device, which runs on the AndroidTV operating system.

Reasons to Reset Onn TV

There can be several reasons why you may wish to reset the Onn TV. The most common is that there could be some problems or a bug that could be hampering your viewing experience. Other reasons could be that you might be selling it away to someone else or that you just want to set it up from the new.

Whatever the reason, resetting the Onn TV is an excellent way to remove all personal data stored on it, as it brings your TV to its factory settings. So let’s have a look at different ways to reset it.

How to Reset Onn Roku TV

Onn smart TVs are based on Roku OS, which comes with a massive selection of free, live, and premium streaming channels. While Onn Smart TVs come with the Roku operating system, their streaming devices run on the AndroidTV operating system. Read on to learn how you can reset your Onn Roku TV.

How to Soft Reset Onn TV with Remote

Before factory resetting the Onn TV, you can try a soft reset (or reset), as it does not come with the risk of losing your data. Follow the below steps to perform a soft reset with the help of the Onn TV remote control:

How to Reset Onn TV

Step 1: Press and hold the Power button on your remote.

Step 2: Once turned off, wait for around 30-40 seconds, then press the Power button, and the TV should turn back on.

How to Soft Reset Onn TV without Remote?

There are instances when we lose the remote control of our TV but wish to use the TV as soon as we can. If you don’t have the remote control in your hands, you can also restart your Onn TV without a remote by following these simple steps:

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Step 1: Remove the TV plug from the power outlet.

Step 2: Wait about 50-60 seconds before plugging it back in.

Step 3: After plugging it again, turn on your TV by pressing the Power button on the TV.

How to Factory Reset Onn TV with Remote?

Factory resetting the Onn TV using the settings is not as complicated as many people think. You can easily reset your Onn Roku TV to the factory settings using its remote control by navigating to the settings. Follow the below steps to do so.

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Step 1: On your remote control, press the Home button.

Step 2: Select Settings > System.

Step 3: Now, choose Advanced System Settings.

Step 4: Go to Factory Reset > Factory Reset Everything.

Step 5: Enter the code visible on the screen, then tap OK.

Wait for a few moments, and the TV will reset to its factory settings.

How to Factory Reset Onn TV without Remote?

Whether you have lost the remote control of the Onn TV or are not able to find it currently, you can also factory reset your TV without a remote. This method is also helpful in situations where the Onn TV screen appears black despite the TV being on. Here’s how you can factory reset your Onn Roku TV without a remote:

Step 1: First of all, make sure that the TV’s power is on.

Step 2: Next, locate the reset button on your TV, which is usually located on the back of the TV.

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Step 3: After finding it, take a ballpoint pen or paperclip.

Step 4: Long-press the reset button for about 30 seconds using the pen or paperclip.

Step 5: Release the button when you see the Onn TV logo on the screen.

How to Reset Onn Google TV?

Onn also has a streaming device that runs on the AndroidTV operating system, and if you are facing any problems with it, you can also reset it. Read on to check out the process.

How to Factory Reset Onn TV Box?

If you have an Onn AndroidTV streaming box and wish to factory reset, you can easily do it by following the simple steps:

Step 1: Navigate to Settings > Device Preferences.

Step 2: Under Device Preferences, tap on About.

Step 3: Select Factory Reset and again tap Factory Reset.

Step 4: Finally, choose Erase Everything.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should someone reset their Onn TV?

There are several reasons why you might want to reset your TV. Some of them are as follows:

First, you might be selling your Onn TV and wish to delete all your data before handing it over to someone else you don’t know personally. Second, maybe your Onn TV is having technical issues, network problems, signal or sound issues, etc. And the last could be when you may wish to use the TV from the start.

Is soft reset and factory reset the same?

In a factory reset, all the data will be removed and the TV will reset to its default settings, while a soft reset is a simple restart of the device that does not delete any of the stored data.

So, this is how you can soft and hard reset Onn Roku TV. We have also added the steps to reset the Onn AndroidTV streaming box to its factory settings. I hope the article helps you do so and troubleshoot the problem if you are facing any.

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