How to Reset Panasonic TV

Panasonic TVs provide good features to their users, but sometimes they can have technical issues that need to be fixed. If you’re experiencing any issues with your Panasonic TV, it can be really annoying. Except for some, most issues can be fixed by resetting the TV to its default settings. Today we will walk you through the process of factory resetting the Panasonic TV.

No matter whether you are having some issues or just want to optimize the performance of the device, a factory reset is all you need. Also, you may wish to revert to the TV’s original settings when you want to sell it. Read on to check out the process to do so.

How to Soft Reset Panasonic TV

If you are resetting just to resolve a problem you are having, start with a soft reset, as it does not erase all the data but fixes the problem in some cases. Here’s how you can do it:

Step 1: Tap the Power button on the remote until the Panasonic logo appears on the screen. If you don’t have a remote control, you can use the physical Power button on the TV itself to turn it off.

How to Soft Reset Panasonic TV?

Step 2: Next, remove the plug from the power outlet and wait for about 1 minute before plugging it again.

Step 3: Now, turn on the Panasonic TV either by pressing the physical or the remote’s Power button.

Step 4: Wait until the TV turns on.

How to Factory Reset Panasonic TV [Old Model with Remote]

If you have the Panasonic remote in your hand, you can quickly reset your TV through the settings. Here’s how you can achieve it:

Step 1: Press the Menu button on the remote.

Step 2: Select Setup from the left side.

Step 3: Scroll down and choose System.

Panasonic TV System Settings

Step 4: Next, head over to Factory Defaults and tap OK to select it.

Panasonic TV Factory Reset

Step 5: Confirm the action by tapping Yes.

Panasonic TV Confirm Factory Reset

Now, wait for your Panasonic smart TV to perform a factory reset.

How to Factory Reset Panasonic Android TV

If you have a Panasonic Android TV and want to reset it to its default settings, follow the below mentioned steps:

Step 1: Press the Home button on the remote control.

Step 2: Tap the gear icon at the top-right corner of the home screen.

Step 3: Navigate to Device Preferences > Reset.

Step 4: Finally, select Erase Everything and confirm the action. On some Panasonic Android TV models, you will need to go to About, then choose Reset.

How to Factory Reset Panasonic Google TV

If you have a newer model of Panasonic smart TV that runs on the Google TV operating system, follow the below steps to perform a factory reset:

Step 1: Navigate to Settings > System.

Step 2: Go to About > Reset.

Step 3: Select Factory Reset > Erase Everything and confirm the action to perform a factory reset.

How to Factory Reset Panasonic TV [Without Remote]

If you don’t have the remote in your hands, or maybe you have lost it, or if it’s not working, you can try to reset the TV using the buttons on the TV itself. While this appears to be great, not all the Panasonic TV models have physical buttons. Here is how to do this:

Step 1: Locate the Reset button on the TV. It’s usually located at the back or side of the TV.

How to Factory Reset Panasonic TV? [Without Remote]

Step 2: Once you find it, press it for about 10 to 15 seconds.

Step 3: Wait for the reset process to complete.

Wrapping Up

So, these are the steps through which you can reset Panasonic TV. No matter whether you have the TV’s remote in your hands or not, you can easily factory reset your TV to its original settings.

If you have a Panasonic TV launched between 2013 and 2019, you can also reset it quickly by pressing the Volume Down button on the TV itself and the Menu button on the remote control for about 5 to 10 seconds.

If you have any questions related to the article, do let us know in the comments below.

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Harsh Saxena

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