How To Reset Sanyo TV With and Without Remote

How To Reset Sanyo TV With and Without Remote

Factory reset Sanyo TV by following our practically tried guide and instantly get rid of all the problems your television has.

Normally, nothing serious really happens to Sanyo television, but some minor issues might appear, such as not connecting to the internet, apps timing out, fuzzy pictures, changing directories, etc. If your Sanyo TV has also started acting up weirdly all of a sudden, and you are looking for a fix, there is no need to get technical support before trying the solution we are recommending.

Thetechmamba.com highly recommends you hard reset your Sanyo TV with or without a remote. This is an easy fix for many Sanyo TV problems and works like a charm.


To factory reset Sanyo TV you need to open the “Setup” option and launch the “Restore Default Settings” option to restore the TV to default settings. You will find its detailed procedure below.

How To Reset Sanyo TV With and Without Remote

Before we tell you how to factory reset, perform a soft reset. If you haven’t, go ahead and do it because if that helps, you won’t even need to restore your Sanyo TV back to its original settings. This will clear the cache, wipe out all the data, and make it new.


Factory Reset Sanyo TV With Remote

  1. Turn on your Sanyo TV.
  2. Now grab the remote, locate and press the “Home/Menu” button (with a home icon on it).
  3. The TV Settings will appear on the screen. Look for the “Setup” option in this menu, select it, and press “OK.”
  4. In the “Setup” menu, you need to scroll down and locate the “Restore Default Settings,” select it and press “OK.”
  5. A sub-menu will appear on the screen with two options:
    * Reset AV settings – reset the picture and sound settings to factory settings. No other settings will be affected.
    * Reset all settings – restore all the personalized settings of the TV to its default settings.
  6. Select the first option for picture and sound issues and confirm the AV settings reset by pressing “OK.”
  7. To remove data from your Sanyo TV, select the second option and press “OK.”
  8. Wait for a couple of minutes and let the reset be completed.
  9. Once the Sanyo TV reboots, your TV will be restored to its original settings, and you can set it up from scratch.

Factory Reset Sanyo Roku TV With Remote

Sanyo Roku TVs use a different firmware. This is why the method of performing a factory reset on Roku TV is also a bit different. So, if you own a Sanyo Roku TV, follow the steps given below, and you are good to go:

  1. Turn on your Sanyo Roku TV.
  2. Now press the “Home” button (with a home icon on it) on the remote control. The main menu appears on your TV screen.
  3. You need to scroll all the way down to the “Settings” option and press the “Right Arrow” button to enter the settings.
  4. In the settings, once again, scroll down until you see the “System” option; press the “Right Arrow” button to open it.
  5. Now locate and enter the “Advanced System Settings” option.
  6. The first option you’ll see in advanced system settings is “Factory Reset.”
  7. Select and press the right arrow button to continue.
  8. You will see two options:
    * Reset TV audio/picture settings.
    * Factory reset everything.
  9. Select the “Factory reset everything” option and press the right arrow button once again.
  10. You’ll need to enter the PIN code in order to confirm the reset. Simply type your Sanyo TV factory reset code and select “OK.” The factory reset will initiate.

Factory Reset Sanyo and Sanyo Roku TV Without Remote

Now, if your Sanyo or Sanyo Roku TV has a black screen, it isn’t responding to the remote, or you have lost/broken the remote control, you must find yourself wondering how to restore the TV to its default setting without a remote control. Well, it’s no biggie, and here’s all you need to do:


  1. Switch ON your TV manually by pressing the “Power” button.
  2. Both Sanyo and Sanyo Roku TVs have a reset button on the backside.
  3. Tilt your TV forward and look for this “Reset” button.
  4. Once you find the button, take an unwinded paperclip and press the button for 15 to 20 seconds or until the Sanyo TV logo appears on the screen.
  5. The TV will restart once and all the data will be wiped out.
  6. Lastly, set up your TV as per your requirements.

Note: If you press and release the “Reset” button immediately, it’ll only restart the television. So make sure you hold it down for at least 15 seconds in order to restore factory settings on your Sanyo or Sanyo Roku TV.

You can follow the above-given guides to reset your Sanyo smart TV and LED TV, or you can use a universal remote to reset your Sanyo TV.

Final Words

Sanyo TVs generally don’t run into serious issues or stubborn glitches, and performing a reset on these TVs is also very simple. Just make sure that you follow all the steps properly. We hope you won’t have to seek professional help after doing a factory reset. However, if some problem persists, you should definitely call Sanyo customer care and get a professional to fix it for you.

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