How To Reset Vizio Soundbar [Quick & Easy]

You can also reset it if you have purchased a second-hand Vizio soundbar. When you reset, it restores Vizio Soundbar to default settings.

The process is simple and only takes a short while to complete. It does not require you to have any specific technical knowledge or a special tool.

To reset Vizio soundbar, press and hold the ‘volume low' + ‘Bluetooth' button for approx. 15 seconds, during this time soundbar lights, will flash multiple times and then turn OFF. When the lights turn OFF release the buttons after 4-5 seconds. This will restore your Vizio soundbar to factory settings.

Resetting Vizio Soundbar [Step By Step]

Here is a quick guide on how to reset the Vizio Soundbar. The first thing we recommend to do is to soft reset your Vizio Soundbar. Follow these simple steps:

Soft Reset Vizio Sound Bar

  • Switch off the device and then unplug the power cord.
  • Press the power button for 30 to 40 seconds.
  • Now, plug the power cord into the Soundbar.
  • Test the Soundbar to check if the reset was successful.

Factory Reset Vizio Sound Bar Without Remote

To do a hard reset on your Vizio Sound Bar, follow these quick steps:

  • Press the Power button to turn on the Vizio Soundbar.
  • Simultaneously hold the “Volume Down” and the “Bluetooth” button together for 5 to 10 seconds.
  • It will take some time for the device to reset. The LED lights on the Soundbar will flash three times when the reset is done.
  • The customized settings on the Soundbar will be erased.
  • Now, you need to set up Vizio soundbar from scratch.

Hard Reset Vizio Sound Bar With Remote

If the Soundbar is still not working after the reset, you need to hard reset the Vizio Soundbar using your remote. Here are the easy steps to do it:

  • Press the setup button on the remote.
  • Choose the reset audio option.
  • Now choose audio settings and then press ok.

The LED lights will blink three times, indicating that the Soundbar has been successfully reset. If there is no indication, try repeating the above steps. For this method make sure your remote is working fine. If it isn't you need to reset Vizio remote.

Resetting Volume of Vizio Soundbar

Sometimes, the problem is with the software of Vizio Soundbar. The best solution is to do the reset to remove any software glitches or complete any pending updates. Follow these quick steps:

  • Turn on “DTS TruVolume” feature.
  • Press the “menu” button on the Vizio Soundbar remote.
  • Choose the “Audio Menu” and then go to “volume leveling”.
  • Adjust the settings on and off using the arrows on the remote.

Reset the Vizio Soundbar Wi-Fi

Vizio Soundbar also relies on the quality of the Wi-Fi connection. To reset the Wi-Fi connectivity of the Vizio Soundbar, follow these steps:

  • Turn off your soundbar and router.
  • Switch On your router after 2 minutes.
  • Go to network settings and remove unnecessary devices. This will help in strengthening the network.
  • Now, turn on your soundbar and re-connect it to the network.

This will fix Wi-Fi connectivity-related glitches and a soundbar will start working fine. Wi-Fi reset also helps receive the software updates on the Vizio Soundbar.

Reset the Vizio Soundbar Bluetooth

Sometimes Bluetooth connectivity also causes problems. Resetting Bluetooth settings will fix the problem for sure. The process to reset Bluetooth settings on Vizio Soundbar is the same as a factory reset.

Navigate to the audio setting. Select reset all and then press ok. The LED light on the Soundbar will blink thrice to indicate the reset. All the paired devices will be removed and you need to connect them again.

Reset Vizio Sound Bar Remote

Vizio soundbar remote has more to do than just adjusting the volume. You may use it to optimize and fine-tune the sound and change audio settings.

Power cycling helps in resetting the Vizio Soundbar remote. Follow these quick steps:

  • Remove the old batteries from the remote.
  • Press each button two times on the remote.
  • Place the new batteries.
  • Power on the Vizio Soundbar remote.

When Do You Need to Reset the Vizio Soundbar

These are some of the common issues that you can instantly fix by performing a reset on the Vizio soundbar:

  • No audio from the Vizio Soundbar
  • Buzzing sound
  • Vizio soundbar all LED lights are ON
  • Not connecting to Wi-Fi
  • Not pairing with Bluetooth devices
  • Vizio Soundbar blinking no sound

If the Vizio soundbar has a charging, verifying the source, compatibility, or audio-out port-related issue then it won’t be fixed by performing a reset.

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What if the Vizio Soundbar is not working after the reset?

If your Vizio Soundbar is not working after the reset, there are chances that it is in Demo mode. Follow these steps to disable it:

  • Press the Bluetooth and input buttons together on the Soundbar for 10 seconds.
  • Wait till all the LED lights on the device flash four times.

Why did my Vizio Soundbar suddenly stop working?

The Vizio Soundbar may stop working due to several reasons:

  • Software updates in the Soundbar device
  • The Soundbar is in the demo mode
  • Damaged HDMI cable
  • Cable connected to the wrong port
  • Low or no charging in the Soundbar
  • Cache in the device software

How do I sync my Vizio Soundbar to my TV?

Follow these two steps to sync Vizio Soundbar to your TV:

  • Connect one end of the HDMI cable to the ARC port (HDMI 1) at the back of your TV.
  • Connect another HDMI cable end to the ARC port (HDMI Out) on your Vizio Soundbar.

Final Words

It is relatively simple to reset or factory reset the Vizio Soundbar. We hope our quick guide will help you understand why you need to do the reset and how you can do it. We recommend contacting the Vizio customer support team if the issue persists after trying all the resetting methods. Don't forget to share your experience of using the Vizio Soundbar in the comments section below.

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