How To Reset Westinghouse TV With & Without Remote [2023]

With all the good things about Westinghouse TVs, there comes a time when you need to factory reset Westinghouse TV to overcome different issues. Some famous problems are the TV screen stuck on the logo, not responding to the remote control, and a few other minor issues.

How To Reset Westinghouse TV With and Without Remote

A reset not only removes small glitches and issues but also improves the overall performance of the TV. Not just that, if you are planning to sell your old Westinghouse TV, it’s compulsory for you to reset it to its factory settings before doing so.

For fixing the problem, you can begin with a soft reset and if it doesn’t work then factory reset Westinghouse TV to default settings will work for sure. To perform the hard reset you need to launch the “Factory Reset” option in “Advanced System Settings”, for details follow the instructions given below.

How To Reset Westinghouse TV With Remote [2023]

Restoring your Westinghouse TV to its original settings will help you get rid of all the messy settings and software glitches. Here’s how you can do it:

  1. Turn ON your Westinghouse TV by pressing the POWER button on the remote.
  2. Locate and press the “Menu” button. It is generally located next to the arrow keys.
  3. From the TV menu, select “Settings” and press the “OK” button.
  4. Navigate to the menu using the arrow keys and select the “System” option.
  5. Scroll through the System menu and open “Advanced System Settings”.
  6. A set of options will show up, and you need to select “Factory Reset.”
  7. Lastly, select “Factory Reset Everything” from the submenu and press “OK” to confirm it.
  8. If you have set a pin on your Westinghouse TV, it will ask you to enter it in order to initiate the reset. If you don’t have a pin set, a warning box will appear; you need to select “Yes” and press “OK” to initiate the hard reset.

Note: Some of the Westinghouse TV models don’t require you to enter a pin code at all, and you’ll just need to confirm the reset. 

How to Reset Westinghouse Smart TV

Below are quick step-by-step instructions on how to reset Westinghouse Smart TV:

  1. Press the “Power” button to turn ON your smart TV.
  2. Press the “Menu” button on the remote.
  3. Now, navigate to the menu, select “Settings” and open “General”.
  4. Navigate down and choose the “Restore Default” option.
  5. Select “Yes” and press the OK button to confirm the reset.

The reset process will start and your smart TV will restart, this will restore the Westinghouse smart TV to its original settings.

How to Reset Westinghouse Roku TV With Remote

For a Westinghouse Roku TV, the factory reset method would be different. This is because the Roku TVs have different firmware and the options in them are also a little bit different from other Westinghouse TV sets. Here’s what you need to do:

  • Turn on your Westinghouse Roku TV.
  • Grab the remote and press the “Home” button.
  • Scroll down using the arrow keys, select “Settings,” and press the “OK” button on the remote.
  • Once again, scroll down and select the “System” option.

Note: some Westinghouse TV models don’t have the “System” option, and you’ll have to select the “Advanced system settings” or “Reset all” option in the settings menu for such models.

  • In the system menu, you need to find “Advanced system settings”; now press “OK.”
  • Now you need to select the “Factory Reset” option.
  • In the factory reset menu, you’ll get two options. The first one will only reset the audio/picture settings, while the second will remove all data from Westinghouse TV.
  • Select the second option, “Factory reset everything,” and press “OK”.
  • Lastly, enter your Westinghouse TV pin or the 4-digit pin the TV gives you itself (it’ll be present under the pin code entering box) to initiate the factory reset.

How to Factory Reset Westinghouse TV Without Remote

Here’s how you can carry out a factory reset of Westinghouse TV without using a remote. The following method will work for both Westinghouse and Westinghouse Roku TVs:

  1. Ensure that your TV is turned on (even if the screen is blank).
  2. Now look for the “Reset” button that is usually present alongside the HDMI ports of the Westinghouse TVs. Depending on the model, it can be on the right, left, or even the bottom of your TV.
  3. Once you find it, get a pen or unwinded paperclip.
  4. Now press and hold down the “Reset” button. Do not let go of the reset button until the TV reboots.
  5. After your TV turns on again, you can release the button. It will take around 10 seconds for the TV to restart, so be patient.
  6. When the TV restarts, it’ll take a few seconds to start, and then you’ll be asked to set it up again.

What to do when you don’t remember your Westinghouse TV passcode?

If you don’t remember your Westinghouse TV password, you can also use the default passwords. The default passwords for Westinghouse TVs include 1234, 0000, 2249, and 9999. If none of these four codes works, try any of these six-digit default passwords: 999999, 000000, or 123456. If none of these passwords works for you, call Westinghouse support, and they’ll guide you properly.

Final Words

Using these factory reset methods, you’ll be able to restore your Westinghouse or Westinghouse Roku TV to its factory settings. By the end of a factory reset, any persisting glitch or other issues should most definitely vanish. However, if the problem stays, it’s possible that there is some bigger problem with the TV. For such a problem you should get professional help or contact Westinghouse customer support!

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