How to Wipe New/Factory Reset your Android TV

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The first aid to frequent app errors, unprecedented TV restarts, irresponsiveness to remote control commands is resetting Android TV to default or factory settings.

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In simple terms, when the Android TV is reset to factory settings, it will be good as new. All prior settings including parental guidance control pin will be squashed. Resetting your Android TV will erase all data from your device’s internal storage, including your Google account, System and app data, settings, and downloaded apps.

Over time, you will notice that your Android TV performance might deteriorate or you might want to sell off your TV set. Whichever reason you prospect, choosing to factory reset your Android TV will favor you abundantly. Here is how;

Step 1: Turn on your Android TV set

First things first, the TV set has to be turned on. Plug the Android TV cable into the power socket then press the power button on your remote to turn on the TV.

Step 2: Go to Android TV Settings App

Press the home button using your Android supplied remote for the home page to display. Navigate and select the ‘Settings‘ app.

Step 3: Select Device Preferences

Under General Settings, select ‘Device Preferences‘ and press ‘OK’ on your remote.

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Step 4: Select ‘Reset”

Use the navigation key buttons to scroll down at the very bottom, then select ‘Reset‘ and press ‘OK’. On the new page, a notification will pop up warning you about the effects of resetting your Android TV. “Resetting will erase all data from your device’s internal storage, including your Google account, System and app data, settings, and downloaded apps.” If you approve, select ‘RESET‘ and press ‘OK’. The reset process will commence and the TV will reboot as soon as the process is complete.

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How to Wipe New/Factory Reset your Android TV-ugtechmag.com

NOTE: If asked to provide a password, enter the password for the Parental lock (Broadcast).

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