If the Hisense TV won’t turn on or a black screen appears with flickering red light, then the power outlet might be faulty. Also, you might be dealing with an unresponsive remote controller, defective power cable or HDMI port, defective TV backlight, misconfigured settings, or damaged hardware.
You must Power Cycle the TV, and this would drain out the residual electric charge to fix minor glitches. So, unplug the TV cable from the power outlet and leave it for 1 minute. Then, press the power button on the TV for at least 30 seconds. Now, plug back the TV cables into the power outlet and turn on the TV.
Use your TV remote control to navigate the channels and notice whether this soft reset is able to fix the issue. If removing the express charge build on the TV is not enough, then we will walk you through methods that would help to troubleshoot the problem.
How to Fix Hisense TV won’t Turn on?
If there is no picture on the TV and you can still hear the sound or the TV turns black after the LED light blinks for a few seconds, or if the black screen turns into a dull blue screen, then the first thing you must do is check whether the TV remote controller is unresponsive.
Next, proceed with the steps mentioned below:
1. Replace the remote batteries
If you are using the batteries for quite a long time, then the energy might have drained or weakened. Thus, it’s time to change the batteries. So, get a new one and replace the old batteries of the remote control and try again.
2. Reset the TV remote
It is quite obvious that if excess power builds up in the circuit of the remote, then this might be a reason for TV won’t turn on.
To power reset your TV – remove the batteries in the remote control and keep pressing the power button of the remote control for 30 seconds. Now, put the batteries back in their exact place and secure the battery panel. Now, power on the TV and it will start working without any problem.
Also, if you notice any key of the remote has been stuck, then keep pressing the button a few times to bring it back to its normal position. These methods should be able to resolve the TV won’t turn on error.
3. Try different power outlets and verify the cables
There can be a possibility that the power outlet is faulty, and so the TV won’t turn on. To verify the power outlet – plugin the TV into another power outlet and check whether things work out or not.
If both the power outlets don’t work for you, then check the power cable, whether it is in working condition or not. To avoid any electrical accidents, you must change the power cables if it is burnt or detected to be defective.
This method would rule out the chances of the power outlet and power cable being defaulted.
4. Is the backlight of the TV defective?
Yes, there is a high chance that the backlight of the TV might be defective, and so the black screen turns a deep blue color after some time.
To check – you must plug the TV cable into the power outlet and press the power button. Turn on the TV the normal you do, and take a flashlight near the TV screen. If you see no reflection on the TV or blurred images on the screen, then it indicates the TV backlight is defective. Otherwise, you could have seen the reflection of the flashlight clearly.
In this case, you need to replace the LED strips on the screen, which is quite tricky and requires expert support.
5. Replace the faulty capacitor
If your smart TV is not turning on or you can see a red light flashing along with that, then one or more capacitors might be faulty.
To check whether the capacitors are faulty – notice if the capacitors are bulging on the top, have a corrosive layer, or leaking. To replace the capacitor, you need to open the back panel of the TV and conduct a quick inspection.
Do not try to temper or reassemble if you do not have any idea about the replacement process. You must leave it for the expert hands
Can you factory reset the TV without the remote?
Yes, you can factory reset the TV without the remote control. If you have misconfigured the display settings, then this is the easiest way out. However, you might lose the previous pre-installed settings or any applications that you have installed.
To proceed – you need to hold down the Reset button for 15 seconds, which is present on the back side of your TV. It is not an actual button but rather a hole that is labeled as “Reset”. You can use a pin to press this button for 30 seconds. This will automatically reset the TV and fix the misconfigurations.
If you cannot locate the Reset button, then press the input and volume down buttons together, present on the TV panel for 30 seconds, and it will fix all the glitches.