Why does my Vizio TV go black but has sound?

Why does my Vizio TV go black but has sound?

A Vizio TV screen may go black due to features such as ‘Screen Mute’ or ‘Sleep Timer’. It may also be a result of a loose/faulty connection, power issues, software error/bug or broken hardware. Most issues can be fixed by updating or resetting the TV, securing all cable or changing the TV settings.

Why has my TV screen gone black but I can hear sound?

Unplug the HDMI from one input and plug it to a different input to test if a port is bad. Replace the HDMI cable as it may have a short or another defect which causes the black screen issue. Unplug the TV for 5 minutes to attempt a reset. Unplugging the TV will reset the television and clear any temporary issues.

How do I get the sound back on my Vizio TV?

Make sure your TV speakers are turnd ‘On’.

  1. Press the Menu button on your VIZIO remote.
  2. Use the arrow keys to highlight ‘Audio’ or ‘Audio Settings’ and press the ‘OK’ key on the remote.
  3. Make sure it says ‘On’ next to the TV Speakers setting. If it states off, press okay to choose ‘ON’.

Why does the sound on my TV not work?

Make sure all A/V cable connections are properly connected to the TV. Perform a power reset on the TV. NOTE: For Android TV™ or Google TV™, follow these steps to perform a power reset. If using a set-top box, try resetting it.

When your Vizio TV goes black?

Power cycle the television. Unplug the power cord from the back of the TV or the wall outlet (whichever is easier to access.) Hold down the power button on the side of the TV for 5 seconds. Reconnect the power cord, and power on the television.

How do you get the sound back on your TV?

Increase the volume on the TV and/or your connected media device (streaming player, Blu-ray player, cable or satellite box, etc.). Check the audio settings on your TV and connected devices. Turn off and unplug your TV and connected devices. Inspect the TV cables and ports, then check the ones on your devices as well.

What to do if your Vizio has no sound?

If you are having issues with a sound bar or speaker system, you may want to contact the manufacturer of the speakers for further assistance. Check to make sure the volume level or your TV is set above zero. You can do this using the Up & Down (sometime + and -) buttons on the VIZIO TV remote. Make sure the TV is not muted.

Why is my Vizio TV not showing a picture?

1. Check to make sure your TV is powering on. >Sometimes, when you’re not getting a picture, it’s because the TV isn’t powering on. To determine if this is a display issue, or a power issue, check the power light on your TV. It will likely be in the center, of left side of your TV. If the light is coming on- so is the TV.

How do I Black Out my Vizio TV?

Some Vizio TV’s have a feature to black out the screen when listening to music. press and hold the mute button on your remote for 3 to 4 sec. To turn off this feature unplug the TV and press and hold the power button on the side of the TV for 30 sec.

Is it possible to repair a Vizio TV?

A simple fix that saved us the cost of a new TV. Vizio should recommend this instead of saying the television is not repairable and to just buy a new one. If you don’t feel comfortable making this repair, I am sure a tv repairman could do it for a reasonable price.

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