Summary: If your Sony TV keeps rebooting randomly, it can be due to a software crash after an update. This will also happen when you fail to do a factory reset. Restart the TV and perform a factory reset to resolve the issue.
In this article, I’ll explain why your Sony TV keeps rebooting constantly. Also, I’ll share some troubleshooting methods that’ll help you fix your TV.
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Why does my Sony TV shuts off and restart?
The Sony TV may shut off and restart randomly if the Sleep Timer or Power Saving feature is on. This is the case for Bravia TV.
As a result, the TV will turn on or off at certain times when no activity is detected. If you notice the TV keeps shutting off and restarting within a 30-minute interval, then the Sleep Timer or Power Saving feature is enabled.
To turn off this feature, check this article from the Sony website.
How to Fix Sony TV that Keeps Rebooting
|How to Fix||Description|
|Perform a factory reset.||The quickest way to factory reset the Sony TV is to press the power button on the TV for five seconds. The TV should turn on and wait for the resetting process to complete.|
|Update the TV software.||Updating the software on the Sony TV differs in each model. Check the TV user manual for further instructions.|
|Call support.||Do not hesitate to call Sony Support for technical help.|
How do you reboot a Sony TV?
Here are the steps to rebooting a Sony TV:
- Press and hold the power button on the remote until the menu appears.
- Select Restart.
- Wait for the rebooting process to finish.
Why does my Sony TV screen keep going black?
To fix, turn off Picture Reset and Standby mode. Also, plug in the TV and turn it on using the power button or remote control.
Follow these steps to turn off Picture Reset mode:
- Press the Home button on your remote.
- Go to Settings.
- Navigate to Retail Mode settings > Picture Reset Mode.
- Select Off.
The menu that you’ll find for disabling Picture Reset mode differs on every model. It is best to check the TV manual for more information.
Why does my Sony TV keep turning off and flashing red?
If the Sony TV keeps turning off and flashing red, it means the TV has detected a problem or issue. The red blink codes depend on every TV model. However, it usually requires a service.
Here are troubleshooting procedures to try:
- Restart the TV.
- Clean the TV including the vents and cabinets for better air circulation.
- Turn off the TV and disconnect all devices connected to it.
- Update the TV’s software to the latest version.
- Make sure the cable between the media box and the display is connected firmly.
How do I factory reset my Sony Bravia TV?
Follow these steps to factory reset the Sony Bravia TV:
- Turn on the TV.
- Press the Home button on the remote.
- Navigate to Settings > Device Preferences > Reset > Factory Reset.
- Select Erase Everything.
- Select Yes.
How do you fix a stuck boot on a Sony TV?
If you got stuck on the Sony logo while rebooting the TV, the best way to fix it is to perform a factory reset.
A stuck boot issue is usually caused by software bugs that can be resolved as soon as the new firmware update takes effect on your TV.
Factory resetting means you’ll lose all data and preferred TV settings. This means you’ll have to manually input your settings after the reset takes place.
What is a Sony boot key?
The Sony boot key on the Sony VAIO laptop is F11, Esc, and F10 keys. If these keys do not work, you can use F1, F2, and F3.
The boot key in each model varies.
The boot keys are used for accessing the Boot Menu which lets the user choose what device to load on an application or operating system as the computer is booting.
To fix a Sony TV that keeps rebooting, update the TV’s firmware and perform a factory reset. If the issue remains unsolved, call Sony Support for further assistance.
When resetting the Sony TV, the menu that you’ll find on the screen differs. It is best to check the TV user manual to know exactly how to reset your TV.
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