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TCL TV Won’t Turn On | Fix In Seconds

TCL TV Won’t Turn On
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It’s incredibly frustrating when you’re ready to settle in for some TV time, but your TCL TV screen won’t turn on. There are a few methods that will definitely fix this issue. I suggest you never go for a new TV before implementing these steps which work magic.

Possible Causes:

  • Remote control issues
  • Outdated Firmware
  • The HDMI cable is attached incorrectly
  • The power Outlet is malfunctioning
  • Faulty Cord and Cables
  • Hardware malfunction
  • Backlight Issues
  • Faulty TV components (Warranty Claim Required)

Key Solution Points:

  • Power Reset Your TV
  • Check Remote control batteries
  • Check TV cables connections
  • Connect HDMI cable with a correct input source
  • Reset Your TCL TV
  • Replace Your TCL Power Supply Board
  • Contact TCL Support

TCL 50″ Class 4-Series 4K UHD

How I Fix My TCL TV Won’t Turn On

Change Remote Control Batteries

The first method is to change the batteries on your remote control. Sometimes, all you need is a fresh set of batteries to power your TV. So go ahead and try this simple fix before moving on to the next method.

Check TV Cords and Cable connections

Must check that all the cables are plugged into your TV correctly. Make sure they are all the way plugged in. Sometimes, a power cable can get loose and not give your TV the connection that it needs to power on.

I usually try to plug out a cord and reconnect it to the TV to ensure that it has been fixed appropriately to avoid any loose gap or connection.


Unplug Your TV From Wall Outlet

  • First, unplug your TV from the wall outlet for 60 seconds.
  • Don’t rush this step; wait the full 60 seconds.
  • This is different from turning your TV on and off with a remote control. So make sure you do it this way.
  • Now, you can plug your TV back and turn on your TV.
  • This simple method can reset your TV and often works
Unplug your Tv from wall

Power Cycle Your TV

Despite being a two-minute fix, It works well to ensure that no residual power remains and refreshes your TV. Even, It has fixed TCL TV Going Back To Home Screen for me.

First, unplug your TV again and hold the power button on the TV for 30 seconds. This hard reset of your TV will drain any power in your device. Then plug it back in and try turning it on again. If this method works, great! If not, move on to the next one.

Reset your TCL TV

Select the Correct Input Source

Make sure your cables and HDMI connections are connected with the correct input source. Sometimes, you have connected your input source to HDMI 2/1. So, You can check and change your input source from the following settings.

  • First, Turn on your TV
  • Press the MENU button on the bottom of the TV
  • Use the Volume button to navigate to the source option
  • Press the MENU button to select the desired input source.
Check HDMI cable input source

Change Power Outlet

The next method would be to plug the TV into a different wall outlet. This will ensure that you’re getting the correct power source for your TV. Maybe try plugging it into a different room’s wall outlet. You might have a particular wall outlet that went bad, and doing this will make sure that you’re getting the correct power source to your TV.

Check & Replace Power Supply Board

  • First, remove the TV from its stand and lay it on a flat surface covered with a towel or screen protector. Now, remove the two feet from the bottom of the TV and unplug the power cord.
  • Next, you will need to order a replacement power supply board that is compatible with your TV model. You can find this information on the back of your TV or on the old power supply board itself. Now, remove the back panel of the TV and access the old board.
TCL-TV-Won-t-Turn-On-TCL board panel change
  • Now, remove all the screws holding the old power supply board in place and replace it with the new one.
  • Make sure that the screws on the new board match the mounting brackets inside the TV.

If you have a faulty Power Supply Board, Your TCL TV will show a black screen. You can head over to the video for a visual approach to this fix.

TCL TV Won’t Turn On Due To Apps Not Working

Just follow step by step process to fix your TCL TV not turning on due to apps crashing or not working.

  • Press the Home button on your remote.
  • Open the Settings option. 
  • Select All Apps for better results. 
  • Clear Cache.
  • Press OK
  • Now, restart your TV.

Factory Reset

If none of the above methods has helped you, I recommend you apply this final step. This will restore your TV to the exact condition it was in when you bought it. To perform the reset, go into the settings menu, then the system menu, and select advanced system settings, followed by factory reset. Choose the “factory reset everything” option, and your TV will be reset.

Contact Support

You can claim a warranty if your TV is unable to get fixed by the above approach. You can contact TCL Support for this.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a reset button on a TCL TV?

Yes! TCL TV has a reset button which is located on the connector panel.

About Author

Muhammad Azam

Originally from Pakistan Azam, the Founder of <a href="" rel="noopener"><strong> </strong></a>has a keen interest in Audio products and has used multiple Audio and sound-related products with almost every version of the headphones and AirPods. Azam has got a <strong>degree in Bachelors in Computer Science</strong> with a specialization in Home Automation and Security having experience of <strong>3 years</strong> in automation, which has allowed him to guide people on what He has learned, observed, and analyzed to solve their problems with tech and automated gadgets. He has done jobs in various companies across Pakistan i,e; <strong>Tech Resolver Ltd</strong> and <strong>Soft Care Ltd</strong>. Now, He has been writing detailed information on every issue and every feature of headphones, Alexa (Echo devices), Home security devices AirPods, or earbuds and also reviewing them for 2 years. You can find him @ <a href="" rel="noopener">Facebook</a> <a href="" rel="noopener">Instagram</a> <a href="" rel="noopener">Twitter</a> More Info <a href="" rel="noopener">About Smarthomehut</a>

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