My tv won't turn on it just lights red

If your Samsung TV doesn't turn on and only lights red, don't panic! There are a few things you can try to fix your TV.

In this troubleshooting guide, we will show you the most common solutions to the problem of the tv not turning on, only the led light turning on.

We will also give you some to resolve the issue in case it happens again in the future. So, if your Samsung TV has stopped working properly, check out our best troubleshooting tips.

My TV does not turn on it just turns on red Samsung light

If your tv does not turn on and only the red light turns on, you must first unplug the tv from the socket and hold the “On/Off” button on the TV for 15 seconds. Then, plug the tv back into the socket and press and hold the “On/Off” button to turn it on.

This should solve your problem, but if it doesn't, don't worry, we have more troubleshooting tips for this TV issue.

1. Test the TV screen

If the tv turns on the red light, it means it is in standby mode. To resume TV streaming, you need to exit standby mode.

  1. Press the "Power" button on the remote
  2. Test that the screen is working properly tapping lightly with your finger on the tv screen🇧🇷 If the screen flickers, it means it is working properly.
  3. If the screen doesn't flicker or you don't see any smudges, it means there's a problem with the remote, the power supply, or the screen is faulty.

2. Turn the TV off and on again

It may seem silly to say this, but we often forget about it, but in cases, turning off and on the tv can solve the problem.

Corrupted startup settings can prevent the TV from turning on properly.

  1. Disconnect the TV completely and unplug the power cord.
  2. Press and hold the button "On off" and hold for at least 15 seconds.
  3. connect to TV again and turn it on.
  4. Check if the problem persists after turning the TV back on.

3. Turn on the TV using the TV button

Unplug the TV for 30 seconds from the power and plug it back in. The power button is usually located underneath or on the side of the TV.

Once connected, press and hold the TV's power button for 30 seconds. This should reset the TV and get it working again.

4. Check the TV remote

in some cases, to solve the problem, you will only need to replace the batteries in your controller🇧🇷 You can also check that the buttons are not stuck or that they are working.

If the TV does not turn on, the problem is probably a failure of the remote's infrared sensor. Simply change the batteries in the controller.

5. Contacting Customer Support

If the tips mentioned above do not work to try to solve the problem of the tv does not turn on just turn on the red light, it is probably a problem with the parts of your tv.

In these cases, the most recommended thing is to contact Samsung customer support  and explain the problem or have the TV serviced.

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