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How to fix TV no signal issue?

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You may encounter the no signal issue on your TV because of the bad weather or some hardware issue; this is a very common issue and not a serious one. Every viewer encounters this issue occasionally, and there is nothing to worry about as it is easy to resolve.

In this article, we have discussed the causes of the no signal issue in TV and a few ways to help you fix the error.

What are the causes of no signal issues?

Below we have mentioned some of the reasons that might be causing the no signal issue in your TV:

  • Incorrect input connection.
  • Broken wires and cables.
  • Loose cable connection.
  • Bad weather is affecting the signals.
  • The antenna is positioned incorrectly.

Also read: Why does Samsung TV have no picture? Quick Fixes

How to fix the issue?

If you are getting a no signal on your TV then below we have explained a few ways that might help you fix this issue:

Check the Input connection

It is possible that by mistake you have changed the input connection from your remote, so ensure that the input connection is set to the connection used by the cable box.

Power reset your TV and the cable box

Many problems occur because of technical complications and power resetting solves most of them. To power reset your TV and the cable box, unplug the power cord of your TV and the cable box from the power outlet and wait for about two minutes then reconnect the power to your devices.

Check for broken wires and cables

Check all the wires connected to your TV and the cable box and replace them if you find any broken wires, similarly check whether the cable connected to your cable box is in good condition or not and if it is broken then ask your service provider to replace the cable.

Check the HDMI cable and ports

It is possible that the HDMI cable that is connecting your cable box to the TV is loose, so check the HDMI cable take it out and plug it back in properly also make sure the HDMI port is clean and no dust particles are accumulated inside the port.

Check the weather outside

One of the main reasons for the no signal issue is bad weather; your TV shows no signal because it is unable to receive any signals because of the bad weather as it affects the reception ability of the antenna. If you are not receiving the signal after the bad weather, then you can contact your service provider, as the bad weather might have caused some damage.

Check for the service outage

It might be possible that there is a service outage in your area, so contact your service provider and ask them about the issue; it will give you an idea about the cause of the problem and how much time it will take to resolve it.

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Akash Singh

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