How to Reset a Sylvania TV After a Power Outage

by Julius Vandersteen

If you have been watching your Sylvania television set, only to have your viewing interrupted by a power outage, you will want to reset the TV when power is restored. Power failures can occur for a variety of reasons, such as a problem with the electrical grid, severe weather or an accident that damages a power pole.


Power off the Sylvania TV.


Grasp the plug at the end of the power cord and unplug it from the power outlet.


Wait 30 minutes to give the TV time to reset itself.


Plug the power cord back in.


Power the Sylvania TV back on.

About the Author

Julius Vandersteen has been a freelance writer since 1999. His work has appeared in “The Los Angeles Times,” “Wired” and “S.F. Weekly.” Vandersteen has a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from San Francisco State University.

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