Factory reset Samsung TU8000

Factory reset Samsung TU8000

How to reset or hard reset an Samsung Series 8 TU8000 139.7 cm (55") 4K Ultra HD Smart TV Wi-Fi Black

Restore from the options of Samsung TU8000

If your Smart TV Samsung TU8000 works very slow, it hangs, or you have a full memory and you want to erase everything, or you want to sell it or give it away and you want nobody to be able to access your history and passwords you can do a factory reset or format so that it returns to be like the first day.

IMPORTANT: formatting or resetting your Samsung TU8000 to its factory state it will delete all the personalized settings of the TV such as the tuned channels and their order, names of inputs, applications that have been installed, passwords of the accounts linked to this TU8000, Wi-Fi passwords, usuario de Samsung y Smart Hub y el historial de navegaciĆ³n web.

The Samsung TU8000 TV will need to be fully configured as when it was turned on for the first time after purchase.

Estimated time: 15 minutes.


Table of Contents:


You will need:

- TV remote

If you don't have a remote you can buy one from this link on Amazon. *

Models from 2018:

1- First step:

First go to the home menu of your Samsung Series 8 TU8000 139.7 cm (55") 4K Ultra HD Smart TV Wi-Fi Black TV by pressing the "Menu" or "Home" button on the remote control or remote control of the Smart TV, it is the button with the image of a house.

Samsung remote control 2018-present

2- Second step:

Using the directional buttons on the remote control, navigate through the home menu of TU8000 until you find the section called "Settings", it is the option with the icon of a gear or cogwheel.

Press the center button on the remote control to open the TV settings.

SmartHub settings menu

3- Third step:

With the directional buttons of your remote control, scroll down the TU8000 menu to the section called "General", this is the option with an icon of a wrench.

Reset menu SmartHub

4- Four step:

Using the directional buttons on the Samsung TU8000 remote control, scroll down the menu that appears on the screen to the section called "Reset" and press the enter button (the button located in the center of the steering wheel).

PIN code SmartHub

5- Fifth step:

A window will appear asking for the PIN code. If you have never changed the Samsung TU8000 PIN code, enter 0000 which is the default PIN code for all Samsung televisions.

Reset confirm SmartHub

6- Sixth step:

A confirmation message will appear on the Samsung TU8000 screen indicating that all the information on the TU8000 TV will be erased, including the settings, installed applications except the network settings.

Press Yes to confirm the TV reset.

Reset process SmartHub

7- Seventh step:

Wait a few minutes for the hard reset of the Samsung TU8000 to complete, do not touch any button on the remote control or turn off or unplug the TV until it is finished.

Setup SmartHub

8- Eighth step:

Once the data deletion process is completed from the Samsung TU8000 and the factory settings have been restored, the TV will restart automatically and the initial setup menu will appear.

messages.step8_smarthub_reset_alt

Restore Samsung TU8000 without the remote control

If you don't have the Samsung TU8000 remote control, your TV has entered a reboot loop or is unresponsive, you can factory reset your Samsung using the physical buttons on the back, bottom, or side of the TV.

1- First of all, we locate the power, volume up and volume down buttons of the Samsung TU8000.

They must be located on the back of the TV, on its right side or at the bottom of the Samsung screen.

2- Next we disconnect the Samsung TU8000 from the electrical current, unplug it or turn off the switch of the strip where it is connected to leave it without electricity.

3- Hold down the power button on the Samsung TU8000 for about 15 seconds and release the button again.

4- Reconnect the Samsung TU8000 TV to power and press the power button.

5- The Samsung TU8000 TV will restart and it will take a few minutes or seconds to restore to factory settings, once restored we will have to reconfigure it, choosing the language, internet connection, tuning channels, installing applications or configuring Bluetooth devices.

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About the device:

The Samsung TU8000 it is a television with the Tizen operating system, an aspect ratio of 16:9, 3 HDMI ports, 2 USB ports, a screen resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels, a screen diagonal of 139.7 cm, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Ethernet port (RJ45), dimensions of 0 cm width, 0 cm height and 0 cm depth.

Release date: 2021-03-24.

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