If your Smart TV Sony BRAVIA KD55A8 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 Sony BRAVIA KD55A8 to its factory state will eliminate all the personalized settings of the television such as the tuned channels and their order, input names, applications that have been installed, passwords of the accounts linked to this BRAVIA KD55A8, Wi-Fi passwords, Google Play user and web browsing history.
The Sony BRAVIA KD55A8 TV will need to be fully configured as when it was turned on for the first time after purchase.
Estimated time: 15 minutes.
You will need:
- TV remote
If you don't have a remote you can buy one from this link on Amazon. *
1- First step:
First go to the start menu of your Sony BRAVIA® KD55A8 - 55-inch - OLED - 4K Ultra HD (UHD) - High Dynamic Range (HDR) - Smart (Android ™) - (Black) TV, once we have it in front of us we go to the settings, it is the gear wheel icon in the upper right part of the screen of your Sony BRAVIA® KD55A8 - 55-inch - OLED - 4K Ultra HD (UHD) - High Dynamic Range (HDR) - Smart (Android ™) - (Black):
2- Second step:
We navigate through the menu of the BRAVIA KD55A8 TV until we find the section called "Storage and reset", press to access the storage settings and factory restore.
3- Third step:
Once inside the Sony BRAVIA KD55A8 Storage and reset settings, we look for the "Factory data reset" section with our remote or cursor and click on it.
4- Four step:
A confirmation message will appear on the screen of the Sony BRAVIA KD55A8 indicating that all the information on the television BRAVIA KD55A8 will be deleted, including the settings, the downloaded applications and the link with your Google account (the Google account is not deleted, only unlinked from the TV), click on "Factory data reset" again, if you have decided not to continue click "Cancel" and no data will be deleted.
5- Fifth step:
A second confirmation message will appear to confirm that you want to restore the Sony BRAVIA KD55A8, from this step you cannot go back, all apps and settings will be removed from the TV.
Press "Erase everything" to finish and wait a few seconds for the: model to be completely restored.
If you don't have the Sony BRAVIA KD55A8 remote control, your TV has entered a reboot loop or is unresponsive, you can factory reset your Sony 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 Sony BRAVIA KD55A8.
They must be located on the back of the TV, on its right side or at the bottom of the Sony screen.
2- Next we disconnect the Sony BRAVIA KD55A8 from the electrical current, unplug it or turn off the switch of the strip where it is connected to leave it without electricity.
3- We press the power and volume down buttons of the Sony BRAVIA KD55A8 at the same time, we keep them pressed and we connect the Sony television to the electrical current.
4- We hold down the power and volume down buttons without releasing them at any time until we see the Sony logo or the Android TV logo.
The moment we see the logo we can release the buttons.
5- The Sony BRAVIA KD55A8 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 Sony BRAVIA KD55A8 it is a television with the Android operating system, an aspect ratio of 16:9, 4 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.
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