How to unlock your THOMSON 49UD6596
There are many situations that cause your THOMSON 49UD6596 to be blocked or locked. First, a few come from small simple technical problems.
Secondly, you may have retrieved a television from a hotel or hospital as they get rid of their old TVs.
In this case, it is blocked in “hotel” or “hospital” mode.
The last one is that you bought a used THOMSON 49UD6596 and a password is still saved on it.
In all these cases, we are here to help you solve your problem.
Here is how to unlock your THOMSON 49UD6596.
Simple technical problems locking your THOMSON 49UD6596
First, check that your remote has charged and ready-to-use batteries.
If so, also check the connections behind your television: are the cables all connected properly and are in good condition? Continue by checking that your boxes and decoders are running and functional.
If red or orange lights are on, this is a bad sign! Finally, you may have chosen to switch to the universal remote control. Unfortunately it may encounter difficulties with your THOMSON 49UD6596.
If this is the case, go to the website of the manufacturer of your remote control, and go in its product sheet.
Then, enter the code indicated by the Support team you have previously contacted.
THOMSON 49UD6596 locked in “hotel” or “hospital” mode
Hotels and hospitals sometimes change their television equipment and leave your future THOMSON 49UD6596 to the streets.
What a great deal! Until you realize, by turning on the television, that it is protected and thus locked by a “hotel” or “hospital” mode.
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Do not panic! It is possible to unlock your THOMSON 49UD6596 locked in “hotel” or “hospital” mode! To do this, press the “Menu” buttons on the TV and the remote control simultaneously, starting with the menu button on the TV.
This for about 7 seconds.
The factory menu will appear.
Press the “Menu” button on the remote control again, then “OK” to select the line: “[Manufacturer name] hotel/hospital mode setup”.
You are in the hotel or hospital mode menu. Select “No” on the first line with the “OK” button on the remote control. Press the “Menu” button on the remote control and turn off your THOMSON 49UD6596. Finally, turn on the TV.
There you go! You just have to set it up as you wish.
A password not deleted on THOMSON 49UD6596
You wanted to make a good deal by buying a second-hand THOMSON 49UD6596, but a nasty surprise awaits you when turning it on or configuring it: the former owner has locked the access with a password and has forgotten to tell you.
And give it to you! The easiest first step to unlock your THOMSON 49UD6596 password is to call back, or send a message to the former owner.
However, he or she may have forgotten it! In that case, do not get upset.
The default codes are 0000, 1234, 1111, 7777 or 9999.
Your television does not lock like a phone, you can try as many as you want.
If none of these works, you will have to take the user manual, or go to the website of the manufacturer of your THOMSON 49UD6596.
Then, go in its product sheet to download the manual.
In the help section, you will find a password to enter to redefine the password.
Enter it and redefine the password. Finally, in the settings of your television, deactivate your password.
To conclude on unlocking your THOMSON 49UD6596
We’ve just seen how to unlock your THOMSON 49UD6596.
However, if you encounter any difficulty, do not hesitate to ask for help from a friend. Or ask for help from a professional who will guide you step by step. We hope we helped you unlocking your THOMSON 49UD6596!
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All Samsung TVs have a TV control button that will allow you to turn the TV on, and change the volume and source input.
Most TV models will also allow you to access the Smart Hub, Menu and Settings as well.
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How do I reset my TV without a remote?
– Unplug the TV power cord from the electrical socket.
– Press and hold the Power button and Volume Down (-) buttons on the TV (not the remote), and while holding the buttons, plug the power cord back in.
Why is my TV not responding to any remote?
There are a number of reasons why your remote may not be working.
The most common are physical damage, battery issues, pairing issues, or issues with the infrared sensor on the remote or TV.
How do I manually reset my TV?
How do I reset my aim TV without a remote?
Power Reset Unplug the AC power cord (mains lead).
If the problem persists after step 1, unplug the TV power cord (mains lead) from the electrical outlet.
Then press the power button on the TV and wait for 2 minutes, and plug the power cord (mains lead) back into the electrical outlet.
What do you do if your TV doesn’t respond to the remote?
Make sure none of the remote buttons are jammed or stuck.
The remote control battery terminals may be dirty.
Remove the batteries and clean the remote control terminals with a small solution of alcohol, using a cotton bud or soft cloth, then place the batteries back into the remote control.
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