- Soft Reset: Turn off Element TV → Unplug TV cord → After 60 seconds, plug it back in → Turn on TV.
- Using Physical button: Press and hold the Reset (little pinhole) → Hold for 5 to 10 seconds →Release it
- Using Remote App: Open The Roku App → Settings → System → Advanced System Settings → Factory Reset → Follow on-screen prompts.
- Connect a keyboard or mouse to reset the Element TV without a remote.
- Buy a universal remote online and reset your Element TV to its initial settings.
Sometimes the Element TV may be unresponsive due to an unexpected error. When you encounter such an error on your Element TV, you can either soft reset or hard reset Element TV to factory defaults. Remember that, a hard reset will erase all the installed applications, device preferences, network settings, etc. You might be thinking about how to reset if the Element TV remote isn’t working. We have provided useful techniques that would help you reset the Element TV without a remote.
When Should I Reset Element TV
If you encounter any of these issues, resetting your Element TV to the factory defaults is recommended.
|If the performance of the TV slows down or keeps lagging
|The installed apps are not responding due to an unknown error
|When you can’t hear any sound from the Element TV
|If there is no picture or if the screen turns black
|If the TV turns off abruptly or apps crash frequently
How to Soft Reset Element TV Without Remote
If there is any minor issue, you shall perform a soft reset on Element TV to fix the problem. Luckily, you won’t lose any data and the installed apps but it will fix minor bugs and glitches.
 Turn off the Element Smart TV and unplug the TV cord from the source.
 Wait for 30- 60 seconds and plug the TV cord back into the source.
 Turn on your Element TV and check if it works without any issues.
How to Hard Reset Element TV Without Remote
If the Element TV doesn’t work correctly after the soft reset, it is better to reset the Element TV to factory settings.
Use the Physical Button to Reset Element TV
Some Element TVs have a dedicated reset pinhole on the backside of the TV. With this, you can easily reset your Element TV without a remote. To press the reset button, you can either use a paperclip, needle, pencil, or a sim ejector.
 Make sure that the Element TV is turned on.
 You will see the Reset (little pinhole) on the back side of the TV panel.
 Using a sharp object like a pencil, needle, or paperclip, press and hold the Reset button for 5 to 10 seconds.
 Now, your TV lights will turn off and your Element TV will get reset to system defaults.
If your Element TV doesn’t have a reset pinhole, don’t worry. Alternatively, you can reset Element TV using physical buttons like Channel, Power, Back, Menu, and Select.
- Press the physical Power button to turn on your Element TV.
- Press the Menu button and you will see Settings/Setup options on the screen.
- Use Channel Up/Down keys to scroll through the options.
- Find the Factory Reset option and press the OK/Select button to initiate the reset.
Note: With the help of a physical button, you can change the source on Element TV without a remote.
Use the Remote App to Reset Element TV
If you have an Android device, you can use the Element TV remote app to control your Element TV. Notably, the remote app will work only if your smartphone has an IR blaster. If your TV is powered with the Roku OS, you can set up and use The Roku App as a remote on Android or iPhone. To use The Roku App, you should connect your Element Roku TV and phone to the same WiFi network.
 Press the Home button on the Roku remote app.
 Click Settings from the options and click on System.
 Select Advanced System Settings and tap Factory Reset.
 Follow the on-screen notes to factory reset Element Roku TV without a remote.
Use a Keyboard or Mouse to Reset Element TV
All Element Smart TVs have at least two USB ports to connect external devices like a keyboard or Mouse. So, if your remote is not working, you can connect an external keyboard or mouse to your TV to control it. Nowadays, many keyboards have a built-in touchpad. So, you can easily navigate to Element TV settings and reset your TV to factory settings when needed. We have handpicked some best keyboards that you can use to control Element TV.
Buy a New Universal Remote
Universal Remote supports many smart TVs and home devices that are used to set up, control, and manage your device easily. Moreover, some remotes support voice commands such as Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa for controlling your TV via voice commands. The following are the best universal remotes for Element TV featuring voice control support.
How to Reset Element TV With Remote
 Turn on your Element TV and press the Menu button on your TV remote.
 Navigate to Settings and choose the General option.
 From that, select Restore Default.
 If prompted, enter a password to begin the reset.
 After entering a code, your Element TV will reset to the initial settings.
Note: For some Element TV models, the resetting process will be different. Go to Settings > Storage & Reset > Factory Data Reset > Enter a password to confirm the reset.
You can use the Reset button on the back panel of the TV. Using the needle or sharp object, press and hold the Reset button for 10-15 seconds to reset your Element TV.
(1) Press the Home button on the Roku voice remote.
(2) Scroll down the options and click on Settings.
(3) Tap System and click on Advanced system settings.
(4) Tap Factory reset and select Factory reset everything.
(5) Follow the on-screen prompts to reset.
You can use the remote app or external keyboard/mouse to connect Element Smart TV to WiFi without a remote.