How to Reset Insignia TV Remote [All Models]
- Soft Reset Insignia TV Remote: Remove the batteries → Press and Hold the Power button → Insert batteries to reset.
- Hard Reset Insignia TV Remote: Remove the batteries and insert them again → Press all buttons → Press the Menu and Home buttons → Resetting is done.
- Insignia Fire TV Remote: Press and hold the Home button → Press the Menu button three times → Release the Home button → Press the Menu button nine times → Remove batteries → Unplug the TV cord → Insert batteries again and plug the TV cord → Press the Home button for 40 seconds.
- Insignia TV Alexa Voice Remote: Turn off the TV and unplug the TV cord → Press the Left and Menu buttons → Remove the batteries→ Insert again and plug the TV cord → Press the Home button → Pair the remote to use.
- Insignia Roku TV Remote: Remove the batteries and unplug TV cord → Wait for a few seconds → Insert again and plug the TV cord back in → Press and hold the Reset button.
If the Insignia TV remote is not working due to weak batteries or obstructions, you can acknowledge it by yourself and fix it easily. In some cases, the Insignia TV won’t work even after changing the batteries. There is no need to buy a replacement remote for Insignia TV immediately. Instead, you have to reset the Insignia TV remote to bring it back to its working state.
In this guide, you will learn how to reset the Insignia TV remote control of any model in simple steps.
When Should I Reset Insignia TV Remote
You should reset your Insignia TV remote if you encounter any of the following reasons.
|1||If the remote is not working even after an old battery replacement|
|2||When a particular button on the remote is not responding|
|3||If the IR emitter on the remote fails to emit infrared signals|
|4||When the LED light on the remote keeps blinking for no reason|
|5||If you have issues pairing the Insignia TV remote to the TV|
|6||If the volume buttons on the remote don’t work properly|
How to Soft Reset Insignia TV Remote
Before hard or factory resetting the remote, you should try refreshing or soft resetting the remote.
 Open the Insignia TV remote compartment and remove the batteries.
 Then, press and hold the Power button for 30 seconds to drain all the power in the remote.
 Re-insert the batteries back into the remote’s battery compartment.
That’s it. The remote reset is completed.
Note: To soft reset your Sony TV without clearing data, check our guide on How to reset the Sony TV without a remote.
How to Reset Insignia TV Remote
 Eject the batteries from the remote and insert them back again.
 Then, press all the remote keys one by one at least 4-5 times.
 Press the Menu and Home buttons at a time for a few seconds.
That’s it. The reset is done. Check whether the Insignia TV remote is working or not.
How to Reset Insignia Fire TV Remote (Basic Model)
 Press and hold the Home button on the remote.
 Keep holding the Home button and press the Menu button three times.
 Now, release the Home button and press the Menu button nine times.
 Remove the batteries from the Insignia TV remote, unplug the Fire TV from the power socket, and wait for 60 seconds.
 Insert the batteries back into the remote and plug the Fire TV back in.
 When you see the home screen, press the Home button for 40 seconds.
 To finish the reset, you need to wait for 60 seconds.
Note: After the resetting process, you should pair the Fire TV remote from scratch to control your Insignia Fire TV.
How to Reset Insignia TV Alexa Voice Remote
Some Insignia Fire TV models come with Alexa Voice Remote. If you have one, you can reset the Alexa Voice Remote using the following steps.
 Turn off the TV and unplug the TV cord from the socket.
 Wait for 60 seconds and press the Left button and Menu button at the same time for 12 seconds.
 Then, release both buttons and wait for 5 seconds.
 Remove the batteries from the remote and wait for a few seconds.
 Plug in your Insignia Fire TV and hold on until the TV screen says that the remote can’t be detected.
 Now insert the batteries into the remote and press the Home button.
 Now, your remote will reset and be paired to your Fire TV.
 If it does not pair, press the Home button for 10 seconds.
Note: Use the same steps to reset Alexa Voice Remote (with buttons), Alexa Voice Remote Lite, and Fire TV Edition TV Remotes.
How to Reset Insignia Roku TV Remote
 Pop out the batteries from the Roku TV remote and unplug the TV cord from the power source.
 Wait for 5-10 seconds and plug the TV cord back in again.
 When the home screen appears on the TV, reinsert the batteries back into your remote.
 Then, press and hold the Reset button for 3-5 seconds.
 The LED light will start to flash.
That’s it. Your Roku remote has been reset, and you can pair it again to use.
Yes. Download and use the Insignia TV remote app on your Android device to control the Insignia TV without a remote.
Press the Reset button on the back side of the TV using the paperclip or sharp objects to reset the Insignia TV.
Install and use the Amazon Fire TV remote app on your Android or iPhone. Using the remote interface, go to Settings → My Fire TV → Reset to Factory Defaults → Enter the PIN if prompted.