Are you trying to watch a program on your Hitachi TV but the picture is unfocused and blurry?
You are probably needing to retune your Hitachi TV, so your reception gets refreshed, and your screen stops presenting you with a distorted image. A retune can be completed by rescanning for the available channels, and saving them on your TV.
Resetting your smart TV can be completed with two different reset methods, one being a soft reset, and the other being a hard reset. This will not only improve the quality of the imagery but also refresh the software of your Hitachi TV.
We have produced this easy-to-read guide for you, to aid you in retuning your smart TV so you can get it back to the standard it was originally at.
How do you tune channels on a Hitachi TV
If you have misplaced your instruction manual but you need to know how to tune your channels so they are kept on your TV, this can be completed in a few simple steps;
Step 1. Turn your Hitachi on
Step 2. Press down on the ‘TV’ button until a red light begins to flash
Step 3. Hold down the ‘Menu’ button, the program options will appear on your screen
Step 4. Click down on the ‘Menu’ button again
Step 5. You can now sift through the different available channels
Step 6. Once you have a channel you want to save, use the ‘arrow down’ button to choose it
Step 7. Click on the ‘arrow down’ button again to ensure the channel has been stored in the software
You can now keep repeating these steps for each channel you want to store on your TV.
How do you reset a Hitachi TV
Before you retune your Hitachi TV by completing a factory reset, you may want to try a soft reset first, as this will not erase any of your saved data already on your Hisense, as opposed to completing the factory reset, otherwise known as a ‘hard reset’.
A soft reset requires you to remove the plug of your smart TV out of its plug point in the wall and to wait around a minute or two before plugging it back in.
A hard reset has a few more steps to it;
Step 1. Click the ‘Menu’ button on your remote control
Step 2. Click on the ‘Settings’ option
Step 3. Press ‘System’ and then ‘Advanced System Settings’
Step 4. Find ‘Factory Reset’ and press this option
Step 5. Now click on ‘Factory Reset Everything’
Step 6. Confirm this action
The factory reset will now be complete.
How do I update the software on my Hitachi TV
Updating your Hitachi TV’s software is always beneficial for the data saved on your TV as it will get rid of any potential bugs that are interfering with your picture quality and/or reception.
Step 1. Click on the ‘Home’ button on your remote
Step 2. Find and select ‘Settings’
Step 3. Press on ‘System’ followed by ‘System Update’
Step 4. It will now give you the option to select ‘Check Now’
Your Hitachi TV will now scan for the latest update, and if there is one available, install it for you.
How do I add apps to my Hitachi TV
With Hitachi using Android as their operating system, you are able to download all the best streaming apps to your TV, along with having cable channels to choose from.
These ‘channel apps’ can be saved onto your smart TV in a few easy steps;
Step 1. Click on the ‘Home Button’
Step 2. Choose ‘Streaming Channels’
Step 3. You can now search for the app you want to download (eg; Netflix)
Step 4. Click on the desired channel and confirm by choosing ‘Add Channel’
With Hitachi TVs being known to last between seven and thirteen years depending on how well they have been looked after, you want to be able to make sure you can get the very best out of your smart TV for that length of time.
For peace of mind, you can keep note of Hitachi’s ‘contact us‘ page.
We hope this guide has given you everything you needed to know to be able to retune your Hitachi TV, and get the very best channels and apps saved on your smart TV without any hassle.