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How to Fix a Samsung TV Turning Off and On by Itself

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Introduction

If you're experiencing power cycling (the television is turning off and then turning on again repeatedly) with your Samsung Smart TV you may have a damaged device or just need to update it.
TV being turned off with a remote

This guide will help you figure out if your television is damaged or not.

1 Restart

  1. Turn it off by pressing the Power button on the unit itself or on the remote.
    Power Symbol.
  2. Then unplug it from the power outlet.
    Power cable being unplugged from power outlet.
  3. Wait for 10 seconds.
  4. Plug it back in then turn the TV back on from the Power button.
    Power Symbol.

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If you're experiencing power cycling (the television is turning off and then turning on again repeatedly) with your Samsung Smart TV you may have a damaged device or just need to update it.
TV being turned off with a remote

This guide will help you figure out if your television is damaged or not.

  1. Turn it off by pressing the Power button on the unit itself or on the remote.
    Power Symbol.
  2. Then unplug it from the power outlet.
    Power cable being unplugged from power outlet.
  3. Wait for 10 seconds.
  4. Plug it back in then turn the TV back on from the Power button.
    Power Symbol.
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