How to Set Up a VIZIO Smart TV

Introduction

This guide will walk you step by step through unboxing, plugging in, and setting up your Vizio Smart TV.
Tools You'll Need:
  • Your Vizio Smart TV
  • A Wi-Fi Network
  • An HDMI cable for needed connections
Before You Begin:
  • You must have internet access to connect your TV to Wi-Fi
A vizio tv

1 Connect Device to TV Via HDMI

HDMI Type A connector and cable
  1. Acquire an HDMI cable.
  2. Take one end of the cable and plug it into your TV's HDMI port.
  3. Plug the other end of the cable into your device's HDMI out port, or the appropriate adapter.
    1. If you are using an adapter, connect the adapter to your device.
  4. Turn on both the TV and connected device.
  5. Ensure that your TV is set to use HDMI as the input source.

2 Connect Power and Turn it On

    1. Plug the power cord into the matching port on the back of your Vizio TV.
      The back of a vizio tv showing the AC adapter plug
    2. Plug the other end of the power cord into an electrical outlet.
    3. Turn the TV on by pressing the power button.
      The side of a vizio tv showing the power button

3 First Time Setup

  1. On your remote, press the OK button to begin setup.
    OK button on remote
  2. Select your language.
    English language selected
  3. Press the OK button.
    OK button
  4. Select Home Use.
    Selecting home use
  5. Press the OK button.
    OK button
  6. Choose your Home's Wi-Fi network.
    Choosing home wifi
  7. Press the OK button.
    OK button
  8. Type in your Wi-Fi password and select Next.
    Wifi password field and the next button
  9. Press the OK button.
    OK button
  10. Your Vizio Smart TV will search for an update. If one is available it will automatically update.
    Updating
  11. Next, you can name your TV by selecting the room you've placed it in.
    Selecting Family Room as TV name
  12. Press the OK button.
    OK button
  13. Select Accept for Terms and Conditions.
    Accepting terms and conditions
  14. Enter your email to register your TV, or you can skip this step.
    Registering your tv
  15. Your Vizio will provide you with information on what data it collects. Select Accept to continue.
    Accepting the data act

4 Input Channel or Source

  1. Press the INPUT button on your TV's remote.
    Vizio remote showing the input button

  2. From here, you can choose the source of the video.
    Vizio settings source list

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This guide will walk you step by step through unboxing, plugging in, and setting up your Vizio Smart TV.
Tools You'll Need:
  • Your Vizio Smart TV
  • A Wi-Fi Network
  • An HDMI cable for needed connections
Before You Begin:
  • You must have internet access to connect your TV to Wi-Fi
A vizio tv
HDMI Type A connector and cable
  1. Acquire an HDMI cable.
  2. Take one end of the cable and plug it into your TV's HDMI port.
  3. Plug the other end of the cable into your device's HDMI out port, or the appropriate adapter.
    1. If you are using an adapter, connect the adapter to your device.
  4. Turn on both the TV and connected device.
  5. Ensure that your TV is set to use HDMI as the input source.
    1. Plug the power cord into the matching port on the back of your Vizio TV.
      The back of a vizio tv showing the AC adapter plug
    2. Plug the other end of the power cord into an electrical outlet.
    3. Turn the TV on by pressing the power button.
      The side of a vizio tv showing the power button
  1. On your remote, press the OK button to begin setup.
    OK button on remote
  2. Select your language.
    English language selected
  3. Press the OK button.
    OK button
  4. Select Home Use.
    Selecting home use
  5. Press the OK button.
    OK button
  6. Choose your Home's Wi-Fi network.
    Choosing home wifi
  7. Press the OK button.
    OK button
  8. Type in your Wi-Fi password and select Next.
    Wifi password field and the next button
  9. Press the OK button.
    OK button
  10. Your Vizio Smart TV will search for an update. If one is available it will automatically update.
    Updating
  11. Next, you can name your TV by selecting the room you've placed it in.
    Selecting Family Room as TV name
  12. Press the OK button.
    OK button
  13. Select Accept for Terms and Conditions.
    Accepting terms and conditions
  14. Enter your email to register your TV, or you can skip this step.
    Registering your tv
  15. Your Vizio will provide you with information on what data it collects. Select Accept to continue.
    Accepting the data act
  1. Press the INPUT button on your TV's remote.
    Vizio remote showing the input button

  2. From here, you can choose the source of the video.
    Vizio settings source list
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