Question about Televison & Video
Unable to disable parental lock to watch tv or change the channel. i don't know my parental code
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Look at the screen. If you see a red key on the bottom of the screen,
press "Function" and "Mute" on the remote at the same time.
This will unlock the channel. Do this if you want to bypass the lock to watch a
certain show or channel while leaving the TV locked. All other channels will
remain locked and the TV will lock again when it is turned off.
• Unlock all of the channels on the TV by
entering 0711 or 3308. These are the Jensen factory reset codes that will reset
the TV to the original factory settings. By doing this, you will loose any
information that you have stored in the TV, such as channel labels and
schedules. You will have to program the TV again by going through the entire
initial set up.
•Call the technical support service number
in your owner's manual if neither of those codes work. A technician can help
you troubleshoot the television as the problem may not be the parental lock
feature. Have the model number and serial number of the TV available when you
• Take your television to a TV repair shop if neither of the codes work and the TV locked by itself while it was turned on. In this case, the TV may need to be rewired
Sep 18, 2012 | Jensen TS2750J TV
Jun 28, 2008 | Sansui DTV2760 27" TV
on the TV and grab the remote. In most cases, you will need the original remote
to unlock the TV if you aren't sure of the unlock code. If you don't have the
original remote, you will need to purchase one.
at the screen. If you see a blank screen with a red key on the bottom of the
screen, press 'Function' and 'Mute' at the same time. This should unlock the
channel. This is an option for people who want the TV to stay locked but, want
to be able to bypass the lock to watch a certain show or channel. All other
channels will remain locked and the TV will fully lock when it is turned off.
all of the channels on the TV by entering the factory reset code. There are
three main reset codes that TV manufacturers set. These are 0711, 6688 and
3308. Try each one until you find the one that works. This will reset the TV to
original factory settings. When you do this, you will loose any information
that you have stored in the TV, such as favorite channels, automatic timers and
the clock. You will have to go through the full initial set up.
the technical support service number in your owner's manual if none of those
codes work. A technician can help you troubleshoot the television because the
problem may not be the locking control. When you call, make sure that you have
the model number and serial number of the TV.
Take your television to a TV repair shop. In some cases, a professional who access to wiring diagrams for your television set may have to rewire certain components in order for the television to unlock. This is usually the case when the TV locks by itself while it is on.
Sep 13, 2012 | Jensen Q2749J 27" TV
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the manual for your television. Though slightly embarrassing, accidentally
turning on the child lock to a TV is a common problem. The section In the
manual about how to set the child lock feature will also explain how to unlock
a few "universal methods" for unlocking the child lock. Some
televisions have a universal code built in for disabling the child lock --no
matter what your code is. A common code is "0000."
Unplug your television for a few minutes. The internal battery of the TV is what helps remember what your code. If the TV is unplugged for an extended period of time, it clears the internal memory, which in turn will reset your child lock code.
Jun 27, 2012 | Sansui Televison & Video
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