How to Fix Sony Smart tv HDMI Ports not Working


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  • To fix sony smart tv hdmi ports not working -> Power reset sony smart tv and connect the device back to hdmi ports on back of sony tv.
  • On your remote you need to select correct input source to which the device is connected to hdmi port on back of sony tv.
  • Check whether the device or cable which you are connecting to back of hdmi ports is compatible with your sony bravia smart tv

On your sony smart tv if you are connecting hdmi cable on back of your sony tv or firestick or chromecast not working on sony and you notice that your sony smart tv hdmi ports not working even though you have inserted hdmi cable or usb hard drive or any other cable to sony smart tv and sony tv having picture but no sound when connected with soundbar, then you can fix this issue on your own by just following these simple steps. So, lets see in detail below.

How to Fix Sony Smart tv HDMI Ports not Working

If HDMI ports Not working then you need to check with the cable is not faulty or not and you are selecting correct input / output source and unplug and plug hdmi cable again you will experience sony tv not recognizing hdmi input or hdmi cable is connected but you are not getting picture. or no picture at all when you turn on sony tv.

Fix Sony Smart tv HDMI Ports not Working

Below methods will help you fix and get rid of hdmi ports not working on sony smart tv.

Power Reset Sony tv

Step 1: Turn on your sony smart tv and unplug power cable from power source.

Step 2: Wait for 60 seconds and after 60 seconds plug back power cable to wall socket.

Step 3: Wait for your sony smart tv to restart and check hdmi ports are working or not.

Once you perform this power reset or hard reset method, if there is any power related issues when connecting your hdmi cable to hdmi port on sony smart tv hdmi port not working will be fixed successfully.

Check Which HDMI Port Number its Plugged 

You need to check with hdmi port number where you have plugged in hdmi cable or firstick or roku device or usb flash drive or any other device you have connected on back of your sony tv.

Step 1: On the back of your sony tv -> Check hdmi port number like hdmi 1 or hdmi 2 or hdmi 3.

Step 2: Now, press the input button on your sony tv remote.

Step 3: Select the hdmi port 1 or hdmi 2 which the device is connected to back of your sony tv.

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Faulty Cables

If the device which is connected to sony smart tv hdmi port is having a problem or device itself is having issues or cables is damaged and faulty then sony smart tv hdmi port will not work.

Check Compatibility with Sony Smart tv 

If sony smart tv hdmi ports are not working when you plug in any device to hdmi port then make sure that the connected device is supported with hdmi sony smart tv.

If sony smart tv doesn’t not support or not compatible with the device you are connecting then you may experience this issue of hdmi ports not working on sony smart tv.

Sony tv Hdmi Cable is connected but not Picture?

If you have connected hdmi cable on the back of sony tv and you are not getting a picture then you need to select the correct input source on you remote. If you have inserted hdmi cable on hdmi port 2 and you are selecting hdmi port 1 on your remote then you will get black screen as the device or hdmi cable is not connected to hdmi port 1.

How do i reset my hdmi port on my sony tv?

If you want to reset hdmi port on sony smart tv then you need to remove power cable and hdmi cable of sony smart tv and disconnect it and wait for 60 seconds and then plug back power source and hdmi cable back and then turn on sony bravia smart tv.

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