How Do I Search For Digital Channels?

How do I search for digital channels on my TV?

Locate Channels or Tuner Set Up option.

Check the menu for an option of Antenna Type or Connection Type followed by either Antenna or Cable.

From the menu, choose Channel Search (based on manufacturer, alternate choices may include Channel Scan, Channel Search or Autoprogram.) Allow the TV to complete the search.

Why is my TV not finding digital channels?

First check that your TV is set to the correct Source or Input, try changing the Source or Input to AV, TV, Digital TV or DTV if you haven’t already. If your “No Signal” message is not due to incorrect Source or Input being selected, then it’s most likely caused by a set up or antenna fault.

How do I know if my TV has a digital tuner?

If you aren’t sure if your TV has a tuner, there are a few ways you can find out.

  • Check the owner’s manual that came with your TV.
  • Look on the front and back of the TV for a marking that indicates a digital tuner.
  • Locate the model number of the TV and check the specifications at the manufacturer’s website.

How do I manually add a digital channel?

To add additional digital channels:

  1. Press the Menu button on your TV remote.
  2. Select Setup in the Menu.
  3. Cursor down to Installation, then cursor right, then select channels and Autoprogram.
  4. Then select Weak channel Installation.
  5. Next, cursor right to Search and press the OK button on the remote.

How do you unlock TV channels?

To lock or unlock channels:

  • Press the Menu button on your remote control.
  • Select Settings.
  • Highlight System and press OK/Select.
  • Select Parental/Purchase.
  • Enter your Parental Controls PIN.
  • Select Parental Preferences.

How do I reset my TV channels?


  1. Switch on your digital box and/or TV.
  2. Press Menu on the remote control.
  3. Select the Setup or Installation option.
  4. Select the ‘First time installation’ option (sometimes called ‘Factory reset’, ‘Full retune’ or ‘Default settings’).
  5. Press OK if your equipment asks if you want to delete all your channels.

Why can’t I get Channel 11 with my antenna?

So to receive FOX 11, you need an antenna that is capable of receiving both VHF and UHF signals, which is what we sell. This has been the most common cause for not being able to receive FOX 11 when all other channels work. There can also be other issues with signal reception.

Where do I point my antenna?

Direction to aim the TV antenna. To aim all of our antennas, face the front of the antenna in the direction the channels are broadcast from. You can find this information by going to TVFOOL. It will show you the compass orientation and direction the channels are broadcast from.

Do all TVs have digital tuners?

The Number One Mistake to Avoid When Buying a New TV. I’ve been telling my readers that since 2006, the Federal government has mandated that all TVs include a digital tuner to allow you to receive free broadcast TV using a cheap antenna.

How can I tell if my TV is digital or analog?



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How do I change my TV from analog to digital?



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How do I manually search for TV channels?

To start, on your TV remote, select “Menu” and then “Settings.” Next, select “Channel Setup” and select “Antenna” or “Air,” depending on your TV. Make sure you are not on “Cable.” Select “Channel Search” or “Channel Scan.” Keep in mind that steps to perform a channel scan may vary.

Why does my digital antenna not work?

The signal could be lost in the coaxial cable distribution.

If you are using a splitter, this could also weaken signal strength. Try disconnecting the splitter and running the cable directly into the TV/converter box and run a channel scan. If reception improves, a distribution amplifier is likely to be the solution.

How do I run channel auto scan without remote?

You can re-run the channel scan without the remote, to do this, press the menu button on the TV then use the “Vol +” / “Vol-” buttons to navigate vertically through a menu and the “Ch+” / “Ch-” to navigate horizontally. However, you will not be able to select a specific channel without the remote.