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In the dark I t a number button and it switched the tv and

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In the dark I hit a number button and it switched the tv and now I can't get it back to where I can watch tv. I have a satellite dish and normally have no problem. It has a built in dvd player.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Jack replied 11 months ago.

Hi , I`m Jack
Perhaps I can help you with this problem , a few questions coming up and please note that it may take a few minutes between replies;

Can you still play the dvd normally ?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I can play a dvd.
Expert:  Jack replied 11 months ago.

If so then you most likely just need to get back on the correct input

look on the tv`s remote for a button called INPUT and press it repeatedly to go through the inputs until it gets back to the satellite box .

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I did that last night and I;m not getting anything.
Expert:  Jack replied 11 months ago.

By the way, is this the only tv connected to this satellite receiver or is it a second tv in another room for example ?

Please let me know everything you tried so i wont go over it again ?

Expert:  Jack replied 11 months ago.

Most important here " is it a second tv in another room " and connected with a coaxial cable in the antenna /cable terminal at the back of the tv ?

Expert:  Jack replied 11 months ago.

I`m sorry but something came up and i will have to opt out now.

You don`t have to do anything , your question will be reposted for other techs. to see and jump in.
Please just standby and someone should be with you shortly .
PS. DO NOT rate or it will hinder the repost .

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
As usual, just emailing you it decided to work. Computers know when I'm around and stop working.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Thanks for your help it now works'
Expert:  Pete replied 11 months ago.

Hi, just checking if you need any further assistance with this question?

Expert:  Jack replied 11 months ago.

Glad to hear that and if this happened while pressing a digit button then it very likely that the tv was switched to tv mode instead of an external input , perhaps you skipped it last night when you tried it