Samsung forum


Samsung LCD TV (LN-T4661F) HDMI ports disabled?

by beachpreacher / February 18, 2013 11:39 AM PST

In an effort to get an Apple TV working on HDMI port #3, and following the bad advice of someone online, I entered the Service Menu and disabled the HDMI Hot Plug. When that didn't help with the Apple TV, I went back through the steps and enabled that setting.

Trouble is, nothing connected by HDMI works anymore--not the blu-ray player, nor the DirectTV Genie. The Wii, connected by component cables still works, and the TV's standard menu pops up when cued.

I've done a factory reset, but it didn't help.

Any advice anybody can give....PLEASE?!

Answer This Ask For Clarification
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Samsung LCD TV (LN-T4661F) HDMI ports disabled?
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Samsung LCD TV (LN-T4661F) HDMI ports disabled?
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

All Answers

Collapse -
by beachpreacher / February 18, 2013 11:52 AM PST

I tried powering off HDMI devices and unplugging the cables from the TV. Then, while the TV was on, I unplugged it. After it sat for about 20 minutes, I plugged the HDMI cables into the ports again, and turned the power on to all the devices. The TV signal came through faintly--with washed out colors--but wasn't sustained.

Collapse -
Re: Samsung LCD TV (LN-T4661F) HDMI ports disabled?
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / February 19, 2013 6:41 AM PST
In reply to: Update
Popular Forums
Computer Help 49,613 discussions
Computer Newbies 10,349 discussions
Laptops 19,436 discussions
Security 30,426 discussions
TVs & Home Theaters 20,308 discussions
Windows 10 360 discussions
Phones 15,802 discussions
Windows 7 7,351 discussions
Networking & Wireless 14,641 discussions


Having Wi-Fi troubles?

From the garage to the basement, we blanketed every square inch of the CNET Smart Home with fast, reliable Wi-Fi.