Press and hold the INPUT button on the remote control for 3 seconds to enable the auto input detect function.
Press and hold the button on the remote.
The Sound Bar will be discoverable for 15 minutes.
You can now search for the Sound Bar (VIZIO SB3831) using your Bluetooth Device.
Why isn’t my Vizio sound bar working?
Make sure the source audio isn’t muted on the source device. If you can’t hear any audio through the sound bar for a source that’s connected via an optical cable, make sure the source device is outputting PCM audio. Some other audio types won’t play through the Sound Bar when they’re connected via an optical cable.
How do I get my soundbar to work?
If your TV and sound bar both have an HDMI jack marked ARC (for audio return channel), a single HDMI cable (version 1.4 or higher) is all you’ll need. If your TV doesn’t have an HDMI/ARC input, you’ll need both optical and HDMI connections between the TV and the sound bar. You may have to activate ARC on your TV.
How do I get my soundbar to turn on with my TV?
Connect an HDMI cable from the HDMI OUT port on your soundbar to your TV’s HDMI (ARC) port. Set the soundbar to D.IN mode by pressing Source on the remote or soundbar. After about 2 seconds, the source will automatically change to TV ARC.
How do I get my Vizio soundbar to turn on my TV?
Turn your TV on, then press the Power button on the remote to turn the Sound Bar on. Turn off the TV Speakers through the Settings Menu on your TV. See your TV’s user manual for more information. Press the INPUT button to switch between audio sources.
Why is there no sound coming from my soundbar?
There is no sound
Ensure your soundbar is switched on. Ensure the volume is turned up on your soundbar. Try cycling through the sources slowly (waiting 5 seconds on each), to make sure you have the right source selected. Ensure the audio cable is fully inserted into the sockets of your TV and soundbar.
How do I pair my Vizio sound bar?
From any Android Device
- Open the App Drawer.
- Go to Settings.
- Tap Bluetooth. You may need to select Connections first.
- Ensure Bluetooth is On and then select your device from the list below.
Why doesn’t my soundbar work with my TV?
In case you’ve connected your television set to the soundbar using a cable but there’s no audio, the most likely cause of the problem is an improper cable connection or a malfunctioning cable. Also, most audio bars can be easily connected to a TV and other components via HDMI, optical and RCA cables.
How do you reset a soundbar?
Reset the soundbar by powering it off and then pressing and holding the STOP button until it displays ‘INIT OK’. Power on the soundbar, and then try pairing the soundbar to your TV again.
Is it better to connect Soundbar with HDMI or Optical?
Both are better than analog (the red and white cables). Both cables can be had pretty cheap. The biggest difference is that HDMI can pass higher-resolution audio, including the formats found on Blu-ray: Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD Master Audio. These formats can’t get transmitted across optical.
How do I get my Vizio sound bar to stay on?
When disabled, the sound bar will remain powered on until you turn it off. To enable/disable this function, Press and Hold the Power and Volume Down buttons (on the soundbar) for 5 seconds. Note: Energy Star setting is enabled by default. I will never buy another Vizio product again.
How do I get my soundbar to work with my TV remote?
Control your soundbar using your Samsung TV remote
- Connect a digital optical cable from your soundbar’s optical port to your TV’s optical port.
- Set the soundbar to D.IN mode by pressing Source on the remote or soundbar.
- Press and hold the left direction on the direction pad on the remote to activate or deactivate Auto Power Link.
How can I control my sound bar with my TV remote?
How Can I Get My TV Remote To Control My Soundbar Volume?
- Press and hold the Power and the Volume Up buttons on the soundbar for 3 seconds until light flashes orange.
- Press Volume Up button on soundbar until light turns solid orange.
- Press Volume Up button on your TV or cable box remote 4 times until light flashes green.