Article ID : 00029552 / Last Modified : 05/18/2015

How to remove the video text from the TV screen.

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Follow this procedure to remove the video text display from the TV screen.

IMPORTANT: This procedure will only remove channel information displayed by the TV. Channel information being displayed from other sources, such as the broadcaster or a connected VCR or cable box, cannot be removed using this procedure.

  1. On the TV remote control, press the TV FUNCTION button.
  2. Press the DISPLAY button until the displayed information is removed from the screen.
  3. If the display remains on the screen after completing the above steps, perform a power reset on the TV.

NOTE: If the issue is not resolved after completing the power reset, service may be required.

For all Sony products (EXCEPT VAIO computers): To send your product to a Sony facility to be repaired or to check the status of the a repair, visit our eService web site.


For VAIO Computer products: Please call 1-888-4SONYPC (476-6972) for service information for your product. To check the status of your VAIO product repair, have your phone number or Best Buy service number available and call 1-800-433-5778.