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How to rescan for antenna channels on your Element TV

Posted: 5:43 PM, Oct 16, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-23 09:59:50-04
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If you've just bought a new TV, or are rescanning to get NewsChannel 5, please follow the instructions below. Have a different brand of TV? Head to our antenna home and select the model of TV you own.

There are dozens of models of Element TVs. The instructions below cover the most popular models, but may not work for all.

Do you have an Element Roku TV? Use these instructions instead to rescan your channels!

Do you have an Element Fire TV Edition TV? Use these instructions instead to rescan your channels!

Each TV manufacturer uses a different term to describe a rescan. Most Element TV's call their rescan function "Auto Scan"

TRY THESE FIRST. If you've been into your TV's settings before, these instructions should help you rescan your TV.

1. Press the Menu button
2. Choose "TV Settings"
3. Choose "Channel"
4. In the channel menu, make sure the top option says "Air"
5. Choose "Auto Scan"

VIDEO INSTRUCTIONS ARE AVAILABLE HERE. Element uploaded a short video with instructions to scan your TV for channels

INSTRUCTIONS FOR ELEMENT ANDROID TVs. These are from Element's support page.

1. Press the HOME button.
2. Scroll down to the inputs section then select CHANNELS.
3. Press the menu button on the remote and move to TV options then select SETTINGS (last option).
4. Then go to Channel sources and choose CHANNELS. Lastly, choose AIR/CABLE and run AUTO-SCAN.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR ELEMENT FIRE TVs. These are from Element's support page.

1. Press the HOME button
2. Scroll down the inputs section and press ANTENNA.
3. Press the next option on the Channel scan screen.

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Still need help? You can also find more instructions for your specific TV model on Element's support page .