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Why does my television switch itself on without any help from

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Why does my television switch itself on without any help from the viewer
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Electronics
Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
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Some devices can wake a TV when they have this facility.
For example the Chromecast dongle will start the TV when it is connected and you start to send content to it. It just depends on the device connected. It is only possible via a HDMI port though.
If your TV is randomly turning on, it can be a sign of a faulting power supply. But its first best to confirm that there are not connected devices that are causing this.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

How do I know if connecting devices are causing this. Is it perhaps due to a fault in the connected Sky box

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
Yes that can be the cause.
Disconnect all devices and observe. If it does not happen, connect the Sky box and then see and you will know if this is faulting and causing the problem Richard.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thanks, ***** ***** that and get back to you

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
Thank you