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LG SMART TV

LG Smart TV delivers streaming entertainment, custom apps, games, and web browsing, direct from your Internet connection to your TV. Experience premium movies and shows from Netflix® and Hulu Plus, videos from YouTube, live sports from MLB.tv, as well as custom versions of your favorite apps designed for LG Smart TV. It's the easiest way to access a world of limitless entertainment.

Installation & Setup for LG Smart TV

You don't need a subscription to use LG Smart TV, but there are some initial steps you'll have to take to get it connected. This section should answer your questions about Installation and Bandwidth Requirements, but please don't hesitate to contact us if you encounter any issues.

Getting Set Up with a Wired Broadband Connection

Using a wired network provides the best performance, because the attached devices connect directly to the network and are not subject to radio frequency interference.

Before you get started, connect the player's LAN port to the corresponding port on your modem or router using a commercially available LAN or ethernet cable. Then, follow these step-by-step instructions to set up a wired connection:

Wired Network Connection Diagram

STEP 1.

Select CONNECTION SETTING option in the SETUP menu, then press ENTER.

STEP 2.

The CONNECTION SETTING menu will appear on the screen. Select WIRED and press ENTER.

STEP 3.

Select the IP mode between DYNAMIC and STATIC. Select DYNAMIC to allocate an IP address automatically.

STEP 4.

Select OK and press ENTER to apply network settings.

STEP 5.

The player will now ask you to test the network connection. Select OK and press ENTER to complete the network connection.

STEP 6.

If you select TEST and press ENTER at step 5 above, the network connection status will be displayed on the screen. You can also test it on the CONNECTION STATUS in the SETUP menu.

STEP 7.

When your connection is confirmed, you can access limitless entertainment from LG Smart TV. Enjoy!

Getting Set Up with a Wireless Broadband Connection

Follow these step-by-step instructions to install LG Smart TV:

Wireless Network Connection Diagram

STEP 1.

Select CONNECTION SETTING option in the SETUP menu, then press ENTER.

STEP 2.

The CONNECTION SETTING menu will appear on the screen. Select WIRELESS and press ENTER.

STEP 3.

Select YES and press ENTER to continue. The new connection settings reset the current network settings.

STEP 4.

The player will now scan for all available access points or wireless routers within range and display them as a list. Select an access point or wireless router on the list, and then press ENTER. If you have security on your access point or wireless router, verify that the WEP or WPA key that was entered into the player matches the router's information exactly. You need to input the security code as necessary.

STEP 5.

Select the IP mode between DYNAMIC and STATIC. Select DYNAMIC to allocate an IP address automatically.

STEP 6.

Select OK and press ENTER to apply network settings.

STEP 7.

The player will now ask you to test the network connection. Select OK and press ENTER to complete the network connection.

STEP 8.

If you select TEST and press ENTER at step 5 above, the network connection status will be displayed on the screen. You can also test it on the CONNECTION STATUS in the SETUP menu.

STEP 9.

When your connection is confirmed, you can access limitless entertainment from LG Smart TV. Enjoy!

Bandwidth Requirements

Although the minimum required bandwidth to use LG Smart TV is 1.5Mbps, it is recommended that at least 3.0Mbps be available (and 5.0 for HD content). Not sure how much bandwidth you have? Your best bet is to check with your internet service provider (ISP) and request more if you need to increase it.

Connect to LG Smart TV Services

Connect to LG Smart TV Services

If you've activated LG Smart TV, the next thing you'll want to do is tap into the limitless entertainment and services we have to offer. Some services require subscriptions, while others require registration or nothing at all. Have a look at what LG Smart TV has to offer and we'll let you know what you need to do to get it.

Netflix

Make the most of instant streaming movies from Netflix. Watch instantly, anytime you want, as often as you want. You can sit back and enjoy unlimited instant access to thousands of TV episodes and movies* on Netflix, streamed directly to your LG Smart TV. No late fees. No due dates. This is entertainment that's easy to love.

*The majority of movies and TV episodes appear in standard definition, and many selections are not new releases.

Want Netflix?
To access streaming movies from Netflix, an unlimited membership is required and sold separately. Go to Netflix.com to sign up and then get an activation code by selecting NETFLIX in your LG Smart TV Home Dashboard.

Netflix
YouTube

You know that video on YouTube that your friend sent you? Now you can watch that, and everything else on YouTube, right on the TV in your living room.

Want YouTube?
If you've activated LG Smart TV and have an active Internet connection, you're ready to go. All Smart TV-capable LG home entertainment devices give users unlimited and direct access to millions of web videos on YouTube

YouTube
Vudu

If you want major studio releases in Full HD 1080p and Dolby Digital Plus sound, Vudu is the only place you'll find them right now. With thousands of HD titles available, and many in their unrivaled 1080p HDX format, Vudu has the largest selection of HD anywhere.

Want Vudu?
No subscription is required. All you need to do to access Vudu is register at vudu.com. Once that's complete, you simply pay for movies as you watch them.

Vudu
Hulu Plus

Get exclusive streaming access to full seasons on current shows and old favorites with a Hulu Plus subscription. Hulu Plus also features critically acclaimed movies, and brings them all to you in High Definition. Hulu Plus is also available on many smartphones and computers, all of which you can access with the same Hulu Plus subscription for your LG Smart TV.

Want Hulu Plus?
Simply visit Hulu Plus at hulu.com/plus to register, and activate your subscription. In a few short minutes you'll be viewing your favorite seasons of your favorite primetime shows.

Hulu Plus
CinemaNow

Now, Hollywood's latest hits can be viewed anytime you want. With CinemaNow, LG consumers can get instant access to pay-per-view movies from major studios. Find movies of every genre, along with broadcast and cable television programs. The entire premium content catalogue can be browsed directly, and selections can be watched instantly.

Want CinemaNow?
No subscription is required. All you need to do to access CinemaNow is register at cinemanow.com. Once that's complete, you simply pay for movies as you watch them.

CinemaNow

Wireless Internet connection & certain subscriptions required and sold separately. The Magic Motion Remote does not come equipped with all LG Smart TV enabled TVs and a separate purchase may be required. The LG web browser, on 2011 models, does not support Flash 10 or HTML 5; therefore, access to certain web content may be limited or unavailable. Content and services vary by product and are subject to change without notice.

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