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Ensuring the Right Setup

UNPACKING TIPS

This is where the magic begins. Here is some simple assistance for unpacking your LG Smart TV with Google TV and getting to know your accessories. Watch this video to begin your easy setup experience.

WATCH THE VIDEO TO SEE UNPACKING INSTRUCTIONS AND ACCESSORIES INFO

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CONNECTION OVERVIEW

Your LG Google TV is great for all sorts of entertainment—digital cable, video gaming, online content, videos from your phone, you name it! If you need help setting them up, the diagrams below should remove some of the guesswork.

  • To prevent equipment damage, never plug in any power cords until you have finished connecting all equipment.
  • Image shown may differ from your TV.

Connect the different external devices to the ports on the TV back panel.

  1. Find the device you want to connect to your TV as shown in the illustration.
  2. Check the connection type of the external device.
  3. Go to the appropriate illustration and check the connection details.

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CONNECT TO HD RECEIVER, DVD OR BLU-RAY

Your DVD, Blu-Ray, and HD Cable Box are all just moments away from being connected to your Google TV!

HDMI Connection

HDMI is the ideal way to connect a device. It transmits the digital video and audio signals from an external device to the TV. Connect the device to the TV with the HDMI cable, as shown in the illustration.

Choose any HDMI input port to connect—it doesn't matter which port you use.

DVI to HDMI Connection

This connection carries digital video from an external device such as a computer to your LG Google TV. Connect the device with the DVI-HDMI cable, as shown in the illustration. To transmit an audio signal, connect an audio cable.

Choose any HDMI/DVI input port to connect—it doesn't matter which port you use.

Connecting to a Mobile Phone

Now you can play videos from your phone on your TV, thanks to the Mobile High-definition Link (MHL). MHL is an interface for transmitting digital audiovisual signals from mobile phones to television sets.

NOTE:
  • This only works for MHL-enabled phones. The MHL passive cable is needed to connect the TV to a mobile phone.
  • To view your phone screen on the TV, connect the mobile phone to the HDMI/DVI in the 4 (MHL) port, as shown in the diagram.
  • With some MHL supporting mobile phones, you can use the TV remote to control the phone.
Component Connection

This connection transmits the analog video and audio signals from an external device to the TV. Connect with the component cable as shown in the illustration.

NOTE:
  • If cables are installed incorrectly, it could cause the image to display in black and white or in distorted color.
  • Check to ensure that each cable is matched with the corresponding color connection.
Composite Connection

This connection also transmits the analog video and audio signals from an external device to the TV. Connect with the composite cable as shown in the illustration.

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CONNECT TO A PC

You have a choice of two methods to connect your PC to your Google TV: either use a HDMI Connection or a DVI to HDMI Connection. Take a look at both methods A and B.

NOTE:

  • It is recommended to use the TV with the HDMI connection for the best image quality.
  • Depending on the graphics card, DOS mode may not work if a HDMI to DVI Cable is in use.
  • In PC mode, there may be noise associated with the resolution, vertical pattern, contrast or brightness. If noise is present, change the PC output to another resolution, change the refresh rate to another rate or adjust the brightness and contrast on the PICTURE menu until the picture is clear.
  • Depending on the graphics card, some resolution settings may not allow the image to be positioned on the screen properly.

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CONNECT TO AN AUDIO SYSTEM

You can use an optional external audio system instead of the built-in speaker—but if you do so, make sure to set the TV speaker feature to off.

The Digital Optical Audio Connection transmits the digital audio signal from the TV to an external device. Connect with the optical audio cable as shown in the illustration.

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CONNECT TO USB DEVICE

Want to hook up your LG Google TV with a USB storage device? It's easy! You can connect your USB flash memory, memory card reader, or an external hard drive right to your TV.

NOTE:

  • Choose any USB input port to connect—it doesn't matter which port you use.
  • Some USB Hubs may not work. If a USB device connected using a USB Hub is not detected, connect it to the USB port on the TV directly.

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NETWORK CONNECTION

Ready to hook up your LG Google TV to a wireless network? Simply connect the TV to a router with a LAN cable. Or, connect with Wi-Fi by accessing Network Setup in the initial Setup Wizard. For seamless internet streaming LG recommends a stable 4 Mbps broadband speed and 1.5 Mbps as a minimum.

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*Wireless internet connections & certain subscriptions required and sold separately. Content and services vary by product and are subject to change without notice.