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LG TV Network Menu Settings

Operation TVs Last Updated 08/20/2014
LG TV Network Menu Settings

Learn how to customize the network features on your LG Smart TV.

A Wireless or Wired Network
connection is necessary to use the Smart TV features. Once the network connection is established, Premium Content, LG Smart World, DLNA, and more are available.

Network Connection
Network Status
WiFi Direct
MiracastTM / Intel's WiDi
My TV Name



Network Connection

This menu option will automatically connect to an available network. Refer to prompts on the TV.

1. Press the SMART   button on the remote control and select Settings > Network on the TV menu.

2. Select Network Connection on the TV menu.



3. Select Start Connection on the TV menu.



4. If your home network is secure, this screen will appear. Enter your Network Key or Network Password. If you have an unsecured network, this screen will not appear. If you do not have your network password, contact your equipment supplier.



5. You will see this message as your TV connects to your home network.



6. Once connected, this message will be on your TV screen.




7. Select Complete to close menu.

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Network Status

Checks the network connection.

1. Press the SMART button on the remote control and select Settings > Network on the TV menu.

2. Select Network Status on the TV menu.



3. You will see this message as your TV checks your home Network Status.



4. Once connected, this message will be on your TV screen.
Note: Your IP Address (represented here by 'x's), Subnet Mask, Gateway and DNS Server information will be issued by your router.



5. Select Complete to close menu.

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WiFi Direct

Allows the use of wireless connection functions such as Wi-Fi Direct.

If a local network is not available, you can connect a portable device directly to the TV using Wi-Fi Direct. With Smart Share, you can share files or screens of devices connected to Wi-Fi Direct.

1. Press the SMART button on the remote control and select Settings > Network on the TV menu.

2. Select Wi-Fi Direct on the TV menu.



3. Turn On the WiFi Direct option.



4. You will see this message as your TV checks for devices attempting to connect to your TV.



5. If no devices are found you will see this result.



6. When a device is found you will see it listed here. My_Device will be the model number of your device (Cellphone, Tablet etc).



7. Select this device using the THUMBWHEEL button, on the remote control.

8. Select Yes if you want to connect this device with your TV. Select No if you wish to cancel.



9. This message will now display on your TV screen..



10. Followed by the Connecting then Connected messages.




11. At this point, you must follow your device manufacturers instructions for sending media to your TV.

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Miracasttm / Intel's WiDi

You can view the screen of a MiracastTM / Intel's WiDi capable device, with MiracastTMand Intel's WiDi technologies on your TV.

1. Press the SMART button on the remote control and select Settings > Network on the TV menu.

2. Select the Miracasttm / Intel's WiDi option.



3. Set MiracastTM / Intel's WiDi to On. If you do not plan on using either of these features, please change it to Off.



4. Enable the Miracasttm or Intel's WiDi settings on the device to be connected to the TV.



5. A list of devices that can be connected to the TV is displayed.




6. Select a device to connect.

7. Select Yes, when the connection request message appears.



8. If the device that you want to connect accepts the request, MiracastTM/Intel's WiDi is connected.



Note: If your MiracastTM device is paused, then you will see this message on your TV screen.



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My TV Name

My TV Name is used for identifying your TV by other devices during the connection process. connect to.

1. Press the SMART button on the remote control and select Settings > Network on the TV menu.

2. Select the My TV Name option.



3. Press the THUMBWHEEL button on the remote control to enter the new TV Name.



4. Enter the name you want this TV to be indentified as, and select OK .



5. Select OK when finished.



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