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LG TV Option Menu Settings

Operation TVs Last Updated 08/20/2014
Make your LG Smart TV experience even more personal. Learn how to customize your LG Smart TV Option settings .

Language

Adjust the language settings on your LG Smart TV.

  1. Press the SMART  button on the remote control and select Settings > Option.
  2. Select the Language option on the TV menu.

    Menu Options

    • Menu Language - Selects a screen menu language.
    • Audio Language - [In Digital Mode Only] Selects the desired language when watching digital broadcasting containing several audio languages.
    • Voice Recognition Language - Select the language to make voice search. [Only the voice search adopted model can support this setting.]
  3. Select Close after options have been selected.

Service Country Setting

You can change the country setting of your LG Smart TV. Support for Premium services and LG Smart World applications are dependent upon the chosen country.

  1. Press the SMART button on the remote control and select Settings > Option on the TV menu.
  2. Select Service Country Setting option on the TV menu.
     

    Menu Options

    • Auto Setting - A service country is automatically set for your Smart TV.
    • Manual Setting - A service country can be set manually for your Smart TV.
  3. Select Close after the option has been selected.

Note: If a network is disconnected while setting the service country, it may not be set properly.

ZIP Code

This function sets your area as the ZIP Code.

  1. Press the SMART button on the remote control and select Settings > Option on the TV menu.
  2. Select the ZIP Code option on the TV menu.
      
  3. Press the THUMBWHEEL (OK) button on the remote control to open the numeric keypad and enter your ZIP code.
       
  4. When you have entered your ZIP code select the Store option. (Your City will automatically be shown under the ZIP code.)
  5. Select Close when you have finished.

Caption

View subtitles when the TV station provides subtitled programing. Program subtitles work only on digital/analog broadcasts or external input.

  1. Press the SMART button on the remote control and select Settings > Option on the TV menu.
  2. Change Caption to On and select caption setting.
     

    Mode

    • CC 1-4 (Closed Captioning) / Text 1-4 Text 1-4:
    • Displays the audio portion of a TV program as text on the TV screen.
    • CC1 is the most common mode in use.
    • Field 1 data channels: two Captions (CC1, CC2), two Text (T1, T2).
    • Field 2 data channels: two Captions (CC3, CC4), two Text (T3, T4).
    • Service 1-6. (This is only available for the digital broadcasting system.)

    Digital
    Set up the size and color of the subtitles on Digital Option. Please select Set by Program or Custom. (Select Custom to adjust options such as the subtitles' size and color.)

      
    • Size - Small, Standard, Large.
    • Font - 8 Fonts to choose from.
    • Text Color - Black, White, Red, Blue, Green, Cyan, Yellow, Magenta.
    • Text Opacity - Solid, Flash, Translucent, Transparent.
    • Bg Color - Black, White, Red, Blue, Green, Cyan, Yellow, Magenta.
    • Bg Opacity - Solid, Flash, Translucent, Transparent.
    • Edge Type - None, Uniform, Raised, Depressed, Left Shadow, Right Shadow.
    • Edge Color - Black, White, Red, Blue, Green, Cyan, Yellow, Magenta.
  3. Select Close after the option has been selected.

Standby Light / Logo Light

Turns the standby / logo light in the front panel of the TV on/off.

  1. Press the SMART button on the remote control and select Settings > Option on the TV menu.
  2. Select the Standby Light or Logo Light option depending on your model.
     

    Logo Light Options

    • Brightness - Low, Medium, High.
    • When TV is on - Off right now, Off after 10 min.
  3. Select Close after the option has been selected.

Set the Universal Control

With the Magic Remote Control, you can control a set-top box, Blue-ray player, home theater system, etc.

  1. Press the SMART button on the remote control and select Settings > Option on the TV menu.
  2. Select Set the Universal Control option to continue.
     
  3. Select the Start option to continue.
  4. Check that your remote control type is supported. Select OK to continue.
  5. Select which type of device you want to set.
  6. Select which input the device is connected to.
  7. Now select the manufacturer of the device. Press OK to continue.
  8. Choose which remote model controls your external device correctly. Press OK to continue.
  9. Select Complete unless another device needs to be controlled.

Live Plus

Live Plus is a service that provides various information on the program you watch in a pop-up format.

  1. Press the SMART button on the remote control and select Settings > Option on the TV menu.
  2. Select the Live Plus option.
     
  3. Select On to turn Live Plus on.
    • Live Plus will be available if the program source provides it.
    • Live Plus is available only with the LG remote control.
    • Only some programs and broadcasting companies provide this service.
    • For further information, please view the LG TV Live Plus Explained article here in the support area.
  4. Select Close to exit menu.

Note: Press the OK button in the first pop-up while watching a program to use Live Plus.

Pointer

Sets the speed and shape of the pointer that appears on the TV screen.

  1. Press the SMART button on the remote control and select Settings > Option on the TV menu.
  2. Scroll down the page and select the Pointer option.
     

    Menu Options

    • Speed - Sets the moving speed of the pointer.
    • Shape - Chooses from different shapes of the pointer.
    • Size - Chooses the size of the pointer.
    • Alignment - Set it to On. If there is any misalignment between the pointer and the actual direction the remote control indicates, move the Magic Remote Control left and right to realign. The pointer will automatically realign to the center, making it easier to control.
  3. Set the options you require then select Close to exit.

Note: If Alignment is set to Off, the Alignment function will not work even when you move the Magic Remote Control left and right.

Balloon Help

>On some menus there is an instant pop-up balloon informing you of the menu contents.

  1. Press the SMART button on the remote control and select Settings > Option on the TV menu.
  2. Scroll down the page and select the Balloon Help Option.
     
  3. Select Close to exit menu.

Control Device List

This list will show all devices connected to the television's USB ports.

  1. Press the SMART button on the remote control and select Settings > Option on the TV menu.
  2. Scroll down the page and select the Control Device List option.
     
  3. Shows a list of all controlled devices connected to USB ports.
  4. Select Close to exit menu.

Camera Setting Help

Sets the camera position for the Skype and Motion Recognition functions.

  1. Press the SMART button on the remote control and select Settings > Option on the TV menu.
  2. Scroll down the page and select the Camera Settings Help option.
  3. Position the camera and yourself until your face is centered in the capture area.
  4. Select Close when your face has been captured.

Motion Recognition

You can control the TV simply by gesturing for the camera. You can use the Motion Recognition function to turn the TV off, change the channel, or control the volume.

Note: Motion Recognition is only a function for watching TV and it is not supported when using the smart menu, such as when connecting wireless devices, including TV apps or USB ports.

  1. Press the SMART button on the remote control and select Settings > Option on the TV menu.
  2. Prepare the Smart TV camera for use. If your Smart TV is not equipped with a camera, install an LG video call camera (sold separately). (For more information, please refer to the installation manual or owner's manual of the camera.)
  3. Scroll down the page and select the Motion Recognition option.
     
  4. Select Close to exit back to the TV screen. (The camera is activated 20 to 30 seconds after the TV is switched on.)
  5. Stare at the camera while the TV is on and hold your hand up close to your face. The motion recognition controller appears on the TV screen.
  6. Move your hand left, right, up or down to select a function. Close and open your fist to start the function.
  7. If you lower your hand out of the range of motion recognition, the controller disappears from the screen.
  8. If you clench your fist for more than one second, the selected function is performed repeatedly until you open your hand.
  9. If you are watching TV using a set top box, install an IR blaster (ANBL100, sold separately) to control the volume and the channel of the set top box using Motion Recognition.

Motion Recognition may not work properly if:

  • The room is either too bright or too dark. (Optimal ambient brightness: 50 lux - 600 lux.)
  • There is a bright light behind you.
  • You are wearing a hat.
  • You are too far away or too close to the camera (Ideal distance: 1.5 m - 4.5 m) (5.0' - 15.0').
  • Your fingers cannot be detected by the camera because you are wearing gloves or a bandage.
  • You moved your arm forward or your hand is not close enough to your face.
  • Your skin color is similar to the background color.
  • The background is striped.

See Avatar

When See Avatar is active, the Avatar will appear the bottom corner of the TV screen with help suggestions.

  1. Press the SMART button on the remote control and select Settings > Option on the TV menu.
  2. Scroll down the page and select the See Avatar option.
     
  3. Select Close when the option has been chosen.

Initial Setting

Deletes all optional settings and returns to initial default mode.

  1. Press the SMART button on the remote control and select Settings > Option on the TV menu.
  2. Scroll down the page and select Initial Setting.
     
  3. Select Yes to return the TV to factory settings, select No to exit this menu.

Once initialization is complete, the TV will turn off and on by itself.

  • If Lock System is activated, a pop-up password prompt will appear.
  • Do not turn off the power during initialization.

Set ID

Set ID is normally used in a multi TV commercial environment, when staff need to address the TVs individually, for programming etc.

  1. Press the SMART button on the remote control and select Settings > Option on the TV menu.
  2. Scroll down the page and select Set ID.
     
  3. Select the ID number required. (Range is 1 - 99.)
  4. Select Close to exit the menu.

Mode Setting

Selects Home Use or Store Demo.

  1. Press the SMART button on the remote control and select Settings > Option on the TV menu.
  2. Scroll down the page and select Mode Setting.
  3. To change the Mode Setting select Home or Store. (If Home is selected then the menu will exit.)
  4. With Store selected you will have the following choices. (Store Demo is a mode used for store display.)
  5. Select OK to exit when the options have been set.

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