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LG TV Lock Menu Settings

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

The LG Smart TV allows access and channel restrictions.

Set Password
Lock System - On/Off
Lock System - Block Channel
Lock System - Movie rating
Lock System - TV Rating-Children
Lock System - TV Rating-General
Lock System - Downloadable Rating
Lock System - Input Block
Lock System - Application Lock



Set Password

Set or change the access password for the TV.

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

2. Select Set Password on TV menu.



3. Enter new PIN number, then select Close to exit, or select Close to exit without entering new PIN number.



Note: If the Keypad disappears off of the screen use the Q.Menu  button to recall it.

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Lock System - On/Off

Lock System restricts access to specified TV programming and blocks input signals from selected external ports (HDMI, Component, Composite, etc.).

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

2.

Select Lock System on the TV Menu.


 

3. Once On or Off has been chosen, select Close to exit.

Note: To control the Block Channel and other Ratings options Lock System must be On.

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Lock System - Block Channel

Restrict select programming by blocking channel output. Blocked channels may be selected, but the screen will remain blank with no audio.

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

2. Select Block Channel on the TV menu. (Only active with TV tuner.)



3. Select which channels you wish to block then press the green button .



4. A 'Lock' symbol  will appear for the selected channels.

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Lock System - Movie Rating

Block TV programming using the standard Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) rating system.

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

2. Select Movie Rating on the TV menu.

 

MPAA Movie Rating Guidelines
  • G - (General audiences) All ages admitted
  • PG - (Parental guidance suggested) Some material may not be suitable for children
  • PG-13 - (Parents strongly cautioned) Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13
  • R - (Restricted) Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian
  • NC-17 - No one 17 and under admitted.
  • X - Adults only
3. Select Blocking choice then Close to exit.
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Lock System - TV Rating-Children

Block TV programming targeted specifically for children.

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

2. Select TV Rating-Children on the TV menu.

 

3. Select the required option, then select Close when finished.

  • Age - TV-Y (All children, including children from ages 2-6), TV-Y7 (Directed to older children, suitable for children age 6 and above)
  • Fantasy Violence -TY-Y7 (Directed to older children - Fantasy violence, suitable for children age 6 and above, containing more intense or combative fantasy violence)
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Lock System - TV Rating-General

Block TV programming based on the Parental Control Function (V-Chip) rating system.

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

2. Select TV Rating-General on the TV menu.

 

3. Select the required option, then select Close when finished.

  • Age - TV-G (General audience, suitable for all ages)
               TV-PG (Parental guidance suggested, containing material that are unsuitable for younger            children)
               TV-14 (Parents strongly cautioned, containing material that is unsuitable for children age            14 and under)
               TV-MA (Mature audience only, unsuitable for children age under 17)
  • Dialogue - (suggestive dialogue) TV-PG or TV-14
  • Language - (coarse language)TV-PG, TV-14, or TV-MA
  • Sex - (sexual situation) TV-PG, TV-14, or TV-MA
  • Violence -TV-PG, TV-14, or TV-MA
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Lock System - Downloadable Rating

The Downloadable Rating feature is only available if the TV receives Region5 Rating data. Normally this feature is not supported in the US.



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Lock System - Input Block

Block TV input from a specified source.

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

2. Select Input Block on the TV menu.

 

3. Select which input source to block, then select Close to exit.

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Lock System - Application Lock

Restrict specified Application access on the TV.

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

2. Select Application Lock from the TV menu.



3. The Applications loaded on your TV will be listed here.



4. From the list of Applications available on the TV, select the Application(s) for access restriction. (The Mark All will select all Applications.)

5. Select OK to proceed or Cancel to exit.

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