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Netcast Settings Menu - Netcast

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Netcast Settings Menu

This article provides information about the Settings available on Smart TVs with Netcast Entertainment Access. The Settings Menus include the Picture Settings Menu, Sound/Audio Settings Menu, Channels Settings Menu, Time Settings Menu, Lock Settings Menu, Safety Settings Menu, and the Accessibility Menu.


Learn how to access the Settings Menu:

What does your Remote look like?

Locate the Settings button, or Menu button, on your remote, and press it to open your Settings screen.

netcast standard remote

Note: If your remote does not have a Settings or Menu button, press the Home  button, then choose Settings or Setup from the Home Screen.

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Now the Settings window should be open, as shown below.

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Locate the Settings  button on your remote, and press it to open your Settings screen.

netcast 4.5 standard remote

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Now the Settings window should be open, as shown below.

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Locate the Home  button on your remote, and press it to open your Home screen.

netcast 2.0 magic remote

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From the Home screen, locate and click the Setup  button near the bottom left.

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Now the Settings window should be open, as shown below.

netcast settings

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Locate the Home  button on your remote, and press it to open your Home screen.

netcast 3.0 magic remote

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From the Home screen, locate and click the Settings  button near the bottom left.

netcast 3.0 settings

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Now the Settings window should be open, as shown below.

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Locate the Smart  button on your remote, and press it to open your Home screen.

netcast 4.0 magic remote

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From the Home screen, locate and click the Settings  button near the bottom left.

netcast 4.0 settings

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Now the Settings window should be open, as shown below.

netcast settings

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Locate the Smart  button on your remote, and press it to open your Home screen.

netcast 4.0 magic remote

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From the Home screen, locate and click the Settings  button near the bottom left.

netcast 4.0 settings

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Now the Settings window should be open, as shown below.

netcast settings

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Locate the Smart  button on your remote, and press it to open your Home screen.

netcast 4.0 magic remote

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From the Home screen, locate and click the Settings  button near the bottom left.

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Now the Settings window should be open, as shown below.

netcast settings

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Locate the Smart/Home  button on your remote, and press it to open your Home screen.

netcast 4.5 magic remote

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From the Home screen, locate and click the Settings  button near the bottom left.

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Now the Settings window should be open, as shown below.

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Menus and Menu Options:

Your Smart TV with Netcast Entertainment Access has several settings that can be used to customize your viewing experience.
Below is a list of the available menus, click any one to learn more.

  • Energy Saving reduces power consumption by setting the TV brightness level at an optimum level to save energy. You can select the best Energy Saving setting for your viewing environment.

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

    1. Select the Energy Saving option.
    2. Choose the Energy Saving mode.
      • Off - Turns off Energy Saving mode.
      • Minimum/ Medium/ Maximum - Applies the preset Energy Saving mode.
      • Screen Off - Screen is turned off, but sound remains active. Pressing any button on the remote control reactivates the screen.
    3. Select Close when finished.

    LG 3D TV imaging technology recreates the stereopsis effect of merging the separate left-eye image and the right-eye image into one combined image with three-dimensional depth.  Normally the 3D setting is automatically adjusted based on the program.  Adjustments to the 3D settings can be customized for your viewing preference by following these steps:

    1. Play a 3D program or tune to a 3D channel.
    2. Put on 3D glasses.
    3. Press the 3D  button on the remote control to activate 3D.
    4. Press the SMART button on the remote control and select Settings > PICTURE > 3D Settings.
    5. Choose which option gives you the best 3D picture.
      • 3D Mode - Provides the appropriate 3D depth.
        • 3D Depth : Adjust 3D depth between the foreground object(s) and the background.
        • 3D Viewpoint : 3D image can be made closer or farther from user.
      • 3D Sound Zooming - Provides 3D-optimized sound.
      • 3D Pattern Recognition - This will activate and deactivate 3D mode automatically based on the input.
      • Normal Image View/3D Color Correction - Corrects the color of 3D images.
        Note: Depending on model, the 3D Color Correction may not be available.
      • 3D Image Correction - Switches the left/right images of 3D video.
    6. To return to the original factory default settings, select the Reset button, or select Close when finished.
    7. Press the 3D button on the remote control to end 3D image viewing.
      Note: Depending on the input signal, available 3D type may differ.

    Caution: Viewing 3D images

    • When viewing 3D images, it is recommended that the viewer maintain a distance of at least twice the screen's diagonal length.
    • 3D images may not be viewed correctly with shutter-type glasses that require recharging.
    • If a future 3D broadcasting format that is not supported by this TV becomes the standard, an additional device such as a set-top box may be required.

    Warning: Using 3D glasses

    • Do not use the 3D glasses as a replacement for your own corrective glasses, sunglasses, or protective goggles. Improper use of 3D glasses may cause eye injuries.
    • Do not store 3D glasses in extreme conditions. Exposure to excessively high or low temperatures may deform the lenses. Do not use deformed glasses.
    • Do not apply pressure to or subject 3D glasses to any impact. Subjecting 3D glasses to rough handling may cause a defect.
    • The lenses on 3D glasses (with polarizing film) are vulnerable to scratches. Use only a clean and soft cloth for cleaning. Dirty cloth may scratch the polarizing film.
    • Scratching the lens surface of the 3D glasses with sharp objects or cleaning with chemicals may distort 3D images.

    Whether you watch movies or play games, you may optimize your viewing environment using the Picture Mode settings.

    Press the SMART  button on the remote control, and select Settings > PICTURE.

    1. Select the Picture Mode option.
    2. Select the best picture mode for your viewing preference.
      • Vivid - Heightens contrast, brightness and sharpness to display vivid images.
      • Standard - Displays images in standard levels of contrast, brightness and sharpness.
      • Eco - The Energy Saver feature changes settings on the TV to reduce power consumption.
      • Cinema / Game - Displays the optimum picture for movies and games.
      •  Expert - Menu for adjusting picture quality that allows experts and amateurs to enjoy the best TV viewing. This menu is ISF-certified and provided for picture tuning experts. (ISF logo can only be used on ISF-certified TV units.) ISFccc : Imaging Science Foundation Certified Calibration Control.

      Note: Depending on the input signal, the available range of picture modes may differ.

    3. Select Close when finished.

    Press the SMART  button on the remote control and select Settings > PICTURE.

    1. Select the screen setting: Backlight, Contrast, Brightness, Color, or Tint.
    2. Adjust the setting by pressing the BACK  button or the THUMBWHEEL  button on the remote control.
      • Backlight - Adjusts the display brightness by varying the brightness of the LCD panel.
      • Contrast - Adjusts the difference between bright and dark regions of the screen.
      • Brightness - Adjusts the overall screen brightness.
      • Sharpness - Adjusts the sharpness of the borders between bright and dark.
      • Color - Adjusts the colors on the screen darker or lighter.
      • Tint - Adjusts the red/green color balance.
      • Color Temp - Adjusts the overall tone of colors to warm or cool.
      • Note: Depending on model, the Color Temp option may not be available.

    Note: Depending on the input signal or other picture settings, the range of detailed items for adjustment may differ.

    Fine tuning adjustments to screen color and contrast are made from the Advanced Control menu. You can calibrate the screen for each picture mode or adjust picture settings for a special screen. To revert back to the original default screen settings, select Picture Reset.

    Press the SMART  button on the remote control and select Settings > PICTURE.

    1. Select Advanced Control.
    2. Adjust the advanced screen settings.
      • Dynamic Contrast - Adjusts the contrast to the optimal level according to the brightness of the image.
      • Dynamic Color - Adjusts colors for more natural-looking colors.
      • Preferred Color
        • Skin Color : Skin color spectrum can be separately set to implement the skin color as defined by the user.
        • Grass Color : Natural color spectrum (meadows, hills, etc.) can be separately set.
        • Sky Color : Sky color is set separately.

        Note: Depending on model, the Preferred Color. option may not be available.

      • Super Resolution - Provides a crystal-clear picture by improving the details in areas where the picture is blurry or unclear.
      • Gamma - Sets the gradation curve according to the output of the picture signal in relation to the input signal.
    3. Select Close when finished.

    Note: Further options may be available depending on the model.

    Additional picture options can be adjusted to customize your viewing experience. To revert back to the original default screen settings, select Picture Reset.

    Press the SMART  button on the remote control and select Settings > PICTURE.

    1. Select Picture Option.
    2. Choose the option to adjust and fine tune the screen image.
      • Noise Reduction - Reduces screen noise in the video.
      • MPEG Noise Reduction - Reduces noise caused by compressing digital video.
      • Black Level - Adjusts the brightness or darkness of the screen to suit the black level of the picture input using the degree of darkness (black level) of the screen.
      • Real Cinema - Optimizes the screen for movie viewing.
      • Motion Eye Care - [Depending on model] Saves power consumption by adjusting the brightness corresponding to the movement of the image on the screen.

        Note: It does not work while watching 3D images.

      • TruMotion - Corrects images to display smoother motion sequences.
        • Smooth : De-Judder value is set at 3.
        • Clear : De-Judder value is set at 7.
        • User : De-Judder can be set manually.
    3. Select Close when finished.

    Your LG TV comes preset with default picture mode settings. You can adjust those settings to accommodate your viewing environment. To revert back to the original default settings, use Picture Reset.

    Press the SMART  button on the remote control and select Settings > PICTURE.

    1. Select Picture Reset.
    2. Select Yes to revert back to original factory default picture settings. Select No to keep the current picture settings.

    The Aspect Ratio is the ratio of screen width to screen height. The common aspect ratio is 16:9 for most HD content. Aspect Ratio can be set automatically by the programming, or manually adjusted to provide the best viewing experience based on the type of content you wish to watch.

    Press the SMART  button on the remote control and select Settings > PICTURE.

    1. Select Aspect Ratio.
    2. Choose the screen Aspect Ratio setting.
      • 16:9 - Resizes the image ratio to fit a 16:9 screen.
      • Just Scan - Displays high-quality image without loss.

        Note: In DTV/HDMI/Component (over 720p) mode, Just Scan is available.

      • Set by Program - Depending on the input signal, screen aspect ratio changes to 4:3 or 16:9.
      • 4:3 - Resizes the image ratio to fit 4:3 screen.
      • Zoom - Resizes the image to fit the screen width. The top and bottom parts of the image may be cut off.
      • Cinema Zoom - Formats an image to the cinemascope ratio (2.35:1) and zooms in on the ratio.
    3. Select Close when finished.

    Note: Available picture size may differ depending on the input signal.

    Note: The screen aspect ratios on HDMI-PC input are available in 4:3 and 16:9 only. [For models supporting 2160p] When a 2160p signal is input or your PC resolution is set to 3840 x 2160, the Aspect Ratio is set to Just Scan.

    The Picture Wizard guides you through setting key picture mode features to customize your viewing experience. Just follow the step by step directions.

    Press the SMART  button on the remote control and select Settings > PICTURE.

    1. Select Picture Wizard II.
    2. Each step shows how the setting adjustment would affect the picture. When the image appears to your satisfaction, choose that setting.
    3. Select Confirm when finished.

    Note: These steps may differ slightly depending on the model.

  • Automatically adjust and optimize the TV audio. When Smart Sound Mode is enabled, the options Sound Mode, Virtual Surround Plus, and Clear Voice II are automatically adjusted.

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

    2. Select Smart Sound Mode on the TV menu.

     

    3. Select Close when finished.
    Sound Mode provides audio customization for specific programming.

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

    2. Select Sound Mode on the TV menu. This optimizes TV audio to the selected sound mode.

     

    • Standard - Suitable for all types of video.
    • Music/Cinema/Sport/Game - Optimizes the audio for a specific genre based on the TV model.
    • User Setting - Adjusts the volume to the desired level using the User EQ.
      • 100 Hz / 300 Hz / 1 kHz/ 3 kHz / 10 kHz - Sets EQ by manually adjusting sound bands.
      • Reset - Resets previously changed equalizer value.
    4. Select Close when finished.
    Virtual Surround Plus is an LG proprietary audio processing technology that emulates a 5.1 channel surround sound from two speakers.

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

    2. Select Virtual Surround Plus on the TV menu.

     

    3. Select Close to exit when the option has been chosen.

    Note: If Clear Voice ll is set to ON, Virtual Surround Plus is not available.
    Clear Voice II enhances speaking voice clarity so that it is clearly heard over other background sounds.

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

    2. Select Clear Voice II on the TV menu.

     

    3. Select the Clear Voice level based on listener preference once it is turned ON. Select Close to exit.
    1. Press the SMART button on the remote control and select Settings > Sound on the TV menu.

    2. Select Volume Mode on the TV menu.

     

     

    • Auto Volume - Sets Auto Volume to On. When clicking through different programs, the volume is automatically adjusted to the same level.
    • Volume Control - Using a single volume curve may result in an inaudible or loud sound depending on the environment. Adjusts volume levels depending on the time of day (day/night).


    3. Select Close to exit when the options has been chosen.
    Sound Out directs TV audio to output to other devices such as a Home Theater System or Sound Bar.

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

    2. Select Sound Out on the TV menu.

     

     

    • TV Speaker - Sound is output through the TV speaker.
    • ARC mode - Audio Reverse Channel (only available on HDMI 1). External audio devices can be connected via a High-Speed HDMI cable without an extra optical audio cable to output digital audio. It interfaces with SimpLink. For an external device that supports ARC (Audio Return Channel), connect it to the HDMI(ARC) port.
    • Digital Sound Out - PCM (2 channel only), Auto (Pass through of audio signal)
    • LG Sound Sync (Optical) - Provides the optimized sound with LG audio device and optical cable. Audio device volume is operated by TV remote control.

      NOTE* If your audio device does not work, check the device and see if it supports Sound Sync Sound Sync Logo function.

    • LG Sound Sync (Wireless) - Provides the optimized sound with LG audio device and optical cable. Audio device volume is operated by the TV remote control.

      NOTE* If your audio device does not work, check the device power. Make sure the audio device is set up properly and see if it supports Sound Sync Sound Sync Logo function.

    • Headphone - The headphone is automatically detected if it is plugged in, the TV speakers will be muted when a headphone is used.


    3. Select Close to exit when the options has been chosen.
    AV Sync. Adjust allows direct synchronization of the TV audio and video.

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

    2.

     

    Select AV Sync. Adjust on the TV menu.


     

    3. Select 'ON' to adjust the sound output to match the video.



     

    • TV Speaker - Adjusts the synchronization of the sound from the TV's internal speakers. Moving the slider to the left will add a delay to the sound output. Moving the slider to the right will add a delay to the video output
    • External Speaker - Adjusts how the sound is synched from external speakers, such as an external speaker connected to the digital audio output port, LG audio device and headphone. Moving the slider to the left will add a delay to the sound output. Moving the slider to the right will add a delay to the video output.
      * LG audio device is supported only for models with the optical digital port.
    • Bypass - Outputs broadcasting signals or the audio of an external device without audio delay. Audio may be output before video as it takes time to process video input into the TV.


    4. Select Close to exit when the option has been chosen.
    Sound Option Setting adjusts the speaker balance and optimizes sound quality.

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

    2. Select the Sound Option Setting on your TV menu.

     


     

    • Balance - Adjusts left/right audio balance.
    • Sound Optimizer - Adjusts the sound quality depending how the TV is mounted - the options are: Normal, Wall Mount and Stand type.


    3. Select Close to exit when the options have been chosen.
  • The Channel menu option allows the TV tuners to tune to available Over The Air or Basic Cable Stations and store the results in 4 distinct groups; DTV, TV, Cable DTV, and Cable TV.

    Channels are not registered properly unless the antenna/cable is connected correctly. If you move the outdoor or indoor antenna, you will need to run the Auto Tuning facility again, as Auto Tuning only sets channels that are currently broadcasting. If Lock System is turned on, a pop-up window will appear asking for your password.

    Automatically tunes the channels.

    1. Press the SMART Smart Button button on the remote control and select Settings > CHANNEL,on the TV menu.

    2. Select Auto Tuning on the TV menu.



    3. Select Start to proceed with Auto Tuning.



    4. The TV screen will cycle through the following screens automatically.











    5. Select Done when finished, to return to menu.



    Note: The following restrictions apply.
    • Channels are not registered properly unless the antenna/cable is connected correctly.
    • Auto Tuning only sets channels that are currently broadcasting.
    • If Lock System is turned on, a pop-up window will appear asking for password.
    Adjusts channels manually and saves the results.

    1. Press the SMART Smart Button button on the remote control and select Settings > CHANNEL,on the TV menu.

    2. Select Manual Tuning on the TV menu.



    3. Channels are shown separately for each tuner: DTV, TV, Cable DTV, or Cable TV. First select the tuner, and then the channel lineup for that tuner is shown. Scroll through the channels using the left Channel Down (decrease the channel number) and right Channel Up Button (increase the channel number) arrows. The channel signal strength and signal quality are shown in the indicators on the menu. A channel can be deleted from the list by selecting Delete.



    4. As channels are selected with the scrollbar arrows, the Add option will appear on the Manual Tuning menu for channels not currently in the lineup. The keypad can be used to enter additional channels not shown in the lineup. The number entered on the keypad will appear in the channel lineup, then select Add to save.



    5. Select Close to exit the menu.

    Note: For digital broadcasting only, signal strength and signal quality will be displayed in the Manual Tuning window.
    Channel Edit enables you to set a channel as a favorite, block/unblock and Add/Delete etc. the selected channel.

    1. Press the SMART Smart Button button on the remote control and select Settings > CHANNEL,on the TV menu.

    2. Select Channel Edit on the TV menu.



    3. Select which channel you want to edit.

    4. Use one of the colored function buttons to edit that channel.



    The available functions are listed below.

    • Add/Delete - Marks Channel for Manual Tuning - Delete Function. (After selecting Channel(s), use the Manual Tuning Option.)
    • Block/Unblock - Requires the Lock Function to be set - Channel Lock. Allows the blocking and unblocking of specific channels.
    • Set as Favorite - Adds to Favorite list - 1 of 4 Groups (A,B,C,D). Choose which channels to add to a group list.
  • Sets the TV date and time.

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

    2. Select the Clock option on the TV menu.



    3. The Clock menu will have two options: 1) Auto (Synchronizes the TV clock to the digital time information sent by the TV station.), and 2) Manual (Sets the time and date manually, if the auto setup does not correspond to the current time.).

     

    4. If you receive the time signal from an Over The Air (O.T.A.) antenna, then the options are Time Zone and Dayight Saving. To set the clock manualy, select from the highlighted menu options. Select Close, when finished with your chosen method.
    Automatically set the TV to turn off at a specified time.

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

    2. Select the Off Time option on the TV menu.

     

    3. Select the day and time to turn off the TV.

    Off Time Menu

    • Daily - Time & Day Menu Repeat Daily
    • Manual - Time & Day Menu Repeat Manual
    • Mon-Fri - Time & Day Menu Repeat Mon Fri
    • Mon-Sat - Time & Day Menu Repeat Mon Sat
    • Off - Time & Day Menu Repeat Off
    • Once - Time & Day Menu Repeat Once
    • Sat Sun - Time & Day Menu Repeat Sat Sun
    • Sun - Time & Day Menu Repeat Sun
    Note: Select Off on Repeat to discontinue On Time/Off Time.

     

    To use On Time/Off Time, set the current time correctly. Even when the On Time function is on, the TV will turn off automatically in 120 minutes, when no button is pressed within that time.

     

    Automatically turn the TV on at the specified time.

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

    2. Select the On Time option on the TV menu.

     

    3. Select the day and time to turn off the TV.

    On Time Daily

    • Daily - Time & Day Menu On Time Daily
    • Manual - Time & Day Menu On Time Manual
    • Mon-Fri - Time & Day Menu On Time Mon Fri
    • Mon-Sat - Time & Day Menu On Time Mon Sat
    • Off - Time & Day Menu On Time Off
    • Once - Time & Day Menu On Time Once
    • Sat Sun - Time & Day Menu On Time Sat Sun
    • Sun - Time & Day Menu On Time Sun
    Note: Select Off on Repeat to discontinue On Time/Off Time.

     

    To use On Time/Off Time, set the current time correctly. Even when the On Time function is on, the TV will turn off automatically in 120 minutes, when no button is pressed within that time.
    Set the TV to automatically turn off after the specified minutes have lapsed.

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

    2. Select the Sleep Timer option on the TV menu.

     

    3. Select Close when time delay has been chosen, to exit.

    Note: To cancel the Sleep Timer, select Off.
  • 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.
    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.
    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.
    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.
    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)

    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

    The Downloadable Rating feature is only available if the TV receives Region5 Rating data. Normally this feature is not supported in the US.
    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.
    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.
  • The LG TV Safety Menu settings allow you to customize your personal viewing experience. Below is a list of the available Safety Menu settings, click on any one to learn more.

    Note: The default password is 0-0-0-0.

    Note: Make sure the button says ON to access these settings.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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 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.

    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.

    >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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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 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.

    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.
  • 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.
    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.
    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.
    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.
    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.
  • The Software Update option allows the user to either update software manually or automatically.

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

    2. Select the Software Update option on the TV menu.

     

    3. Select Check Update Version, the menu will inform if there is a new update. The update can be accepted or refused. When the update has downloaded and installed. Restart the TV.

    2. If the update is refused, select Close to exit the menu.

    Note: For further explanation please access the help article LG TV Updating Firmware.
    The Picture Test checks the picture processing capability of the TV.

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

    2. Select Picture Test on the TV menu.



    3. Depending if there is an error or not, follow the path below.

     
     

     

       

    4. Select Close to exit the menu when done.

    Common Problems and Solutions (with links to helpful articles).

     

    Images from previous channel or other channels linger or the screen shows annoying lines.

     

    Try adjusting the antenna to the direction of the TV station or refer to the manual for proper way to connect the antenna.
    LG TV Ghosting on the Screen
    LG TV Shows Snow on Screen

     

    Vibrating horizontal/vertical lines and fishnet patterns appear momentarily.

     

    Such a problem may happen when there is strong electronic interference. Turn off other electronic devices such as mobile phones, power tools and other small electrical appliances.
    LG TV Horizontal or Vertical Lines

     

    The screen display freezes or does not work properly in digital broadcast.

     

    May occur when signals are weak or the reception unstable. Adjust the antenna's orientation or cable connections.
    If the signal strength or quality is low on Manual Tuning (Channel Menu), contact the Service Provider.
    LG TV Ghosting on the Screen

     

    Digital broadcast is not on even though the cable is connected.

     

    Contact the Service Provider about the subscription and/or signal. (Depending on the subscription, digital broadcasting may not be supported.)
    LG TV Has Neither Sound Nor Picture
    LG TV Displays NO SIGNAL Message

     

    Image is not on or not clear when connected to HDMI.

     

    Check the HDMI cable specifications. Use only HDMI cable. Other cables may cause images to fade in and out or not be displayed properly.
    Verify that all cable connections are securely connected. When connections are not secure, images may not be properly displayed.
    LG TV Has Poor Picture Quality
    LG TV Video is Flickering

     

    Does not work when USB storage device is connected.

     

    Verify that the USB device and cable is version 2.0 or higher.


    Refer to these other Help Library articles when troubleshooting TV picture issues:
    Sound Test tests the audio circuitry and the loudspeakers in the TV. If there is a sound problem, try Sound Test first to verify that sound signal output is normal.

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

    2. Select Sound Test on the TV menu.



    3. The following menu will appear on the TV screen. Depending on the test results, directions are given for the next step to best resolve the problem. Select No to exit this menu if there is no error.


     


    4. Select Close when finished.

     

     

    .

    Common Problems and Solutions (with links to helpful articles).

     

    Screen display is on but no sound.

     

    Check other TV channels.
    Make sure the TV Speaker is set to On.
    LG TV Audio Problems

     

    For analog broadcast, stereo is not clear or sound comes from one speaker only.

     

    In a poor reception area (areas with weak or unstable signal) or if multi audio is not stable, select Mono on Multi Audio.
    LG Optical Audio or Multi-channel Audio Output

     

    TV sound is not in sync with the lips or the sound breaks up occasionally.

     

    If it happens on a certain TV channel, it may be caused by problems with an individual station's broadcast signal. Check with the TV station or local cable operator.
    LG TV AV Sync Adjustment

     

    Whenever changing the channel, the volume is different.

     

    Depending on the channel, there can be differences in volume.
    Please set Auto Volume to On.
    LG TV Audio Problems

     

    On certain channels, sound does not come out or only the background music plays. (If it is a program created for overseas.)

     

    On Language, set Language > Audio Language as the desired language. Even if the language on Multi Audio is changed, once the power is turned off or the channel is changed, the default settings will be reset.

    There is no sound when connected to HDMI/USB.

     

    Verify that the HDMI cable is high speed.
    Check if the USB device and cable is version 2.0 or higher.
    Use only regular music (*mp3) files.

    The 3D Picture Test tests the 3D circuitry in the TV.

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

    2. Select 3D Picture Test on the TV menu.



    3. Follow the on-screen instructions, then select Yes if there is a problem or NO to exit if there is no problem.



    3. Select Close when the information below has been obtained. (The TV details will be listed on this screen.)
    The Product/Service Info screen gives important information about the TV. This screen also allows a check of the model number and serial number without having to gain access to the back of the TV.

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

    2. Select Product/Service Info on the TV menu

     

    3. Select Close when finished.
    Initialization of App is a utility that fixes problems when TV firmware updates do not successfully download.

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

    2. Select Initialization of App on the TV menu.

    Init Apps 

    3. Select OK to continue or Cancel to return to menus.
    Access the TV User Guide direct from the TV.
    Note:   The contents of this guide are subject to change without prior notice for quality improvement.

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

    2. Select User Guide on the TV menu.



    3. Once User Guide is selected, the Settings Menus will close and the TV User Guide is displayed. The User Guide  is also available from the My Apps section of the home page. The User Guide can be downloaded from the LG.com product support page for a specific TV model. It can be found under Product Support/Download/Manuals & Documents section.

    Note: Look for this Search box Search LG.COM on the website, to enter the TV model. when searching for support.

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