Skip to Contents

How-to & Tips

Find help information for your LG product

Learn about product installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting using our search options.


  • How to: Installation and Settings
  • Connecting External Devices
  • Operation
  • TV
  • Last Updated 23/06/2015



How to use How to use SIMPLINK


             You can conveniently control and use various multimedia devices connected through HDMI with the TV remote control.

             1.Connect the SIMPLINK HDMI Output port to the TV HDMI IN port with an HDMI cable.

             2. Press the Home button on the remote control and select Setting at the top right.

             3. Go to Advanced SettingGeneral and select SIMPLINK


             4. Set SIMPLINK to On.


             5. Configure the Auto Power Sync settings to On or Off. (If Auto Power Sync is set to On, turning on a SIMPLINK-linked device will turn the TV on.

                  When you turn off the TV, the device will also be turned off.)


             6. Turn on the connected device. When the TV automatically connects to the device, the input will change.

                  If the device is not automatically connected to the TV, click the Input button.

                ● This feature works only with devices with the SIMPLINk logo. Check for the SIMPLINK logo on the external device.

                   There may be a problem using the device if the device does not meet the required specifications.

                ● A high-speed HDMIⓇ cable with CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) function is required to use SIMPLINK.

                    Pin 13 of the high-speed HDMIⓇ cable is used for data transfer between devices.

                ● If you want to output sound to the external audio equipment connected through the HDMI cable, set SIMPLINK to On.



             Supported SIMPLINK Functions


               Instant Play

               When you start a multimedia device, you can immediately watch content from the device on the TV without having to control anything.


               Controlling devices with the TV remote control

               Enables the user to control multimedia devices with the TV remote control to watch content.

               The pointer function of the Magic remote can be limited.


               Main Power Off

               If Auto Power Sync is set to on in the SIMPLINK settings, turning off your TV will turn off all of your SIMPLINK-linked devices.


               Main Power On

               If Auto Power Sync is set to On in the SIMPLINK settings, turning on a SIMPLINK-linked device will turn the TV on.

Article Feedback

1. Overall, how satisfied were you with the usefulness of this article?
1.1 Why did the article not resolve your issue?

Characters left : 500 / 500