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How to connect a USB to your LG TV

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How to connect a USB to your LG TV

You can connect a USB storage device to your LG TV which includes: USB Hard Drive/ USB Flash Drives.
Some USB storage devices may not be supported. You may need to use a USB extension cable for the TV to recognise your USB.

Format: Remember to only use USB storage devices formatted with FAT32 or NTFS file system provided by Windows system.
Storage Size: It is also recommended to use a USB Hard Drive/ USB Flash Drive of 40GB to 2TB.

Note: Some USB storage devices may not be supported. In addition you may need to use a USB extension cable for the TV to recognise your USB.




How to connect your USB device


Please see the video and instructions below for details on connecting a compliant USB device to your LG TV.




How to find your USB port on your LG TV

To insert your USB storage device. You must find a USB port at the back of your TV.
The location of your port may differ depending on your TV product model. Make sure you find your TV manual to locate this.




How to find your LG TV input menu

There are many options to locate and access your USB storage on your TV.
When inserting your storage device, a menu option may automatically appear on the TV. Use your Magic Remote Control to select the media type you want to access.

If the menu does not appear, you can access your files via the Home Dashboard by selecting the input of storage options.

Once selected, you can view your media player to access and play your:

  • Images
  • Music
  • Videos



  • How to eject a USB Device from your LG TV

    It is important to safely eject your USB storage device from your TV. If you forcefully disconnect your device, an error may occur in your device.

    To safely eject your USB drive, go to your Home Dashboard and locate "storage".
    Select the "eject" option before removing your USB from your TV.




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