The LG TV Picture Menu settings allow you to customize your personal viewing experience. Below is a list of the available Picture Menu settings, click on any one to learn more.
Smart Picture Mode
Sets the TV to automatically optimize image quality based on content type.
Note: An Internet connection is required to use this mode.
- Off - Turns off Smart Picture Mode.
- On - Turns on Smart Picture Mode.
Manually adjust display settings.
- Vivid - Heightens contrast, brightness and sharpness to display vivid images.
- Standard - Displays images in standard levels of contrast, brightness and sharpness.
- APS (Auto Power Saver) - Changes settings on the TV to reduce power consumption.
- Cinema - Displays the optimum picture for movies.
- Sport - Displays the optimum picture for sports programs.
- Game - Displays the optimum picture for games.
- Expert 1/Expert 2 - Allows an expert, or anyone who loves picture quality, to fine-tune the best picture quality. This option is an adjustment menu provided for ISF-certified picture quality tuning experts.
Note: Depending on the input signal and TV model, the available range of picture modes may differ.
Here you can adjust each aspect of your display individually. This type of fine-tuning is best for advanced users.
- 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 Temperature - Adjusts the overall tone of colors to warm or cold.
Adjust screen settings for individual video modes.
- Dynamic Contrast - Adjusts the contrast to the optimal level according to the brightness of the image.
- Dynamic Color - Adjusts color and saturation for a more vivid image.
- Preferred Color - Adjust skin tone, grass, and sky colors.
- Color Gamut - Set the range of colors that can be displayed.
- Super Resolution - Improve blurry or unclear areas for a sharper image.
- Gamma - Adjust to compensate for the brightness of the input signal.
Adjust detailed settings to further optimize the picture.
- Noise Reduction - Remove irregular and erratic pixels for a clearer image.
- MPEG Noise Reduction - Reduce noise from digital video signals.
- Black Level - Repair brightness and contrast by adjusting black levels.
- Real Cinema - Optimize display for movies.
- Motion Eye Care - Adjust brightness by analyzing image movements to prevent glare and reduce energy consumption.
- TruMotion - Optimize image quality for fast-moving images (sports and action).
- Reset - Resets all custom picture settings to the defaults.
Note: Depending on the input signal or other picture settings, the range of detailed items for adjustment may differ.
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 content type.
- 16:9 - Resizes the image to fit a 16:9 screen.
- Just Scan - Displays high-quality image without loss.
- 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 1 - Resizes the picture with a cinemascope ratio of 2.35:1, without image distortion.
Note: Any options that resize the image will cause some distortion or partial image loss.
Note: Depending on the video source, the aspect ratio options may be limited as shown below.
- Original - The program will be displayed in the aspect ratio it was broadcast in.
- Full - All programming will fill the screen (4:3 video will be stretched).
- Zoom - Programs broadcast in a 4:3 aspect ratio will fill the screen by zooming into a 16:9 portion of the middle (the top and bottom of the original program will not be displayed).
Various settings for watching 3D images.
- 3D Mode - Select a genre for the content you are watching in the desirable depth.
- Customize - Watch the images of your preference by using the advanced settings for 3D images.
- 3D Depth - Adjust 3D depth between the object and the background.
- 3D Viewpoint - Make 3D images look closer to or further away from the user.
- 3D Pattern Recognition - Automatically converts to 3D by analyzing the pattern of the original image.
- Normal Image View - Watch 2D images without 3D effects.
- 3D Color Correction - Correct the colors of 3D images.
- 3D Image Correction - Switches the left and right sides of a 3D image.
- Reset - Resets the 3D settings.
Enable two players to see different full-screen images for multiplayer games that support the feature.
Note: Requires Dual Play supported glasses.
- Top and Bottom - Sets the TV to display correctly when your game is oriented horizontally.
- Side by Side - Sets the TV to display correctly when your game is oriented vertically.
Adjust screen brightness to reduce energy consumption.
- Auto - Automatically adjust brightness based on ambient lighting.
- Off - Disable standby mode.
- Minimum - Optimize energy-saving features based on settings.
- Medium - Optimize energy-saving features based on settings.
- Maximum - Optimize energy-saving features based on settings.
- Screen Off - Turn off screen and play audio only. Press any button (except Power) on your remote to turn the screen back on. Turning the TV off and on again will automatically turn off standby mode.
Picture Wizard III
Follow step-by-step instructions to optimize image quality.
Note: This is a subjective measurement, choose answers based on your preferences.
Picture Test/3D Picture Test
Check for problems with the 2D/3D picture quality.
Choose if the test image is displayed correctly. If it looks distorted in some way, contact information will appear on the screen.