How to connect LG Smart TV?

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How to connect LG Smart TV?

Progress does not stand still: there are new technologies that make the work of users of technical devices more convenient. LG TV with Smart TV function (literally translated as “smart TV”) is a vivid example. With the built-in option you have access to the global network directly from the TV. In addition, the connection to a conventional television, owners of a "smart" TV already to anything: movies, TV shows and programs can be viewed directly from the Internet.

How to connect a LG Smartv TV to a computer

The easiest way to connect a TV and a computer is to use wires. The inputs / outputs on the rear panel may vary depending on the TV model. Typically, LG TVs with the Smart TV function have the following inputs / outputs - HDMI, composite video input ("bells", RCA connector), component video input ("bells", YPbPr standard).

It is best to connect devices via an HDMI cable, as in the case of "bells" the quality of the transmitted signals (video, audio) is much worse. In addition, there is an abundance of wires.True HDMI cable is often absent in the configuration, so the wire will need to be purchased in a specialized store.

Some TV models also support DVI, SCART inputs.

The connection technique is simple - you need to connect the TV and the computer with a cable through the appropriate connectors. Then go to the TV settings and select the type of connection.

If your computer does not have an input similar to that of a TV, then you need to use combined cable types (for example, if the computer has only a VGA input, then the problem is solved through the VGA-HDMI cable). In addition, commercially available special adapters-converters that can convert audio and video signals.

How to connect LG Smartv TV to the Internet

To use the capabilities of the Smart TV function, you need to connect the TV to the network via a router (both cable and wireless connections are allowed).

Cable connection

  1. Connect the router to the TV via a network cable. The connection takes place via the LAN connectors of the devices
  2. On the remote from the TV, press the "Home" button (go to the Smart menu) and go to the "Settings" section.
  3. Next, select the "Network" tab and click on "Network Setup: Wired."
  4. Usually the connection is established through automatic settings. (In case you need to enter IP and DNS addresses, select the "Manual configuration" mode and enter the addresses).
  5. Click on the "OK" button.

Wireless connection (via Wi-Fi)

  1. On the remote from the TV, press the "Home" button (go to the Smart menu) and go to the "Settings" section.
  2. Next, select the "Network" tab and click on "Network: Wireless".
  3. Then decide on the type of connection (use the type of AP if you know the network name and password; WPS mode involves setting one button (WPS), but in this case the router should support this function; Ad-hoc allows you to connect the computer and the TV directly, but without access to the network).

Connection via an access point (AP)

  1. Select the name of your network from the list (in case of setting up a hidden network, click on "Enter a new SSID" and write the name of the network using the remote control).
  2. Next, you must enter the password (if the network is protected).
  3. Click "Ok" and wait for the connection result.

Connect via WPS

  1. Enable WPS mode through the network settings of the TV.
  2. Then hold the WPS button on the router (no more than 5 seconds, otherwise you risk to reset the settings).
  3. Wait for device connections.
  4. The result of the connection appears on the TV screen.

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