LG TV Remote Not Working TV 2011-2020
Troubleshooting LG Remote Control – If you have an LG TV with Magic Remote Control, the TV is controlled by radio signals. It does this using Bluetooth. If the remote is new, you will need to perform a first pairing to connect it to your TV. You may also need to pair the remote control with your TV after the batteries are replaced. Although the remote control and the TV will remember each other. This pairing is supported when the power is turned off. However, the connection protocol may fail, in which case the remote control may not work properly.
The order in which remote controls are paired varies depending on the model of TV (year your TV was made). How to pair the remote control with your TV (general rules).
If you need to match a remote to your TV you can see the compatibility of remotes in this article LG Magic Remote compatibility list 2011-2020 year
LG Magic remote pairing with TV
- The TV should be on.
- If there are similar TVs nearby, turn on only the one with which you want to pair up, unplug the others. The remote control can communicate with multiple TVs.
- Pairing begins 20-30 seconds after the TV is turned on, the TV needs time to start the operating system.
LG Magic remote pairing with TV models of 2010-2011, LVxxxx models
Magic remote, appearance for TVs 2010-2011.
For initial pairing, place the remote control next to the TV set at arm’s length (optional but desirable), press the OK or MUTE button and hold it for about 5 seconds. Wait until the TV screen shows a message that the remote control and TV are paired. The backlight of the power button on the remote control will flash during pairing to provide visual information about what is pairing.
LG Magic remote pairing with TV models 2012-2019, series TV M, W, S, N, A, B, C, F, G, H, K
The appearance of the remote control Magic (2012-2019)
To pair a new TV remote control, you need to turn on the TV, insert the batteries into the remote control, point the remote to the TV (you need to be near the TV) and press the OK button (it’s a wheel like in a computer mouse). Keep the OK button pressed until the TV shows a pairing message.
LG TV not responding to remote. Magic remote does not work
This situation may be due to some kind of malfunction of the remote control or television. To solve the problem, check if the batteries in the remote control are low, we recommend replacing them with new ones. If the batteries do not work, you should reconnect the Magic Remote and your TV.
To do this, remove the pairing the remote control and TV, and then re-pair.
How do you reset LG TV remote Re-pairing the remote to the TV
If you need to re-pair the remote control or set up the remote control that was previously paired to the TV. You have to reset the previous tethering. To do this, press two BACK and HOME buttons on the remote control simultaneously. Keep the buttons pressed for at least 5 seconds. In this case the remote control will restart and become as if new.
If a pairing failure occurs during the pairing process, you must perform all the steps again. To do so, press and hold the GUIDE key for 5 seconds. You can then pair your TV and remote control again. We recommend that you do all the steps on the remote control near your TV.
LG standard remote not working
If your standard LG TV remote stops working, follow these steps to find the problem.
Check if the standard remote control works. To do this, take the phone, turn on the camera, point the camera at the remote control (infrared LED), it is located in front of the remote control. Then press any buttons on the remote control; if it works, the LED on the camera will flash. Notes: A standard remote control emits infrared light; a person cannot see light in this range, but the camera matrix will respond.
If the LED on the standard remote control flashes, it means that the remote is functional. The infrared receiver on the TV is not working. Since modern TV sets are computer, it is necessary to reboot the TV set, to do this disconnect the TV set from the network for 1-2 minutes (you need to disconnect the plug). After 1-2 minutes, turn on the TV, check if the remote control works, if it works, the problem was in the TV, associated with the software. If the TV set is not working, it must be repaired.
If the indicator on the remote control does not blink, replace the batteries with new ones. If replacing the batteries with new ones does not remedy the situation, a new remote control must be purchased.
LG TV remote some buttons not working
As a rule, the most frequently used buttons do not work on the remote control. These are the volume and channel switching buttons. The cause of the malfunction is loss of silicon button properties. The remote control must be disassembled and the contact pads must be wiped with alcohol to restore functionality. In 90% of cases it helps to restore the operability of the remote control buttons.