LG TV Remote Not Working
Remote Control Troubleshooting – If you have a LG TV with a Magic remote control, then the interaction with the TV takes place using radio signals. If the remote control is new, then to connect it to the TV, it is necessary to perform the first pairing. Also, after replacing the batteries, it may also be necessary to pair the remote control with the TV. Although the remote and the TV remember each other. This pairing is maintained when the power is turned off.
The order of pairing of remotes varies depending on the TV model (the year your TV was built). How to make a pairing of the remote control and the TV (general rules).
How to properly pair the Magic Remote Control with a TV
- TV must be turned on.
- If there are similar TVs nearby, turn on only the TV with which you want to pair, unplug the rest from the mains. The remote can interface with multiple TVs.
- Pairing start doing in 20-30 seconds after turning on the TV, the TV needs time to start the operating system.
Primary pairing of Magic remote control with TV models of 2010-2011, LVxxxx models
Magic remote, appearance for TVs 2010-2011.
For the initial pairing, you must place the remote control next to the TV, at arm’s length (optional but desirable), press the OK or MUTE button and hold for about 5 seconds. Wait for a message on the TV about the pairing of the remote control and the TV. For visual information about what happens pairing, the backlight of the power button on the remote will flash while pairing.
Primary pairing of the remote control with TV models of 2012-2019, TV M, W, S, N, A, B, C, F, G, H, K models
The appearance of the remote control Magic (2012-2019)
To pair a new TV remote, you must turn on the TV, insert batteries into the remote control, point the remote at the TV (you need to be near the TV) and press the OK button (this is a wheel like in a computer mouse). Hold the OK button until the pairing message appears on the TV.
If the TV stopped responding to the remote control. Magic remote does not work
Such a situation may arise due to some kind of malfunction in the operation of the console or the TV. To solve the problems, it is necessary to check if the batteries in the remote control are discharged, we recommend replacing the batteries with new ones. If replacing the batteries did not help, you must re-pair the Magic remote and the TV.
To do this, untie the remote control from the TV and re-perform pairing.
Cancel the remote control binding from the TV. Repeat pairing Magic
If you need to re-tie the remote control or bind the remote control that has already been tied to the TV before. It is necessary to reset the previous bindings. To do this, press on the remote control simultaneously two buttons BACK and HOME. Hold down the buttons for at least 5 seconds. In this case, the console will reset all the bindings and become like new.
If the binding fails during the binding process, you can rebind. To do this, press and hold the GUIDE key for 5 seconds. After that, you can re-bind the TV and remote control.
LG standard remote not working
If your standard TV remote control for your LG TV has stopped working, follow these steps to find problems.
Check if the standard remote control is working. 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. After that, press any buttons on the remote control; if the remote control is working, the camera will show a blinking LED. Notes: the standard remote control emits in the infrared range, a person does not see the light in this range, but the camera matrix responds.
If the remote control blinks, the receiver on the TV does not work. Since modern TVs are a computer, you need to restart the TV, for this, disconnect the TV from the mains for 1-2 minutes (you need to unplug the plug). After 1-2 minutes, turn on the TV, check if the remote control is working, if it works, the problem was in the TV. If the TV does not work, you need to repair it.
If the LED in the remote control does not blink, replace the batteries with new ones. If replacing the batteries did not help, you need to buy a new remote.