How to Fix LG TV Not Connecting to WiFi Issue

LG TV won’t connect to WiFi

If you are facing a problem related to connecting the WiFi on your LG Smart TV. So we are here to help you, read the below steps carefully. We have mentioned 8-9 methods in our article. Maybe any one of them will work for you. In most cases, these are the highly recommended methods that worked properly in your case.

1. Change Time And Date Settings

2. Change DNS settings to 8.8.8.8

3. Get a Streaming Stick 

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These are the main solutions for fixing the issues on LG TV not connecting to the WiFi problem. If these don’t work in your case then follow more below methods.

Table of Content:-

⇒  Why won’t my LG TV connect to WiFi? 

⇒  Troubleshooting LG Smart TV not connecting to WiFi

⇒  How to Reset WiFi on LG Smart TV

⇒  How to Connect LG Smart TV to WiFi

⇒  LG Smart TV Network Connection

Why won’t my LG TV connect to WiFi? 

When your LG TV is faced with a problem such as not connecting to WiFi, there are several potential culprits that must be investigated one by one to find out the problem.

Most WiFi connectivity issues can be fixed with a simple reboot of the TV or router, but sometimes this can be caused by issues with your Internet provider, and very rarely there may be a physical hardware defect somewhere in your WiFi network or in the TV.

If this is your first chance to connect to a network, check that you have the correct network and the password is typed correctly.

Also Read:  How to add Apps to LG Smart TV

Troubleshooting LG Smart TV not connecting to WiFi

Now we have a long list of methods that help to fix your issue related to the Wifi connection on your LG TV. We highly recommend you three methods to try first, If these don’t work then try the rest of them.


Change DNS settings to 8.8.8.8(Recommended)

1. Go to Settings⇒All Settings.

2. Select Network⇒Wired Connection (Ethernet)/WiFi Connection.

4. Choose the item that has the status “Connected to Internet“.

5. Now you will see your current DNS server setting.

6. Click Edit below.

7. Uncheck the Set Automatically box.

8. Select the DNS Server field.

9. Enter “8.8.8.8“.

10. Click on Save.


Get a Streaming Stick(Recommended)

You have to spend some extra money to get a Streaming Stick like Roku and Amazon Fire Stick. This method is cheaper and efficient than buying new parts for your LG Smart TV. Streaming sticks are famous for being smarter than smart TVs.


Change Time And Date Settings(Recommended)

Some of you people think this method is weird, let’s skip this. But once try it maybe it works for you. Go to Settings> General> Date and Time> uncheck Set automatically> set your local time and date manually.


Check Your WiFi Network

Make sure that other devices in your home are connecting to the WiFi network. If nothing is connecting, then the problem is with our WiFi network.


Check your WiFi Details

Make sure you are connecting to your WiFi network and entering the right password. Some people changed their WiFi connection and don’t remember their latest WiFi name and password. 


Turning Your TV On/Off 

Sometimes you can see some error or glitches and they can be fixed by turning off you TV. In this case, you have to unplug your TV from the power socket and wait for 1-2 minutes, then restart it. This is the easiest method everyone can perform.


Unplug Your TV

Another useful method is you have to just unplug your TV for 1-2 minutes and wait. Plug it again, hopefully, your WiFi connection issue is solved.


Reboot Your Router

Sometimes your router shows connection problems due to long time running.  After rebooting your router, please check all devices are connected to the WiFi network. If no device is connected to your WiFi network, then there is some problem with your router.


Software Up-to-date

Sometimes old software also creates problems on your TV.  To update your software- go to Settings of your TV, and check for available updates. 


Remove all USB drive

Try to remove all USB hard drives connected to your Tv. Removing all unnecessary devices from your TV can resolve your wifi problem.


Factory Reset

If all the methods fail then try this last factory reset method. After factory reset your TV software will look brand new. Go to Home⇒  Settings⇒ General Menu⇒  Reset To Initial Settings.


How to Reset WiFi on LG Smart TV

A very easy way to reset the WiFi on your Smart TV is to power off your TV. If you want, you can disconnect the power supply and leave the TV on for a minute or two to make sure it is not powered up properly.


How to Connect LG Smart TV to WiFi

Firstly power on your LG TV, wait until it starts properly. Now press the Settings button, Smart, or  Menu on your Remote. Now find the Network submenu and click on Start Connection. Now your TV will automatically search for WiFi networks.


LG Smart TV Network Connection

The below steps will help you to connect your LG Smart Tv to the internet through a wireless or wired connection.

Wired Connection

1. Connect the one end of the Ethernet cable to the LAN port on your LG Smart TV and connect the second end to the open LAN port on your router.

2. Press the SMART button on  your LG Remote

3. Now scroll to access the Home menu.

4. Choose the Settings button, then Ok.

5. Choose Network, then Network Connection.

6. Choose Start Connection.

7. Now your LG Smart TV will automatically connect to your wired connection.


Wireless Connection

1. Make sure your WiFi connection is On.

2. Press the SMART button on your LG Remote.

3. Now scroll to access the Home menu.

4. Choose the Settings button, then Ok.

5. Choose Network, then WiFI Connection.

6. Firstly your LG Smart TV will try to connect to a wired network. If it fails to find, then it will try to connect to your WiFI connection.

7. Select your WiFi connection in the available wifi networks. 

8. If you don’t see your wifi network in this list, then try to reduce the distance between the router and LG TV.

9. Enter the password of your WiFi network and choose Connect option.

10. Now your LG Smart TV is connected to your WiFi network.

Also check: How to Update Software on your Samsung Smart TV


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