Skip to Content

Wi-Fi not Connecting to LG TV! (Let’s Fix It)

Wi-Fi not Connecting to LG TV! (Let’s Fix It)

You should have a reliable internet connection if you have an LG TV. An LG TV is nothing without a Wi-Fi network. The Smart TV uses the internet to provide us with various shows and videos. 

But what if your internet is not connecting with your LG TV? It could be due to Wi-Fi settings.

Outdated software on the TV could be a problem. Fix the router if you face a poor internet connection. Try resetting and rebooting the internet router.

In this article, we’ll discuss why Wi-Fi isn’t connecting to your LG TV.   

Let’s move straight to the point!

Why is Wi-Fi not Connecting to LG TV?

This is an era of smart LG TV, but if Wi-Fi isn’t working, it’s a massive problem for all. A bad internet connection that prevents you from watching TV is everyone’s worst dream. 

This can also occur due to a fault in your LG TV settings, or there may be some wiring problems with your LG TV or router.

 a Wi-Fi router
Connect your Wi-Fi router to LG TV

How to Connect Wi-Fi to LG TV?

Before discussing other reasons, let’s discuss the general method to connect Wi-Fi to LG TV. Let’s look at the general way involved in the process.

  1. Press the “Home” button on the left corner of your LG TV screen.
  2. Then, open the “Settings” option.
  3. Select “Network Settings” and then “Wi-Fi connection.”
  4. Look for your Wi-Fi connection and input the password of your wireless connection.
  5. The Wi-Fi should be connected to your LG TV.

Let’s look at the errors we face while connecting our Wi-Fi to our LG TV.

Does LG Smart TV have built-in WiFi?

LG Smart TVs have built-in WiFi.

The built-in WiFi feature means that you can connect your TV wirelessly to the Internet. The WiFi feature allows you to use several apps. LG Smart TVs also have the option of seamlessly casting or streaming from your mobile phone or devices.

How Do I Know if My LG TV has Wi-Fi?

To know if your LG TV has Wi-Fi, you can check your settings.

Go to your TV’s menu and then check if there is a feature for choosing network devices. If there is, then your LG TV has a built-in Wi-Fi feature and you can connect to the Internet. You can also press the “smart” button on your LG remote to access the menu.

Updating Location Settings

The problem with your Wi-Fi may be due to your location. It may seem like the software is having trouble locating your LG TV’s location.

How to Fix Your Location

To fix your location, you have to follow specific steps.

  1. Open” Settings.”
  2. Select “General” and then” Location” settings.
  3. Now click on “LG Service Management.”
  4. Select any country you want from the given list.
  5. After selecting the country, reset your LG TV and check whether Wi-Fi is working.
  6. Now choose your actual country, and the LG TV will reset again.
  7. In the end, your Wi-Fi must start working on your LG TV.

Crumpled Wires

You may encounter this issue if you have an older LG TV model. This usually is a manufacturing default in the wiring of your LG TV.

crumpled wires
Crumpled wires cause Wi-Fi connection problems

How to Fix It?

To fix this error, click the error notification. It’ll take you to other options.

  1. Take your LG TV and place it on a flat surface with its face down.
  2. Open up LG TVs back.
  3. You may see some silver wires coming from the Wi-Fi module. Check whether the cables are bent down or folded at any point. 
  4. Straighten them, ensuring you don’t damage any other wire.
  5. Now Place the back of the LG TV and connect Wi-Fi to your LG TV.

Unstable Wi-Fi Connection

This error may occur due to your poor Wi-Fi connection. An unstable Wi-Fi connection irritates everyone, and I know you hate it too.

How to Improve Your WIFI Connection

Here are several ways by which you can improve your wifi connection

  • Try to place your LG TV somewhere near the router.
  • If an ethernet cable is available, connect it to your LG TV,  which will help you increase your internet speed.
  • Other than this, contact your internet provider and ask him if there is some problem at his end.

“Quick Start” Feature

If your LG TV has a Quick Start feature, turn it off because it causes connectivity problems.

To turn off the Quick Start feature.

  1. Open the “Setting” of LG TV.
  2. Now click on the “General” option in the settings.
  3. You may see the “Quick Start” option there. Please turn it off.
  4. Please turn off your LG TV and unplug it.
  5. After turning off your LG TV, press the power button for 30 seconds.
  6. Plug in and turn on your LG TV and try connecting your Wi-Fi again.

Absence of Network List

You may face a problem that does not display your network list. If you’re facing such a problem, follow the given steps.

  • You must check whether the router is turned on.
  • There must be fewer obstacles between the router and your LG TV, and your LG TV should be placed near your router.
  • Turn your router and LG TV off and unplug them for 30 seconds.
  • Plug them in again and check if the problem is solved

Internet Connection Error

If your LG TV shows you an error saying “no internet connection.”

  • Then check your other devices if they are working or not.
  • If they are working, but your LG TV is still not working, then contact your internet provider.

Update Your Software

Check if your LG TV has a software update pending. It may resolve issues you’re facing about Wi-Fi Connection.

  1. To update your software, open “General Settings.”
  2. Scroll down and search for “About this LG TV.”
  3. Now click this option and ensure the option “Allow Automatic” is turned on.
  4. To check updates, click on the “Option.” If an update appears, follow the onscreen instructions.
  5. Try connecting your LG TV to Wi-Fi again.
Watch this video to learn in detail

Incorrect Password

Check if you’ve given the correct password of your Wi-Fi on your LG TV. Your LG TV will not connect to your Wi-Fi if you have an incorrect password.

Remember that the password is a set of characters in “case sensitive.” While typing your password, be careful about the uppercase and lowercase letters. A slight mistake in it will cause a problem with the password.

Substitutes for Connecting Your Wi-Fi to LG TV

You can look for alternatives to connect your Wi-Fi to LG TV if wireless connections are not that stable. You can use wires or other apps to do so.

Let’s take a look at other options that are available for us.

Ethernet Cable

Use Ethernet Cables for a stable internet connection. You have access to the internet as long as your router is on.

Streaming Device

Use Firestick or a Chromecast to access streaming apps without using the internet.

Change Your Wi-Fi Settings

Sometimes you can solve the issue by turning the LG TV off. It’s called rebooting your LG TV. Switch it off for thirty seconds.

After that, check whether your Wi-Fi is connecting to your LG TV. If it doesn’t work, check your Wi-Fi settings. Turn on your Wi-Fi if it’s not enabled.

You could enter the wrong password. In this case, follow the following steps.

  1. Go to “Settings” and scroll down to “Network.”
  2. Select your device and enter the correct password.
  3. Now, click on “Connect.”

Try other methods if this isn’t working.

Check Your Router

Your router may be why your Wi-Fi isn’t connecting to your LG TV. You should reset or reboot your router to get rid of the problem. Restarting will refresh your network settings.

Rebooting a router is a simple method of solving internet connection problems.

  • Unplug your router from the power source and wait for fifteen minutes.
  • Plug it back and wait for 1-2 minutes.
  • Now, connect your Wi-Fi to your LG TV.

How to Reset the Router?

Reset your router and reconnect it to your LG TV.

  1. Don’t unplug your router.
  2. Find the “Reset” button on your router.
  3. Use a paperclip and hold the button for thirty seconds.
  4. Now, Release the button.
Wi-Fi signals on smartphone
Reset your router if there are poor Wi-Fi signals

Factory Reset the LG TV

Factory resetting the LG TV will change it to its default settings. Resetting deletes all the information and the data stored in the device. This may help you to resolve the current issue you’re facing.

How to Reset an LG TV?

  1. Use your remote and go to “Settings.”
  2. Open “All Settings” and select the “Support” option.
  3. Navigate to “General,” then click on “Reset.”
  4. Confirm the reset, and you’re done.
TVImportant FeatureScreenAudio TypeProcessor
LG TVOLED panelA new level of Full-HDDolby AudioQuad Core Processor
Features of LG TV.

Conclusion

To resolve the connection problem between Wi-Fi and the LG TV, Follow the guidelines given in the article.

  • Change your TV location.
  • Repair your Crimpled Wi-Fi cables.
  • Update LG TVs software.
  • Check Wi-Fi settings.
  • Reset your router.
  • Restart the LG TV and the Wi-Fi router.
  • Reset the LG TV to its factory default settings.
  • Re-enter the correct password of your Wi-Fi.

Related Articles

Click here to view the Visual Story Version of this Article.