Do you have an unprogrammed LG remote that you’d like to use to control your TV but don’t know how to program it? Worry not; this article is made just for you, as today you will learn how to program an LG remote to TV.
Before moving forward, note that LG has two remote controls: the LG Magic Motion and the LG Standard Remote.
The LG Magic Motion remote has a scroll wheel in the center and displays a pointer on the TV screen, which can be used by pointing the remote control in different directions. On the other hand, LG standard remotes are flat, and they don’t display any pointers on the screen.
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How to Program LG Magic Remote to TV
If you have a magic motion remote and wish to pair it to a TV, here’s how you can do it:
Step 1: Power on your LG TV.
Step 2: Point the remote towards your TV and tap the wheel button.
Step 3: As soon as it pairs, you will see a “Pairing is completed” confirmation message.
How to Configure LG Magic Remote Pointer
If you want to change the speed, shape, size, and alignment of the magic remote, here’s how you can do it:
Step 1: On the Magic remote, press the Smart Home button.
Step 2: Tap Settings and choose Option.
Step 3: Select Pointer to view the pointer settings.
Step 4: Now, you will see the options listed below. Click on one that you want to change or modify.
- Shape: Select the shape of the pointer.
- Speed: Modify the speed of the pointer.
- Size: Change the size of the pointer.
- Alignment: Turn on or off the alignment function of the pointer.
How to Program LG Remote to TV [Standard Remote]
If you have a standard remote and wish to program it to your TV, here’s how you can do it:
Step 1: Power on Your LG TV
Step 2: Tap the gear button until the LED light on the remote control starts flashing.
Step 3: Point the remote towards the TV.
Step 4: Wait for a few seconds, and you will see a pairing confirmation message.
How to Unpair and Repair LG Magic Remote to TV
As you can only pair one remote at a time, if you wish to pair another LG Magic Remote, you need to unpair the already-paired one. Here’s how you can do it:
Step 1: On the remote control, press the Home and Back buttons for 5-10 seconds.
Step 2: Once the LED light on the remote flashes 3 times, it means the LG Magic Remote is unpaired.
Step 3: To repair another remote, press the Wheel button while pointing it toward the TV, and you will see a confirmation message.
How to Reset LG Magic Motion Remote
If you are facing any issues while pairing it, you can try resetting the remote control. Here’s how you can do it:
Step 1: Press and hold down the OK and Mute buttons for a few seconds.
Step 2: Point the remote at the TV sensor and tap the Wheel button.
Step 3: If the LED light blinks on the remote, it means the remote is successfully reset.
How to Set Up LG Magic Remote as a Universal Remote
If you want to use your magic remote from an LG TV with a range of connected devices like a set-top box, home theater, etc., you can easily do it. Here’s how you can pair the LG Magic Remote with other devices:
Step 1: On the remote control, press the Home key.
Step 2: Scroll through the options and tap Device Connector from the list.
Step 3: Tap on the device you want to connect.
Step 4: Next, select the input port to which the device is connected then choose the brand.
Step 5: Follow the instructions to set it up.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How Do I Fix the LG Magic Remote Wheel Not Working?
You can try resetting the remote to fix the LG Magic Remote wheel not working problem, and the steps to do so are listed above in the article.
Q. How Can I Troubleshoot a Non-Responsive LG TV Remote?
If a remote is not working, the first thing you need to do is to check if the batteries are functional and not weak. If it’s not working even after inserting new batteries, try restarting your TV by unplugging it from the power source for a few minutes.
Q. How to Use LG Magic Remote
To use the LG magic remote, shake it to the left and right. Alternatively, press the Home or 3D button to make the pointer visible on the TV screen. On some LG TVs, the pointer will automatically appear when you press the Wheel button.
Q. Why Are Only Some Functions Working on My Magic Remote and Not the Pointer on Screen?
If some of the remote’s functions are working but not the pointer on the screen, then the remote’s Bluetooth connection with the TV might be gone. To fix it, unpair the remote by holding the back and home buttons for about 10 seconds. To pair it again, press the Wheel button while pointing the remote towards the TV.
So, this was all about how you can program an LG remote to a TV. I hope the article helped you with programming and controlling your TV with an LG remote control.
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