How To Fix LG TV WiFi Is Turned Off Error

By SmartHomeBit Staff •  Updated: 12/05/22 •  12 min read

LG TV’s are known for their high quality picture and sound, but when it comes to their wireless components, they can experience a variety of problems. One common issue is the “LG TV Wi-Fi Is Turned Off” error. This issue can occur due to hardware malfunction, incorrect network settings, or software conflicts. If you have encountered this issue with your LG TV, the following steps can help you troubleshoot the problem so that you can get connected again in no time.

Check Your TV Settings

When you are having trouble connecting to Wifi on your LG TV, then one of the first steps you should take is to check the TV settings. The TV settings may have been changed, which is preventing the connection. You can check the settings, such as ensuring that the Wifi is turned on, or making sure the correct network is selected. It will also be useful to check if the right security type is selected in the settings. Let’s review what you should look for when checking the TV settings.

Check the Network Settings

Before proceeding with any other fixes, take some time to check the Network settings of your TV, especially if your connection issues just started. Checking your Network settings is an important step when troubleshooting performance or connection issues.

To begin, check the power and Ethernet cables to ensure they are properly connected to the TV and router. You should also ensure that they are not loose or unplugging themselves by inspecting all the connections on both ends of each cable.

Next, navigate to the “Settings” menu on your TV by pressing “Menu” on your remote control. Once in the settings menu, select “Network” among its options and confirm that a wireless connection is enabled if you have a Wi-Fi router in range. We recommend enabling automatic network setup so that your TV can find and connect to an available network straight out-of-the-box instead of manually entering network credentials every time you need a new connection.

If you make any changes here, make sure to press “Save” or “OK” before exiting back to the main menu because any newly input data might not be applied until it has been saved or confirmed. If all of these settings show no problems or discrepancies then proceed with other steps for fixing connection problems with video streaming apps like YouTube and Netflix etc.,

Check the Wi-Fi Settings

If your LG TV is having issues with wireless network connectivity, it may be directly related to the Wi-Fi settings on your television. To verify the status of the connection, follow these steps:

1. On the home screen of your LG smart TV, open Settings.
2. Select Network and then press Wi-Fi Settings.
3. Make sure that the correct SSID (name of your wireless network) is listed in the Wireless Network Name (SSID) field and that either WPA2-PSK or WPA2-PSK/WPA are listed in the Security Options field.
4. If you see an incorrect entry in either of these fields, select Edit and enter the correct information for both fields. Once complete, click on Save or Apply to confirm settings have been applied.
5. Return to Network settings to check if you can see any changes in Signal Strength – note that Wireless Strength is shown as a series of bars in a circle around an antenna icon at bottom left corner of this window; this should display at least three full bars indicating strong signal strength when connected properly .If connection strength still appears weak, it is also recommended to select Advanced Settings from same menu and increase ‘Data Rate Limiter’ setting from default value (usually set at 140 mbps).
6. Once all changes are confirmed to have taken effect, close Wi-Fi Settings window by selecting My Home Screen or pressing Back key on remote control twice – confirm whether issue has been resolved at this point by relaunching any apps or attempting web browsing again via URL entry box accessible via same main home screen used earlier when opening network settings

Check for Software Updates

Outdated or corrupted software can be a major cause of technical problems, so it’s important to make sure your LG TV is running the latest version available from the manufacturer. If you haven’t done so already, you should check for any available software updates for your TV to ensure that it’s up-to-date with the latest information and features.

To check for new firmware versions using the TV’s built-in system, press the ‘Home’ button on your remote and then select the ‘Settings’ option. Look for the ‘General’ section and scroll down until you see a link labeled ‘Software Update’. Once you click on this link, your TV will automatically begin searching for any available firmware updates. If an update is found, you simply need to accept its terms and conditions before starting the upgrade process. It’s advisable to complete this while connected to an Ethernet connection if possible — this will help speed up the update process.
Once your LG TV has successfully updated its software, restart it by selecting ‘Settings’, selecting ‘General’, selecting ‘Reset’ followed by ‘OK’, and then selecting ‘Yes’ when prompted ‘Do you want to proceed?’ You may have to reenter identifiers such as Wi-Fi passwords if necessary after completing a software update or restart process.

Check Your Router Settings

Are you having difficulty connecting your LG TV to your home WiFi network? If so, the first step you should take is to check your router settings. Ensure that your router is on and that both your LG TV and router are in close proximity. You should also check the firmware version of your router, and make sure that it is up to date. If your router settings are okay, let’s move onto the next step.

Check the Router Settings

If you’ve determined that your LG TV is not connecting to the WiFi, there are several router settings that you should check before making any changes.

First, confirm whether your router is configured for 802.11a or b/g/n mode. LG TVs support the 802.11a standard, but compatibility can vary from model to model and some require the better-performing b/g/n standard. You may also want to ensure that your router frequency is set to 2.4GHz if your TV has a lower-end wifi adaptor that does not support 5GHz frequencies.

Next, check if there are any type of filtered connections or access restrictions enabled on your router. This setting will keep certain devices from connecting to the internet, so disable it if it’s set up and try again. Additionally, verify that you have entered a valid network name (SSID) and security key into the TV’s network settings as errors in this information can cause connection issues as well.

If none of these steps resolve the issue after restarting both devices, then you may need to manually assign an IP address and DNS server in order for them to connect properly.Contact your internet service provider or refer to the router’s manual for more details on how this should be done correctly.

Check the Wi-Fi Settings

Your router’s Wi-Fi settings contain a wealth of information that can help enhance the performance of your Internet connection. To begin, log in to your router’s web-based configuration page by typing its IP address into any web browser window (this address is usually indicated on the bottom or side of your router).

Once logged in, find and click on the “Wireless” section of your settings, which may be labeled “Wi-Fi,” “Wireless Network,” or similar. This will reveal the current Wi-Fi Name (SSID) and a list of settings including encryption type, signal bandwidth, and more.

You can change these settings if desired; however, it’s not recommended that you do so without consulting with your ISP first as changing some parameters can reduce performance or make it difficult to connect to the Internet.

Common changes include changing your Wi-Fi Name (SSID) and password if you want to keep other people out of your network. You could also turn off broadcasting entirely so outsiders are unable to access it at all. You may also want to increase wireless security by using WPA2 encryption instead of merely using WEP encryption (the latter is much less secure).

To optimize performance, check that the router is set up for optimal signal bandwidth and range; this setting should be solidified with regard to local environmental variables such as amount of walls separating different areas in the building and source devices like modems or extenders connected locally. When you’re finished honing these settings for improved performance for maximum speeds throughout your property—in other words: when you have securely updated any desired configurations—simply save any changes before leaving this page.

Check for Firmware Updates

If you are having problems with LG TV WiFi being turned off, then the first step is to check for available firmware updates. While many modern LG TVs now automatically check for and install updates in the background, it is also possible that there may be a firmware update available that could help resolve the issue. To check for a firmware update, launch the settings menu from your TV’s main menu and look for “Firmware Update” or “Software Update” options. Follow the on-screen instructions to download and install any available updates. Additionally, you can also check LG’s website or contact their customer service line to inquire about any relevant firmware updates.

Troubleshoot Wi-Fi Issues

Having trouble connecting to your LG TV via Wi-Fi? There are a few common issues that can be causing this problem. In this section, we’ll cover how to troubleshoot and fix Wi-Fi problems with your LG TV. We’ll go through the various steps you can take to ensure your LG TV is able to connect to Wi-Fi successfully.

Reset the Network Connection

Resetting the network connection can help alleviate Wi-Fi issues with your LG TV. If you are having difficulty connecting to the internet or Wi-Fi network, you should try resetting the internet connection on your television. To do this, press the ‘Menu’ button on your remote control and navigate to ‘Network’ in the main menu. Then, select ‘Network reset’. You will be asked to confirm that you want to reset the network connection; choose ‘Yes’ or ‘OK’. This will turn off your TV’s Wi-Fi connection and restart it. Once this is done, try connecting to the Wi-Fi network again.

Reset the Router

One of the most effective solutions to fix a LG TV WiFi issue is to reset the router. This step will help reset all the settings associated with your wireless connection and restore it back to default. To reset the router, follow these steps:

1. Unplug the power supply from your router for about 30 seconds.
2. With a pen or paperclip, press and hold down the “Reset” button on your back of your router for 10 seconds (while still pressing down, plug in the power supply).
3. Release the “Reset” button and wait for about 1 minute for your router to reboot itself automatically.
4. Once your router is restarted, try connecting again to see if this has resolved the issue.

In addition to resetting the router, you may also need to update its firmware or move it further away from other devices that may be interfering with its signal (such as microwaves or baby monitors). If none of these steps work, then you can seek assistance from an IT specialist who can look into additional technical variables that could be causing issues with your Wi-Fi network.

Check for Interference

To begin troubleshooting your LG TV WiFi issue, you must first check for any wireless interference in the area. This could be any wireless device that is creating an interference in the connection, such as cordless phones, Wi-Fi extenders, Bluetooth devices, microwaves, or other LG TV’s with an active Wi-Fi connection. If any of these are present and close to your LG TV, turn them off and see if it resolves the problem.

If there is no other wireless interference in the area but your LG TV WiFi is still turned off, then you should try resetting the router or modem to see if that helps resolve the problem. To do this, simply unplug both router or modem from their power sources for a few minutes and then replug them to restore power and check if it resolves the issue.

Additionally, make sure that you have updated all software on your device to its latest version as older versions may be prone to issues that could be causing Wi-Fi problems on your device. You should also reset network settings on your LG TV by going into its system settings menu so that new connections can be detected. If this still does not solve the issue of your LGTV WiFi being turned off, contact customer service for additional help.


Once you have completed all of the above steps, your LG TV WiFi should be back up and running. If you are having problems with the TV WiFi connection still not turning on, there may be a bigger issue causing the device to malfunction. You can try to restart the TV and check to see if that fixes any issues. Alternatively, if the problem persists, it is recommended that you contact LG support for further assistance with troubleshooting and repair.

SmartHomeBit Staff