If you have just bought a new or second-hand LG 42LF5800 television or you bought it a long time ago, and you do not remember how to configure the Internet connection via Wi-Fi, we will tell you how to configure the network step by step and with images.
Having internet access on your LG 42LF5800 TV is very interesting today, you can have your NetCast OS operating system updated, download applications to watch series, movies, videos from social networks, IP television, view your photos and rewind programs television broadcasts that are broadcast live so you don't miss a thing.
Of course you will need the password of the Wi-Fi network to which you want to connect the TV and the remote control of the TV.
The LG 42LF5800 has the following wireless connections:
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes.
Estimated time: 10 minutes.
You will need:
- TV remote
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- Internet connection
- Wi-Fi network password
1- First step:
First of all we open the settings menu of your LG 42LF5800TV, to do this on your remote control press the settings key, it is the button with the drawing of a gear wheel, if your remote control does not have this button, press the Home button, it is the button at the top right of the remote control with a drawing of a house.
If you don't have either of these two buttons, look for the button called "SETTINGS".
Another way to access it is by pressing the "Smart" button on the remote control and from the LG 42LF5800 screen press "Settings", it is the option with the icon of a cogwheel.
2- Second step:
We move with the directional buttons on the remote control to select the "Network" icon, it is the icon of a globe.
Press the central button or "OK" on the remote control to start configuring the Wi-Fi connection on your 42LF5800.
3- Third step:
The first option available is "Network Connection", press with the central button of the remote control to continue.
4- Four step:
A list of available Wi-Fi networks will appear, we look for our network and press OK on the remote control to confirm.
In the event that our Wi-Fi network does not appear, click on "Manual Setup".
5- Fifth step:
We write the password of our Wi-Fi network moving through the keyboard that appears on the screen.
Once finished, press the red button on the remote control to accept.
We press "OK" to continue.
6- Sixth step:
If we have correctly entered the password for the Wi-Fi network, a configuration message will appear indicating that the network is connected.
In the event that any of the data entered is not correct, we will go back to try again.
Press "Done" to finish the configuration of the Internet connection of the LG 42LF5800.
If you do not have a Wi-Fi router, the wireless connection is very weak and does not reach the LG TV or you simply want to connect your TV to the Internet using a cable to be able to enjoy a higher connection speed and without the risk of disconnections, you can connect it using an RJ45 network cable directly to the router and without having to use the remote control.
The LG 42LF5800 television has the following Ethernet connections:
Ethernet LAN: Yes.
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports: 1.
1- Locate the RJ45 network connection plug on the back of the LG 42LF5800, it may be indicated with the text LAN.
The plug looks like the following image.
2- Connect the cable to the television respecting the direction of the tab and the other end of the cable to the router or switch in one of its outputs also marked with the name LAN as can be seen in the following image.
3- If the cable has been correctly connected to your LG 42LF5800 television, it will automatically detect the Internet connection and you can begin to enjoy all the advantages and content available through the Internet.
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About the device:
The LG 42LF5800 it is a television with the NetCast OS operating system, an aspect ratio of 16:9, 3 HDMI ports, 3 USB ports, a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, a screen diagonal of 106.7 cm, Wi-Fi, Ethernet port (RJ45) .
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