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LG TV change country code webos 1.x


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It's been noted on various forums that some LG TV owners can change the country code through the ez adjust service menu.

For example:

It appears the instructions covered in the link above are for webos 2.0 versions.

 

 

Changing country code has allowed many users to download apps not available in your own country.

 

A small amount of forums state that some LG TV owners cannot change the country code through the ez adjust service menu.

For example:

Some of those owners report a different menu, most likely those users NOT using webos 2 and are using webos 1.0 or webos 1.5

 

In Australia on my TV I see -

7. Country Group
  Country Group Code 19
  Country Group AJ
  Country --

8. Area option
  Area code 263
  Wi-fi Frequency 7
  Lang Gr. ALL
  Teletext Lang Gr. W_EU
  I II Save On
  HDEV Off
  MONO Off
  Location 0
  Isolator 0

I found that the South African user posted that they had a similar menu:

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Comparison between Australian and South African users posting about the issue -

Area Option

Area Code -

South Africa: 259
Australia: 263

Wi-fi frequency -

South Africa: 3
Australia: 7


I note that the difference between the Area Code between the two countries (263-259) equals 4.
Further, the difference between the Wi-fi frequency between the two countries (7-3) equals 4.

I suspect that it is possible to change the country and thereby download apps from another country.
I think the USA Area code is 02.

 

Anyone figured out how?

 

Perhaps posting up your Country Group Code and Area Code (IF you have webos 1.x) may be a step towards this process.

 

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