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By Superholed by LG
Hocus Pocus, with one wave of the "Magic Remote" LG Superholed me just one week before the Superbowl. My LG TV would not work due to the "Magic Remote" failing to register. I did a 'hard reset' at the tech's request which was to press home and back for 5 seconds, followed by the OK button 5 or 10 times. Unplug and unbattery everything, fresh batts, nothing worked. There is NO workaround for this issue, and after resetting to factory presets and all updates, I am now stuck with a TV that does not work. In a chat with tech support at LG, I was informed that ALL LG tvs now depend on pairing with the remote to work. He stated this includes the coming Signature W Series OLED77W7P, OLED65G6P , OLED65E6P , OLED55E6P C6 OLED OLED65C6P , OLED55C6P OLED65C6P , OLED55C6P B6 OLED OLED65B6P , OLED55B6P OLED65B6P , OLED55B6P. Failure can be caused by Bluetooth failing within the TV, the remote failing to work, or possibly a software update issue. For instance. In any case, your TV could become worthless ANY time due to the "magic remote" working. Good luck finding a used one as authorized LG retailers have already stopped selling replacement remotes for a TV manufactured less than 2 years ago.
My question: How have other consumers been able to recover their losses from LG?
I saw this TV for €749. Since someone answered on amazon.de that the Magic Remmote will work I decided to grab this TV.
Now my Magic Remote arrived and I have problems registering it with the TV. When I press the wheel-button I get te message "Failed to register Magic Remote. Please try again".
I already tried changing the location from Austria to Germany (as described in another thread here), hoping to get a firmware update to resolve this problem.
Would be great if anyone could help me to make it work!
Hi Folks.. newbie to the forum.
I have a question regarding the voice search on the magic remote.
I have a LG 49UF850V and when I perform a voice search I seem to only get results from YouTube. Is this expected behaviour or an issue?
I'd love a way to get results from other apps I have installed - mainly Amazon Video and BBC iPlayer.
Cheers for the help!
Hi to all....
MY TV is LB6520 42 inch with firmware v 4.65.XX
From yesterday, suddenly the magic remote stopped working except the cursor was moving on screen & using the wheel on remote channel change was working. All the buttons & clicks stopped working.
Even my LG blu ray player remote which I use for operating TV on/off, volume, channel change etc. Stopped working.
But the android LG TV Plus app was working smoothly. So using the app, I reset the TV from 'Settings' menu. Now at primary initialization phase where 'Language' & 'Country' selection is done, I cant click on 'OK' button [as no button/clicks are working on both the remotes]. Screenshot attached. So I struck on this screen & can't proceed.
Is there any other way to perform the clicks for initial setup like using laptop, mouse etc.?
Please Please Hep me.
Note: TV bought from UAE. Now I'm in Bangladesh. Country was set to S Africa. No problem I faced in my 1 year operation of the TV.