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Block other users from TV's WiFi / Hide TV from network


AaronB83

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I'm having issues with people in adjacent apartments to mine connecting to my LG 55LJ55 and casting apps (YouTube mainly). I live in a hotel-like apartment and use a communal WiFi network so this actually happens quite often. Have changed the TV's name to 'guaranteed virus' in a bid to curb this, but you'd be surprised that it still happens! Whilst I can stop apps from turning the TV on, I seem unable to limit who can connect to it when it is on. Any ideas???

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I think what you need is a router with wifi that connects to your communal WiFi network. This way you can create your own local network that can not be accessed from the outside.

I don't know if you can do this with any kind of WiFi router so you have to find the right one for your needs.

Good luck,

Peter

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@AaronB83 

I am having the same issue even i am not in same network

i think this is happening throug direct connectivity to the device to device  or blue tooth as i made a test using my w10 pc with out connecting to any network and its broadcasting to my TV through the intel wi-di connecticity.

the bad thing is LG doesnt have any control to block this kind of in coming connection

while connecting some body else, the tv will show a pop up message to cancel that connection

if we didn't cancel, it will automatically connecting to the TV

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