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Huy Hoang

Show Youtube app when power on

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How can I set Youtube (or a particular app) to be turned on by default upon power on?

Right now it's always showing regular tv at power on and since I don't sign up for cable, it's just the blank screen with noise which is super loud and annoying.

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21 hours ago, Neptoon said:

I also was wondering how to do this as I don't use any "regular" TV at all (I'm getting TV thru an app). Unfortunately I can't find George's link....!??!? 

That will be as I forgot to paste it...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4Jh5VBLBSk&t=111s

I can only get one thing a week correct, and obviously the previous post was not it.

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Hi Huy Hoang,

Take a look at this video on YouTube, it shows the option on 2016-2017 models (and onwards?) when setting up not to include a TV service.  This may be what you want, please let the forum know if it works for you.

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15 hours ago, George Hofmeister said:

That will be as I forgot to paste it...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4Jh5VBLBSk&t=111s

I can only get one thing a week correct, and obviously the previous post was not it.

Hi George, thanks for posting this link. I just bought a 2018 LG OLED55C8LLA but the WebOS version in my country (Germany) doesn't offer the same menu as seen on this video.

As Huy mentioned I wish there was some way to set preferences for my startup screen but I guess I'll have to deal with it because the TV itself is magnificent. I've been considering buying "regular TV" but I don't really like German TV so I'm loathe to pay extra for it. 

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I couldn't find a way to set Youtube as the default app on startups (And I don't think there's an option to do so), so I ended up just try tuning the live TV and because there is no cable available, now it shows a black screen with "No signal" text on it. This solved my problem, so I don't see the need to set Youtube as the default app. If I "cast" videos from the Youtube app on my phone, the TV will automatically switch to the Youtube app. 

WebOS is just a useless pos that shouldn't have been made default to a premium product like this. (The C9) .

Many people use either apple TV or G-cast or Amazon sticks as default input on startup. These are far more superior than webOS.

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