About a month ago I switched from BT to Vodafone FTTP (Fibre) broadband (100Mbps)
Since then I've had buffering on my LG TV (55UM7610PLB). This is connected to the router by ethernet cable.
My first thoughts were to do with the internet connection, I checked and tested everything. Vodafone have also checked everything and Openreach have replaced the ONT. Still got the problem though.
So, I've turned to the TV. The LG chat and phone help were pretty low level and not at all helpful.
Google turned up a possible solution which involved resetting the location services and removing it's automatic status. This sort of worked. Watching UHD Frozen Planet 2 was bufferless. But the next day, watching ITV hub was worse than ever.
You would have thought with an 100Mbps connection it would all work so well....but it doesn't.
Is it the TV?
Is there a fix?
Any ideas much appreciated.
I have LG TV UF6800. TV is working well. The youtube app had worked well until a couple month ago. The yoyube hangs very often after playing advertisement. It also hangs after playing a long video (around 30 min). By "hangs" I mean it is still there, showing the youtube UI, but we cannot play any video. Just black, staying there forever.
I am using wired network on the TV.
I tried updating app, nothing. I googled and tried unpluging power while watching...., no help. BTW the youtube (with the same user) works well on PC and iPad.
If you think this is not LG's problem, please advise to whom I should contact.
By GL Sobew
Hi all. After nearly 5 years of loyal service, I was surprised tonight when I turned on my Bedroom TV. And nothing happened. Oh, the red light comes on, flashes 3 times and goes out, but the screen remains black. So I go online and search. Find a few Youtube videos of people with the same issues, but none of their "power cycling" trick worked. Well, one exception, when I unplug the TV for 30 seconds, then press and hold the manual power button (On the TV not the remote.) for 30 seconds, then plug the TV back into a different socket, the screen flashes on briefly, mostly just a white screen, but my wife thinks she saw some text very briefly. (Split Second) I was on a 6-foot ladder and didn't see it. Just the white flash. As if it was "trying" to start up" but something was preventing it. A burnt, doohickey or thingamajigger. Something like that.
I also pulled the batteries from the remote and held that power button for 30 seconds, and then put the batteries back in and pressed ON, same result. I think this tells me it's not the screen. Can anyone share any fixes or knowledge about what I might be up against? Is the TV Done after only 5 years? Is it a common issue that can be self-fixed, or will I need an expensive service call? Any guidance I can get will be appreciated. Thanks