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Homekit won't turn TV on


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My new LG TV (65UM6900PUA) running WebOS 04.71.25 works great with HomeKit, with the exception that it is not reachable while it is turned off. If I try to turn it on in the home app, it says "No Response."  I have changed the 'Turn on via Wi-Fi' setting to on, and it will turn on from the 'LG TV Plus' app, but not from the iOS home app. Is there a specific setting or something I need to change?

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Only way I can resolve no response errors when TV (OLED55E8PTA) is in standby mode is move IOS device running HomeKit app within Bluetooth range,  TV is connected to network via Ethernet cable. Quick Start+ is enabled.  I have a 4K Apple TV within 3 feet of the TV and a HomePod also within Bluetooth range. Once TV is on I can change inputs and turn it off via HomeKit app outside of Bluetooth range. 

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I am rather network savvy. I have software running on my LAN that shows what IP addresses and MAC addresses (devices) that are connected. I can see that when I power off my LG 49UN7300PUB LG TV it disconnects from the network. It doesn’t matter whether the connection is via ethernet or WiFI (2.4G or 5G). Well if the TV is not connected to the network Apple Homekit will show the device as “no response” and you won’t be able to turn on the TV via an app either.  I have tried several settings including Quick Start on/off and Mobile Device Management on/off. I have tried a variety of power settings. Everything to no avail. If an LG technician could advise on how to keep the network connection active, it would resolve this issue. So, any guidance here?

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