Can LG TV Play Video From USB?

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Written By Dinu Sri

Dr H. T. D. S. Madusanka is an electronic expert with 10 years of experience, involved in the research and development of SMART HOME systems.

Yes, LG TVs can play video from USB. Most LG TVs support a variety of video formats, including MP4, AVI, and MKV. To play a video from USB, simply connect the USB drive to the TV and select the video file you want to play. You can then use the TV’s remote control to play, pause, rewind, and fast-forward the video.

Here are the steps on how to play a video from USB on an LG TV:

  1. Connect the USB drive to the TV.
  2. Press the Input button on the remote control.
  3. Select USB from the list of inputs.
  4. A list of folders and files on the USB drive will appear.
  5. Select the folder that contains the video you want to play.
  6. Select the video file you want to play.
  7. The video will begin playing.

You can use the TV’s remote control to play, pause, rewind, and fast-forward the video. To stop the video, press the Stop button on the remote control.

What Video Format Do LG TVs Read On USB?

For those looking for a smaller, lower-resolution TV, LG provides a wide range of options, including their OLEDs, which are among the most expensive displays on the market. 

The first letter of its model number; its year of release is indicated by the second letter. Generally, the more significant the amount, the more expensive it is—incredible visual and audio experiences with the C9 or C8 OLED Smart TV. 

Watching movies on a large screen TV at home is a great way to relax. Close all the doors and windows, turn down the volume and sink onto a plush couch. When you need to use the restroom, the most vital point is how you can take a break. 

Video files from USB devices can be played back on LG TVs. However, the supported video formats are limited. This is true of OLED TVs, HDR TVs, and 4K UHD TVs.

.mp4 .m4v   .movVideoH.264/AVC, MPEG-4, HEVC
.asf .wmvVideoVC-1 Advanced Profile (WMVA excluded), VC-1 Simple and Main Profiles
3gp .3g2VideoH.264/AVC, MPEG-4
mkvVideoMPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264/AVC, VP8, VP9, HEVC
.divx .aviVideoDivX3.11, DivX4, DivX5, DivX6, XViD(except 3 warp-point GMC), H.264/AVC, Motion Jpeg, MPEG-4
.ts .trp .tp .mtsVideoH.264/AVC, MPEG-2, HEVC
mpg .mpeg .datVideoMPEG-1, MPEG-2

How To Enable Usb Port On Lg Tv?

Modern TVs take a more excellent range of inputs than in their history. DVD players, digital cameras, and USB storage devices all streaming content to your television. 

An LG LCD ranking some investigation and a basic understanding of the remote control to activate the correct input source.

  • The tv’s USB port is used to attach a USB storage device.
  • The quick menus are accessed by pressing the “Q.Menu” button on the remote control.
  • The “Enter” button enters the “USB Device” option.

Why Does My LG TV Not Play All The Movies From USB?

When your LG television doesn’t recognise your USB drive, several possible causes and remedies exist.

You can’t connect a USB device to your LG TV because your model does not support it. If your LG TV does not have a USB port, the discussion is pointless.

USB storage is too massive for your needs. When the USB drive size exceeds the maximum capacity of your LG TV, it will not be able to be used on the TV.

The TV’s USB port needs repair. When in doubt, contact the manufacturer.

The TV’s firmware is out of date, fix it by updating the LG TV’s firmware.

To connect your USB drive, you need a USB extension cord. The Flash drive should be plugged directly into the USB port of the LG TV.

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