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55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LED
LG TV powered by Roku TV
Version 6.2
55LF5700/65LF5700
Before using your new product, please read these instructions to prevent any damage.
Illustrations in this guide are provided for
reference only and may differ from actual
product appearance. Product design and
specification may be changed without notice.

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  • Page 1: User Guide

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LED LG TV powered by Roku TV Version 6.2 55LF5700/65LF5700 Illustrations in this guide are provided for reference only and may differ from actual product appearance. Product design and specification may be changed without notice. Before using your new product, please read these instructions to prevent any damage.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Get the most out of your new LG TV powered by Roku TV ......
  • Page 3 Connected LG TV powered by Roku TV Home screen ......37...
  • Page 4 Customizing your LG TV powered by Roku TV ....... 51...
  • Page 5 One-year limited warranty — LG Televisions ....... . . 78...
  • Page 6: Child Safety

    CHILD SAFETY PROPER TELEVISION PLACEMENT MATTERS THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY CARES Manufacturers, retailers and the rest of the consumer electronics industry are committed to making home entertainment safe and enjoyable. As you enjoy your television, please note that all televisions - new and old- must be supported on proper stands or installed according to the manufacturer's recommendations.
  • Page 7: Important Safety Instructions

    When installing an outside the apparatus. antenna system, take extreme care to keep from 11 Only use attachments/accessories specified by the touching such power lines or circuits as contact with manufacturer. them might be fatal. www.lg.com/us...
  • Page 8: Caution

    55LF5700/65LF5700 Handling the LCD panel Outdoor antenna grounding • Your TV’s screen is made of glass. Do not drop your If an outside antenna or cable system is connected to TV or hit, jolt, or press hard against the LCD panel. If your TV, make sure that the antenna or cable system is the screen breaks, be careful of broken glass.
  • Page 9 These non-active pixels do not adversely affect and about finding a recycler in your area before you the performance of your TV, and are not considered dispose of your TV. defects. www.lg.com/us...
  • Page 10: Welcome

    Welcome Congratulations on the purchase of your new LG TV powered by Roku TV! Discover the joy of endless entertainment. After it's set up, you'll be able to access a world of streaming content channels that may include Netflix, YouTube, Crackle, CNET and literally thousands more.
  • Page 11: Installing The Stand Or Wall-Mount Bracket

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV Installing the stand or wall-mount bracket • If you want to place your TV on a table or in an entertainment center, go to Installing the stand. • If you want to mount your TV on a wall, go to Installing a wall-mount bracket.
  • Page 12: Installing A Wall-Mount Bracket

    55LF5700/65LF5700 Installing a wall-mount bracket Warnings • Your TV has four VESA mounting holes on the back. If you attach a wall-mount bracket to the back of your TV, the bracket must be securely attached, using all four holes. If you do not use all four mounting holes, your TV may fall and cause property damage or personal injury.
  • Page 13 55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV 3 Attach the wall-mount bracket to your TV using the mounting holes on the back of your TV. See the instructions that came with the wall-mount bracket for information about how to correctly hang your TV.
  • Page 14: Lg Tv Powered By Roku Tv Components

    Package contents On (receiving Slow Your TV is doing something. update from pulsing • 55" or 65" LED LG TV powered by Roku TV USB) blink until • Remote control and batteries (2 AAA) update • TV stands (2) completes •...
  • Page 15: Buttons

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV Buttons Side jacks The controls on your TV enable you to perform simple functions, but are not a substitute for the remote control. Your TV has seven buttons on the left edge of the screen.
  • Page 16: Back Jacks

    55LF5700/65LF5700 Back jacks # Item Description Connect an HDMI device to this jack. For more information, see HDMI (best) on pages 15, 19, Connecting a computer on page 23. 1 HDMI1 (ARC) Connect an ARC-enabled home theater receiver to this jack. For...
  • Page 17: Tv Remote Control

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV TV remote control Button Description —Moves the highlight up one item. —Moves the highlight down one item. —Moves the highlight left, if possible (if a < hint appears). When watching TV, displays your channel list.
  • Page 18 55LF5700/65LF5700 Button Description Button Description Dedicated buttons show the logo of a featured streaming Turns volume down one setting with each press. Press and content provider. Pressing a button turns your TV on (if your hold to turn volume down rapidly. A volume indicator shows...
  • Page 19: What Connection Should I Use

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV What connection should I Connection type and Cable connector use? jack Your TV has several connection types for connecting Digital optical devices to your TV. audio output For the best video quality, you should connect a device to the best available connection.
  • Page 20: Connecting A Cable Or Satellite Box

    55LF5700/65LF5700 Connecting a cable or satellite box Many cable or satellite TV boxes have more than one connection type. To get the best video, you should use the best connection type available. For more information, see What connection should I use? on page 14.
  • Page 21: Av (Composite Video) (Good)

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV AV (composite video) (good) Notes Cables are often color-coded to match color-coded jacks. Cable wall jack On your TV AV cable AV cable Audio cable connector connectors Cable or satellite box...
  • Page 22: Coaxial (Good)

    55LF5700/65LF5700 Coaxial (good) Cable or Cable satellite box wall jack On your TV Coaxial cable Coaxial cable connector ANTENNA / CABLE jack Back of TV 1 Make sure that your TV’s power cord is unplugged and all connected devices are turned off.
  • Page 23: Connecting An Antenna Or Cable Tv (No Box)

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV Connecting an antenna or cable TV (no box) Antenna or cable TV (no box) On your TV Coaxial cable connector Coaxial cable ANTENNA / CABLE jack Back of TV 1 Make sure that your TV’s power cord is unplugged and all connected devices are turned off.
  • Page 24: Connecting A Dvd Or Blu-Ray Player

    55LF5700/65LF5700 Connecting a DVD or Blu-ray player Many DVD or Blu-ray players have more than one connection type. To get the best video, you should use the best connection type available. For more information, see What connection should I use? on page 14.
  • Page 25: Av (Composite Video) (Good)

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV AV (composite video) (good) Note Cables are often color-coded to match color-coded jacks. DVD or Blu-ray player On your TV AV cable AV cable Audio cable connector connectors AV jack Analog...
  • Page 26: Connecting A Game Console

    55LF5700/65LF5700 Connecting a game console Many game consoles have more than one connection type. To get the best video, you should use the best connection type available. For more information, see What connection should I use? on page 14. You can connect a game console using: •...
  • Page 27: Av (Composite Video) (Good)

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV AV (composite video) (good) Note Cables are often color-coded to match color-coded jacks. On your TV Game console Console-specific AV cable AV cable Audio cable connector connectors AV jack Analog audio jacks Back of TV 1 Make sure that your TV’s power cord is unplugged and the game console is turned off.
  • Page 28: Connecting A Computer

    55LF5700/65LF5700 Connecting a computer You can use an HDMI jack on your TV to connect to a computer. On your TV HDMI cable HDMI cable connector HDMI jack Back of TV 1 Make sure that your TV’s power cord is unplugged and the computer is turned off.
  • Page 29: Connecting A Usb Flash Drive

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV Connecting a USB flash drive You can use the USB IN jack on your TV to view photos and videos and listen to music stored on a USB flash drive. Side of TV...
  • Page 30: Connecting Headphones

    55LF5700/65LF5700 Connecting headphones When you connect headphones, your TV speakers are muted and sound only plays through the headphones. Warning Loud noise can damage your hearing. When using headphones, use the lowest volume setting on your headphones that still lets you hear the sound.
  • Page 31: Connecting External Speakers Or A Sound Bar

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV Connecting external speakers or a sound bar When you connect external speakers or a sound bar, sound plays through your TV speakers and the external speakers or sound bar. You can connect external speakers or a sound bar using the: •...
  • Page 32: Arc Jack

    55LF5700/65LF5700 ARC jack Your TV can send sound to an ARC device, like an AV receiver, to create a home theater that uses two or more speakers. When you connect external speakers or a sound bar, sound plays through your TV speakers and the external speakers or sound bar.
  • Page 33: Connecting A Home Theater System With Multiple Devices

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV Connecting a home theater system with multiple devices You can connect an AV receiver and your devices to create a home theater. Cable or satellite box DVD or Blu-ray player AV receiver...
  • Page 34: Connecting Power

    55LF5700/65LF5700 Connecting power You should connect devices before you connect the power cord. When you are adding devices, make sure that the power cable is unplugged from the power outlet. 1 Connect the AC power cord to the power connector on the back of your TV.
  • Page 35: Installing Remote Control Batteries

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV Installing remote control batteries Open the back of your TV remote control and insert two AAA batteries, observing the proper orientation. Reattach the back cover. TV remote control on page explains how to use the remote control in each of your TV’s operating modes.
  • Page 36: Guided Setup

    Guided Setup With the preliminaries out of the way, it’s time to turn on your LG TV powered by Roku TV. As your TV starts for the first time, it leads you through Guided Setup, which configures your TV before you start to use it.
  • Page 37: Setting Up Your Tv

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV Setting up your TV With the first Guided Setup screen on your TV, follow these steps to set it up: 1 Press OK or RIGHT on the remote control to go to the next screen: 2 Press OK to select Set up for home use.
  • Page 38: Other Options

    Note If you decide not to connect, Guided Setup skips ahead to setting up the devices that you've connected to your TV. See Non-connected LG TV powered by Roku TV Home screen on page to get started using your non-connected TV.
  • Page 39 LG web site at: www.lg.com/us • To determine your current LG TV powered by Roku TV software version, go to Settings > System > About after you complete Guided Setup. After your TV restarts, it displays the Activation screen:...
  • Page 40 55LF5700/65LF5700 8 Using a computer, tablet, or smartphone with an Internet connection, go to the web address displayed on the Why do I need a Roku Account? screen and enter the code that appears on your screen. You need a Roku Channel Store account for several After you log in or create your Roku account, your TV gets reasons.
  • Page 41 55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV 10 Connect all the devices you plan to use with your TV, turn them all on, and then select Everything is plugged in and turned on. Your TV now takes you step by step through each of its inputs and asks what kind of device you have connected.
  • Page 42: Connected Lg Tv Powered By Roku Tv Home Screen

    55LF5700/65LF5700 Connected LG TV powered by Roku TV Home screen Here is a typical Home screen from an LG TV powered by Roku TV that’s connected to the Internet and paired with a Roku account. Hint–Press Press Highlighted RIGHT to see options when item–Press OK...
  • Page 43: Non-Connected Lg Tv Powered By Roku Tv Home Screen

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV Non-connected LG TV powered by Roku TV Home screen Here is a typical Home screen from an LG TV powered by Roku TV that is not connected to the Internet. Press Hint–Press...
  • Page 44: What Is Streaming

    55LF5700/65LF5700 What is streaming? Streaming is viewing or listening to video or audio content that is sent over the Internet, or located on a network-connected media server or on a USB device plugged into your TV’s USB port. With streaming, you can watch most programs on demand, when it’s convenient for you. When streaming, you can play, pause, rewind, and fast forward whatever you are watching.
  • Page 45: Setting Up Antenna Tv

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV Setting up Antenna TV Despite all of the entertainment possibilities of your TV, you may also want to watch broadcast TV. You watch broadcast TV in much the same way you watch other entertainment choices. You select a tile—the Antenna TV tile—from the Home screen.
  • Page 46 55LF5700/65LF5700 5 When prompted, select whether to add analog channels 3 and 4 (to enable you to connect older set top boxes, VCRs, or game consoles). 6 Wait while your TV scans for broadcast (antenna TV) stations... … and then cable TV channels.
  • Page 47 55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV 7 When the channel scans finish, your TV shows the number of channels it added. Scanning for channels can take several minutes. Repeat the channel scan from time to time to make sure you are receiving all of the latest channels.
  • Page 48: Using Your Lg Tv Powered By Roku Tv

    55LF5700/65LF5700 Using your LG TV powered by Roku TV This section provides information on using the day-to-day features of your TV. TV status light Your TV has a single status light on the front panel. It goes on and off and blinks in different ways depending on the...
  • Page 49: Viewing Program Information

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV Viewing program information To view information about the current program, press OK. Your TV displays a banner at the bottom of the screen with as much information as is available in the program data stream.
  • Page 50: Playing Content From Usb Storage Devices

    55LF5700/65LF5700 Playing content from USB storage devices Your TV has a USB port that can be used to play personal music, video, and photo files from a USB flash drive or hard disk. If your TV is connected to the Internet, your Home screen has the Roku Media Player tile. If your TV has not been connected to the Internet, the Home screen has the USB Media Player tile.
  • Page 51: Playing Content From Local Network Media Servers

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV Playing content from local network media servers If you have connected your TV to a network, it can play personal video, music, and photo files from a media server on your local network. Media servers include personal computers running media server software such as Plex or Windows Media Player, network file storage systems that have built-in media server software, and other devices that implement the specifications of the Digital Living Network Alliance.
  • Page 52: Options Menu Settings

    55LF5700/65LF5700 To adjust the settings on the Options menu, press UP or DOWN to highlight a setting, and then press LEFT or RIGHT to change the setting. You’ll notice the changes you make right away in picture appearance or audio quality.
  • Page 53: Advanced Picture Settings

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV Advanced picture settings The Advanced picture settings menu for each TV input provides settings for fine tuning the appearance of the picture. All of the settings in this menu apply only to the currently-selected input.
  • Page 54: The Roku Feed

    55LF5700/65LF5700 • Picture size—Adjusts the aspect ratio of the picture, enabling you to view a picture in its original format, or zoom or stretch it to fill the screen. The Auto setting has been known to produce the best picture in most cases.
  • Page 55: How Do I Search

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV How do I search? To search, use the arrow buttons to enter a few characters of the search term. With each additional character you enter, you narrow down the search and the search results become more relevant.
  • Page 56: Customizing Your Lg Tv Powered By Roku Tv

    55LF5700/65LF5700 Customizing your LG TV powered by Roku TV There are several things you can do to personalize your TV. Rearrange tiles Whenever you add a TV input tile, it’s added at the top of your Home screen. Whenever you add a new streaming channel from the Roku Channel Store, it’s added at the bottom of your Home screen.
  • Page 57: Edit Broadcast Tv Channel Lineup

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV Edit broadcast TV channel lineup When you set up the TV tuner as described in Setting up Antenna TV on page 40, the TV adds all the channels with good signals that it could detect in your area. It’s likely that you now have more channels than you want in your channel list.
  • Page 58: Rename Inputs

    55LF5700/65LF5700 Rename inputs Rather than trying to remember that your Blu-ray player is connected to HDMI 1 and your game console is connected to HDMI 3, you can rename the TV inputs to match the connected component. Renaming an input also changes the icon associated with it.
  • Page 59: Configure Power Settings

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV Configure power settings Power settings let you set up your TV so that it turns on to the location you choose. Power settings also help your TV save energy by automatically turning it off under certain conditions.
  • Page 60: Blocking Movie Store, Tv Store, And News (Us Tv Models Only)

    55LF5700/65LF5700 Blocking Movie Store, TV Store, and News (US TV models only) One of the parental control options is to completely hide the entertainment options that are available directly on the Home screen menu of Roku TVs manufactured for sale in the United States.
  • Page 61 55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV Blocking based on US movie ratings Most movies in the US are rated by the Motion Picture Association of America, or MPAA, so the ratings are known as MPAA ratings. TV broadcast signals carry movie rating data that enables parental controls to block shows that parents don't want others to see.
  • Page 62: What Happens When A Tv Show Is Blocked

    55LF5700/65LF5700 Blocking based on Canadian French ratings Canadian-French language programs that are broadcast in Canada are rated by the Régie du cinéma du Québec. TV broadcast signals carry rating data that enables parental controls to block shows that parents don't want others to view based on content containing violence, language, sex, or nudity.
  • Page 63: Changing The Parental Control Pin

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV To watch the blocked program, you need to know the PIN code defined when you enabled parental controls, as explained in Creating a parental control PIN on page 54. 1 Press OK to select Unblock and display a PIN pad.
  • Page 64: More Settings

    55LF5700/65LF5700 More settings This section describes the features and settings of your TV that were not covered in the other parts of this guide. Changing network settings If needed, you can change your network settings at any time. For example, if you change the name of your wireless network (its SSID) or its password, you will need to change your TV’s settings so that it can continue to connect.
  • Page 65: Changing Caption Settings

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV Changing caption settings You can change many different settings that affect the appearance of captions. To change caption settings, from the Home screen menu, navigate to Settings >Captions, and then press RIGHT. At this point, you can choose the following options: •...
  • Page 66: Changing Time Settings

    55LF5700/65LF5700 Changing time settings You can change time settings to suit your preferences. You can find the following settings by navigating from the Home screen menu to Settings > Time: • Sleep timer—Set a time delay after which your TV will automatically shut off. This setting reflects the setting you can...
  • Page 67: Setting Up A Digital Audio Connection

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV Setting up a digital audio connection You can connect your TV to an external amplifier, receiver, or sound bar by using either of these two connections: • HDMI ARC—The HDMI Audio Return Channel enables your TV to output digital audio on one of its HDMI connectors.
  • Page 68: Restarting Your Tv

    55LF5700/65LF5700 Enabling system audio control System audio control enables your TV remote control to change the volume and mute state of an amplifier or sound bar connected through HDMI, and to display the external device's volume and mute status in your TV’s on-screen display.
  • Page 69: What If I Can't Access The Factory Reset Option

    If your TV is not connected to the Internet, you can still get updates by using a USB flash drive. You can download an updated User Guide that matches your LG TV powered by Roku TV software version from the LG web site at: www.lg.com/us...
  • Page 70: Other Devices

    System update screen. Any normal USB flash drive will work, 2 On the USB Update web page, select the correct LG TV powered by Roku TV provided it has a FAT-16 or FAT-32 file model and then click Download. Save the file to the root folder of a system format.
  • Page 71: Cleaning Your Tv Cabinet

    TV, then turn it on again. For the latest answers to Frequently Asked Questions, visit General Support & FAQs under the Support and Service section of the LG TV support website (www.lg.com/us) and the Support section of the Roku website (www.roku.com). Video and audio...
  • Page 72 55LF5700/65LF5700 Symptom Possible cause Try this... Broadcast TV may be • Try another channel. The station may be experiencing experiencing problems problems. TV channel or may not be set up • Make sure that the incoming signal is compatible. does not appear •...
  • Page 73 55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV Symptom Possible cause Try this... Cables may not be • Make sure that the antenna or cable TV is connected correctly connected correctly and securely. See Connecting a cable or satellite box...
  • Page 74: Remote Control

    55LF5700/65LF5700 Symptom Possible cause Try this... Light in the viewing area • Make sure that the room is not too bright. Light reflecting off may be interfering the screen can make the picture difficult to see. Poor picture A connected camera or •...
  • Page 75: General

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV General Symptom Possible cause Try this... Power cord may not be • Make sure that the power cord is correctly connected to both connected correctly your TV power connector and power outlet. See...
  • Page 76: Roku

    55LF5700/65LF5700 Symptom Possible cause Try this... Some features The wrong TV mode may • You may have Set up for store mode when you set up your are not be selected TV. Store use mode is for retail environments only. In Store use available mode, some of your TV’s features are missing or limited.
  • Page 77: Cec-Compatible Devices

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV CEC-compatible devices Symptom Possible cause Try this... Cables may not be • Make sure that the HDMI cable is connected securely to your connected correctly TV and the device. • Make sure that the device is connected to your TV with an HDMI cable.
  • Page 78 55LF5700/65LF5700 Symptom Possible cause Try this... Connected device may • Make sure that the device is turned on. not be turned on Line-of-sight obstructed • Make sure that no objects (or pets) are obstructing the line-of-sight from the remote control to the remote sensor on the front of your TV and the device.
  • Page 79: Specifications

    55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV Specifications Inputs (both models) 3 (side) Specifications are subject to change without notice. EDID compliant HDMI HDCP compliant Dimensions and weight Component video Composite video 1 (back) 55LF5700 65LF5700 PC/VGA 28 × 48.8 × 3.1 in.
  • Page 80: Legal Notices

    55LF5700/65LF5700 Miscellaneous Due to the various capabilities of the LG TV powered by Roku TV, as well as limitations in the available content available therein, certain features, applications, and services may not be available on all LG 55LF5700 65LF5700 TV powered by Roku TVs, or in all territories. Some features on the...
  • Page 81 55"/65" 1080p, 60Hz, LG TV powered by Roku TV FCC Statement Warning This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to Rules.
  • Page 82 55LF5700/65LF5700 Dolby License Notice and Trademark Acknowledgement Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. HDMI® The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries.
  • Page 83: One-Year Limited Warranty - Lg Televisions

    REPAIR REPLACEMENT AS PROVIDED UNDER THIS WARRANTY IS YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR BREACH OF WARRANTY. LG (“Warrantor”) warrants to you, the original purchaser of this new WARRANTOR SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR LG-branded television (“Product”), that the Product shall be free of...
  • Page 84 Warning: This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling. 1-800-547-1516 www.lg.com/us ©2015 LG Electronics USA, Inc. All rights reserved. Made in China V3 ENGLISH 15-0844...

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