If you are bored with the default LG Smart TV name and like to have it fancy, you can change it easily without complications. Using this feature, you can rename your LG Smart TV within a few seconds by visiting the TV Settings. In addition to the TV name, you can also modify the input name on your LG TV to avoid similarities and confusion.
How to Rename LG Smart TV [New Models]
For 2021 and above models of LG Smart TV, follow the below steps. For older models, skip to the next section.
1: Grab your LG Magic Remote and press the Settings button.
2: Select All Settings on your TV.
3: From the list of options, select General.
4: Now, choose the Devices menu.
5: Select the TV Management option.
6: Under TV Management, select TV Information.
7: On the next screen, you can see your TV name and the details of the TV.
8: Select the Device Name option. Now, you can rename it and select Enter to save the name.
How to Change Name on LG TV [Old Models]
If you have an older LG TV model, you can rename it by visiting the Network settings.
1: Press the Home button on your LG TV remote.
2: Then select the Settings icon on the Home screen.
3: Select the Network option under Settings to move on to the next step.
4: In the Network section, you can see the TV Name.
5: Select the TV Name field and type the new name.
6: After changing the name, select the Enter button on a virtual keyboard to confirm your new TV name.
The name you change will start to reflect on AirPlay, Bluetooth, and Casting. Make sure to avoid special characters in the name, as it won’t appear on some devices.
How to Change LG Smart TV Name Using LG ThinQ App
Since you can control the LG TV using the LG ThinQ app, you can use this app to rename the LG TV of your preference. For this app to work, connect your LG TV to WiFi which should be the same as your smartphone.
1. Pair the LG ThinQ app with your LG Smart TV once you open the app.
2. On the app home screen, tap on the LG TV which is paired.
3. You will get a remote interface.
4. Tap Settings (three-dot icon) and click Product nickname.
5. Enter the desired name and save the changes.
How to Change Input Name on LG Smart TV [New Models]
Like the TV name, you can even change your input names on LG TVs. This will help you to identify the correct input when you are working with multiple inputs.
1: In your LG TV remote, select the Inputs button.
2: Now, scroll down the Input option and select the All inputs option.
3: In the Inputs section, select the input that you want to change.
4: Navigate to the Input label drop-down on the right.
4: Type the name for the input and click the Enter button.
5: The name of the input will be changed.
Note: Renaming the input will let you identify the external connection with ease if you change the source on the LG Smart TV.
How to Change Input Name on LG Smart TV [Old Models]
For the older models of LG TVs, you can rename the input from the home dashboard itself.
1: In your LG TV remote, press the Home button.
2: On your Home screen, select the Home Dashboard option.
3: In the Home Dashboard section, select the three-dotted menu in the top right corner.
4: Select the Edit menu and choose the Edit Inputs option.
4: Under Edit inputs, select the input that you want to rename.
5: Type the new input name and click the Enter button.
No. There is no specific restriction on changing the LG TV name. You can modify it anytime without limits.
You can find the model number of the LG TV on its backside.