The best thing about the LG Smart TV is its Bluetooth capability. You can find the Bluetooth feature on the latest OLED, QNED MiniLED, NanoCell, and 4K Ultra LG Smart TVs. Hence, you can easily connect a soundbar, gaming controller, and headphones to an LG TV. Once you pair a device via Bluetooth, keep your device in a closer range to prevent it from getting unpaired.
How to Check Whether LG TV Supports Bluetooth
You can easily verify whether your LG TV supports Bluetooth by referring to the official website. Go to https://www.lg.com/us/tvs and use the filters on the left to enter your TV’s specs. After that, click on your LG TV model number and go to All Specs under Feature and Specs.
Under Connectivity, find Bluetooth. When you see Yes (Version 5.0), your Smart TV supports the Bluetooth feature.
How to Connect Bluetooth Devices to LG Smart TV [WebOS 6.0 and Above]
1. Head to the LG TV home screen and tap Settings on the remote.
2. From the list of icons, click All Settings (three-dotted icon).
3. Select Sound and choose Sound Out.
4. Click Use Wireless Speaker from the list of options.
5. Select the Vertical dotted icon near to Bluetooth Device.
6. You can see the desired Bluetooth device name under Connectable Devices.
Note: LG TVs let you connect a maximum of 2 Bluetooth devices at a time.
7. Click on the device name.
8. Once the device gets connected, you can start listening to your favorites.
How to Pair Bluetooth Devices to LG Smart TV [WebOS 4.0 and Earlier]
Before getting into the steps, ensure that the BT device is in pairing mode for your LG TV to detect instantly.
1. Click on the Settings icon on your LG TV home screen.
2. Click on All Settings to continue.
3. From the Settings page, click on Advanced Settings.
4. Select the Sound option.
5. Choose the Sound Out feature.
6. Click the Device Selection button.
7. All the available Bluetooth devices will appear.
8. Choose your Bluetooth device and the audio will be transmitted to the device. Using the same steps, you can connect Apple AirPods to your LG Smart TV.
How to Disconnect Bluetooth Devices on LG TV
There is no specific way to disable Bluetooth on LG Smart TVs. Unpairing is the only possible way to disconnect already connected devices.
1. Head to Settings → All Settings on the LG TV.
2. Click Sound. Select Sound Out and navigate to Use Wireless Speaker.
3. Select Bluetooth device.
4. You can see the device name under Registered Devices.
5. Click on it and choose Disconnect from the options.
Note: If you select Delete, the device will be unpaired permanently. Therefore, you need to pair it from scratch.
6. This will unpair the device from your LG Smart TV.
What Should I Do if I Unable to Connect a Bluetooth Device to LG TV
At times, LG TVs may get into some errors which will make a device fail to pair via Bluetooth. Though the issue is rare, it doesn’t mean that it cannot be fixed. You can check our comprehensive guide if LG TV Bluetooth is not finding a device. Thereby, following the workarounds you can easily fix the issue.
Compatible Bluetooth Devices for LG TVs
- LG Sound Bars
- Headphones with BT 5.0
With this, you can connect any compatible BT device to your LG Smart TV. And there is no option to turn off the Bluetooth feature on your TV. It will be turned on automatically when you turn on the TV.
Frequently Asked Questions
You can use the LG ThinQ app as a remote to turn on Bluetooth.
If the Bluetooth feature is unavailable on your TV, you might be using older models. The only way to get the feature is by replacing your old TV.
Yes. You can pair the Xboom device to your LG Smart TVs via Bluetooth.
Yes. The LG Smart TVs support connecting Bluetooth adapters to it.
Like smartphones, you cannot turn off Bluetooth on your webOS TV. However, you can unpair a BT device by visiting LG TV settings.