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How to Set Sleep Timer on LG Smart TV to Turn it Off Automatically

If you enable a sleep timer on an LG Smart TV, it will automatically turn off the TV after a set amount of time. The sleep timer is beneficial for those who fall asleep while watching TV so that you can reduce power consumption. The procedure to turn on/off the sleep timer is simple and it can take less than a minute.

In this article, you will learn how to set a sleep timer on an LG Smart TV in detail.

How to Set Sleep Timer on LG TV [New Models]

After updating your LG Smart TV to its latest version, you can follow the below procedure to enable the sleep timer.

[1] Turn on your LG Smart TV. Press the Settings button on the remote control.

[2] Click All Settings from the menu.

Click All Settings

[3] Then, scroll down and select General settings.

Select Additional Settings

[4] Under General, choose Time from the list of options.

Choose Time

[5] Next, scroll down and select Timers.

Select Timers

[6] Now, click the Sleep Timer option.

Click Sleep timer option on LG TV

[7] Once selected, you can see the list of timers from the list. From there, select the amount of time between 10 – 240 minutes to put your LG TV to sleep mode after a certain period of time.

Choose the amount of time from 10-24o minutes

[8] You can also turn off the sleep mode by selecting the Off option in the list.

Select Off to disable sleep timer on LG TV

How to Set Sleep Timer on LG Smart TV Without Remote

If your LG TV remote is not working properly, you can use the physical button to navigate to the TV interface. To manually set the timer, select Settings > All Settings > General > Time > Timers > Sleep Timer > Set the time.

Note: If the physical buttons are inconvenient, use the LG ThinQ app as a remote control on an Android or iPhone.

How to Set Sleep Timer on LG TV [Old Models]

If you’re using an old model LG TV, follow the below steps to enable the sleep timer.

[1] Turn on your LG TV and press the Home button on your remote control.

[2] Then, select Settings.

[3] Under the Settings menu, choose Time.

[4] Now, scroll down and choose the Sleep Timer option from the TV menu.

Select Sleep Timer on LG TV

[5] After that, choose a specific time between 10 -240 minutes to put your TV to sleep.

[6] If you want to cancel the sleep timer, select Off and click the Close button.

Set sleep timer and click Close

Benefits of Using the Sleep Timer

After enabling the screen timer on your LG TV, you will gain the following.

  • Saves energy and some bucks on your electricity bill.
  • It avoids over-exposure to blue light from the device.
  • It aids you in getting a better rest at night by limiting your exposure to media before bed.

Note: If you’re too concerned about saving energy, you can enable energy-saving mode on LG TV.


What should I do if the LG TV turns on by itself?

You have to turn off the HDMI-CEC or SIMPLINK on the LG TV. Go to SettingsAll SettingsGeneralSIMPLINK (HDMI-CEC) → Turn OFF.

How to enable the Auto Power Off option on LG TV?

Go to Settings > General > System > Time & Timer > Timers > Power Off Timer > Toggle On > Adjust the Timer and Timer Repeat.

Amelia Griffiths

Greetings! I am Amelia Griffiths, a tech head and a content writer who loves to write about household gadgets. I remember my brother’s awe-struck face when we switched from our old LG TV to a new smart LG TV back when the first model was released. We now use one of the latest versions, and I am quite well-versed in the technical aspects of it. This blog (LG TV Guru) is my space to share and talk about different settings and unique features of LG TV. The how-to guides, with their easy-to-follow steps, will guide you through the process. I have also included the troubleshooting methods I have done and the techniques I know will help you get the complete television experience.

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