How to set up digital television on your TV
The advent of digital television caused a kind of excitement, as digital content became available to a wide range of users. Recently, it is this direction of television that has been developing very actively, a large number of offices have appeared that will provide services for connecting and setting up digital television for a fee. The good news is that you can set up digital television on your TV yourself.
So in this article we will take a closer look at all aspects of the setup, both in general and for TVs from specific manufacturers. It is worth noting that there are different types of digital television. All proposed schemes relate to the cable “digit”.
First, consider the general scheme for setting up digital television reception. Depending on the TV model, the sequence of operations and item names may differ slightly. Do not worry, further we will consider the specifics of customization for specific brands, all points will be illustrated.
Use the remote to enter the menu of your TV. In the window that appears, select the “Options” item. In order to go directly to the setting, you must select the “Auto-tuning” item. A window should appear on the screen prompting you to select one of the signal sources: cable or antenna. We select the first option, then press the “Start” button.
After the operations carried out, a window should appear in which you must select the “Digital” item as the signal source, and then press the “Start” button again.
We are in the final stages of setting up digital television. In the window that appears, we find the item “Search mode”, several options will appear, we need the item “Full”. Click and fill in all the fields with the data indicated below.
Honor should be aware that some TVs support network search. This means that you do not need to manually specify the above parameters. Just after choosing the required search mode, press the “Search” button. As you can see, setting up digital television on your TV is quite simple. For those who are confused, read further illustrated instructions.
Setting up digital TV on LG TVs
It is logical to assume that different models of TVs from the LG manufacturer use their own firmware and their own menus. However, in general, the menus of all TVs have characteristic similarities. Find the “Menu” button on the remote control, press it and a window appears on the screen in which you need to select the “Options” item.
In the “Options” tab you will see several parameters available for change. In the item “Country” you need to indicate either Germany or Finland.
After that, you need to go to the “Settings” menu, there select the “Autosearch” item in which specify “Cable” as the connection method.
After the done manipulations, a window should open in which you need to select the “Settings” item and specify all the values as in the figure below.
If you followed all the instructions correctly, then after the search, the TV will find all available channels, as well as radio stations.
Please note that LG TVs use the automatic channel update function, which periodically resets the existing channel list and starts a new search. For convenience, it is advisable to disable this function. To do this, go to the “Digital cable settings” tab and turn off automatic updates. Thus, it is quite easy to set up digital TV on LG TVs. It is enough to show a little care.
Setting up digital television on Philips TVs
So, find the “Menu” button on the remote control and use it to enter the menu of your TV. Next, you need to go to the “Configuration” section.
In the window that appears, click on the “Installation” item, after that a secondary menu will appear on the TV screen, in which you need to select the “Channel setup” section. Another submenu will appear, in which we select the item “Automatic. Installations “. If you have completed all the transitions correctly, a message should appear that warns about the upcoming update of the list of all channels. Click “Start”.
Next, select the item “Reinstall channels”.
Go to the “Country” section and select either Finland or Germany from the list.
Select “Cable” as the connection method.
Before starting the process of searching for channels, go to the “Settings” item and make the settings according to the images below.
You have now managed to set up digital TV on your Philips TV. You can start a direct search for channels, for this click “Start”.
Setting up digital television on Samsung TVs
Press the “Menu” button on the remote control. The menu of your TV should appear on the screen. We go to the “Channel” section (depicted as a satellite dish). Several tabs will appear on the right, select the “Antenna” item and select “Cable” as the connection type. Next, you need to go to the “Country” tab and specify the “Other” parameter. In this case, the TV must ask for a pin code. If you did not change it yourself, then enter 0000 (default value).
Go to the “Auto-tuning” tab, select “Cable” as the signal source.
Set all the parameters as in the image below, then click “Search”.
After all operations, your TV will detect all available channels.
Setting up digital television on Toshiba TVs
Use the “Menu” button to enter the TV menu and select the Russian menu language.
Manually enter all parameters as in the image below.
After that, click “OK”, the search for channels will start.
We have analyzed in detail a diagram of how to properly set up digital television on a TV. We backed up all the sequences with images for better perception. If you have any questions, use the feedback form on our website or ask a question in the comments.
What to do if the TV does not find digital channels?
To do this, you need to reset the tuner settings (built-in or set-top box) to factory settings and re-search for digital TV channels; download new firmware for your TV or set-top box; update your satellite TV access card if you are using a device with pay TV channels.
How to set up DVB t2 on your TV?
- We connect an external antenna to the input of the set-top box (TV IN, ANT IN).
- We connect the set-top box with TV with low-frequency cords (HDMI, SCART, tulips; depending on the model of the receiver and the presence of inputs on the TV).
- Turn on the power on the receiver (the largest button on top).
How to set up digital TV on LG via antenna?
By clicking on the SETTINGS button, go to the settings. Go straight to the “Channels” section. Selecting “Autosearch” put a tick next to “Air TV” and click “Next”. We put a tick next to “Only digital (Antenna)” and start the search with the “Run” button.
What to do if the channels on the TV disappeared?
What to do if the channels on the TV disappeared?
- Take the remote control, press the “Menu” button, select the “Options”. “Auto-tuning” section.
- You will see a window with a list of signal sources. antenna or cable.
- A window with a list of signal sources appears on the TV screen.
- Go to the “Search Mode” section.
How to catch digital channels without a set-top box?
The only way to watch terrestrial digital TV without a set-top box is to purchase a TV with support for the DVB-T2 format. CRT TVs do not have this tuner by default. As for plasma and LCD TVs, the first models with such digital tuners appeared on the Russian market in 2013.
How to switch to digital TV?
The procedure for switching to digital TV
- Turn off the TV and connect the antenna cable and then the video and audio cables of the TV to the receiver.
- Turn on the TV and select the desired input source in the menu settings: HDMI, AV, SCART and others;
- Turn on automatic search for digital channels.
How to tune digital channels on your LG TV?
Setting up digital TV on LG TVs
- Press the MENU button on the remote control to start setting.
- In the window that appears on the TV, select the SETUP tab, press the OK button.
- In the menu that appears, select the OPTIONS tab and press OK.
- Select the country RUSSIA and click OK.
- Then go to AUTO SEARCH tab and click OK.
How to connect a TV with built-in t2?
Connect the antenna cable to the antenna input of your digital TV (which has a built-in DVB-T2 tuner). Plug in the power supply and turn on the TV. In accordance with the instructions for operating the TV, go to the appropriate section of the TV settings menu and activate the digital tuner.
Settings on the computer:
There are two options for the development of events:
The first is to simply connect the TV via LAN to a computer without Internet access. In this case, you need to register a static IP address on the network computer. let it be 192.168.1.2 with a mask 255.255.255.0:
On the TV, you will also need to register IP from the same subnet. for example, 192.168.1.3.
The second is the connection of the TV through the computer to the Internet. To do this, your PC or laptop must be connected to the Internet via WI-FI or USB-modem. Then we’ll just use the built-in Windows ICS mechanism. Internet Connection Sharing. It allows you to allow access to the global network for local clients. To do this, in the network connections, select the one through which they are connected to the Internet and click on it with the right mouse button. The connection properties window will open in which we are interested in the “Access” tab:
On it you need to check the box “Allow other network users to use the Internet connection of this computer.” Below you need to select “Local Area Connection” or “Ethernet” and click OK. In this case, you do not need to register IP addresses. neither on the network card, nor on the TV. everything will be assigned automatically.
How to connect a TV via LAN to a computer using LG as an example
Most modern Smart-TV TVs are equipped with at least a LAN port for connecting it to the Internet via a router. At the same time, on TV you can not only surf the Internet, but also watch movies from computers connected to the same network. But not every apartment still has a router, but I want to watch movies and get out on the Internet from a TV set. What to do? You can connect the TV to a computer via the LAN connector directly. For this we need a network cable.
Note: A little complication may arise here. a regular “straight” ethernet cable may not work, although modern network cards are able to “flip” the cable logically. Then you will need to try a reverse LAN cable (the so-called “Cross-over”).
We turn on one end of the network patch cord and plug it into the computer’s network card:
We check whether the devices are linked by the indicators. After that, we proceed to connect the TV to the local network. Let’s start with the computer’s network card.
Settings on the TV:
On the TV, everything is very simple. I’ll take an LG TV as an example. On other brands, despite the external difference in the menu, the meaning of the actions is the same. just proceed in the same way.
Go to Settings and go to the Network section:
We select the item Network settings. A special configuration wizard will open:
Then it all depends on which of the options you have chosen and configured on your computer. If we just connect the computer to the TV via the LAN port, then click on the “Configure connection” button and register the IP address 192.168.1.3 with the mask 255.255.255.0.
Click on “Close”. That’s all. you have successfully connected the TV to the computer via the LAN connector.