Playing audio through the TV’s internal speakers
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Audio is played through the TV’s internal speakers.
Playing audio through an external audio device connected to the digital optical port or the HDMI (ARC) port
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TV audio is played through an external audio device connected to the digital optical port or the HDMI (ARC) port. Enable SIMPLINK to play audio through HDMI (ARC).
If you select Off while SIMPLINK is enabled, the audio output setting is restored to the default setting in order to ensure uninterrupted audio output.
Configuring digital sound output settings
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You can configure the Digital Sound Out settings.
These settings are available only when an Audio Out (Optical/HDMI ARC) / Internal TV Speaker + Audio Out (Optical) is selected.
Configuring digital sound output settings
Sound Input Digital Sound Output
Auto MPEG PCM
Dolby Digital Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus / Atmos (Optical) Dolby Digital
(HDMI ARC) Dolby Digital Plus / Atmos
HE-AAC Dolby Digital
DTS DTS / PCM
DTS Express DTS / PCM
DTS-HD MA PCM / DTS
PCM All PCM
Connecting and Using an Audio Device Supporting LG Sound Sync (Optical)
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You can connect an audio device that supports LG Sound Sync (Optical) to the optical digital audio output port to enjoy your TV’s sound in richer quality and greater convenience.
Only available for models with an optical digital port.
You can use the TV remote control to adjust the volume of the connected device.
Connecting and Using an Audio Device Wirelessly
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You can connect wirelessly a Bluetooth audio device or a Bluetooth headset to enjoy your TV’s sound in richer quality and greater convenience.
If you have recently connected device that the sound bar supports LG Sound Sync, this feature automatically tries connecting to that device.
In some devices, this feature automatically tries connecting to the recently connected device when the TV is turned on.
We recommend that you connect an LG audio device that supports LG Sound Sync, using LG TV mode or LG Sound Sync mode on the device.
This feature is available on certain models only.
Press Device Selection to view the connected devices or any devices that can be connected and connect to any one of them.
You can use the TV remote control to adjust the volume of some Bluetooth devices.
If the device fails to connect, check the power of the device to connect to and check if the audio device is working properly.
Depending on the type of the Bluetooth device, the device may not connect correctly or an abnormal behavior may occur such as unsynchronized video and audio.
Sound may stutter or sound quality may be reduced if:
  • the Bluetooth device is too far from the TV;
  • there are obstacles between the Bluetooth device and the TV; or
  • used together with radio equipment such as a microwave oven or wireless LAN.
Using Audio Out (Line Out) / Wired Headphones
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Select Wired Headphones or Audio Out (Line Out) to optimise audio output according to the device connected.
Some models may support the Wired Headphones function only.
If you connect the wired headphones while the TV is powered on, it automatically detects the wired headphones and redirects audio through them.
This function is available on certain models or in certain countries only.
Playing audio through the TV’s internal speakers and external audio device simultaneously
Audio can be played through multiple devices simultaneously.
Using Internal TV Speaker + Wired Headphones
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Audio is played through the TV’s internal speakers and the Wired Headphones simultaneously.
If you connect the wired headphones while the TV is powered on, it automatically detects the wired headphones and redirects audio through them.
This function is available on certain models or in certain countries only.
Using Internal TV Speaker + Audio Out (Optical)
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Audio is played through the TV’s built-in speakers and the audio device connected to the digital optical audio output port simultaneously.