Smart Home () > SmartShare™
To share content, connect your PC or smartphone to your Smart TV using any of the wireless or wired connection methods supported (
On the Smart TV home screen, select
To view a list of recently viewed or added content, select
You can use
Smartshare™to search for shared videos, pictures, music and recorded files.
Smartshare™, you can search for content offered by a different service.
You can sort search results by the newest date.
To view a list of all the videos shared via
You can control the video being played with the
|Pauses the video.|
|Plays the video.|
|Rewinds the video.|
|Fast forwards the video.|
|Plays the previous file.|
|Plays the next file.|
| ||Sets the video playback, image, and sound options.|
To view a list of all the photos shared via
You can control the photo being displayed with the
|Starts or stops the slideshow.|
|Starts or stops the background music.
|Rotates the photo clockwise by 90°.|
|Enlarges the photo.|
| ||Sets the photo playback, image, and sound options.|
To view a list of all the music files shared via
You can control the music file being played using the
|Pauses the track.|
|Plays the track.|
|Plays the previous track.|
|Plays the next track.|
|Repeats the track.|
|Plays the tracks in order.|
|Shuffles the tracks.|
|You can listen to music with the TV screen turned off.|
To view a list of the recordings on your Smart TV, select
You can use the following functions for the
Mark Play: Selects multiple recordings from the recording list and plays them sequentially. Delete/Protection: Deletes recordings or protects recordings from being deleted.
You can control the recording being played using the
|Pauses the recording.|
|Plays the recording.|
|Rewinds the recording.|
|Fast forwards the recording.|
|Plays the previous recording.|
|Plays the next recording.|
||Edits a section.|
||Repeats a section.|
||Sets the video playback, image, and sound options.|
To view a list of the devices connected to your Smart TV via
This list displays the names, icons, and types of devices connected to your Smart TV, such as USB devices, smartphones, and PCs. Select a connected device to open its sub folders and files.
SmartShare™ Supported Formats
Maximum data transfer rate
1920 X 1080: 20 Mbps (Mega bit per second)
ULTRA HD [Depending on model] ULTRA HD Video
3840 X 2160 (H.264 L5.1) : 50 Mbps
3840 X 2160 (H.265 L5.0) : 25 Mbps
Subtitle formats supported
Item Information External subtitle formats .smi, .srt, .sub (MicroDVD, SubViewer 1.0/2.0), .ass, .ssa, .txt (TMPlayer), .psb (PowerDivX), .dcs (DLP Cinema) Internal subtitle formats
Full HD Video (1920 X 1080) : XSUB (Supports internal subtitles generated from DivX6)
ULTRA HD Video (Supports only ULTRA HD model) : It does not support internal subtitles.
Image files supported
Format Item Information 2D
(jpeg, jpg, jpe)
JPEG Minimum 64 x 64 Maximum Normal: 15360 (W) x 8640 (H) Progressive: 1920 (W) x 1440 (H) 3D (jps) JPS Minimum 64 x 64 Maximum Normal: 15360 (W) x 8640 (H) 3D (mpo) MPO 4:3 aspect ratio 3648 x 2736
2592 x 1944
2048 x 1536
3:2 aspect ratio 3648 x 2432
Audio files supported
Format Item Information mp3 Bit rate 32 Kbps - 320 Kbps Sample freq. 16 kHz - 48 kHz Formats MPEG-1, MPEG-2, Layer 2, Layer 3
Video formats supported
Format Item Information .asf
Video VC-1 Advanced Profile, VC-1 Simple and Main Profile Audio WMA Standard, WMA 9 Professional .divx
Video DivX3.11, DivX4, DivX5, DivX6, XViD, H.264/AVC, Motion Jpeg, MPEG-4 Part 2 Audio MPEG-1 Layer I, II, MPEG-1 Layer III (MP3), Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, LPCM, ADPCM, DTS .mp4
Video H.264/AVC, MPEG-4 Part 2 Audio AAC, MPEG-1 Layer III (MP3) .3gp
Video H.264/AVC, MPEG-4 Part 2 Audio AAC, AMR-NB, AMR-WB .mkv Video H.264/AVC Audio HE-AAC, Dolby Digital .ts
Video H.264/AVC, MPEG-2, VC-1 Audio MPEG-1 Layer I, II, MPEG-1 Layer III (MP3), Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, AAC .vob Video MPEG-1, MPEG-2 Audio Dolby Digital, MPEG-1 Layer I, II, DVD-LPCM .mpg
Video MPEG-1, MPEG-2 Audio MPEG-1 Layer I, II, MPEG-1 Layer III (MP3), AAC
Full HD :1920 x 1080 @30p
ULTRA HD (Depending on model) : 3840 x 2160 @ 30p
Notes on Video Playback
User-created subtitles may not work properly.
The video file and subtitle file must be within the same folder.
The video file must have the same name as the subtitle file to correctly display the subtitles.
This Smart TV does not support streams that include GMC (Global Motion Compensation) and Qpel (Quarterpel Motion Estimation).
Full HD Video: 1920 X 1080
Only H.264/AVC profile level 4.1 and lower is supported.
ULTRA HD Video (Supports only ULTRA HD model) : 3840 X 2160
It supports the playback through USB only.
LG’s ULTRA HD is fully compatible with most of ULTRA HD contents encode in HEVC delivering stunning high resolution contents. However it may not support certain types of codec contents.
New codecs can be updated through SW upgrade.
Extension Codec .mkv
Video H.264/AVC Audio Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, AAC, HE-AAC .ts Video H.265(HEVC) Audio Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, AAC, HE-AAC
Some ULTRA HD models need connection with “ULTRA HD Upgrade Kit”.
The file size limit is dependent on the encoding environment.
This Smart TV supports only V2 or higher Window Media Audio formats.
This Smart TV does not support AAC Main Profiles.
This Smart TV may not be able to play videos created using certain encoding methods.
Video file formats not supported by Smart TV may not play properly.
Video files stored in a USB device that does not support high speed data transmission may not play smoothly.
This Smart TV only supports the DTS audio codec when playing video files from a USB device.
SmartShare™ Connecting Guide
Smart Home () > SmartShare™ > Settings
You can set the following
My TV Name
Specifies the name that appears when other devices search for your Smart TV.
Specifies the network to which your Smart TV connects.
Specifies the wireless network to which your Smart TV connects, such as
Wi-Fi Director WiDi.
Auto Play on Receive
Determines whether your Smart TV prompts you before playing content from other devices or automatically plays the content.
Registers or deregisters