LG TV Error Code 106 [Simple Methods to Fix]

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When you buy an LG Smart TV, the first thing you do is to connect this to the internet to use its features. Sometimes, you can see LG TV Error Code 106 on your screen, which may prevent you from connecting your TV to the Internet.

Error codes not only irritate you but can also waste your quality time as it can take time to fix the error code. Therefore, we have tried to provide you with very simple and easy ways to fix this error code in this guide.

What is LG TV Error Code 106?

LG TV error code 106 indicates an internet connectivity issue that may appear due to poor/unstable internet connection, or incorrect date and time settings. Sometimes, users may also face this error code if their Wi-Fi router fails to access the TV’s MAC address.

Besides these, a connectivity issue may appear due to several reasons. You can read our guide on – How to Connect your LG Smart TV to WiFi or the Internet. If this didn’t help, then proceed forward to this guide.

How to Fix LG TV Error Code 106?

Fix LG TV Error Code 106

Although the connectivity issue may occur due to several reasons, in this guide, we have tried to cover the most common reasons and their solutions. Hopefully, these will help you to fix your issue.

Power Cycle your Router

Just plug out all the cables and wires connected to your router, wait for 30 seconds, and then replug them all. Also, you should check your internet speed as streaming services recommend at least 25 Mbps for 4k content. 

Temporarily Remove Your Wi-Fi Password

This workaround helps to fix the LG TV Error Code 106 when the Wi-Fi appears but is still not able to connect. In this case, just remove your Wi-Fi password and try to connect your TV to the Router. 

Check if the issue has been resolved or not. If not, then perform the first method. 

Set up DNS Manually

Somehow if the DNS server goes down, you may face LG TV Error Code 106  on your screen. Luckily, methods are available to set your DNS servers manually. You can use Google’s public DNS, which is free to use for everyone.

  • Open Settings.
  • In the Advanced Wi-Fi settings, click on the Edit button.
  • Now, uncheck the box with the text- Set Automatically.
  • Next, in the DNS server box type- and click on Connect.

Set Date And Time Properly

The wrong date and time may affect the connectivity, so you should set them to the current one.

  • Press Settings on your Remote and select All Settings.
  • In the General option, you will get Time & Date.
  • Select this option and set the time and date to the current.

Add TV’s Mac address to the Router Settings

MAC address is a unique identifier assigned to a network interface controller to use as a network address in communications within a network segment. This means; that any network segment, like your router, identifies any device with its Mac address, and sometimes due to any reason this is unable to do this, as a result, you may face an error code like LG TV Error Code 106.

Usually, this does not happen but, if it is, you can add your TV’s MAC address to your router settings manually. Here is the process:

  • First, find your TV’s MAC address.

Home>Settings>Options>Network>Wi-Fi Connection or Internet Connection>Advanced Wi-Fi Settings

  • Login to your router settings using your desktop or laptop.
  • Go to the Advanced option and click on the button with the option: Whitelist (Allow only listed MAC addresses.)
  • Next, add this TV’s MAC address here.

Note: If you are having any trouble doing this, you should ask your internet provider customer service to send an executive to add your TV’s MAC address to the router settings.

Hopefully, Error Code 106 on LG TV has been resolved, and if not, then you can ask the community experts and support team.

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  1. I can’t get my TV connected to wifi, I put date,time correct . I’m in Rhode Island so I didn’t have the option to put my State I put NY .
    Please, help me

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