Fix LG Smart tv YouTube App not working

Fix LG Smart tv YouTube App Not Working

All of sudden on your LG smart tv YouTube app stops responding or blank screen or YouTube app loading or hangs YouTube on you LG Smart tv then there are quite a few different methods to fix this YouTube issue, like, power reset, software update, reset network setting (disconnect and reconnect WIFI), reinstall YouTube app from LG content store, Change DNS Servers from 8.8.8.8 to 8.8.4.4 and other methods to fix YouTube app issue on LG smart tv, So, let’s see all the possible fixes and solutions to resolve and fix LG Smart tv YouTube App not working in detail below.

How to fix LG Smart tv YouTube App not working

Turn on your tv and Unplug and Plug power cord

Step 1: Turn on your LG smart tv and pull the power cord.

Step 2: Wait for 60 seconds

Step 3: Plug back power cord cable back to wall.

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Your LG smart tv will reboot and restart now, once your lg smart tv restarts, go ahead and check with YouTube. If this doesn’t fix, lets try for other methods to resolve this LG Smart tv YouTube App not working issue.

Unplug power cord, cable, wireless router and modem to fix LG Smart tv YouTube App not working

Step 1: Turn on you LG tv and unplug power cord, modem, router (disconnect them).

Step 2: Wait for 5 minute

Step 3: Put back all power cord, modem and router and turn on.

Once your LG smart tv boots up wait for wifi and everything to get connected and probably this should fix LG Smart tv YouTube App not working and YouTube app will be up and running.

Software Update to fix LG Smart tv YouTube App not working

Step 1: Grab your remote and press gear icon on your remote.

Step 2: Navigate to settings icon and press ok (gear icon) at the very bottom of your lg smart tv screen.

Step 3: Scroll down by using arrow key down  and select general and press ok.

Step 4: Scroll down and Press ok on About this tv.

Step 5: Now, check for updates and if any update is available -> Go ahead and update LG smart tv.

Once you software update your LG smart tv, you will not be facing any issue with YouTube app not working any more, some times there may be a technical glitch which will be fixed by updating your LG smart tv will fix LG Smart tv YouTube App not working.

Reconnect Wifi Internet to fix LG Smart tv YouTube App not working

Step 1: Click on gear icon on remote->Click on settings.

Step 2: Move right from settings screen -> Select Wifi connect and press ok.

Step 3: Select your home wifi network and Press ok (disconnect).

Step 4: Once disconnected, Select your wifi network and reconnect to you wifi network by entering password.

Once you disconnect and reconnect, your YouTube app now working on LG smart tv should be fixed, if not go ahead and try other methods to resolve LG Smart tv YouTube App not working.

Uninstall YouTube and Install Again:

Step 1: Click on Home Button on your remote ->Go to Apps section on your LG smart tv.

Step 2: Select YouTube App and press and hold ok button and select X button.

Your YouTube app will be uninstalled.

Install YouTube on LG Smart tv:

Step 3: Click on home button ->LG content store and press ok.

Step 4: Go to Apps -> Search for YouTube app and click on ok and click on Install button and YouTube app will be installed on your LG smart tv.

Once you delete youtube app and install again, Go ahead and launch youtube app & it will work fine and LG Smart tv YouTube App not working will be resolved.

Change your IPV6 to fix LG Smart tv YouTube App not working

Step 1: Press gear icon on your remote->Scroll down and network Settings and click ok.

Step 2: Select Wifi connection-> Advanced wifi settings and Press ok on your remote.

Step 3: Now, Turn on your IPV6 (IPV6 will be off).

Once it is turned off, go ahead and check YouTube app is working or not. If its not working then turn on IPV6 again.

Change DNS server to fix YouTube app not working on LG Smart tv

Step 1: Grab your remote and Press home button ->Select network settings->Select your wifi ->Advanced WIFI settings.

Step 2: Now, Navigate down and select EDIT and press ok.

Step 3: Uncheck set automatically option. (press ok on select automatically to uncheck).

Step 4: Now, Highlight DNS server->Press ok and enter -> 8.8.8.8 and click on connect.

Now, Go ahead and check with YouTube app, if it still doesn’t work, come back to DNS server settings on you LG smart tv.

Step 5: Now, change the DNS server settings from 8.8.8.8 to 8.8.4.4 and click connect.

Go ahead and check with YouTube app and now your YouTube app will be working fine, if it doesn’t work then go back set back option -> set automatically coz this is not the issue with DNS server.

Factory Reset to fix LG Smart tv YouTube App not working

Step 1: Home button ->All Settings.

Step 2: Select General ->Move down and select Reset to initial settings and press ok.

Note/Info: Resetting will delete all of your settings and installed apps.

Step 3: Press ok and confirm reset LG smart tv.

That’s it once you click on reset to factory default settings, your LG smart tv will restart.

Why LG Smart tv YouTube App not working?

This can be due to several reasons, like a temporary software glitch caused by LG smart tv software update or it may be due to YouTube app update or slow internet connection (YouTube was unable to load).

How to fix LG Smart tv YouTube App not working

You can fix by power reset, software update, reset networks (disconnecting and reconnecting WIFI), uninstall and install YouTube app, change DNS server to 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 and few other methods explained in this article.