LG TV bombarded with notifications (or ads) everyday? Here's how to disable or turn off

LG is one of the well-known brands in the TV industry. The South Korean tech giant has been manufacturing TVs for quite some time and has managed to capture an immense share in the market.

While LG TV owners do not often report issues with their units, sometimes a bug or glitch in the software might just slip-in out of the blues.

LG TV users bombarded with notifications everyday

Nobody wants to get interupted while streaming their favorite show or movie. However, some inescapable notifications or ads are always standing at the door steps to barge in.

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And it becomes even worse when these interupptions are more frequent. A similar incident has been reported by a section of LG TV users recently where they are being bombarded with notifications and adverts.

Per the reports doing rounds (1, 2), users are greeted with a bulk of unwanted notifications and ads when they turn on their TV.


Hi all. My LG OLED started showing notifications (what’s new/advertisements/annoying) on startup. This seems like a new feature, but does anyone know how to disable them? (Source)

@LGUS I know someone there thought it was a great idea to deliver inescapable ad notifications to your #OLED smart TVs. As a customer though, I’m here to tell you it sucks and drags down your product quality. 7 or 8 messages popping up every day when I turn on my TV. (Source)

As can be seen in the reports above and more (1, 2, 3), those affected are now asking LG to turn off these obnoxious ads and notifications. However, the support team hasn’t yet officially acknowledged the problem.

Here’s how to disable them

Fortunately, we have come across some workarounds that might help you get rid of these vexatious ads. You can check them out below.

Workaround 1:

Here are some troubleshooting steps suggested by LG support and they seem to work for some of those affected:

Please complete the following steps: settings > general > system > additional settings > home settings > turn off home auto launch and promotion (Source)

Workaround 2:

Here’s another workaround suggested by a Redditor that you can try:


Workaround 3:

A user has managed to fix this issue by turning off their Wi-Fi. However, this isn’t an ideal solution as it blocks access to the web.

Workaround 4:

Some users also suggested (1, 2) that changing the location to another region seems to have helped them get rid of these notifications. So, you can also try this solution and see if it works for you.


Rest assured, we will keep an eye on the latest developments and update this story if anything noteworthy comes up.

Note: We have more such stories in our dedicated LG section, so be sure to follow them as well.

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