Fixing Pluto TV Not Working on LG Smart TV - Try these Tips first

Fixing Pluto TV Not Working on LG Smart TV - Try these Tips first

In fact, there are several troubleshooting steps outlined in this guide you can try to fix Pluto TV not working on your LG Smart TV. The majority of issues can be resolved by updating your TV software and the Pluto TV app, reinstalling the Pluto TV app, restarting your devices or resetting Pluto TV account login info. 



Here are 21 possible fixes for Pluto TV not working on LG Smart TV:


1. Update LG Smart TV software: Go to Settings > General > About This TV > System Updates and check for software updates. Install any available updates.


2. Update Pluto TV app: Open the LG Content Store, go to the Pluto TV app page and check for any app updates. Update the Pluto TV app to the latest version.


3. Restart your LG Smart TV: Go to Settings > General > Reset to Initial Settings > Reset. This will restart your TV and refresh all apps and settings.


4. Uninstall and reinstall the Pluto TV app: Uninstall the Pluto TV app from Settings. Then go to the LG Content Store and reinstall the latest Pluto TV app version.


5. Restart your Wi-Fi router: If using Wi-Fi, restart your Wi-Fi router to refresh the connection. This can resolve any network-related issues that may be affecting the Pluto TV app.


6. Confirm Pluto TV website is accessible: Check if and websites are loading properly. If the sites are down, the issue is with Pluto TV's service. Wait for them to restore service.


7. Check Smart TV network connection: Ensure your LG Smart TV has a working network connection either through Wi-Fi or Ethernet. Connect to a network or switch to a different network.


8. Reset Pluto TV password: If your Pluto TV password was recently changed, you may need to log in again on the LG Smart TV app. Reset your Pluto TV account password to log in again.


9. Renew Pluto TV paid subscription: If you have a paid Pluto TV subscription, check if it has recently expired. You will need an active paid subscription to access the Pluto TV app. Renew your subscription.


10. Disable and re-enable Data Saver on router: If using Wi-Fi and the Data Saver or bandwidth limiter is turned on in your router settings, disable and re-enable it. This can interfere with the Pluto TV app.


11. Restart your internet modem: If Pluto TV is not loading, there may be an issue with your internet connectivity. Restart your internet modem to re-establish the connection. Wait a few minutes and try loading the Pluto TV app again.


12. Contact Pluto TV support: If issues continue, you may need to report the problem to Pluto TV's technical support. Provide details about the issue and your network/account info. They can look into resolving the problem.


13. Reset Smart TV to factory settings: Go to Settings > General > Reset to Initial Settings > Reset and select 'Reset to Factory Settings'. This will perform a hard reset of your LG Smart TV and erase all data/apps to restore factory settings. You will need to set up the TV again and reinstall the Pluto TV app.


14. Disable and re-enable cookies in the Pluto TV app: Go to Settings > Apps > Pluto TV. Disable and then re-enable 'Allow Cookies' for this app. This can refresh the app data and resolve loading issues.


15. Remove and re-add your Wi-Fi network: Go to Settings > Network > Wi-Fi. Remove your Wi-Fi network from the list of available networks. Then re-scan for available networks and re-add your Wi-Fi network to reconnect.


16. Renew TV's IP address: Go to Settings > Network > Wi-Fi/Wired > Advanced Wi-Fi/Ethernet Settings. Select 'Renew IP Address' to refresh your LG Smart TV's network IP address.


17. Turn off Smart TV and modems/routers for 10 mins: Shut down your LG TV, modem and Wi-Fi router for 10 minutes. Then restart everything to refresh all network components and software. The Pluto TV app may work upon restart.


18. Adjust time on your LG TV: If the time on your Smart TV is incorrect, it can affect network connections and apps. Go to Settings > General > Time & Date and set the correct time and time zone.


19. Clear app data/cache for Pluto TV: Go to Settings > Apps > Pluto TV > Storage. Clear cached data and clear app data. Then try loading the Pluto TV app again.


20. Disable and re-enable the Pluto TV app: Go to Settings > Apps > Pluto TV > App Settings. Disable the Pluto TV app, wait 30 seconds and then re-enable it. This can refresh the app.


21. Contact LG support: If the issue continues after trying all steps, it indicates a possible software or hardware problem with your LG Smart TV that requires service. S you can Contact LG's technical Team.