If you haven't been diving into the menu system of your lg TV repair, you might have been dealing with annoying quirks that you didn't even know you could tv repair brampton. The default settings on many TVs do not always offer the best picture, particularly if you consider that each video source (cable box, media streamer, Blu-ray player, game system) is likely to have its own ideal settings. Some common television problems can be easily fixed here. Cropped, stretched, or squashed picture In your picture size setting, this is most often caused by something wrong–also called zoom, wide, aspect ratio or picture. In most cases, the best setting is Direct or Just-Fit, which tells your television to simply show the video as it receives it. However, if you have a DVD player or an old game system, you want to set the video to 4:3–otherwise your television will stretch it to the 16:9 ratio. Turn off Overscan when using a computer to avoid strange cropping. Blue, green, or black screen You don't get a signal from your television. Make sure your cable or satellite box (or other device) is switched on and the TV is set to the correct input–press Enter, Source or TV / Video on your remote control. Check for loose connections behind the television. If none of this works and you're trying to watch live TV, it's probably time to get in touch with your satellite or cable provider. You may need your receiver to "reset." If it's a DVD player, the player could be the problem. The video cable can also be damaged. Pixelated images A weak signal causes this. In some cases, it may be the satellite signal between a live event and the TV station (especially when you watch live sports on the other side of the world). If it only happens when you try to watch HD, it could be an artifact of compression. In other words, this is a problem of reception, not a problem with your television. You can try to reduce your sharpness setting if it happens a lot. The cable or satellite remote not working The cable box does not speak properly to your TV. Make sure this is an option (not all receivers) and if it is, try to turn off the box, unplug it for 15 seconds (at least) and turn it back on again. Messed up settings Your cat or your kid may have gotten hold of the remote, but you ended up with TV settings that are so far away from what you want you just want to reverse them. The fastest way to reset the TV back to the settings of the factory. This varies depending on the TV model–you should check the website of the manufacturer for instructions, but it generally involves pressing a specific key combination on the remote. Captioning is off or on Turning on and off closed captioning varies depending on your cable company. Use their remote button, usually the settings or menu button. Some remotes have a CC button specific to them. See the website of your provider for specific instructions. The satellite receiver or the cable has frozen up Your cable or satellite receiver is actually a pretty simple computer, especially if it's also a DVR, and it can crash like any computer. The first thing to try is to turn it off, unplug it, wait for 15 seconds at least, and then turn it on again. This is essentially your receiver "rebooting." Do not cover the heat vents on the receiver to help avoid crashes, as they are often caused by overheating. Grainy images This is common with new TVs – and it means your control of sharpness is too high for the content you receive. Indeed, some experts recommend turning sharpness down to zero as it tends to aggravate any and all problems with the image source. Proper resolutions not showing Here there are two issues. First of all, if your new 4 K TV looks too bright and colorful and has blurred details, it's probably put in Vivid mode by the store. Vivid mode is used to display in-store. If you're playing games, you want to reset it to ideally Movie / Cinema (or Game). Another issue is that it needs to be HDMI 2.0a for your AV receiver or anything else between the source and your TV–or it simply does not support many 4 K types.