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Wannabe Geek

#303494 14-Feb-2023 14:41
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Hi there, I got a 2-year-old OLED TV 4k C-Panel from Germany. I moved to New Zealand and now I can't download the NZ Apps (TV NZ, Free TV...).  I can't change the region to NZ. Australia is there but not New Zealand. As expected, LG support is useless... What can I do?

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  #3036415 14-Feb-2023 14:49
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You won't be able to. You'll have to use and external streaming device like a Apple TV or Chromecast with Google TV etc...


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  #3036438 14-Feb-2023 15:39
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Attach a DishTV SmartVU+ Android TV Media Box A7070 which will give you Freeview TV plus all the Play Store Apps.


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Wannabe Geek

  #3036441 14-Feb-2023 15:44
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Hi, hmmm, it is a bit sad to use the smart capabilities of the smart TV. Would a VPN solve my issue?

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  #3036446 14-Feb-2023 16:02
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Hi, hmmm, it is a bit sad to use the smart capabilities of the smart TV. Would a VPN solve my issue?



only if it was to Germany to use the German apps.  Firmware and app store access will be different between regions.  Actually you're lucky if you can get dvb-t signals off it, as frequencies might have been different there as well.


Maybe you can side load apps if the tv supports it.  Else external streamer as others have mentioned

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  #3036471 14-Feb-2023 16:46
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I see on my LG TV under setting - general - location you can change the location of the TV ..I have not tried it but it may be an option 

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  #3036473 14-Feb-2023 16:53
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Hi, hmmm, it is a bit sad to use the smart capabilities of the smart TV. Would a VPN solve my issue?



Smart TV's don't generally stay smart for very long with poor app support over time.  Another vote for getting an Apple TV or similar.  

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  #3036475 14-Feb-2023 17:01
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Post the model number


It might have hidden region and country settings that need enabling in the service menus





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