How to Use the VGA Cord on an LG TV

Written by james clark
  • Share
  • Tweet
  • Share
  • Pin
  • Email
How to Use the VGA Cord on an LG TV
VGA port on the back of a computer tower. (vga image by MATTHIEU FABISIAK from

The video graphics array (VGA) cord on the back panel of an LG television is a video input connection point typically used to hook up a computer to the TV set. This connection enables the user to view content from a PC or laptop on the bigger LG screen. Because VGA is a common video output port on computers and laptops, the cable from the LG TV offers a quick and simple way to hook up the components in about a minute.

Skill level:

Other People Are Reading

Things you need

  • Computer or other video device with VGA output

Show MoreHide


  1. 1

    Turn off the LG TV and the computer.

  2. 2

    Connect the VGA cord from the VGA input jack on the rear of the LG TV to the matching port on the back of the computer tower.

  3. 3

    Twist the thumbscrews on the sides of each plug clockwise to lock the VGA cord to the components.

  4. 4

    Turn on the PC and the LG TV. A desktop computer should immediately output a video signal to the TV.

  5. 5

    Press the "Fn" key on a laptop computer along with one of the numbered F keys along the top row. The F key varies with the laptop model but should be printed either with a screen icon or the label "LCD/CRT." Pressing the keys together switches the video from the laptop screen to the LG TV.

Don't Miss

  • All types
  • Articles
  • Slideshows
  • Videos
  • Most relevant
  • Most popular
  • Most recent

No articles available

No slideshows available

No videos available

By using the site, you consent to the use of cookies. For more information, please see our Cookie policy.