How to Fix 'Out of Memory' Error on an LG Smart TV

Introduction

Unlike your laptop or computer, the memory and resources of your Smart TV are no where near as large. With today's modern content delivery systems such as Netflix, Hulu, and Pandora, it does not take long to fill up what little is there.

This guide will walk you through clearing the cache so you can continue using all the services of your Smart TV.

LG Logo.

This particular issue only affects LG Smart TVs that come equipped with the webOS operating platform. Those televisions that operate with Netcast should not experience this issue. The following steps can only be performed on webOS based LG Smart TVs.

1 Clear Browser Cache

  1. Push the Home button on your remote.
    Remote with Home button highlighted.
  2. Select the Web browser at the bottom.
    Home overlay with web browser highlighted.
  3. Select the menu in the top-right corner.
    Browser inset with menu highlighted.
  4. Select Settings.
    Menu with Settings highlighted.
  5. In order to help solve this problem longer-term, set Private Browsing On. Then, select Clear Browsing Data.
    Settings with Private Browsing on, and Clear Browsing Data highlighted.
  6. Select OK.
    Clear all browsing data dialog with OK highlighted.

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Unlike your laptop or computer, the memory and resources of your Smart TV are no where near as large. With today's modern content delivery systems such as Netflix, Hulu, and Pandora, it does not take long to fill up what little is there.

This guide will walk you through clearing the cache so you can continue using all the services of your Smart TV.

LG Logo.

This particular issue only affects LG Smart TVs that come equipped with the webOS operating platform. Those televisions that operate with Netcast should not experience this issue. The following steps can only be performed on webOS based LG Smart TVs.

  1. Push the Home button on your remote.
    Remote with Home button highlighted.
  2. Select the Web browser at the bottom.
    Home overlay with web browser highlighted.
  3. Select the menu in the top-right corner.
    Browser inset with menu highlighted.
  4. Select Settings.
    Menu with Settings highlighted.
  5. In order to help solve this problem longer-term, set Private Browsing On. Then, select Clear Browsing Data.
    Settings with Private Browsing on, and Clear Browsing Data highlighted.
  6. Select OK.
    Clear all browsing data dialog with OK highlighted.
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