Article ID : 00145390 / Last Modified : 10/16/2019

The LED light blinks, flashes, or lights up in different colors on the TV

    IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific products and/or operating systems. Check Applicable Products and Categories for details.

    Use the tables below as a reference to what the light color and status mean.

    Illumination LED light

    Display color

    Display image

    Light activity

    Status of TV

    White

    White LED

    Blinks / flashes

    • TV is turned on
    • Software update is in progress
    • TV is receiving an incoming call*

    Lights

    • TV is in Picture off mode

    Cyan

    Cyan LED

    Blinks / flashes

    • TV is wirelessly connected to a mobile device
    • If you're using the Video & TV SideView™ app
    • TV is set to Demo mode

    Amber

    Amber LED

    Lights

    • The following Timer functions are set:
      On Timer, Sleep Timer, Reminder*, REC Timer*

    Red

    Red LED

    Lights

    • During recording or TV is in pause mode*

    Blinks / flashes

    Green

    Green LED

    Lights

    • The built-in camera or microphone is operating*

    Yellow

    Yellow LED

    Lights

    • The built-in MIC is used and the TV is in standby mode.
    • If the LED on your TV lights or blinks in a different manner, repair may be required. Check the color of the LED and count how many times it blinks, then contact customer support.
    • If the LED lights up in white or green when you turn the TV on but no picture appears, try the following:

     

    Front panel illumination light on Android TV™ models

    Display color

    Display image

    Status of TV

    White

    image

    • Picture mode is set

    Cyan

    image

    • A mobile device such as smartphones or table is connected to the TV through home network.

    Amber

    image

    • Functions related to the timer are set

    Red

    image

    • If you start a recording*

     

    *The availability of this function depends on the region and model of your TV. Check the manual for model-specific information. Manuals are posted on your model support page.

    Note:

    • The LED lights up, blinks, or flashes in different colors according to the status of the TV in response to remote control operations.
    • After you determine the status of your TV, you can turn off the light.