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Why the keys on my keyboard display different characters on Philips TV screen?

Published on 2016-12-29

Your keyboard may be set to a different language or layout, follow these instructions to configure your keyboard language.

Step 1-5

1) Switch your TV on and connect the keyboard to the USB port on the side of your TV.
2) Press the [Home] button on the remote control to access the [Home] menu.
3) Use the cursor buttons [Up][Down][Left][Right] to select [Setup] and press the [OK] button to confirm.
4) Select [TV settings] > [Preferences] > [USB mouse/keyboard] > [Keyboard settings], then press the [OK] button.
5) Check if the keyboard language is set correctly.


Go to setting

a. Select [Yes] if the keyboard language is set correctly, then press the [OK] button to proceed to step 6.
b. Select [No] if you wish to change the keyboard language.

  • Use the cursor [Up] or [Down] to select your preferred language and press the [OK] button

Once you have selected the language

Select [Test] and randomly type the text to test the keyboard language


After you have verified the keys

  • Press the [OK] button.
  • Select [Continue] and press the [OK] button to confirm your setting

6) Your keyboard is now installed to your preferred language. Press the [OK] button to exit the menu.


The information on this page applies to the following models: 55PFL7606H/12 , 47PFL7606H/12 , 42PFL7606H/12 .

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