FAQ

Technical FAQ [SDK Installation] “Exception in thread "Thread-3"” occurs during webOS TV SDK installation on Mac OS X Mountain Lion 09-Jan-2015
If then, you can solve this issue by downloading and installing Java for OS X 2014-001. For more information, please visit here.
Technical FAQ [SDK Installation] I've installed Windows 64-bit SDK but it does not work. What's the problem? 04-Dec-2014
In Windows 64, you must install JDK before installing the SDK because the SDK installer installs 32-bit Java by default if Java is not installed on your computer. We recommend you to use java -version command in command prompt…
Technical FAQ [Streaming] Can I develop an app using Smooth Streaming? 04-Aug-2014
We do NOT recommend for you to use Smooth Streaming in your app. (Both on webOS TV and NetCast)
Technical FAQ [Audio] How to play multi-sound in my app? 14-Oct-2014
See Playing multi-sound for detailed guidance and sample code.
Technical FAQ [General] Is there a method to receive Back key event in my app? 06-Oct-2014
There is no method for receiving Back key event in webOS TV app. In webOS TV, "BACK" button in remote control unit generates the equivalent of a javascript:history.back() call. Therefore, you should use pushState() and…
Technical FAQ [webOS Service] Do I need any library when calling webOS services? 12-Aug-2014
Yes, you need webOS.js that is needed to be included in your app when calling webOS services. You can download the webOS library file from this website. Refer to the following articles. Using webOS API Services JS Service
Technical FAQ [Virtual Keyboard] FAQ on Virtual Keyboard 01-Aug-2014
Q1. Can I set the virtual keyboard on webOS to be disabled?No, the virtual keyboard cannot be disabled. Q2. Can I use my own keyboard instead of using the virtual keyboard on webOS?Sure. In this case, a developer must…
Technical FAQ [Emulator] Getting execution log of Emulator (for Windows 7) 11-Jul-2014
In case of Windows 7, you can get a execution log of emulator in the order below.  Go to the Emulator folder under the installation folder of webOS TV SDK. Default installation path of webOS TV SDK: C:\webOS_TV_SDK Open a rcu.ini file.…
Technical FAQ [General] Can I use web app framework other than Enyo for webOS TV? 02-Jul-2014
Yes, you can. However, we recommend Enyo framework other than different web app frameworks because webOS TV already includes enyo core, that is you don't have to include enyo core, libraries, etc. in your app. Also, Enyo framework provides…
Technical FAQ [General] How to check platform version of my TV? 25-Oct-2016
In LG Smart+ TV, go to Settings > Quick Settings > General > About this TV > webOS TV Version.