LG TV Netflix error message
Hey all, Ive been struggling with this one for weeks. I believe it was after a software update but cant be sure (since the wife is the one who updated it). Im getting the error "This title cannot be viewed instantly. Try another title" with an error code of AIP-703. Now the titles that cause this error are based outside of Canada - I subscribe through Unotelly to get access to titles only available to US and other countries. That said, all my other devices (Xbox, laptops, iPad) all access the US content just fine, its only my LG TV giving this error. Ive tried deactivating the TV app from the TV itself as well as the Netflix.com web page as well as other DNS entries provided by Unotelly but nothing works. I bit the bullet and called LG however they weren't much help outside of sending a tech to downgrade the firmware. Not sure what else to do and was hoping others had seen this?
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I have an LG TV and I doubt seriously your wife doing the firmware upgrade did any damage to your set or service(s). Firmware upgrades are straight forward, actually idiot proof, so you don't have to worry about that.
I suspect you are being blocked, or the TV is.
Try changing your DNS settings in TV or Router to 18.104.22.168 or 22.214.171.124, public DNS servers.
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And raised this life up from the dead.
The firmware itself didn't do damage but it could have somehow blocked the Unotelly service. I can change the DNS back to my ISPs DNS and the issue will go away but then i'm simply accessing my Canadian Netflix library which ahem is a bit dry
I need to find a solution in order to keep the US titles available on the LG - after all, its worked for over five months without issue.
Forest Grove, OR
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Check with Unotelly support to see if they can help.
Mullica Hill, NJ
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check with that unotelly service just to be sure its not related to their app. There might be a collision between the new LG firmware. Never know, the content owners might have pushed LG to mess with the service. Content owners seem to think which side of a line on a map you live should be allowed to alter which content you can see.
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I have Unotelly looking into it. If content owners were screwing with LG I think I would have discovered other threads with other peeps having similar issues but so far only one other thread and the solution was just to deactivate that device from netflix which I've tried.
This is also a problem for people using unblock-us. I have the same problem after the update. You can see some forum posts about it here and perhaps learn some more information.
Unfortunately at this time it looks like we are out of luck.
Unotelly got back to me saying they think they found the problem. Surprised to say the least but sure enough, I tried it and its been fixed! I replied asking what the root cause was but so far no reply on that but no matter. I wonder if its still affecting un-blockus?