The USB HDD device cannot be registered. (USB HDD recording models only)

  • Check if the USB HDD device is connected to the USB3 port (blue) indicated as “HDD REC” .
  • If the USB HDD device is properly connected to the blue USB3 port , register it for recording again because it is already registered as a device for purposes other than recording (such as storage).


  • If there are devices connected to the USB1 and USB2 ports, temporarily remove them for this procedure.
  1. Press the HOME button, then select [Settings] — [Storage & reset].
  2. From [Device storage], select the USB HDD device you want to register for recording.
  3. Select [Register for recording].
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to register the USB HDD device to the TV.
  • Use [HDD performance check] to check if the USB HDD device specifications meet the requirements.

    To perform an [HDD performance check], press the HOME button, and then select [Settings] — [Recording device setup] — [HDD performance check].