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DirecTV Stream on LG Smart TV: How to Watch Live TV Channels

DirecTV Stream is a premium streaming service to watch movies, TV shows, and live TV channels. Unlike cables, it lets you access 7000+ streaming apps, and you will get unlimited DVR space for recording shows. Unfortunately, the DirecTV Stream app is not available on the LG Content Store. Nonetheless, there are some methods to watch DirecTV Stream on LG TV.

Can You Install DirecTV Stream on LG Smart TV?

No, it is impossible to install DirecTV Stream on LG TVs. However, you can still access DirecTV content on LG TV using a media streaming device or screen mirroring it from Microsoft Edge.

How to Watch DirecTV Stream on LG TV

As discussed before, you can use any one of these methods to watch live television channels and on-demand content of DirecTV Stream on your TV.

How to Cast DirecTV Stream on LG Smart TV

Sadly, the built-in cast support is not available for the LG Smart TV models. However, you can connect Chromecast or Google Chromecast devices to cast DirecTV Stream content to your TV.

1. Plug the Google Chromecast into the LG TV’s HDMI port and turn on your TV.

2. Connect your LG TV to WIFI, which should be the same as your Android smartphone.

3. Install the DirecTV Stream app on your smartphone from the Play Store.

4. After the installation, open the DirecTV Stream app.

5. Login in with a DirecTV Stream account that has an active subscription.

6. Play any content from the library and click the Cast icon.

Cast icon on DirecTV Stream

7. Select your Chromecast-connected TV name from the list of devices.

8. The selected content starts casting on your LG Smart TV.

How to Screen Mirror DirecTV Stream to LG Smart TV

DirecTV Stream does not support AirPlay or screen mirroring from iPhone or iPad. So, you can use Microsoft Edge on Windows or Mac to cast the content via the browser. To make it work, connect your PC to the same WIFI network as your LG Smart TV.

1. Open Microsoft Edge on your Windows or Mac.

2. Enter streamtv.directv.com in the address bar and go to that website.

3. Click the Sign In drop-down and select Watch Now.

Watch Now option on DirecTV Stream website

4. Login with your DirecTV account credentials.

5. Once the home page appears, play any title of your wish.

6. On the Edge browser, click SettingsMore ToolsCast media to device.

Cast Media to device on Edge

7. Select your LG Smart TV to begin casting. In the sources drop-down menu, click Cast Tab.

Cast tab option

How to Watch DirecTV Stream on LG TV using Streaming Devices

Besides Google Chromecast, you can access DirecTV Stream using streaming media players. For instance, if you have an LG non-smart TV (LED), you can turn it into a smarter one using a streaming device. The following devices are compatible with the DirecTV Stream app.

  • Amazon Firestick (2nd generation or higher)
  • Chromecast with Google TV
  • Apple TV (4th generation)
  • Roku


Why is DirecTV Stream not available on LG TV?

DirecTV Stream is still not available on the LG Content Store. The reason behind this issue is unknown.

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