By connecting Google Home with your LG Smart TV, you can use voice commands to play your favorite music and videos on LG TV using Google Assistant. However, you can’t directly connect Google Home with your LG Smart TV. Therefore, you can use devices like Google Chromecast, Logitech Harmony remote, and Roku streaming device to pair Google Home with your Smart TV.
How to Connect Google Home to LG Smart TV
Here are the possible ways to connect Google Nest or Home speakers to your LG Smart TV.
How to Connect Google Home to LG TV Using Chromecast
1. Connect the Google Chromecast to your LG Smart TV and turn on your TV.
2. You can see the Chromecast screen on your LG TV.
3. Open the Google Home app on your Android or iPhone and sign in with your Google account.
Tip: If you haven’t installed the app on your smartphone, you can get it from the respective app store.
4. When the home screen appears, tap the Plus sign (top left).
5. From the list of options, tap Set up device.
6. Select New devices in your home and hit Next.
7. Choose the Chromecast device from the list.
8. Make a confirmation whether the code displayed on your TV is the same as your smartphone and click Yes.
9. Tap I Agree and choose Yes, I’m in.
10. Select the place where the Chromecast resides and tap Next.
11. Now, you need to connect Chromecast to WiFi.
12. Select your WiFi, hit Next, and follow the on-screen instructions.
13. Tap Next to link Chromecast to your Google Home.
14. Once done, you can use Google Home to play media files on Chromecast-connected LG Smart TV.
Note: You can follow the same steps to connect Google Home to LG Smart TVs having Chromecast built-in support.
How to Connect Google Home to LG TV Without Chromecast
You can pair the Google Home app to your LG Smart TV without Chromecast using external remote apps or streaming devices.
Using Logitech Harmony Remote
First, you need to pair Google Home and Logitech Harmony Remote to control your TV.
1. Open the Google Home app and tap +.
2. Choose Set up device → Have something already up.
3. Search for Harmony and select it from the list.
4. Link the Harmony account with Google Home and start controlling the TV.
Apart from the above steps, you must install the IFTTT app on your mobile to turn on and off your LG Smart TV.
1. Launch the IFTTT app on your smartphone.
Tip: If you don’t have an account, tap Create an account and follow the on-screen guidelines
2. Tap Google Assistant and click Get More.
3. Search for Harmony and select it.
4. Select Connect and log in with the credentials.
5. Once done, you can turn off and on your Smart TV anytime with Google Home.
You can easily link Google Home on your LG TV, by connecting a Roku Stick or streaming device.
1. Connect the Roku device to your LG Smart TV.
2. Turn on your LG TV and you can see the Roku interface.
3. Connect Roku to the WiFi to which your smartphone is connected.
4. Head to Google Home app on your mobile.
5. Tap the Plus icon and choose Set up device.
6. Next, choose Works with Google.
7. Search for your Roku device and click on it.
8. Sign in to your Roku account and tap Continue.
9. Go back to the Google Home app and start controlling your TV.
Why Can’t I Connect Google Home to LG TV
Sometimes, you may not be able to link Google Home to LG TV due to certain reasons.
1. Check the Internet connection
Check whether your smartphone and the LG Smart TV are connected to the same WiFi network.
2. LG TV Can’t Connect to WiFi
When your LG Smart TV is not connecting to WiFi, you can’t control the TV using Google Home. Troubleshoot your LG TV and try again.
3. Update Google Home App
If the Google Home app isn’t working fine or losing connection with your LG TV, it must be experiencing internal issues. Hence, update the Google Home app and try connecting the device.
4. Accounts detached
To use Google Home with LG TV, you need third-party remote apps and must be signed in to link the account. If the account gets signed out automatically or detached, you can’t be able to connect Google Home to the LG TV.
Yes, you can turn on your LG TV with Google Home only with the support of third-party remote apps.
Yes. You can link LG ThinQ with Google Home if you wish to use Google Assistant on LG TV.