If you have an active Spectrum TV subscription, you can watch your favorite live TV channels and on-demand content using the Spectrum TV app. Though the Spectrum TV is compatible with various devices, it doesn’t have a native app for LG Smart TVs.
However, you can still watch Spectrum content on LG TV using AirPlay from an iPhone. Otherwise, you can cast your Android screen to LG TV with the help of the Spectrum TV app.
Still, if you are looking to access the Spectrum TV app, there is another way. The Spectrum TV app is compatible with Apple TV, Roku, Firestick, and Xbox. So you can connect any of the devices to an LG TV to get the Spectrum TV app.
How to AirPlay Spectrum on LG Smart TV
Most modern LG TVs are compatible with the AirPlay feature. So, you can share the Spectrum content from your iOS device to the LG TV with AirPlay support.
1: Enable AirPlay on LG TV once you turn it on.
Go to the Home Dashboard → Choose the AirPlay tile→ Turn on AirPlay.
2: Connect your LG TV to WiFi which should be the same as your iPhone.
3: Now, download the Spectrum app on your iOS device from the App Store.
4: Launch the app and log in with your account credentials.
5: Select and play the content that you need to stream on your LG smart TV.
6: Open the Control Center on your iOS device.
7: Tap the Screen Mirroring icon and select the LG Smart TV Name from the available devices.
Now, you can start streaming the Spectrum content on your LG Smart TV.
How to Stream Spectrum on LG TV with Streaming Devices
Other than casting and AirPlay, you can stream the Spectrum app on your LG smart TV by using the streaming devices. Most of the streaming devices are compatible with the Spectrum app. Here are the devices that you can set up on LG TV to get access to the Spectrum TV app,
- Chromecast with Google TV
- Apple TV
How to Chromecast Spectrum on LG Smart TV
Chromecast is a device that lets you cast content from an Android smartphone. With this device, you can cast the Spectrum app on LG TV with simple steps.
1: Turn on the LG TV and connect a Chromecast to the HDMI port of the TV.
2: Now, connect the Chromecast-connected LG TV and Android mobile to the same WiFi network.
3: Download and install the Spectrum app from the Google Play store on the Android device.
4: Open the Spectrum app and sign in with your account details.
5: Choose any content you want and play it on your TV.
6: Click the Cast icon exhibited on the Spectrum app.
7: Choose the name of your Chromecast device from the available devices.
8: Now, the content on your Spectrum will start to cast on your LG smart TV.
How to Get Spectrum on LG TV using Apple TV
1: Connect the Apple TV to your LG Smart TV. Ensure that it has internet access.
2: Head to the App Store.
3: Select the Search lens and enter Spectrum TV.
4: Choose the application from the given options.
5. Select Get to install the app.
6. Launch the app and sign in using your Spectrum account credentials.
How to Watch Spectrum on LG TV using Roku
1: Connect the Roku Streaming Stick to your LG Smart TV. Make sure that the LG TV is connected to a wired internet connection.
2: Navigate to the home screen and select the Streaming Channels option.
3: Scroll down and click the Search channels option.
3: Type Spectrum using the on-screen keyboard.
4: Select the Spectrum app from the search result and click Add Channel to install Spectrum on Roku.
5: After installing, click the Go to Channel option to launch the Spectrum app on your Roku-connected LG TV.
6: Log in with the account credentials and start streaming the Spectrum.
How to Download Spectrum on LG TV Using Firestick
1: Connect the Firestick device to your TV and connect it with a strong internet connection.
2: Click the Search icon from the home screen of your Firestick and tap the search bar.
3: Type Downloader using the virtual keyboard.
4: Select the Downloader app and click the Get or Download button to install the app on your Firestick.
5: Once you have downloaded the Downloader app, navigate to the Settings of your Firestick.
6: Choose the My Fire TV tile from the list of options.
7: Click the Developer Options and tap the option Install Unknown Apps.
8: Choose the Downloader app from the list of apps and toggle the button to enable permission for the Downloader app.
9: Now, launch the Downloader app and click the home tab.
10: Enter the APK link of the Spectrum app and hit the Go button.
11: Select the Spectrum app and click the Download button to download the APK.
12: After downloading, select the app and click the Install button to install the app on your Firestick.
13: Now, launch the app and log in with your account credentials.
14: Finally, start streaming the Spectrum app on your LG smart TV.
How to Watch Spectrum on LG Smart TV Using Xbox One
Although Xbox is a gaming console, you can still download many apps from the Microsoft Store. The Spectrum app is officially available on the Xbox console, so you can download the app directly from the Microsoft Store to stream Spectrum on LG TV.
1: First, connect your Xbox console to your LG Smart TV.
2: Move to the Apps section and click the search bar.
3: Type Spectrum and select the official app from the list of apps.
4: Click the Install button to add the Spectrum app to your Xbox gaming console.
5: Finally, launch the app and log in with your Spectrum account credentials to stream Spectrum on LG TV.
How to Activate Spectrum TV App
After installing the Spectrum TV app on your streaming device, you must activate it to access the content.
1: Once you launch the application, select Sign In.
2: Visit the Spectrum App activation website on your mobile browser.
3: Type the activation code displayed on the TV and click Submit.
4: Enter the credentials and the app will be activated.
Frequently Asked Questions
Spectrum doesn’t have a standalone app for LG TVs. Therefore, you can’t find it on the Content Store.
As of writing, the Spectrum TV app is compatible with Apple TV, iOS, Android, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox, Firestick, and Samsung Smart TV.
Yes. You can use a built-in web browser to watch Spectrum TV on LG TV by visiting its official website.