How to Get ESPN Plus on LG Smart TV

How to Get ESPN Plus on LG Smart TV

Want to stream live sports and original shows on LG Smart TV? Then, purchasing the ESPN Plus subscription is the right way. The ESPN app is officially available in the LG Content Store for Smart TVs (2018-2023) running webOS 4.0 and above. If you have an LG Smart TV released in 2017 or earlier, you can watch ESPN Plus content by visiting (plus.espn.com) using a web browser. If a web browser is unavailable, use your phone to Cast or AirPlay ESPN Plus to an LG TV.

This article illustrates all these methods to stream ESPN Plus on an LG Smart TV.

How to Watch ESPN+ on LG Smart TV

1. Turn on your LG Smart TV and connect it to WiFi.

2. Go to the home screen and click Apps to launch the LG Content Store.

Click Apps on LG Smart TV

3. Search for ESPN and choose the app from the suggestions.

4. Click Install to begin the installation.

5. Once done, tap Launch to run the ESPN app.

Activate ESPN+ Using ESPN Account

1. Run the ESPN app on LG TV and hit the Settings icon.

2. Click Account Information and choose ESPN Account.

3. Make a note of the code that you see on LG TV.

4. Go to (https://www.espn.com/activate) from a browser.

Enter the code and click Continue

5. Input the ESPN activation code and tap Continue.

6. Follow the on-screen guidelines to log in to your ESPN account.

That’s it. Start streaming ESPN+ content on your Smart TV.

How to Stream ESPN Plus on LG TV Using Web Browser

1. Launch a web browser on your LG Smart TV.

2. Visit the ESPN Plus official website on the browser.

ESPN+ website

3. Complete the login process using your registered account.

4. Once logged in, you can watch ESPN Plus content on your LG Smart TV.

How to Cast or AirPlay ESPN Plus to LG TV

The ESPN app supports Chromecast and AirPlay. So, you can stream ESPN Plus on LG TV via wireless streaming.

Requirements

1. Get the ESPN app on your phone by visiting the Play Store or App Store.

2. Launch the ESPN app and sign in with your ESPN+ account credentials.

3. Select the content you want to play on your LG TV.

4. When the video plays, click the Cast icon. iPhone and iPad users can tap the AirPlay icon.

Cast icon

5. Select your LG Smart TV name to begin streaming.

Watch ESPN+ on LG TV Using Streaming Device

The ESPN app is compatible with Roku, Firestick, and Apple TV. So, you can connect any of these streaming devices to an LG TV, install ESPN from the respective store, and watch your desired live games. After the installation, you must activate the ESPN app on your streaming device like you did for LG TV.

ESPN for RokuRoku Channel Store
ESPN for Fire TVAmazon Appstore
ESPN for Apple TVApple App Store

FAQ

Why can’t I install ESPN on my LG TV?

It is because of an outdated firmware. Update your LG Smart TV and try to install the ESPN app.

Is ESPN+ free on LG Smart TV?

No. You must subscribe to ESPN+ by paying $10.99/month or $109.99/year.

Can you watch UFC on LG TV using ESPN Plus?

Yes. If you are an ESPN+ subscriber, you can purchase a UFC pay-per-view event by paying $79.99 and stream UFC on LG TV.

Amelia Griffiths

Greetings! I am Amelia Griffiths, a tech head and a content writer who loves to write about household gadgets. I remember my brother’s awe-struck face when we switched from our old LG TV to a new smart LG TV back when the first model was released. We now use one of the latest versions, and I am quite well-versed in the technical aspects of it. This blog (LG TV Guru) is my space to share and talk about different settings and unique features of LG TV. The how-to guides, with their easy-to-follow steps, will guide you through the process. I have also included the troubleshooting methods I have done and the techniques I know will help you get the complete television experience.

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