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How to Install Hotstar on LG Smart TV

Things DiscussedStream Hotstar on LG TV
How to Install HotstarUsing LG Content Store
AlternativeUsing Screencasting and Mirroring

Hotstar is one of the streaming platforms with various content like sports, movies, and TV shows. By installing the Hotstar app on your LG Smart TV, you can stream its content easily. Hotstar is available officially on the content store and you can add it easily on your TV. If you do not wish to install it, then you can use the alternative method like Screencasting and Screen mirroring using your Android and iOS smartphones.

Note: Hotstar is discontinued in the United States from 30th November 2021. But you can stream all the Hotstar content from the Disney + app in the United States. Hotstar is currently available in the UK, India, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Thailand.

How to Install Hotstar on LG Smart TV?

As mentioned earlier, Hotstar is available on the Content Store. You can install the application directly from the content store.

1: Turn on your TV and press the Home button on your LG TV remote.

2: On the Home screen, select the Content Store option.

Select Content store menu

3: On the Content Store page, select the Search icon from the top.

4: In the search field, type Hotstar and search for the app. (If you are in the USA, then install the Disney+ app on your LG TV).

5: From the search result, select the app and press the Install button near the app.

6: After installing, open the app on your LG TV.

How to Activate Hotstar on LG Smart TV?

If you want to watch Hotstar or any streaming services on your TV, you need to activate it first.

1: Open the Hotstar app on your TV.

2: In the home screen of the app, you will find the Activation code.

3: Now, using another device, open a web browser and visit https://www.hotstar.com/activate.

4: Enter the activation code displayed on your TV screen on the website, and click the Continue button. If prompted for a login, then log in with your credentials.

Activation steps to watch Hotstar on LG TV

5: This will finish your activation process for Hotstar. Now you can stream Hotstar on your LG TV.

Alternative Method

Alternatively, you can use the screen mirroring option to stream the content on your TV. Both Android and iOS allow you to screen mirror using the Chromecast and the Airplay technology respectively.

How to Cast Hotstar on LG TV using an Android smartphone?

In case, if you are not able to install Hotstar on your LG Smart TV or if you don’t wish to install it, then you can use the below method to cast Hotstar content to your TV.

1: Connect both your TV and the Android device to the same WiFi connection.

2: On the home screen of your TV, select the Screen share option from the list.

To enable screen share on LG TV

3: Download the Hotstar app from the Play store.

4: Open the app and sign in with your account.

5: Now open the notification center and press the Cast button.

Select the Cast icon

6: Select your LG TV from the list of available devices.

7: Now, start casting your Hotstar content on your LG TV.

How to AirPlay Hotstar using an iPhone?

Like the Cast method, you can use the Screen mirroring option on your iOS device.

1: Connect both your TV and iOS device to the same WiFi network.

2: Now install the Hotstar app from the App store.

3: Open the control center on your phone and select the Screen Mirroring option.

Steps to Screen mirror Hotstar on LG TV

4: Now select LG TV from the available devices and enter the code if asked. You can see the passcode displayed on your screen.

5: Open the app and start mirroring your Hotstar content on your LG TV.

How to fix Hotstar Not working issue?

Sometimes you may experience Hotstar not working on your TV due to some unknown reasons. But you can fix it by using some of the common steps.

  • Check your internet connection.
  • Ensure that your Subscription is active.
  • Restart your TV.
  • Try updating Hotstar regularly.
  • Log out and log in to your account.
  • Uninstall and Reinstall the app.

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