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How to Watch Hotstar on LG TV

How to Install and Watch Hotstar on LG Smart TV

Hotstar is a subscription-based streaming service where you can watch live sports, TV shows, movies, news, etc. Hotstar is only supported on LG Smart TV (2017 and above) models running webOS 3.5 and above. If you are in India, you can install the Hotstar app on your LG Smart TV using the LG Content Store.

If you have an older LG TV, you can use a web browser to visit the Hotstar official website and watch its content. Alternatively, you can cast your Android screen to an LG TV by installing the Hotstar mobile app.

If you have an Apple device like an iPhone, iPad, or Mac, you can AirPlay Hotstar to an LG TV to stream the content. For this purpose, you should connect your LG TV and the Apple device to the same WiFi network.

Note: Hotstar is discontinued in the United States from 30th November 2021. But you can stream the Hotstar content by installing Disney Plus on LG TV.

How to Download Hotstar on LG Smart TV from LG Content Store

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

2: From the apps list, click on the LG Content Store to open the app.

Open LG Content Store

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.

5: Select the Hotstar app and click the Install button near the app.

6: After the installation, you can Open the app and activate your account.

How to Activate Hotstar on LG Smart TV

1: Open the Hotstar app on your webOS TV.

2: Click Continue when you read the terms and conditions.

3: Now, it will display an Activation code on the TV screen.

4: Open a web browser on your PC or phone. Visit the Hotstar activation website (https://www.hotstar.com/activate).

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

Activate Hotstar on LG TV

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

How to Watch Hotstar on LG TV Using Web Browser

1: Open a web browser on your LG Smart TV.

2: Visit the Hotstar official website (hotstar.com) using a browser.

3: From the left sidebar, click the Profile icon (My Space) and tap Log In.

Log In to Hotstar on a web browser

4: Enter your registered mobile number and log in with the OTP.

5: Once the home page appears, click on a title and tap Watch Now.

Start watching your favorite TV shows and movies on your LG Smart TV.

How to Cast Hotstar on LG Smart TV Using Android

If your LG TV has a Chromecast built-in, you can directly cast Hotstar to your TV. Otherwise, you must connect a Chromecast to an LG TV for casting.

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

2: Select the Screen Share option on your LG TV and turn it ON.

Enable screen share on LG TV

3: Install the Hotstar app on your Android device from the Play Store.

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

5: Play a desired title, open the notification panel, and click the Cast button.

Cast Hotstar to LG TV from Android

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

Now, the selected title will play on your LG TV via casting.

How to AirPlay Hotstar to LG TV Using iPhone

You should turn on AirPlay on an LG Smart TV before proceeding with the steps.

1: Connect your LG TV and iPhone to the same WiFi network.

2: Install the Hotstar app on your iPhone from the App Store.

3: Play a TV show or movie that you want to watch on LG TV.

4: When it starts playing, click the AirPlay icon in the media player.

5: Select your LG TV from the available devices and enter the code if prompted.

That’s it. The media will start to play on LG Smart TV using AirPlay.

Hotstar Subscription Plans

Ensure you have subscribed to any of the plans to access Hotstar on your device.

  • Super (₹899/year)
  • Premium (₹1499/year)
  • Premium (₹299/month)


Why can’t I find Hotstar on LG Smart TV?

If you are in a geo-restricted region, you cannot install Hotstar on LG TV. You can use a VPN on LG TV to unblock geo-restrictions if necessary.

What should I do if the Hotstar app keeps crashing on LG TV?

Update your LG Smart TV and the Hotstar app to the latest version. Also, close the other apps on LG TV, which will release storage space.

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