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How to Use AirPlay on LG Smart TV

AirPlay is one of the coolest features designed for Apple devices like iOS, Mac, and Apple TV. With this feature, you can share the screen containing video or audio from your iOS/Mac device with one another AirPlay-compatible devices like TV or speaker. By enabling AirPlay on LG TV, you can share your desired favorite content from your Apple device to the AirPlay-compatible LG TV.

Is AirPlay Compatible With All LG Smart TVs

No, AirPlay is not compatible with all LG TV models. AirPlay is supported only on LG TV launched after 2018 or TV which runs on webOS 4.0 or higher. You can visit the official LG website to check whether your TV is compatible with AirPlay.

LG TV compatible with AirPlay

Which TV LG TVs are Compatible with AirPlay 2

Currently, the Apple device uses AirPlay 2 in all models. The major difference between AirPlay and AirPlay 2 is the latter supports multi-room audio, stream on speakers or TV, and works via WiFi. The LG TVs compatible with AirPlay 2 are

  • LG OLED 2018, 2019, 2020 models
  • LG SuperUHD SK 9, 8 series 2018 models
  • LG UHD UK 62 series or above, UK 7 series 2018 models
  • LG NanoCell NANO 9, 8 series 2020 models
  • LG UHD UN 8 series 2020 models
  • LG UHD UN 71 series or above 2020 models
  • LG NanoCell SM 9, 8 series 2019 models
  • LG UHD UM 7, 6 series 2019 models

How to Enable AirPlay on LG Smart TV

(1) Turn on your LG TV and connect your TV and iOS device to the same WiFi network.

(2) Navigate to the home screen by pressing the home button on your remote.

(3) Select the Home dashboard from the list of options.

Select the Home dashboard

(4) Again, click on the Home dashboard tile.

Click on Select the Home dashboard to enable AirPlay on LG TV

(5) Locate and select the AirPlay option from the list of options.

Select the AirPlay tile to enable AirPlay on LG smart TV

(6) You will be directed to the AirPlay & Homekit Settings.

(7) Select the AirPlay option and Turn On the feature.

Turn on the AirPlay feature on LG smart TV

(8) Click the Required Code field and select First Time Only.

Note: You can also select the Every Time option to enter the code every time whenever you are using the AirPlay is on LG TV.

(9) You have successfully done activating AirPlay on your LG smart TV.

How to AirPlay iPhone/iPad on LG Smart TV

(1) Turn on your LG TV. Ensure to connect LG TV to WiFi with stable internet.

(2) Launch the App Store on your iOS device.

(3) Click the Search icon and download an AirPlay-compatible app like Hulu, or HBO Max.

(4) Launch the AirPlay-compatible app you downloaded on your iOS device.

(5) Login with your account credentials.

(6) Select and play the video you need to view on your TV.

(7) Click the AirPlay icon exhibited on the app.

Click the AirPlay icon

(8) Choose your LG smart TV from the available devices.

(9) If you use the AirPlay feature for the first time, a code will be displayed on your TV.

(10) Enter the code on your iOS device.

(11) Now, you can start streaming the content from your iOS to the LG smart TV.

How to Enable AirPlay with QR Code

To pair your mobile and TV with the HomeKit QR code, you must install the My Home app on your iOS device.

1. Connect your LG smart TV and iOS device with the same WiFi connection.

2. Now, navigate and select the AirPlay & HomeKit Settings on your LG TV.

Open the AirPlay & HomeKit Settings on your LG TV.

3. Click on the Setup HomeKit option.

4. You will receive a QR code with 8 digit number.

5. Now, install the My Home app from the App Store of your iOS device.

6. Launch the My Home app on your iOS device and click the Add Accessory option from the home screen to scan the QR code displayed on your TV.

Scan the QR Code.

7. Now, your TV will be paired with your iOS device.

8. Set up and customize the input names and the room locations of your TV.

Setup the AirPlay settings

9. Once you have set up your TV with the My Home app, the name of your TV will be displayed on the homepage of the My Home app.

10. Start streaming your favorites on the LG TV with the AirPlay Homekit settings.

How to Screen Mirror iPhone/iPad on LG Smart TV

Apart from screening particular media content, you can stream your screen using the mirroring option.

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

2: Swipe down from the top right corner or swipe up to open the Control Center of your iOS device.

3. Hit the Screen mirroring icon and wait for the device to scan for the available devices.

Select the Screen Mirroring option

4: Select your LG TV from the list of devices.

5: Input the code displayed on your TV.

6: Now, you can share your iOS screen with your LG Smart TV.

How to Use AirPlay on LG TV from Mac

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

2. Select the content that you need to view on your TV

3: Click the AirPlay icon at the top of the menu bar.

Click the AirPlay icon

4: Select your LG Smart TV from the available devices.

5: Key in the code shown on your TV to connect your Mac and TV.

6: Your Mac screen will be displayed on your LG Smart TV.

Note: If you can’t see the AirPlay icon on the menu bar, enable it by clicking on the Apple icon→ System Preferences Displays Show Mirroring option on the menu bar when available.

How to Fix AirPlay Not Working on LG Smart TV

Sometimes the AirPlay feature will not work on your LG Smart TV due to some technical issue or any temporary bugs. To fix this, you can follow some of the common troubleshooting steps on your LG and iOS device.

CausesFixes
Missing AirPlay feature Verify your TV model number with the official website to check if your TV is compatible with AirPlay
AirPlay not receivingEnsure to connect your TV and Apple device to the same WiFi connection
Cannot enable AirPlay on LG TV Restart your LG Smart TV
Cannot enable AirPlay on iOS or MacRestart your iOS or MacBook
Couldn’t pair mobile and TVRemove the paired AirPlay devices on your TV and check to re-pair again
Videos are slow, while AirPlay from mobile Power Cycle your WiFi Router
AirPlay not working on LG TVUpdate your LG Smart TV firmware
WiFi name not displaying on the TVReset Network Settings on LG Smart TV

FAQ

Where is AirPlay on my LG TV?

You can find the ArirPlay settings from the Home dashboard of your LG smart TV.

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