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LG TV HomeKit Setup, Advantages, and Troubleshooting Guide

If you have an AirPlay 2-enabled LG Smart TV, you can control smart home devices from an Apple device using the HomeKit feature. Currently, the Apple HomeKit feature is available on LG Smart TVs running webOS 4.0 and above. Using Apple HomeKit, you can easily control the LG TV using an iPhone or iPad through the Home app or Siri.

This article explains how to set up a HomeKit on an LG Smart TV, along with its advantages and disadvantages.


Apple AirPlay & HomeKit Compatible LG TVs

2022webOS 22LG OLED – All the LG OLED Models
LG QNED– All the QNED Models
UHD TV – UQ Series and NANO Series
2021webOS 6.0LG OLED – All the LG OLED Models
LG QNED– All the QNED Models
UHD TV – UP Series and NANO Series
2020webOS 5.0  LG OLED – RX, ZX, WX, GX, CX, and BX series
LG NanoCell – Nano 99, 97, 95, 90, 85, and 80 series
UHD TV – UN85, UN73, UN71, UN70, and UN69 series
2019webOS 4.5LG OLED – R9, Z9, W9, E9, C9, and B9 series
NanoCell – SM99, SM95, SM90, SM86, and SM81 series
LG UHD TV – UM80, UM75, UM73, UM71, and UM69 series
2018webOS 4.0LG OLED – B8, C8, G8, and E8 Series
LG UHD TV – UK62 and UK7 series

How to Setup HomeKit on LG Smart TV

If the LG television is compatible with the AirPlay 2 feature, you can proceed with the following steps.

  • Enable HomeKit Settings on LG TV
  • Pair an iPhone with an LG TV

How to Enable HomeKit Settings on LG TV

[1] Turn on your LG TV and connect it to the same WiFi as your iPhone/iPad.

[2] Press the Home button on your remote control to go to the home screen.

[3] In the home menu, navigate and select the Home Dashboard option.

Click Home Dashboard

[4] Next, scroll and click AirPlay.

Click AirPlay

[4] Now, an AirPlay menu will display on your screen. Choose AirPlay & HomeKit Settings.

Click AirPlay and HomeKit Settings

[5] Next, under Homekit & AirPlay Settings, click the Set Up HomeKit option available under the Homekit menu.

Click Set Up HomeKit on LG TV

[6] Now, your TV will display a QR code on its screen to connect to Homekit accessories.

Scan the QR code on LG TV to add it to HomeKit

How to Pair Your iPhone to LG TV

[1] Once the QR code is displayed on LG TV, fetch your iPhone/iPad and open the Home app.

Tip! If you accidentally deleted the Apple Home app, you can install it again by visiting the App Store on your iPhone/iPad.

[2] From there, click the + icon at the top to access more options.

[3] Next, from the list of options, select Add Accessory.

Click Add Accessory

[4] Now, the Home app will pop up a QR code scanner.

Scan QR code to setup HomeKit on LG TV

[5] Point the camera at the QR code displayed on your TV and tap Add to Home.

Click the Add to Home option

[6] Now, you’ve successfully set up HomeKit on LG TV.

Tip! If the QR code fails to scan, you can manually enter the 8-digit code displayed on your TV by selecting the I Don’t Have a Code option on your iPhone.

How to Disconnect HomeKit on LG TV

If you’re willing to unpair the HomeKit settings from your device, proceed with the following;

  • On TV: After a successful connection, you can select the Disconnect TV from Home button on your TV to remove HomeKit.
Click Remove Accessory
  • On iPhone/iPad: Once connected, navigate to the LG TV accessory on the Home app and click Remove Accessory to unpair it.
Click Disconnect TV from Home

Advantages of Using HomeKit on LG TV

After completing the setup process, you can do the following on your LG smart TV with your iPhone:

  • You can use LG TV Homekit commands. For instance, you can ask Siri to turn on and off the TV.
  • Long press the LG TV accessory option on the Home application to access various inputs.
  • You can use the Add Scene feature to customize your accessory according to your wish.

HomeKit Not Working on LG Smart TV: Fixes

Proceed with the troubleshooting technique when the HomeKit feature fails to connect.

Is it Possible to Fix the No Response Issue in HomeKit?

Yes. It happens if there is an issue with the Home app or wireless internet connection. It can be fixed in the following ways.

  • Update the LG TV firmware
  • By using the HomeKit hub
  • Use Mesh WiFi router kits
  • Reset HomeKit accessory or HomeKit home
  • Sign in with the same Apple ID
  • Connect devices to a strong WiFi network
  • Keeping the HomeKit accessory as close as possible


Why won’t my LG TV connect to Homekit?

Using a different WiFi network is the reason why LG TV won’t connect to the HomeKit.

Can you AirPlay to LG Smart TV?

Yes. You can AirPlay to an LG TV by connecting the TV and Apple device to an identical WiFi network.

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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