Want to watch 100+ live TV channels on LG TV? YouTube TV is the best choice. The YouTube TV app is compatible with LG Smart TVs running webOS 3.0 and above. You can get the YouTube TV app for free from the LG Content Store.
Additionally, you can use a built-in web browser to visit the YouTube TV website and stream its content. Besides that, YouTube TV supports Chromecast and AirPlay. So, you can cast your Android screen to LG TV to stream live TV channels.
If you are an iPhone/iPad user, you can AirPlay YouTube TV to watch the content without installing the app on the TV. To work, you must connect the LG TV and phone to the same WiFi.
This article briefly explains the installation and usage of the YouTube TV app.
How to Get YouTube TV on LG Smart TV
1: Connect the LG TV to WiFi once you turn it on.
2: Tap the Home button on the Magic Remote. Head to the LG Content Store.
3: Click the Search icon and enter YouTube TV using the on-screen keyboard.
4: Select the YouTube TV app and click Install.
You have successfully installed the YouTube TV app on your Smart TV.
How to Activate YouTube TV on LG Smart TV
You cannot stream the content from YouTube TV directly after downloading. i.e., you can use the app only after activation.
1: Launch YouTube TV on your TV and click Sign-in to get the activation code.
2: Open a web browser on a PC and visit the activation website (https://tv.youtube.com/start) of YouTube TV.
3: Input the Activation code in the box and click the Continue button.
4: Log in with your YouTube TV account credentials to finish the activation process.
5: Now, restart the YouTube TV app and start streaming.
How to Stream YouTube TV on LG TV Using Web Browser
1: Open a web browser on your LG TV.
2: Visit the YouTube TV official website (tv.youtube.com) and click SIGN IN.
3: Log in with your YouTube TV account with valid credentials.
4: Once signed in, click and play a live TV channel on your LG TV.
How to Cast YouTube TV to LG TV from Android
If your LG TV has Chromecast built-in, you can directly cast content from Android. Otherwise, connect a Chromecast to the LG TV and set it up.
1: Install the YouTube TV app on your Android from the Play Store.
2: Connect the LG TV and Android to the same WiFi network.
3: Open the YouTube TV app and sign in with your account.
4: Play any content and click the Cast icon in the player.
5: Select your LG Smart TV name to connect.
Enjoy streaming 100+ live TV channels on your LG TV.
How to AirPlay YouTube TV to LG TV from iPhone/iPad
If your LG TV is AirPlay 2-enabled, you can use this method. Ensure you turn on AirPlay on your LG TV for wireless streaming from an Apple device.
2: Tap the Home button on the remote and click Home Dashboard.
2: Click the AirPlay option from the list of options
3: You will be directed to the AirPlay & Homekit Settings.
4: Click the AirPlay option and turn on the feature.
5: Connect your LG TV and iPhone/iPad to the same WiFi network.
6: Install YouTube TV on your Apple device from the App Store.
7: Launch the YouTube TV app and sign in with your account credentials.
8: Select the content that you want to play on your TV.
9: Click on the AirPlay icon at the top right corner of the app.
10: Select your TV from the list of devices and start streaming YouTube TV.
How to Access YouTube TV on LG TV Using Streaming Device
If you can’t download the YouTube TV app, use the streaming devices to stream the content. The following streaming devices are compatible with the YouTube TV app and are as follows.
- Apple TV
With a streaming device on LG TV, you can access YouTube TV by installing the app from the relevant app store.
How to Sign Up for YouTube TV
1: Open a web browser on any device and visit the YouTube TV website.
2: Click the Try it Free option and sign in with your Gmail account.
3: Enter your Zip Code on the next page.
4: Customize the membership by selecting the plan and adding the add-ons.
5: Enter your address and payment details on the next page.
6: Complete the payment process to sign up for YouTube TV.
7: After that, sign in with your account to stream live TV channels.
YouTube TV Subscription Plans
Subscribe to any of these subscription plans to gain access to YouTube TV.
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The YouTube TV app is unsupported by LG TV models released in 2015 or earlier.