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How to Get Kodi on LG Smart TV [Possible Ways]



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Quick Answer

  • As the Kodi app is not available on the LG TV, you need to cast or AirPlay the app from your smartphone.
  • Cast: Install Kodi on an Android smartphone → Play any video → Go to Notification Panel → Click the Screencast icon → Choose your LG Smart TV.
  • AirPlay: Enable AirPlay on LG TV → Go to Control Centre on iPhone → Click the Screen Mirroring icon → Choose your LG Smart TV.

The Kodi app is not available for LG Smart TVs. You can’t install the app on both the LG TV webOS and NetCast OS. If you want to access the Kodi app on your LG TV, you need to use the Cast or AirPlay feature.

Kodi is a free and open-source media player that is available for smartphones and PCs. In the Kodi app, you can install addons and plugins to stream video content. Popular streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video are available as a Kodi addon.

In this guide, we will explain how to stream Kodi videos on LG Smart TV by using the screen mirroring method. You can use your smartphone to screen mirror the app. Apart from this, you can also install the Kodi app on your LG TV with the help of streaming devices.

How to Get Kodi on LG Smart TV using Android Phone

Some LG Smart TVs support casting and some don’t. If your LG TV is offering Cast support, follow the below steps. If not, you need to connect a Chromecast device to your LG TV and set up the device.

Connect the Chromecast to watch Kodi on LG TV

1. Connect the LG TV and Android phone to the same WiFi.

2. Install the latest version of the Kodi app from the Play Store on your Android mobile.

3. Launch the Kodi app and give access to the required permissions.

4. Navigate to the Notification Panel on your Android phone and hit the Screencast icon. The name of the icon may vary based on the Android brand.

Click Screencast to watch Kodi on LG TV

5. Select your Chromecast device or LG Smart TV name from the list.

Select your device

6. Within seconds, the Android phone screen will be mirrored on your LG Smart TV.

7. Open the Kodi mobile app and play any content to watch it on your TV.

8. When you are done with the casting, tap the Cast icon again and click the Disconnect option.

How to Stream Kodi on LG Smart TV using iPhone & iPad

The Kodi app is unavailable on the App Store of iOS devices. So, you need to jailbreak the iOS device to install the Kodi app on your iPhone/iPad. After installing the Kodi app on your iOS device, connect the device to a WiFi network.

1. Turn ON your LG Smart TV and connect the TV to a WiFi network, the same as your iPhone/iPad.

2. First, enable the AirPlay option on LG Smart TV by going to Home DashboardAirPlayAirPlay & Homekit Settings → Turn on AirPlay.

3. Go to the Control Center panel and tap the Screen Mirroring icon.

Screen mirror Kodi on LG TV using iPhone

4. From the pop-up menu, choose your LG TV to mirror the iPhone or iPad screen.

Select your TV

5. Once mirrored, launch the Kodi app on your iOS device and play your desired video content in any Kodi addons.

6. As the iOS screen is mirrored, you will be able to watch the video on your LG Smart TV.

7. To stop the mirroring, click the Screen Mirroring icon again and choose your iPhone.

How to Install Kodi Media Player on LG Smart TV using Streaming Devices

If you wish to download the Kodi app on your LG Smart TV, connect and set up any one of the streaming devices with your TV. Then, refer to the below installation guides to get Kodi on the respective devices.

Kodi: Features & Highlights

  • Kodi is a media player that lets you stream content from the local storage on your device.
  • The interface of this app is simple and easy to use.
  • Most of the add-ons on Kodi are free to use.
  • You can also stream IPTV on Kodi by installing IPTV addons.
  • Kodi allows you to stream the content in SD, HD, and UHD quality formats.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you install APK on LG TV?

No. You cannot install or sideload the Kodi APK file on your LG Smart TV. APK files are sideloaded only on Android devices.

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