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How to Get YouTube TV on LG Smart TV



YouTube TV is one of the best streaming services that comprises 100+ TV channels and VOD content. It is a premium service that costs $64.99/month. By getting a subscription, you will get unlimited DVR storage space, and you can add up to 6 accounts. YouTube TV is available for LG Smart TVs, released in 2016 or later. You can directly install the YouTube TV app from the LG Content Store on LG TV. Alternatively, you can access YouTube TV by using the web browser on LG TV.

How to Install YouTube TV on LG Smart TV

[1] Power On your LG Smart TV and connect it to a good internet connection.

[2] Navigate to the Home page and select LG Content Store.

[3] On the LG Content Store, hit the Search icon displayed at the top-left.

Select LG Content Store on your LG Smart TV

[4] Type YouTube TV in the search box and search for the app.

[5] Click Install on the app info page.

Click Install to download YouTube TV on your LG Smart TV

[6] Now, the YouTube TV app will be installed on your LG TV.

How to Activate YouTube TV on LG Smart TV

[1] Open the YouTube TV app on your LG TV.

[2] You will see a code on the LG TV screen.

[3] On your PC, open a browser of your choice and go to the YouTube TV activation page.

[4] Enter the code on the box and select Continue or Next.

Enter activation code to watch YouTube TV on your LG Smart TV

[5] Sign in to your YouTube TV account using the required credentials.

[6] Relaunch the YouTube TV app and watch your favorite TV channel on LG TV.

How to Watch YouTube TV on LG Smart TV via Web Browser

[1] Navigate to the LG TV home screen and tap the Web Browser tile.

[2] Type the YouTube TV website URL: on the search bar and navigate to the website.

Choose LG Web Browser

[3] Hit the Sign in button and enter the login credentials of your YouTube TV account.

[4] Once signed in, play any content on the YouTube TV website and stream it on your LG TV.

How to Cast YouTube TV on LG Smart TV

Before moving further, connect a Google Chromecast device to your LG Smart TV and set up the device. Then, connect the smartphone (Android/iOS) and Chromecast-connected LG TV to the same WiFi.

[1] Install the YouTube TV app from the Play Store or App Store on your smartphone.

[2] Launch the YouTube TV app after installation and sign in to your account.

[3] Play any video on the YouTube TV app.

[4] Select the Cast icon exhibited at the top.

Tap the Cast icon

[5] The video playing on the smartphone will appear on your LG Smart TV.

How to Fix YouTube TV Not Working on LG Smart TV

If you cannot access the YouTube app on LG TV, refer to the steps below to fix it.

  • Check if YouTube TV is experiencing a server outage. If there is an outage, wait until the problem is resolved.
  • Ensure to connect the LG TV to a strong internet connection.
  • Restart your LG Smart TV.
  • Update the app on LG Smart TV.
  • Uninstall and reinstall the YouTube TV app on LG TV.
  • Clear the cache files of YouTube TV.
  • Update LG TV to the latest firmware version.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why can’t I install YouTube TV on my LG TV?

YouTube TV is available only for LG Smart TVs released after 2016. If you are using older models, you can’t install the YouTube TV app on LG TV.

2. How to get YouTube TV on an older LG TV?

Older LG TV users can cast YouTube TV videos to their TV with the help of a Chromecast device.

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