YouTube TV is a premium subscription service that consists of more than 85 Live TV channels such as ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, NFL Network, and more. Apart from Live content, it also includes plenty of VOD content from all over the world. YouTube TV provides cloud DVR with unlimited storage to record your favorite shows for offline streaming. The contents on YouTube TV can be streamed up to 4K quality. Currently, this application is available only in the US. It means only US residents can download the YouTube TV app on their LG Smart TV. The app is available for almost all LG smart TV models that are released after 2016. You can easily download the app on LG Smart TV. If you are outside the US, you can use a VPN to unblock the YouTube TV geo-restrictions.
YouTube TV Subscription
YouTube TV has only one subscription plan, and the subscription cost is $64.99/month. It offers add-ons for the Premium TV channels and extra sports channels. With a single subscription, you can stream the content on 6 devices at the same time. You can sign up for YouTube TV on the official website.
How to Install YouTube TV on LG Smart TV
YouTube TV is pre-installed on all the latest models of LG Smart TV. If you cannot the app, you can install the app directly from the LG content store.
1: Turn on your LG Smart TV and connect it to the internet.
2: Press the home button on your LG TV remote and navigate to the LG Content Store.
3: Choose the Apps tab and search for the YouTube TV app.
4: Select the app from the search results.
5: On the app info page, click on Install to download the YouTube TV on LG TV.
How to Activate YouTube TV on LG Smart TV
1: After installing the app, launch it and tap the login option.
2: You will see an activation code on the screen.
3: Now, visit the YouTube TV Activation website from a browser on your PC or Smartphone and enter the activation code displayed on the TV screen.
4: Sign in to your Google account if you’re logged out.
5: Now, the YouTube TV app on LG TV refreshes automatically and displays the media content.
How to Cast YouTube TV on LG Smart TV
If you have an older LG TV model, you cannot install the app from the LG content store. But, you can cast the YouTube TV to the Chromecast-connected LG TV. If your LG Smart TV has an in-built cast feature, enable it.
Enable Screen Share on LG Smart TV
- Press the Cable icon button on your LG Smart TV remote.
- Locate and select the option Screen Share on the pop-up menu.
- You will be navigated to the Screen Share page.
Now, you can cast the YouTube TV app from your Android and iOS device.
1: Connect your smartphone and the LG Smart TV to the same WiFi network.
3: Open the YouTube TV app and tap the Cast icon at the top.
4: Choose your LG Smart TV from the list, and the app screen will appear on the LG Smart TV.
5: Play any video content on the YouTube TV app and stream it on your LG Smart TV.
In addition to the above methods, you can also use streaming devices like Amazon Fire TV Stick, Roku, or Apple TV to stream YouTube TV. Connect the streaming devices to your LG Smart TV and watch the content in high definition quality.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. You can easily download the app from the LG Content Store on LG Smart TV.
YouTube TV provides Premium TV channels such as HBO Max, STARX, and EPIX.
No. YouTube is available only in the LG Smart TV 2016 or later models. But, you can stream YouTubeTV on older LG Smart TVs by using the casting method.
If the YouTubeTV app crashes or buffers on LG Smart TV, you can easily fix it by following the steps below.
1. Check Internet connection.
2. Update the app on LG Smart TV.
3. Close and open the app.
4. Update LG Smart TV
5. Uninstall and reinstall the app.