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How To AirPlay To LG Smart TV?

In today’s digital age of connectivity, if you do not know how to Airplay to an LG smart TV then no need to be worried about this particular matter.

We are here to help you guide all the possible ways and techniques through which you can easily and effortlessly share the LG TV screen from an iOS device. 

There is one thing you need to be mindful of and that is the Airplay technology which is introduced by Apple Inc. is not capable of sharing or streamlining content whether it’s a video or audio with devices other than Apple devices. 

However, this is not something you should consider as a problem because there are a few third-party apps that can be used to share the screen of your smartphone to a bigger display such as an Apple TV display or other Airplay-compatible smart TVs. 

Luckily, the LG smart TV is one of those compatible devices that can link up with the Airplay streaming service to showcase any of your hot favorite content on a larger screen such as your best-loved photos, videos, music, etc. 

So, let’s dig a bit more to find a quick and easy way to connect both devices including your iOS device and LG smart TV through Airplay technology:

How To AirPlay To an LG Smart TV?

Before heading toward a detailed guide, let’s have a quick overview of a few essential prerequisites that are required to start pairing up both devices:

  • An iOS device whether it is an iPhone, iPad, or tablet like a MacBook
  • LG smart TV (specific models)
  • A stable Wi-Fi network 
  • Airplay Compatibility 

How To AirPlay To an LG Smart TVMost importantly, you need to have the latest model of LG TV because we can not ignore the fact that older versions of LG TV do not have the capability of supporting Airplay technology.

A List of LG TVs that are Non-Supportive to Airplay:

Year of Model Launching WebOS VersionModel Series
202222OLED: Most of the OLED Models

QNED: Most of the QNED Models

UHD: UQSeries, NANO Series

20216.0OLED: Most of the OLED Models

QNED: Most of the QNED Models

UHD: UQSeries, NANO Series

20205.0OLED: BX, CX, GX, WX, ZX, RX

UHD: UN Series, NANA Series.

20194.5OLED: B9, C9, E9, W9, Z9

UHD: UM Series, SM Series.

20184.0OLED: B8, C8, E8, W8, Z8

UHD: UK Series, SK Series.

Anyways, If you have covered all of the above-mentioned guidelines by having the required devices, stable Wi-Fi connection, and most importantly an LG TV other than the outdated models that we have mentioned, we are good to move ahead to our next step which covers the most important detail of connecting both your devices to sharing your smartphone’s screen on your LG TV to have a broader picture experience. 

Click on the link to learn how to Airplay Pluto TV on a larger display from an iOS device. 

A Step-By-Step Process On How To Airplay LG TV: A Comprehensive Guide:

There are a few simple and easy steps to follow, including:

  • Make a proper set of Airplay technology on your LG TV
  • Utilizing the Airplay system from an iOS device (iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch)

So, let’s head toward all the essential details:

Setting Up Airplay on LG TV:

  • First of all, you have to confirm that your LG TV is compatible with Airplay technology. To know about this, you have to go through your TV manual or check on the official website of LG. 

Note: You can also directly contact them to get information about your device’s compatibility with the Airplay system.

  • If you want your Airplay to work without any interruptions then make sure your LG TV is connected with a strong and stable Wi-Fi network.
  • Make sure to own an updated firmware of the LG TV that can support Airplay technology.

Note: For the updation process, go to your TV’s settings menu, scroll toward “All Settings”, and here you can find if there is any update left or not.

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Time to enable Airplay on your LG TV to reach out to the LG TV Content Store and for this activity:

  • You have to tap on “All Settings”
  • Go to the general settings
  • Tap on Apple Airplay settings
  • Make certain that Airplay is turned on and ready to function

Note: For extra security purposes, you can always set up a passcode for Airplay on your LG TV so that you can prevent unauthorized access.

Setting Up Airplay From an iOS device:

Airplay setup to connect your TV and iOS device is a pretty easy task to do. All you need to do is: 

  • Go to the control panel of your iOS device by swiping down from the upper-right corner 
  • In the control center, you will see a screen mirroring option
  • Tap on it to activate the screen mirroring
  • A list of all the available devices that are ready to be paired up will appear on your screen
  • After the scanning is complete, hunt for your LG smart TV model and click on it to initiate the connection
  • Your device might ask for a passcode to set extra privacy concerns so that you can avoid unauthorized access.

Note: If you select a password for Airplay functioning on LG TV, you will also have to enter it on your iOS device.

  • After the passcode setup, the screen of your iOS device is ready to be mirrored on your LG smart TV.

Note: You can always end Airplay functioning or stop the screen mirroring option by going to the control center, and tapping on screen mirroring to choose the “Stop mirroring” option.

For more information, tap to learn how to disable Airplay from a Samsung TV.

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Considerable Tech Tips for a Seamless Airplay Experience:

Furthermore, to have an interruption-free experience, you need to make sure a few things regarding your connection and devices such as:

  • Make sure to have the latest version and updated software for both devices including your iOS device and LG smart TV.
  • Make certain to have a strong and good running Wi-Fi connection with the fast-paced network so that you can avoid any kind of linkage error or interruptions.
  • Make sure that your iPhone, iPad, or MacBook is placed nearby to your LG TV so that you can create a stable connection. 
  • You have to confirm that your LG TV is all set to the correct input source for AirPlay.
  • Last but not least, make certain to adjust the screen orientation on your iOS device to suit your viewing preferences.

People Are Also Interested In (FAQs): 

Why Can’t I See My LG TV on Airplay?

In this particular case scenario, your device might be encountering some technical issue or you may have disrupted the Wi-Fi network. Try to refresh the internet connection as it might fix this problem.

Why Is The Airplay Option Not Available On My LG TV?

If your LG TV model is launched before 1018 then you may face this issue where the Airplay icon would not be available on your LG TV model.

We have devised a list of outdated LG TVs that above in this guide that do not support Airplay technology. Have a look and confirm whether or not your model is compatible with the Airplay system or not.

The Final Takeaways:

If you want to enhance your multimedia experience on your LG smart TV then you can use Airplay technology by simply following the easy steps that we have outlined in this guide.

All you have to make sure is not to use an outdated version of the LG TV which you can check from the list above of all LG TV models that do not support the Airplay system. 

So, start air-playing on both devices to enjoy your wireless sharing experience!

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