Play Store is not pre-installed on all LG Smart TVs. If you have an LG Smart TV that does not have the Play Store, don’t worry! We will show you how to get it up and running in no time.
In this blog, we will be discussing the step-by-step process of installing the Google Play Store on your LG smart TV. We will also be comparing the two methods so that you can choose the one that is best suited for you so let’s start!
How To Install Google Play Store On LG Smart TV
LG Smart TV is a great source of entertainment and communication. It’s the best way to enjoy movies, TV shows, and other content. However, it’s not always the easiest platform to use. Sometimes you need to install apps from the Google Play Store. Here’s how to install Google Play Store on LG Smart TV.
Method 1: With the Apps icon
From the LG Home screen, navigate to and select APPS. Note: If you don’t see the APPS icon
Step 1: Go to Settings > About this TV > Software Information > Apps Management and select On.
Step 2: Select LG Content Store.
Step 3: Then choose the option More.
Step 4: From here select Install.
If a message appears asking if you want to change the Play Store app settings for this TV, select Accept. Select Download. Let the download is finished.
Step 5: The Google Play Store app will now be installed on your LG Smart TV. You can now browse and select Open.
Method 2: By using USB
Step 1: If your LG Smart TV do not has playstore, use a USB drive, then you will need to connect the USB drive to your computer and then copy the Google Play Store APK file onto the drive.
Step 2: Next, you will need to connect the USB drive to your LG smart TV and then open the File Manager app.
Step 3: From here, you will need to locate the APK file that you copied onto the drive and then select it.
Step 4: Once the file has been selected, you will need to select the “Install” option and then follow the on-screen instructions.
Tips To Install Google Play Store On LG Smart TV
Here are some tips to install the Google play store on LG Smart TV:
1. Uninstall any previous version of the Google Play Store that may be installed on your device.
2. Download and install the latest version of the Google Play Store.
3. Reboot your device and launch the Google Play Store.
4. Search for “Google Play Store” in the search bar.
5. Select the top result and install it.
6. Launch the Google Play Store and sign in with your Google account.
7. Start downloading and installing your favorite apps!
Installing Google Play Store on your LG smart TV is a relatively easy process that can be done using a USB drive or an SD card. If you have any questions or if you encounter any problems during installation, then please do not hesitate to reach out to us for assistance.
We hope this guide helped you get the Google Play Store installed on your LG smart TV. If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment below! Thanks for reading!
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No, LG smart TVs do not have access to the Google Play Store. LG uses the webOS platform for its smart TVs, and its app store is called the LG Content Store.
The LG Content Store offers a variety of apps, including streaming apps such as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video. There are also games, news apps, and other types of content available.
Adding apps to your LG smart TV is done through the LG Content Store. To access the store, press the Home button on your remote and then select the LG Content Store option. From there, you can browse through the different app categories or use the search function to find a specific app.
To uninstall an app on your LG smart TV, press the Home button on your remote and then select the LG Content Store option. Find the app you want to uninstall and then press the Options button on your remote. Select Delete from the menu and then confirm your choice.
Yes, you can mirror your phone to an LG smart TV using the Miracast standard. To do so, open the Settings app on your phone and then select the Display option. Tap on the Cast option and then choose your LG TV from the list of devices.
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