IPTV is a digital streaming service that streams television over the internet. With technology improving day by day, IPTV is getting popular among the cord-cutters. Instead of using cable TV service, you can use the IPTV service to access your favorite media whenever you want. The IPTV service is accessible on all kinds of platforms including Android, iOS, Roku, Firestick, Smart TV, PlayStation, and Xbox consoles. In this article, we will show how to watch IPTV on LG Smart TV. By using IPTV, you can stream all kinds of popular channels and on-demand content on your LG TV over the internet.
Generally, IPTV is divided into two major categories as IPTV service and IPTV players. As the name implies, the IPTV service provides the content, whereas the IPTV Players play the content. But some IPTV service provider has an in-built player in its application. If you’re using such services, you don’t need an IPTV player. There are plenty of IPTV apps in the market. So, make sure to choose an app that is safe and reliable. In this blog, we’ve taken Smart IPTV as an example to describe the installation procedure. Follow the steps in this blog and install your desired IPTV app on LG Smart TV.
Two Ways to Install IPTV on LG Smart TV
- Download IPTV apps from LG Content Store.
- Install IPTV apps using USB drive.
What is Smart IPTV?
Smart IPTV is a media player that helps you stream the channels that are associated with your IPTV subscription package. The application itself doesn’t stream any media or live TV channels. Hence you need to purchase and get the IPTV subscription from your desired IPTV service provider. To watch IPTV channels on LG Smart TV, you need to download the Smart IPTV application from the LG App Store. Smart IPTV is the best IPTV player app that offers smooth playing of video content without any buffering.
How to Install IPTV on LG Smart TV
#1. Turn On your LG Smart TV and connect the TV to a stable internet connection.
#2. Navigate to the Apps section.
#3. Search for Smart IPTV and select the app from the search suggestion. You can also use the search icon to find the Smart IPTV.
#4. Tap the Install button to start the installation process.
#5. Once it is installed, open the Smart IPTV app.
#6. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the activation step.
#7. Fill in the login credentials given by your service provider and stream your favorite IPTV channels on LG TV.
How to Activate IPTV on LG Smart TV
If you’ve not activated Smart IPTV, follow the below steps to activate it. Before jumping into the steps, make sure to buy and get the M3U URL for an IPTV service of your choice.
#1. Open the Smart IPTV on LG Smart IPTV.
#2. You’ll see the activation website link and Mac address on the app’s interface. Note down the Mac address and open a browser on LG Smart TV.
#3. Visit the Smart IPTV activation website.
#4. Now, enter the MAC address and IPTV playlist URL on the respective boxes. After entering those details, mark the box located next to the option Save online.
#5. Tap Send and wait until you receive the confirmation on the screen.
#6. Now, close and reopen the app on your LG Smart TV and get access to all the channels associated with your subscription.
Related: How to watch IPTV on Roku?
Alternative Way to Get IPTV on LG Smart TV
Only some IPTV apps can be installed from the LG Content Store. If you need an app that is unavailable on the LG app store, follow the steps listed below.
#1. Turn on your PC and open a browser of your choice.
#2. Download the apk file of your desired IPTV and store it on your PC.
#3. Connect a USB drive to your PC and transfer the apk file to the USB drive.
#4. On your Smart TV, Go to Settings >> Security & Restrictions >> Enable Unknown Sources.
#5. Eject the USB drive and insert it into one of the HDMI ports on your Smart TV.
#6. Press the home button on LG remote and select the Input icon.
#7. Locate and select the USB Flash Drive option.
#8. Tap the IPTV apk file and install it on your LG Smart TV.
#9. Open the IPTV app you’ve installed, enter the necessary credentials and watch your favorite content on a larger screen.
With the help of a Smart IPTV player, you can watch all kinds of live TV channels easily on your LG TV. You can also install and use other IPTV players to stream content. But, you have to purchase the IPTV subscription from the provider. If you have any queries about this article, kindly leave a comment below.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. You can install IPTV on LG Smart TV using two methods. To know about the methods, refer to the blog.
There are two kinds of IPTV – Free and Paid. So, it totally depends on your decision. But, paid services are better compared to the free ones.