How to Download Spectrum App on LG Smart TV [8 Methods]

You’ve come to the right place if you want to enjoy the extensive choice of entertainment that the Spectrum App provides on your LG TV. The app is not officially available on the LG Content Store. And this is the reason many LG TV users may look for a guide to enjoy the app. Today, we will walk you through the different ways to download Spectrum app on LG TV.

Spectrum Television is popular streaming service in the United States. Spectrum TV has a variety of channels, from the latest news to sports. And you can do all of it on the Spectrum app as well. You can watch your full channel lineup with the Spectrum TV app or you may also view on-demand videos and access Spectrum On Demand from any TV bundle.

In Spectrum, there are three plans to choose from, depending on your TV needs. Prices and packages may vary depending on your location. To find out if the service is available in your area, visit their official website and enter your address.

How to Download Spectrum App on LG Smart TV?

If you are wondering in your mind, is the Spectrum TV app available on LG smart TVs or not? So, the answer to the question is No.

Officially, the Spectrum TV app is not available on LG smart TVs. However, there are several workarounds to get to the app on your device. Spectrum app is available on these platforms:

  • Apple App Store (including Apple TV)
  • Google Play Store
  • Amazon Appstore (not available for Firestick)
  • Roku
  • Samsung TV Store
  • Microsoft Store (Xbox One and Newer)

This means if you have these devices along with LG TV, you can enjoy the Spectrum TV on your LG TV.

Stream Spectrum TV using AirPlay on LG TV

This method is is for users who own iPhone and not any streaming device. It should be noted that it will only work if your LG Smart TV was released after 2018 because previous LG TVs did not support AirPlay. Follow these instructions to cast media from your iPhone or iPad using AirPlay 2.

Step 1: On your iPhone or iPad, go to the App Store and download the Spectrum TV app.

Step 2: After that, connect your iPhone or iPad to the same internet as your LG Smart TV.

Step 3: Press the Input button on remote, then navigate to Home Dashboard in the TV menu. Here choose AirPlay from the menu options.

Step 4: A new pop-up will appear, choose AirPlay and HomeKit settings and enable AirPlay.

Step 5: Open your iPad or iPhone’s control panel and select Screen Mirroring/AirPlay icon.

Step 6: List of available devices will appear, tap on LG TV. A code will appear on your TV; enter it into your phone.

When you’ve finished all of these steps, you’ll be able to mirror your iPad or iPhone on your LG TV. Now open Spectrum App and play your favorite content which will be mirrored to your LG TV. This method requires fast stable Internet connection for good experience.

Watch Spectrum TV by Screen Mirroring Android Phone to LG TV

If you own an Android phone, this methods is for you. In case you also own a streaming device, I recommend following other methods. Here is how to screen mirror or cast Android Phone content to LG TV.

Step 1: First connect your Android Phone and LG TV to same WiFi network.

Step 2: On your phone, bring quick settings and look for Screen Mirror, or Screen Cast, or Smart View. Tap the option once you find it.

Stream Spectrum TV on LG TV

Step 3: Your LG TV will appear in the list, select your TV.

Step 4: Now open Spectrum TV App on your Phone and Play your content. The content will be displayed to your LG TV.

Get Spectrum App using Roku on LG TV

If you have a Roku streaming stick, you can use the Spectrum App to watch Live TV, On Demand, and Guide Listings on your LG Smart TV. For those who are unfamiliar, the Roku Streaming Stick allows owners to stream movies and shows from some of the most popular channels such as Netflix and Spectrum TV, right to their television. Roku is standalone OS that officially support Spectrum app. To download the Spectrum app on LG TV via Roku, follow the steps below:

Step 1: First of all, plug the Roku device into the LG Smart TV.

Step 2: Connect your Roku Stick to the internet connection.

Step 3: Go to the Roku homepage by selecting correct Input Source and look for the search bar.

Step 4: Search for Spectrum TV. When you’ve found it, click Add Channel, and the Spectrum TV app will start downloading.

Step 5: Once downloaded, run the app and log in to your account to access the content.

Get Spectrum App using Xumo on LG TV

Xumo Streaming Box also comes with Spectrum TV App. This means if you have a Xumo box, you can watch Spectrum TV similar to the last Roku method.

Stream Spectrum TV on LG TV

Step 1: So all you need to do is connect your Xumo Streaming Box to your LG TV. Then select the Input Source to which your Xumo is connected.

Step 2: Now look for the Spectrum App, if its not available, you need to search for it and then download it.

Step 3: Open the Spectrum app and login with your credentials. Then you can enjoy its content.

Stream Spectrum app using Laptop or Phone

If you have a Laptop or Phone along with an HDMI, there is a simpler way to watch Spectrum TV content on LG TV. Here are the steps you need to follow:

Step 1: Turn on your TV and Laptop or Phone.

Step 2: Now connect your Laptop with TV via HDMI Cable. For phone you will need a USB-C to HDMI adapter that you can connect to your phone and then connect it to TV using HDMI cable.

Stream Spectrum TV on LG TV

Step 3: The content from TV or Phone will be displayed on your TV. If not, then you manually need to choose Input or Source. To do this press Source button on Remote, or look for the option in TV homepage. Then select the correct source.

Step 4: Once done, access Spectrum through browser or app on your Laptop or Phone respectively, and it will be displayed on your LG TV.

Watch Spectrum TV on LG TV using Chromecast

Just like Roku, Chromecast is a streaming device. It is a Google product that brings Google/Android TV OS to any TV. Chromecast brings the easy Cast functionality that we will use to watch Spectrum TV on LG TV. Here’s what you need to do to cast your phone or computer to LG TV using Chromecast:

Step 1: Connect the Chromecast to the LG Smart TV via an HDMI connector.

Step 2: Connect your Google Chromecast and your Phone/Computer to the same WiFi network.

Step 3: Install Spectrum TV app on your Phone and login with your credentials. If you are using PC, open Spectrum official website and login to your account and jump to Step 6.

Step 4: Install Google Home app on your smartphone, then choose the Chromecast device from the Google Home App on your smartphone.

Step 5: From the pop-up menu that appears, click Cast My Screen, and then tap Start Now. You can now play Spectrum TV on your phone and it will directly cast to LG TV.

Step 6: For PC: Play any content in the Spectrum website and you will see a cast icon that you need to click and select Chromecast. If you don’t see Cast icon, check for media icon, click on it and then you will get Cast icon through which you can connect to Chromecast.

Watch Spectrum TV using Xbox on LG TV

The Spectrum TV app is also officially available on Microsoft Store for Xbox One and newer consoles. So if you have a Xbox One or Series S or X consoles in your home, you can pair them with your LG TV to enjoy Spectrum app on your LG TV. Follow the steps below to do so.

Step 1: Connect your Xbox One or newer console to your LG Smart TV and make sure they are connect to internet.

Step 2: Turn on both the devices. From the Xbox One’s home screen, open the Store.

Step 3: Select the Apps Category, and find Spectrum TV from the list to download it.

Step 4: Once downloaded, click I agree to the Xbox Live terms by tapping Confirm.

Step 5: Now, look for the Spectrum in the Apps and Games section. Open the app and login with your credentials and watch Spectrum TV contents on LG TV screen.

Get Spectrum App using Apple TV on LG TV

You can also access the Spectrum app from Apple TV on your LG Smart TV by following these simple steps:

Step 1: To begin, connect your Apple TV to your LG TV.

Step 2: After connecting, go to the App Store from the Apple TV’s home screen.

Step 3: Search and Select Spectrum TV and tap Get to install the app on your TV.

Step 4: Once installed, launch the app by clicking on it.

Step 5: Finally, enter your login information and Spectrum TV content.

Wrapping Up

So, these are some of the workarounds through which you can access Spectrum TV on LG smart TV since it lacks the official app. If you have any questions related to the article, do let us know in the comments below.

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