Do you want to use your LG smart TV as a projector? If so, you have come to the right place. Today, in this article, you will learn how you can screen share on an LG TV from an Android, iPhone, or Windows PC.
For the unaware, the screen-sharing feature on smart TVs allows users to mirror their smartphone or PC’s screens and sound on the TV. You can easily mirror or share screen content from your phone and PC to the LG smart TV without having to connect any wires. Read on to learn the step-by-step process to do so.
How to Screen Share on LG Smart TV
You can screen share content from an Android, iOS, or Windows PC easily to the LG smart TV. Since these are modern devices, they will be having screen share built tight into the device. Also, your LG Smart TV will be having screencast or Miracast features enabled automatically to display the other device’s screens.
How to Screen Share to LG Smart TV from Android
Almost all Android phones have a Screen Share feature, through which you can easily mirror your phone’s content to your LG smart TV. Here’s how you can do it:
Step 1: First of all, make sure to connect your TV and Android phone to the same WiFi network.
Step 2: Swipe down from the home screen on your smartphone screen to open the Notifications panel.
Step 3: Select Screen Share or Screen Cast.
Step 4: It will start searching for the available devices. Select the TV listed on the screen.
Step 5: Accept the screen share request on your LG TV.
Once you do, your phone’s screen will start displaying or mirroring on the TV.
How to Screen Share to LG TV from iPhone
If you have an LG smart TV released in 2018 or later that has WebOS 4.0 or above, it supports AirPlay. TVs released before 2017 do not support AirPlay due to limited performance. Also, AirPlay is supported on iPhones running iOS 12.4 or later.
Now, if you meet the requirements, follow the below steps to screen share your Apple iPhone on an LG smart TV.
Step 1: Power up your LG Smart TV and connect it to the same WiFi network that you are using for your iPhone.
Step 2: Press the Home button on your LG TV remote and navigate to the Home Dashboard option.
Step 3: With the Home Dashboard menu open, scroll to the right. You will see an option that says AirPlay. Select it to see AirPlay settings and enable AirPlay.
Step 4: Now, take your iPhone and bring up the Control Center.
Step 5: Tap on the Screen Mirroring tile and Select your LG Smart TV.
Step 6: It will now ask you to enter a 4-digit code. This code will be displayed on your LG Smart TVs screen. Once entered your iPhone’s screen will mirror to the TV.
How to Screen Share to LG Smart TV from Windows PC
If you have a Windows computer and wish to mirror the screen on your LG Smart TV, follow the below steps:
Step 1: Make sure your Windows PC and LG TV are connected to same WiFi network.
Step 2: Open the context menu on your PC by right-clicking and select Display Settings.
Step 3: Select the Multiple Display option on your Windows 11 PC and then select connect to a Wireless Display option. (Windows 10 users can find and select Connect to a Wireless Display option)
Step 4: The PC will now begin to search for Wireless Displays, select your TV from the list.
Step 5: The LG Smart TV will ask if you wish to allow the PC to connect to your TV’s display. Select Yes.
How to Screen Share to LG TV from Mac
If you have a Mac computer and want to share or mirror its screen on an LG smart TV, you can also do it. Here are the steps to connect your Mac using AirPlay:
Step 1: First of all, connect the LG TV and Mac computer to the same Wi-Fi network.
Step 2: Next, open the control center on your Mac and select AirPlay and turn it on. You can also do it from Settings.
Step 3: Now open the control center and select Screen Mirroring to mirror your Mac’s display to an LG Smart TV. You can also play any TV Show or Movie or Video with an AirPlay-compatible app and select a mirror icon to cast it to your TV.
Step 4: Finally, play the content on the Mac computer you want to watch on the big screen, which is LG TV.
So, this is how you can mirror the screen on an LG smart TV from an Android, iPhone, or even PC. Keep in mind that while you can easily mirror Android and Windows PCs’ screens to the LG Smart TV, newer Apple devices will require that your LG Smart TV have Apple AirPlay 2 built-in. I hope the article helps you share small-screen content with big ones.
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