- Get the BBC iPlayer app and stream all the FIFA 2022 matches on your LG TV.
- Install: Home → LG Content Store → Search → BBC iPlayer → Install.
- Cast: BBC iPlayer App on smartphone → Cast icon → LG Smart TV.
BBC iPlayer is one of the streaming partners of the FIFA World Cup 2022 in the UK. Among the 64 matches, 33 matches, including the final, will be streaming on the BBC iPlayer. With that, you can stream all those 33 matches on your LG Smart TV by installing the BBC iPlayer app.
How to Setup BBC iPlayer on LG Smart TV
BBC iPlayer app is officially available for LG TVs in the Content Store. So, you can download and set up BBC iPlayer directly from the LG Content Store.
#1 Power on the LG Smart TV and make sure your LG TV is connected to a WiFi network.
#2 Navigate to the Home screen and choose the LG Content Store icon.
#3 Click the Search icon and search for the BBC iPlayer.
#4 Select Install to get the BBC iPlayer app from LG Content Store.
#5 Click Ok on the prompts to continue.
#6 Select Open to launch the BBC iPlayer app.
Steps to Activate and Stream BBC iPlayer
Once the installation process is completed, you will need to activate BBC iPlayer to stream the FIFA matches and other video content on your TV.
#1 Launch the BBC iPlayer app on your TV.
#2 Select the Sign-In option. You will see an Activation code on your TV screen.
#3 Visit BBC iPlayer Activation Website https://account.bbc.com/account/tv using a web browser on your smartphone or PC.
#4 Sign in with your BBC account details.
#5 Enter the activation code on the respective field.
#6 Click Sign in on your TV option and then click on Continue.
#7 Now, the BBC iPlayer on your LG TV will be activated.
#8 Stream any of the FIFA matches on your LG TV.
Alternate Way to Stream BBC iPlayer on LG Smart TV
You can install BBC iPlayer on your Android or iOS smartphone and stream it on LG Smart TV using the Cast feature.
#1 Make sure to connect your smartphone and LG TV to the same WiFi network.
#2 Install the BBC iPlayer app from App Store or Play Store on your Android or iOS device.
#3 Launch the app and log in using your BBC account credentials.
#4 Now, choose any FIFA match you prefer and play it.
#5 Select the Cast icon on the top corner of the screen.
#6 Select your LG Smart TV from the list of available devices on your network.
#7 Now, the FIFA match will appear on your LG Smart TV.
FIFA 2022 Schedule for England
In this FIFA season, England is slotted in Group B along with Wales, Iran, and the USA.
|England vs. Iran||Khalifa International Stadium||21st November 2022||01:00 PM|
|England vs. USA||Al Bayt Stadium||25th November 2022||07:30 PM|
|Wales vs. England||Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium||29th November 2022||07:30 PM|
BBC iPlayer Not Working on LG Smart TV
It is uncertain that the BBC iPlayer app may freeze on the TV screen, especially when FIFA live streaming is going on. If you have any such issues, follow the below-mentioned solution to fix the issue.
- Check the internet connection. For FIFA live streaming, you need to have at least 8 Mbps.
- Close the BBC iPlayer app and launch the app again.
- Restart the LG Smart TV.
- Uninstall and reinstall the BBC iPlayer on the TV.
- Update the LG Smart TV and the BBC iPlayer app.
- Reset the LG Smart TV.
Apart from the FIFA live streaming, BBC iPlayer also has video content from BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four, BBC Parliament, BBC News, CBeebies, CBBC, BBC Scotland, and many more. You can stream all the content shortly after its on- air. It has a wide range of movies, TV shows, and Originals in various genres and languages.
BBC iPlayer is available only on LG TVs from 2012 and above models. For the older models, you can’t get the BBC iPlayer app.
Yes, you can install the ITVX app on your LG Smart TV from the Content Store.