How to Stream BBC iPlayer on LG Smart TV

BBC iPlayer on LG Smart TV

BBC iPlayer is an online video streaming service that streams the best British content for free. It is an exclusive app with a collection of all BBC Network channels. You can access all the live channels and on-demand movies, TV shows. It is one of the best free apps available only for UK residents. BBC iPlayer is compatible with major devices, including Android or iOS Smartphones, streaming devices, gaming consoles, smart TVs, PCs and set up boxes. You can add BBC iPlayer on LG Smart TV and stream any content on it.

BBC iPlayer has the most popular channels, including BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four, BBC Parliament, BBC News, Cbeebies, CBBC, BBC Scotland, and many more. You can stream all the contents shortly after its on- air. It has a wide range of movies, TV shows, Originals in various genres and different languages. The BBC iPlayer needs the BBC account credentials for sign-in.

How to Setup BBC iPlayer on LG Smart TV

BBC iPlayer app is officially available for LG TV. 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 with a Wi-Fi network. (To check on wi-fi connection go to Settings > General > Network Status)

#2 Navigate to the Home screen and select the Search icon (Magnifying glass).

select the Magnifying glass icon.

#3 Search for the BBC iPlayer app and click on the app in the results.

#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 on LG Smart TV.

Steps to Activate and Stream BBC iPlayer

Once the installation process is completed, you will need to activate BBC iPlayer to stream content on your TV.

#1 Launch the BBC iPlayer app on your LG TV.

#2 Select the Sign-in option. You will see an Activation code on your TV screen.

#3 Meanwhile, Visit BBC iPlayer Activation Website https://account.bbc.com/account/tv using a web browser on your smartphone or PC.

Visit BBC iPlayer activation website

#4 Select Sign-in and sign in with your BBC account details.

#5 Enter the activation code on the respective field.

Sign in your TV

#6 Further select Sign in on your TV option and then click on Continue.

#7 Stream any channels on your LG Smart TV.

Related: How to Stream BBC iPlayer on Sony Smart TV

Alternated Way to Stream BBC iPlayer

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 Wi-Fi 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 content you prefer to stream and play it.

#5 Select the Cast icon on the top corner of the screen.

Click Cast icon to

#6 Select your LG Smart TV from the list of available devices on your network.

#7 Stream any content on your LG Smart TV.

BBC iPlayer not Working on LG Smart TV

It is uncertain that the BBC iPlayer app may freeze on the TV screen. You can revoke the condition and start streaming the content as usual. You can go through the below procedure to stream the BBC iPlayer again.

  • Check the internet connection
  • 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

BBC iPlayer is a premium UK-based app with a wide range of live TV channels, TV shows, movies, and originals in various genres. The app updates new content in the library at regular intervals. If you have any doubts, kindly mention them in the comments section below.