How to Stream BBC iPlayer on LG Smart TV

BBC iPlayer on LG TV

Quick Tips

  • Get the BBC iPlayer app and stream all the FIFA 2022 matches on your LG TV.
  • Install: Home LG Content Store Search BBC iPlayerInstall.
  • Cast: BBC iPlayer App on smartphoneCast iconLG 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.

select the Magnifying glass 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 using a web browser on your smartphone or PC.

Visit BBC iPlayer activation website

#4 Sign in with your BBC account details.

#5 Enter the activation code on the respective field.

Sign in your TV

#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.

Click Cast icon to

#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. IranKhalifa International Stadium21st November 202201:00 PM
England vs. USAAl Bayt Stadium25th November 202207:30 PM
Wales vs. EnglandAhmad Bin Ali Stadium29th November 202207:30 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.

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.


1. Why can’t I get BBC iPlayer on my LG TV?

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.

2. Is the ITVX app available for LG Smart TVs?

Yes, you can install the ITVX app on your LG Smart TV from the Content Store.