How to Watch Hotstar on LG Smart TV

Hotstar on LG Smart TV

Quick Tips

  • You can watch the Disney Plus Hotstar app on LG Smart TV in two ways.
  • From LG Store: Launch LG TV Home LG Content Store → Search → Disney+ Hotstar or Hotstar → Install.
  • Activate Hotstar: Launch Hotstar → My Account → Note down the activation code → Visit Hotstar webpage → Login → Activated Code → Continue.
  • Cast using Android Phone: On Android Phone, go to Notification Center → Cast → LG TVHotstar → Login stream any title.
  • Using iOS Device: Launch Hotstar → Login → Control Center → Screen Mirroring → LG Smart TV → Select any content.

Hotstar is a streaming service that features all the Star Network movies and TV shows in India, the USA, Canada, and Singapore. Along with Start Network shows, it also features Disney, HBO, and Showtime channel programs. Hostar app is compatible with multiple platforms like Smart TVs, web browsers, smartphones, PC, etc. You can install the Hotstar app on your LG Smart TV from the Content Store.

Hotstar Pricing

Hotstart is a subscription-based platform with three different plans. They are

  • Super – ₹899/Year
  • Premium – ₹1499/Year
  • Premium – ₹299/Month

With the Super plan, you will get access to 2 devices with ads. You can stream on 4 devices without ad interruption using the Premium plan.

How to Subscribe to Disney+ Hotstar

Before you install, you have to sign up and subscript to the Disney+ Hotstar account.

1. Go to the Disney+ Hotstar official website using any web browser.

2. Click on the Subscribe option on the top right side.

Launch Hotstar webpage and click Subscribe

3. On the next page, select any plan and click Continue.

Select you plan and click continue

4. Provide your account email or mobile number to verify.

5. Then, enter your required credentials to create a new Hotstar account.

How to Install Hotstar on LG Smart TV

The Hotstar app is available on the LG Content Store. So you can install the app on your LG Smart TV and stream the content. The app is compatible with LG TVs based on webOS 3.0 and later. If you are using the older version, update your LG Smart TV to its latest firmware.

1. Turn on your LG Smart TV and connect it to the internet.

2. Go to the home screen on your LG Smart TV by pressing the home button on the remote.

3. Navigate to the LG Content Store.

4. Click on the Search icon on the top-left corner of the screen.

Search on LG Contents Store

5. With the help of the on-screen keyboard, type Hotstar. In India, you will have to search for Disney + Hotstar.

Search for the app

6. Select the Hotstar app from the search results.

Hotstar on LG Smart TV

7. Click on the Install button. Now the app will be downloaded and installed on your TV.

Hotstar on LG Smart TV

8. Once the app has been installed, you can find it on the home screen.

How to Activate Hotstar on LG Smart TV

1. From the LG Smart TV home screen, click on the Hotstar app to launch it.

Hotstar on LG Smart TV

2. Now click on the My Account option in the bottom right corner of the screen.

3. You will find an activation code on the TV screen

4. From your phone or computer browser, go to the Hotstar Activation site.

5. Log in to your account.

6. Enter the activation code on the TV screen and click Continue.

Enter the code and click continue

7. After successful verification, the app on your TV will refresh and start loading the contents.

Alternative Way! How to Cast HotStar to LG Smart TV

If you are not planning to install the Hotstar app, then you can use your Android smartphone or iPhone to screen mirror the app to your LG TV.

Screen Mirror Android Smartphone

1. Turn your LG Smart TV on and connect it to the internet.

2. Now click on the Screen Share option on the home screen.

Screen Share
LG Smart

3. Connect your LG Smart TV and smartphone to the same Wi-Fi network.

4. Install and log in to the Hotstar application from Play Store.

5. Pull down the notification bar and tap the Cast icon.

Screen Mirror Android Smartphone

6. Choose LG Smart TV from the list of available devices.

7. Launch the Hotstar app and start streaming.

Screen Mirror using iOS

To screen mirror the Hotstar app from your iPhone, you need to enable the AirPlay feature on your LG Smart TV.

1. Install the Hotstar app on your iPhone from the App Store.

2. Launch the app and start playing any video.

3. Connect your LG Smart TV and iPhone to the same Wi-Fi network.

4. Pull down the Control Center and tap the Screen Mirroring option.

Screen Mirror iOS to LG Smart TV

5. Choose your LG Smart TV. On a successful connection, the content will now be streamed on your TV.

The above are the different ways to stream Hotstar on your LG Smart TV. With Hotstar, you can stream your favorite Star Network channels along with live sports events as well.

What is on Hotstar app?

Disney + Hotstar offers 100000 hours of streaming content in different languages. You can stream live sports, TV shows, movies, series, etc. It is the best place to watch live cricket, kabaddi, etc.

  • Some popular movies in Hotstar include Atrangi Re, Netrikann, Bhoot Police, Khuda Haafiz, Laxmii, Hungama 2, Mission Mangal, Bhoomi, Arjun Reddy, Housefull 4, Teddy, etc.
  • Popular Hotstar originals series include Criminal Justice, Grahan, Aarya, Special Ops, Human, The Great Ins=dian Murder, Rudra, Triples, November Story, and more.
  • It also streams popular TV shows like Dance+, super singer, Jodi, Smart Jodi, etc.
  • In addition, you can stream all the movies and series of Marvel, Star Wars, etc.


Can you stream Hotstar on LG TV for free?

You can use the one-month free trial on Hotstar to watch its content.