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How to Enable & Use AirPlay on LG Smart TV

Enable AirPlay on your LG TV and screen share your Apple Devices

AirPlay is a sharing technology developed by Apple that can be used to screen share audio, video, photos, music, movies, and more between Apple devices with ease. AirPlay is supported on many streaming devices and if you’re an LG Smart TV user, you can use the AirPlay feature to cast media content from your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. In order to share with AirPlay, you need to connect your Apple device to the same WiFi network as your LG Smart TV.

AirPlay Supported LG Smart TV Models

WebOS 4.0B8, C8, E8, W8, Z8UK Series, SK Series
WebOS 4.5B9, C9, E9, W9, Z9UM Series, SM Series
WebOS 5.0BX, CX, GX, ZX, RX, WXUN Series, NANA Series

How to Enable AirPlay on LG Smart TV

[1] Switch on your LG TV.

[2] Press the Home button.

[3] Select the Home Dashboard from the menu list.

Home Dashboard

[4] Next, click AirPlay in the menu to get the AirPlay settings.


[5] Select AirPlay to turn it on.

Turn AirPlay

[6] Then, open the Required Code. Click First Time Only to enter the code for the initial setup.

[7] Select Every Time to offer the code every time you connect to LG TV.

How to AirPlay on LG Smart TV [iPhone & iPad]

[1] Connect your LG Smart TV and iPhone device to the same WiFi network.

[2] Open the App Store and install the app that you want to AirPlay.

[3] Open the app and play any video content.

[4] Tap the AirPlay icon on the app screen.

AirPlay iPhone//iPad Screen on LG Smart TV

[5] Choose your LG Smart TV.

[6] Now, watch the video on your LG Smart TV.

How to Screen Mirror iOS Device to LG Smart TV

[1] Make sure to connect your iPhone and LG Smart TV to the same WiFi network.

[2] Open the Control Center on the iPhone.

[3] Click the Screen Mirroring option.

Screen Mirroring

[4] Select your LG Smart TV from the available devices.

[5] Enter the AirPlay sharing code that appears on your TV screen.

[6] Now your iPhone screen will mirror on your LG Smart TV.

[7] To stop mirroring, click Stop Mirroring.

AirPlay on LG TV-Stop Screen Mirroring

How to Screen Mirror Mac to LG Smart TV

[1] Connect your Mac and LG Smart TV to the same WiFi network.

[2] Click the AirPlay icon on your Mac menu bar.

AirPlay on LG TV from Mac

[3] Select your LG Smart TV from the devices.

[4] Enter the AirPlay code that appears on your TV to connect.

[5] Now, stream your favorite content on your LG Smart TV from Mac PC.

If you can’t find the AirPlay icon in the menu bar, move to the Apple Menu and click the System Preferences. Then, select Displays >> Shows mirroring options in the menu bar when available.

Shows mirroring options in the menu bar when available

AirPlay Not Working on LG Smart TV

If you have any issues while using the AirPlay on LG Smart TV, you can fix them easily by trying these solutions.

  • Ensure that both the LG TV and Apple device are connected to the same WiFi network.
  • Restart your iOS device and LG TV and then connect it again.
  • Update LG Smart TV to the latest update.
  • Reset LG Smart TV.
  • Check if AirPlay is turned on.

These are the possible ways you can use AirPlay on LG Smart TV. If you have any queries related to this post, feel free to leave a comment below. Follow our Facebook and Twitter profiles to stay connected with our tutorials.

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