Have you ever wondered how to get Paramount Plus on your LG Smart TV? As one of the most popular streaming services in the world, Paramount Plus offers on-demand streaming and live TV options, allowing you to watch your favorite episodes and movies anytime, anywhere.
Given that LG is a leading manufacturer of smart TVs, it’s no surprise that many people want to access Paramount Plus content on their LG devices.
In this article, we will walk you through the steps to set up Paramount Plus on your LG Smart TV in no time.
By the end of this guide, you’ll be all set to enjoy a world of entertainment on your LG TV with Paramount Plus.
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You can download and install Paramount Plus right from the LG Content Store if your LG Smart TV is powered by webOS 3.5 or higher:
- Turn on your LG TV and ensure that it is properly connected to the internet
- To access the main menu, select the Home button located in the center of your remote
- Choose the Content Store tab that’s located at the very bottom/right of the display
- Click the Search icon at the top/right of the page and type “Paramount”
- After selecting the Paramount Plus app, click the Install button
- Create a new Paramount Plus account or enter the credentials associated with your current Paramount Plus account, and you’ll be ready to start watching!
📝If your LG remote doesn’t have a Home button in the center, you can try pressing the Input button until the Content Store option appears. Once the Content Store interface loads, follow steps #4 through #6 above ☝
How to Activate Paramount Plus on LG Smart TV
Once you have the Paramount Plus app installed on your LG Smart TV the next step is to activate your Paramount Plus account.
Here are the steps:
- Launch the Paramount Plus app, then select Sign In
- Select On the Web
- You’ll be presented with a website and a code
- Visit paramountplus.com/lg on your computer or mobile device, enter the activation code, and select Activate
- Wait for the screen to refresh, and start streaming Paramount Plus on your LG TV
How to Get Paramount Plus on LG TV with Chromecast
If your LG Smart TV operates on a version lower than webOS 3.5, there’s no need to worry. Your favorite content can still be streamed using the Chromecast capability that is built into your LG television.
Before you try to watch Paramount Plus on your LG TV using Chromecast, make sure your phone (or computer) and TV are BOTH connected to the SAME WiFi network.
- Ensure that your LG TV is equipped with Chromecast or that another Chromecast device is properly connected
- Install the Paramount Plus app on your mobile device or computer, then run it
- After entering your login information, click the Log In button
- Select the Cast button in the upper right corner
- Select your LG TV or Chromecast from the list that appears
Simply select the movie or TV show you’d like to view, click the Watch Now button, and enjoy seamless streaming on your LG television via Chromecast, with Paramount Plus serving as the perfect in-between.
Use Apple AirPlay to Watch Paramount Plus on LG TV
In the event that the Paramount Plus Content Store app malfunctions on your LG Smart TV, a viable alternative remains. You can use the television’s Apple AirPlay integration to enjoy your favorite films and TV series.
To avoid connection problems when streaming Paramount Plus on your LG TV using AirPlay, ensure your phone (or computer) and TV are BOTH connected to the SAME WiFi network.
- Make sure that your LG TV is compatible with AirPlay; otherwise, the software on your LG TV will need to be updated
- Install the Paramount Plus app from your app store and open it on your phone or computer
- Type in your username and password, then click Log In
- Select the AirPlay button in the upper right corner
- Select your LG TV from the list that appears
The final step is to navigate the Paramount Plus app, pick a movie or TV show and click the Watch Now button. Paramount Plus will start streaming on your LG by using Apple Airplay technology!
How to Get Paramount Plus on Older LG TVs (Streaming Devices & Gaming Consoles)
Several solutions exist for using Paramount Plus on an older LG TV that does not officially support the service.
Paramount Plus is fully compatible with most of today’s smart devices, often having support right out of the box. Check out these accessories that’ll work like a charm with your LG TV:
- Smartphones: Android, iOS
- Streaming Devices: Roku, TiVo, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast
- Gaming Consoles: Xbox, PlayStation
- Cable Companies: Comcast Xfinity
No matter which option you have laying around, one if not all of them will be able to play video content from the Paramount Plus app by following the steps below 👇
- Connect the streaming device via WiFi to your LG TV (and an electrical outlet, if necessary)
- The next step is to locate Paramount Plusin your device’s app store, press the Download button, and then sit tight as the app is installed
- Open the Paramount Plus app and select the movie or tv show you wish to watch
The specific steps will change according to the type of device you’re using.
If you are still having problems getting your LG to work with Paramount Plus you may have an LG WiFi connection issue or the Content Store feature isn’t working.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about getting Paramount Plus on your LG TV 👇
Can you get Paramount Plus on LG TV?
Yes. The Paramount Plus app is natively available on all LG Smart TVs running webOS 3.5 or above.
Why won’t Paramount Plus work on my LG TV?
Please make sure your connection is stable enough for streaming. Clear the cache and data on your device. In the settings menu of your LG TV, you can delete cache and data. If streaming via Chromecast or Airplay uninstall Paramount Plus and then reinstall it on your device.
Is Paramount Plus TV available on all Smart TVs?
Yes. Paramount Plus is available on all major smart TV brands like Vizio, LG, Samsung, Hisense and TCL.
As mentioned previously, there are a number of ways to get Paramount Plus on your LG Smart TV:
- Install Paramount Plus directly on the LG Content Store (EASIEST SOLUTION)
- Stream Paramount Plus with Chromecast
- Stream Paramount Plus with Airplay
I sincerely hope this guide has been useful in streaming your beloved Paramount Plus content on your LG TV. If you’ve discovered another method, I’d be thrilled if you could share your insights in the comments section below 👇