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How to watch Disney Plus on an LG TV in the UK
Disney+ has arrived in the UK.
With a supported LG TV, you can watch content from Disney+’s extensive library of movies from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic.
Step 1. Sign up to Disney Plus
In order to watch Disney Plus you need to register.
Step 2. Check that your TV is compatible
Disney+ is available on LG TVs made from 2016 onwards that run webOS 3.0 or later. Check model number and compatibility.
Step 3. Download the Disney+ app
If your TV supports Disney+, the app will be available through the LG Content Store. Here’s how to download it.
- From the TV’s Home screen, navigate to the LG Content Store.
- Select the search icon at the top of the screen and search for the Disney+ app.
- Using your TV’s remote, click the “Install” button.
- Once the app is installed, you can launch it by pressing the Disney+ icon on the LG Home Launcher with your remote.
Now you’re ready to create your account. If you’ve already created a Disney+ account, you can log in and head straight to step 4.
Step 4. Create a Disney+ account
If you haven’t already set up an account, you can do so from the app on your TV or from your computer, smartphone or tablet.
Step 5. Log in
Once your account is set up, you can log in to start browsing the massive Disney+ library. That includes popular films, documentaries and new-and-exclusive series.
More than 35 Disney+ originals are planned for Disney+’s first year, with choices such as The Mandalorian, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, The World According to Jeff Goldblum and the live-action remake of Lady and the Tramp.
Image source: Disney+ website
How to install Disney Plus on an LG TV in the UK: A summary
- Check your LG tv is compatible
- Turn on your TV
- Check its connected to the internet
- From the TV’s Home screen, navigate to the LG Content Store
- Search for the Disney+ app (It may not be available yet.)
- Click the “install” button
- After the install, launch from the LG home launcher
- Create a Disney account
- Login to start browsing the Disney library
How to find the model number of your LG TV
Using the TV menu
- Turn on your TV
- Press the settings button on your LG remote
- Scroll down and select “All Settings”
- Scroll down to general and navigate right
- Scroll down and select About This TV
- Under TV information it will list the model number
Using the back of the TV
- Go to the back of your TV
- Go to the left hand side
- Locate the panel of infomration
- The model number displays the LG model you have
LG TVs compatible with Disney Plus
Below is a list of compatible LG TVs and the webOS version. The data in this table was taken from the official LG website on 17 March 2020.
|2019||OLEDC9, OLEDE9, OLEDW9, OLEDZ9, SM9970,|
LM5700, LM570B, LM620B, LM6300, LM630B
OLEDB9, SM8600, SM8670, SM9000, SM9070, SM9500, UM7570, UM8070, 86UM7570, 82UM7570,
SM8000, SM8100, UM6900, UM6950, UM6970, UM7100, UM7170, UM7200, UM7300, UM7310, UM7350, UM7370, UM7400, UM7570, UM7600, UM7650
|2018||OLEDC8, OLEDE8, OLEDW8|
OLEDB8, SK8000, SK8050, SK8070, SK8550, SK9000, SK9500, SK9550, 86UK6570, 86UK7570
LK5400, LK540B, LK5700, LK5750, LK610B
UK6090, UK6190, UK6250, UK6300, UK6350, UK6500, UK6550, UK6570, UK7500, UK7700
|2017||LJ5400, LJ5500, LJ550M, LJ5550, LJ6100, LJ6150, UJ6050|
UJ6050, UJ6200, UJ6300, UJ6350, UJ6450, UJ6470, UJ6500, UJ6520, UJ6540, UJ6560, UJ6570, UJ657A, UJ6580
SJ8000, SJ8000, SJ8500, SJ850A, SJ8570, SJ9500, SJ9570, UJ7500, UJ7700, UJ7750, OLEDC7, OLEDE7, OLEDW7, OLEDB7, OLEDG7
|2016||LH550B, LH600B, LH5500, LH6000|
UH6550, UH8500, UH9500, OLEDC6, OLEDE6
UH6300, UH6500, UH6550, UH7500
UH5500, UH5530, UH6030, UH6035, UH6090, UH6100, UH6100, UH610A, UH6150, UH615A
UH6330, UH6350, UH7650, UH7700, OLEDB6
What to do if your LG TV is not compatible
Even if your TV is not compatible you can still get Disney Plus on your TV using other methods. You can stream the service using Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Roku and Apple TV. You plug one of these devices into the back of your TV using one of the HDMI ports and stream directly. Learn more about streaming Disney Plus without an LG smart TV.
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