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How to watch Apple TV+ on LG TVs

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Apple TV+ running on TV Screen

Recently, the Apple TV app became available on compatible 2019 LG smart TVs in more than 80 countries. LG’s 2019 TVs support AirPlay 2 and HomeKit for wireless integration with Apple devices.

Apple AirPlay 2 allows users to share or mirror content from their compatible iPhone, iPad or Mac directly to the TV. They can also play music on the TV and sync it with other AirPlay 2 compatible speakers anywhere in the home. Meanwhile, Apple HomeKit lets users easily and securely control their TV with the Home app on their iPhone or iPad, or by voice using Siri.

Additionally, the Apple TV app and Apple TV+ will be available on 2020 TVs at launch and on LG’s 2018 TVs later this year via an over-the-air firmware upgrade.

Using Apple TV on LG TVs: Step-by-step guide

If you have a compatible 2019 LG TV, you can access the Apple TV app and stream Apple TV+ originals without the aid of additional hardware. Simply follow these steps:

Step 1: Navigate to LG Home Launcher with your remote and locate the Apple TV app.

Step 2: If the app doesn’t appear, navigate to the LG Content Store, and search for the Apple TV app. Once discovered, click the Install button.

Step 3: Open the Apple TV app and select Start Watching.

Step 4: Go to Settings > Accounts > Sign In.

Step 5: Sign in with your Apple ID and follow the prompts to complete the set-up. If you don’t have an Apple ID already, you can easily create one through Apple’s website.
Step 5: Go to the Apple TV+ channel, select Try Apple TV+ Free and follow the prompts to confirm your subscription.

Apple TV+ details

The Apple TV app gives LG TV owners the ability to subscribe to and watch Apple TV+, Apple’s video subscription service. The platform, which became available in November 2019, offers a small roster of original content, with new titles added regularly.

Highlights include The Morning Show, M. Night Shyamalan’s psychological thriller Servant and anthology series Little America. Subscriptions to Apple TV+ cost $4.99 a month, with a seven-day free trial.

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