How To Get Spectrum App on LG Smart TV?

Spectrum App On LG TV

Are you searching for the Spectrum app on your LG TV, But only to be met with disappointment? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! While tons of other TVs have a dedicated Spectrum app, LG TVs haven’t joined the party just yet. But, you can still get the Spectrum app on your LG smart TV these alternatives Ways I will explain these later in this guide. But first, let’s see:

I can’t find the Spectrum app on my LG TV! Why?

That’s Because currently, the Spectrum app isn’t available for direct download on LG TVs. Imagine your TV is like a cool club, and apps are like special guests. There are rules about who can join the club, and right now, the Spectrum app hasn’t gotten its invitation to the LG TV club. That’s why you can’t download it!

Here’s why:

  • Each TV brand, like LG, has its own rules about which apps are allowed in. Think of them as Different rules for different TVs!
  • Sometimes, companies like Spectrum and LG need to agree on things before the app can join the club. It’s like they’re having a conversation to make sure everything works well.
  • Companies might be busy working on other things, so bringing the Spectrum app to LG’s club might not be their top priority at the moment.
  • In rare cases, there might be technical reasons why the app isn’t compatible with LG TVs yet. Think of it like trying to fit a round peg in a square hole!

Even though the app isn’t there yet, don’t worry! You can still watch Spectrum on your LG TV using other methods. Just ask, and I’ll help you find the best way!

How to Download Spectrum app on LG Smart TV?

Most LG Smart TVs released before 2018 do not support the Spectrum app. If your LG Smart TV does not support the Spectrum TV app, don’t worry, there are still alternative methods to access Spectrum’s content and services on your Smart Tv.

So you have Spectrum and an LG TV, but no dedicated app? Don’t worry, there’s a way to watch your shows on the big screen! Here’s how:

#1. Screen Mirroring / Casting:

If your LG Smart TV supports screen mirroring or casting, you can use your mobile device (smartphone, tablet, or computer) with the Spectrum TV app installed to cast or mirror the content onto your TV.

Most modern smartphones have built-in casting features, like Google Chromecast or Apple AirPlay, that allow you to mirror the screen or cast media directly to compatible smart TVs. I have a detailed guide on how to use AirPlay on LG Smart TV you can also read. Now follow the steps:

To do this:

  • Ensure your mobile device and LG Smart TV are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  • On your mobile device, open the Spectrum TV app and start playing the content you wish to watch.
  • Access the casting/screen mirroring feature on your device (e.g., Google Cast or AirPlay) and select your LG Smart TV from the list of available devices.

2. Streaming Devices:

Consider using a streaming device that supports the Spectrum TV app, such as Roku, Amazon Fire TV Stick, or Apple TV. These devices can be easily connected to your LG Smart TV via an HDMI port and provide access to various apps, including Spectrum TV.

#1. Get Spectrum TV App on LG TV using Roku

Roku connects to your LG TV’s HDMI port and unlocks a world of entertainment, including your favorite Spectrum shows.

What you’ll need:

  • Roku device: Choose one that fits your budget and needs. Popular options include Roku Express, Roku Streaming Stick+, or Roku Ultra.
  • HDMI cable: Connects Roku to your LG TV.
  • Wi-Fi: Both Roku and your LG TV need a strong connection.
  • Spectrum account and password.


  • Connect Roku to your LG TV: Plug the Roku into an HDMI port on your TV and connect the power cable.
  • Turn on and follow the setup: Use your LG TV remote to set the input to the HDMI port where Roku is connected. Follow the on-screen instructions on your TV to set up Roku, including a Wi-Fi connection.
  • Find the Spectrum app: Open the Roku search bar (magnifying glass icon) and type “Spectrum.” Select the Spectrum app and choose “Add channel.”
  • Sign in to Spectrum: Use your Spectrum credentials to log in and access your channels and programs.

Now you will be able to enjoy the Spectrum TV App on LG Smart TV via Roku.

#3. Get Spectrum on LG TV using Firestick

You can plug Firestick into your LG TV’s HDMI port and it will give you access to tons of streaming services, including… Spectrum! I also have a dedicated guide for the Spectrum app on Firestick you can read and then follow the steps:

But first, Make sure your FireStick and LG TV are connected to the same Wi-Fi network then:

  • Connect the FireStick: Plug the FireStick into your LG TV’s HDMI port and power it on.
  • Follow the setup: Use your remote to follow the on-screen instructions to connect the FireStick to Wi-Fi and your Amazon account.
  • Find Spectrum: Open the FireStick search bar (magnifying glass icon) and type “Spectrum TV.”
  • Download and Install: Select the Spectrum app and download it.
  • Sign in and Enjoy! Launch the app, sign in with your Spectrum credentials, and get ready to stream your favorite shows and movies on your LG TV!

Now, you will enjoy Spectrum TV on your Device.

#4. Get Spectrum on LG TV using Apple TV

Think of Apple TV as a special adapter that lets your LG TV join the Spectrum party!

  • Let’s connect the Apple TV to a smart TV
  • Turn on both devices.
  • Go to the App Store from the homepage of your Apple TV.
  • Search for Spectrum TV, and select it from the search results.
  • Click on Get.
  • Wait for the Spectrum TV to download and install on the Device.
  • Open the Spectrum TV app, sign up, or Sign In to your Spectrum account.

So, that’s how you will install it on the Apple TV.

Bonus tip: If you prefer, you can also “cast” the Spectrum app directly from your iPhone or iPad to your LG TV using your Apple TV. Just swipe down from the top right corner (iPhone X or later) or swipe up from the bottom (older iPhones) to open Control Center, tap “Screen Mirroring,” and choose your Apple TV.

#5. Get Spectrum on LG TV using Chromecast

With a Chromecast, you can unlock the magic of Spectrum on your TV, even without a dedicated app.

  • Connect your Chromecast: Plug it into your TV’s HDMI port and follow the setup instructions on your phone or tablet.
  • Mirror screen: Make sure your phone or tablet and Chromecast are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. On your phone/tablet:
    • Android: Swipe down from the top of your screen and find “Screen Cast” or “Smart View.” Choose your Chromecast from the list.
    • iPhone/iPad: Swipe down from the top right corner (iPhone X or later) or swipe up from the bottom (older iPhones) to open Control Center. Tap “Screen Mirroring” and choose your Chromecast.
  • Stream Spectrum: Open the Spectrum app on your phone or tablet. You should now see it mirrored on your LG TV! Browse, search, and watch whatever you like – just like on your smaller screen, but bigger and better!

6. Stream Spectrum on LG Smart TV Using Gaming Consoles:

If you own a gaming console like Xbox or PlayStation, you might be able to access the Spectrum TV app through their respective app stores. Both Xbox and PlayStation platforms offer a range of streaming apps, and if Spectrum TV is available, you can use your gaming console as a media hub.

To use a gaming console:

  • Turn On your Console
    • Connect your console to your LG TV with an HDMI cable.
    • Switch your TV to the HDMI input where your console is connected.
    • Turn on your console and log in to your account.
  • Get the Spectrum App:
    • Open the app store on your console (Xbox Store, Playstation Store).
    • Search for “Spectrum” and download the app.
  • Watch the Spectrum on LG Smart TV:
    • Launch the Spectrum app on your console.
    • Sign in with your Spectrum account details.

Boom! You’re now streaming your favorite Spectrum shows and movies on your big screen!

Bonus Tips:

  • Make sure all devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network for a smooth experience.
  • Some consoles might require additional subscriptions or services to access the Spectrum app. Check your console’s store for details.
  • While convenient, using your console might drain its battery faster. Consider keeping it plugged in.


Will the Spectrum app ever come to LG TVs?

I can’t say for sure, but it’s always possible! Sometimes, companies like Spectrum and LG have discussions and decide to work together, bringing the app to the party. We just have to wait and see!

Does LG TV have the Spectrum app?

No, the company does not support the Spectrum TV app, and they haven’t announced any news related to that.

Are there any other ways to download the Spectrum app on my LG TV?

You can also download the APK file of Spectrum App on your LG TV. But I strongly advise against downloading and installing apps from unofficial sources like websites or unknown files. These can be risky and harm your TV. Stick to the safe methods mentioned above!

What kind of smart TV can I download the Spectrum app?

The Spectrum TV app can be downloaded on smart TVs that use the Android TV operating system, such as Sony Bravia TVs or Hisense TVs with Android TVs.

Availability may vary for other smart TV platforms, so it’s recommended to check the app store or manufacturer’s website for compatibility with your specific smart TV model.

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Spectrum app on LG Smart TV opens up a world of entertainment possibilities, providing an unmatched TV viewing experience. From live TV to on-demand content and personalized recommendations, Spectrum offers a comprehensive package to cater to all your entertainment needs.

By following the installation and setup steps mentioned above, you can embark on a seamless journey through an extensive array of content right at your fingertips. Upgrade your LG Smart TV with the Spectrum app and elevate your entertainment experience today!

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