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Cast & Screen Mirroring to LG TV

Mirroring multimedia content from the phone or laptop to your TV is great. You can use your TV as a second monitor for work or simply enjoy favorite movies and view photos on the bigger screen. If you want to mirror Mac or cast phone’s screen to LG TV, there are several ways you can try.

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Learn how to share screen from Mac to LG TV from the article below.

How to Mirror Mac to LG TV Using JustStream

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JustStream is a lightweight and hassle-free app that allows you to connect your Mac to your LG Smart TV and start mirroring instantly. You’ll need no wires or additional external hardware. And it’s not just limited to LG - any AirPlay, DLNA, or Chromecast device is on the table.

JustStream mirroring app.

Follow those steps to find out how to cast to LG TV with JustStream:

1
Install JustStream.
2
Switch on your Smart TV. Ensure that it’s connected to the same network.
3
Open JustStream and expand it from the Menu Bar.
4
The first thing you’ll see is a list of connected monitors. Choose the one you want to mirror.

 List of connected monitors.
5
Now, click the "Wi-Fi" icon at the bottom to open the list of available network devices. If the TV isn’t showing up, try refreshing the list.
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Once both devices are chosen, you can start mirroring!
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Press "Start Streaming" and double-click your monitor.

 Streaming button.
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Alternatively, you can choose "Start Mirroring" from the context menu of your monitor.

Ways to Do LG TV Screen Share

LG comes with its TV screen mirroring feature called Screen Share. With it, you can duplicate the screen from your phone, computer, or laptop to a TV. When it comes to how to screen mirror on LG TV, there are multiple ways to establish a connection and share a screen. The methods vary depending on which device you are using and the strength of your network connection.


How to Screen Share from Android to LG TV

If you want to share a screen of your Android device, you can do so in different ways:

  • Using cable.
  • Via Wi-Fi.
  • Via Bluetooth.

Screen Sharing with Cables

You can perform LG TV mirror cast using an HDMI or Micro HDMI cable. If both the cable and TV support Mobile High Definition Link (MHL) or SlimPort, follow these steps:

Screen sharing with cables.
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On the back of the TV, find the HDMI port.
2
Alternatively, you can use a SlimPort device and adapter.
3
You may need to convert video from your phone to LG TV. This requires a converter for MHL and SlimPort cables.
4
Connect your Android device to LG TV using MHL compatible HDMI to micro-USB cable.

Screen Sharing via Wi-Fi

There are several ways to share your Android screen using WiFi. You can choose the built-in LG phone feature, use LG Screen Share app, DLNA players or Miracast/Screen Cast. Let's look at each in more detail.

Built-In LG Phone Feature

LG phones come with a screen sharing feature. However, it only applies to Android 4.0 and above. Here is how it works:

Built-in LG feature to share screen.
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First, ensure both mobile phone and TV are connected to the same Wi-Fi.
2
Go to your LG phone’s Settings.
3
Navigate the Connectivity section and select Share and Connect.
4
Select Screen Sharing or Mirror Screen in the Screen Share section.
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Once the connection is established between your phone and TV, you can start streaming your media.

LG Screen Share App

You can also mirror a screen to your LG TV using the LG Screen Share App. The app is available for downloading on Google Play Store. All you have to do is:

LG screen share App.
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Go to Google Play Store and download the LG Screen Share app.
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Connect your smartphone and LG TV to the same Wi-Fi network.
3
Launch the LG Screen Share app on your phone.
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Establish the connection between your devices following instructions from the app.
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That’s it! You will now be able to start mirroring the screen on your LG TV.

DLNA Players

DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) simplifies the interaction between different devices. In particular, DLNA provides a quick and convenient connection of PCs, smartphones, laptops, TVs, and other DLNA-enabled devices into a single local network. Here's how to share the screen on an LG TV with the help of DLNA:

DLNA.
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First, connect your Android device and LG TV to a Wi-Fi network.
2
Go to Google Play and download DLNA player. Install it on your Android device.
3
Wait for the app to download on your device.
4
Launch the app and click the Cast icon to share media files on your TV.

Miracast/Screen Cast

Android devices running 4.2+ operating systems support Miracast technology, which enables connecting devices and sharing the screen of one on the other. Many phones have a Cast button built into the phone's settings or you can find it by pulling down the settings shade. As for Samsung phones, they are equipped with the feature called Smart View to connect and share data with your mobile device.

The screen sharing process with Miracast is straightforward and involves the following steps:

Miracast app.
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First, click the Home button on your TV remote and navigate the Screen Share app on your LG TV.
2
On your phone, go to the settings or open the notification panel.
3
Find the Screen Mirroring icon and tap on it.
4
Choose your LG Smart TV from the list of devices. It may take some time for the phone to detect your TV.
5
Once the connection is established, you will see your phone's screen displayed on your TV.

LG Bluetooth Screen Share

When it comes to screen sharing via Bluetooth, third-party apps are required. You can download dedicated software on Google Play Store. However, while using LG Bluetooth Screen Share, the sound quality and screen resolution of your videos and images may reduce.

LG Bluetooth.

How to Screen Share from iPhone to LG TV

iPhone users can mirror the screen to LG TV in the following ways:

  • Chromecast.
  • AirPlay.
  • Third-party apps.

Screen Sharing via Chromecast

Google Chromecast is a wireless technology that can be used to stream media content and apps from phones, tablets, and laptops to Smart TV. If you have a Google Chromecast streaming device, you can easily share your iPhone’s screen to LG TV:

Screen sharing via Chromecast.
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Connect your Chromecast to your TV.
2
Download the Google Home app.
3
Once the app is installed, you’ll see the Chromecast icon in all supported apps.
4
Tap the icon and choose your LG TV.

Mirroring with AirPlay

Created by Apple, AirPlay is a technology that allows streaming videos, images, and audio from Apple devices to an Apple TV or other AirPlay-enabled Smart TVs. To share screen from iPhone to LG TV through AirPlay, you’ll need to:

Mirroring with AirPlay.
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First, make sure both your iOS and LG TV are connected to the same wireless network.
2
On iPhone, navigate the Control center.
3
Click on the AirPlay icon.
4
Choose your LG TV you want to share the screen to.

Please note that your TV will initially use the aspect ratio and orientation of your iPhone. In order for the image to be displayed on the TV screen fully, you need to adjust the TV settings.

Frequently Asked Questions:

LG TVs come with the built-in feature called Smart Share that enables mirroring content from your phone or laptop to the bigger screen of your LG TV. This feature can be used in three ways: DLNA, Screen Share, and Wi-Fi Direct.
Yes, you can Mac mirror without Apple TV. Use JustStream, which is an advanced application that enables you to stream media from your Mac, MacBook, iMac, or Mac mini to your Smart TV, Chromecast, and Apple TV, or DLNA-certified devices over the local network.
In the top right of your MacBook screen, click on the AirPlay icon and choose your preferred mirroring Macbook to TV option. Alternatively, go to the Apple menu > System Preferences > Displays, then choose "Show mirroring options in the menu bar when available".
If the TV doesn’t support AirPlay, there are still some iPhone solutions you can use. Most likely, these solutions involve an additional dongle, such as Chromecast, or a Roku Stick. You’ll also need to use a dedicated app for some hardware - Roku, once again, is an example.
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Version 2.4(474) (22 Apr, 2022) Release notes
Category: MultimediaApplication