How to Watch MLB.TV on LG Smart TV: A Step-by-Step Guide

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Mlb Tv On Lg Smart Tv

Watching MLB.tv on your LG smart TV provides an immersive and convenient viewing experience. However, LG smart TVs do not have a native MLB.tv app. This comprehensive guide will walk you through the steps to sign up, set up, and start streaming MLB.tv on your LG smart TV using AirPlay.

Overview of MLB.tv and LG Smart TVs

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MLB.tv is the official MLB streaming service that lets you watch out-of-market baseball games live and on-demand. An LG smart TV runs webOS and has built-in Wi-Fi allowing you to access streaming apps and content.

While there is no MLB.tv app for LG smart TVs currently, you can use AirPlay to stream content from an iPhone or iPad to compatible 2018 or newer LG TV models.

You may be wondering – is MLB TV free with Amazon Prime?. Unfortunately MLB.tv does not come with an Amazon Prime subscription.

Step-by-Step Guide to Stream MLB.tv on LG Smart TV

Follow these simple steps to start watching MLB.tv on your LG smart TV using AirPlay:

Sign Up for MLB.tv

  1. Go to MLB.tv and select a subscription plan. Options range from $25-$140.
  2. Create an MLB.com account if you don’t already have one.
  3. Enter your payment details to complete sign-up.

Download MLB App on iPhone/iPad

  1. Install the MLB app on your compatible iPhone or iPad from the App Store.
  2. Log in using the same MLB.com account credentials.
Download Mlb In App Store

Connect Devices and AirPlay

  1. Ensure both your iPhone/iPad and LG smart TV are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  2. Open the MLB app, select a live or on-demand game, and tap the AirPlay icon.
  3. Select your LG smart TV from the list of available devices.
  4. The MLB.tv video stream will now display on your TV screen.
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And you’re all set! Enjoy watching MLB.tv seamlessly on your LG smart TV.

Tips for Streaming MLB.tv on LG Smart TV

  • Check for firmware updates on your LG smart TV to enable AirPlay if you don’t see the option.
  • Use Ethernet for faster, more reliable connectivity between devices.
  • Subscribe to MLB.tv yearly for the best value and free access to the entire MLB archives.
  • Set your video quality to 720p60fps for optimal streaming.
  • Use Multi View in the MLB app to watch up to four games at once.
  • If you are having issues with MLB.tv VPN not working, try disconnecting the VPN and reconnecting.

FAQs About MLB.tv on LG Smart TV

Does LG smart TV have an MLB.tv app?

No, LG smart TVs do not currently have a native MLB.tv app. You need to use AirPlay from an iPhone or iPad to stream to compatible models.

What LG TVs are compatible with AirPlay and MLB.tv?

2018 or newer LG smart TVs running webOS 4.0 and up support AirPlay allowing you to stream MLB.tv.

Can I watch MLB.tv on LG TV using Chromecast?

Unfortunately, Chromecast does not officially support MLB.tv so it will not work with LG TV. Use AirPlay for the best experience.

Is there a free trial for MLB.tv?

Yes, MLB.tv offers a 7-day free trial so you can test streaming before paying. Just remember to cancel if you don’t want to continue the subscription.

What internet speed do I need for smooth MLB.tv streaming?

A minimum of 5 Mbps is recommended but faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps provide better MLB.tv streaming quality.

So go ahead and transform your LG smart TV into the ultimate MLB viewing theater this season! AirPlay makes it simple to get MLB.tv ready to watch on your big screen.