Can you stream discovery+ on LG Smart TV?
How to Sign Up and Download discovery+ on LG Smart TV
Unfortunately, discovery+ is not currently available natively using LG Smart TV. discovery+ may launch a native app for LG Smart TV in the future, but for now you can only stream using Apple AirPlay (2018+ (webOS 4.0+) models).
You can still sign up for discovery+ and use it on other devices like Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, Xbox, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, and VIZIO Smart TV.
- Click here to sign up for discovery+.
- Install the discovery+ iPhone/iPad app.
- Once installed, log in using your discovery+ credentials.
- Make sure your Smart TV is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your iPhone/iPad.
- Start playing the content in the discovery+ app and select the AirPlay icon.
- Choose your LG Smart TV and it will start displaying on your Smart TV.
If you have a compatible TV and you don’t see AirPlay as an option, make sure you update to the latest LG Smart TV firmware.
How to Sign Up for discovery+ on Other Streaming Devices
If you have other devices, you can learn how to sign up for and use discovery+ on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, Xbox, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, and VIZIO Smart TV.
What features are available on discovery+?
Up to 5 Profiles
discovery+ allows you to create up to 5 user profiles.
No Parental Controls
Up to 4 Devices
discovery+ allows you to stream on up to 4 devices simultaneously.
If you subscribe to their more expensive $6.99 a month plan, you can stream discovery+ without ads.
discovery+ allows you to watch certain content when traveling internationally.
discovery+ will include on-demand 2,500 series and 55,000 episodes of TV shows from Discovery, Investigation Discovery, Food Network, HGTV, TLC, Travel Channel, and Animal Planet, along with licensed programming from A&E, Lifetime, and History.
It won't include access to live streams of Discovery-owned channels and won’t include current seasons of shows until after they first aired on television. To watch Discovery channels live you will need a Live TV Streaming Service like Philo, Hulu + Live TV, fuboTV, or YouTube TV.
discovery+ will offer more than 1,000 hours of original programming in 2021. At launch there will be 50 original series available.
Over the course of the first year, subscribers will have access to 90 Day Diaries, Magnolia Table, Bobby and Giada in Italy, Long Island Medium: There in Spirit, Luda Can’t Cook, and Queen of Meth, among other originals.
It will also be the first place where you can get a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming Magnolia Network
New series will focus on lifestyle, true crime, home improvement, food, adventure, and more. discovery+ shows highlight stars like the Irwins, Jonathan and Drew Scott, Chip and Joanna Gaines, Bobby Flay, Ree Drummond, Guy Fieri, Giada De Laurentiis, Lieutenant Joe Kenda and more.
The streaming service will have access to 55,000 episodes across 2,500 series.
Much of the discovery+ nature programs are family friendly, but children’s programming appears thin at the start. One possible kid favorite might be Duff’s Happy Fun Bake Time. In this new series, Duff Goldman joins puppets from The Jim Henson Company to the basics of cooking and how ingredients work together to create our favorite foods.