How to Watch discovery+ on LG Smart TV
You can stream discovery+ on LG Smart TV. Here’s how to sign up, download, install, and start streaming discovery+ using your LG Smart TV. Learn how to get the most out of your LG Smart TV while using discovery+.
discovery+ is a video streaming service that offers more than 70,000 episodes of 2,500+ current and classic shows from several popular TV brands including Discovery, Investigation Discovery, HGTV, TLC, Food Network, A&E, Lifetime, and History.
The service primarily focuses on non-fiction programming or “reality” TV shows.
discovery+ is available with limited ads for $4.99 / month or ad-free for $6.99 / month.
LG Smart TV
LG Smart TV can be used to watch Live TV Streaming Services and On Demand Streaming Services.
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
There are no parental controls for discovery+.
Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Disney+, Max, Hulu, Netflix, Paramount Plus, Peacock, SHOWTIME, and STARZ have parental control features.
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.
No Offline Mode
If you have the ad-free tier, you can download shows and films. downloaded content will be available to watch offline for 30 days, or for 48 hours after a user first presses play on the episode. Expired content can be renewed when users go online again. Not all content is available to download.
When you travel internationally, you will have access to content available only in markets that discovery plus is currently available.
discovery+ includes 70,000 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+ originals include “House of Hammer,” “Hillsong: A Megachurch Exposed,” “Love Off the Grid,” “Naked and Afraid of Love,” “Queen of Meth,” “The Haunted Museum,” “Selling the Hamptons,” “Kendra Sells Hollywood,” and “Million Dollar Wheels.”
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.
Some popular shows included are “MythBusters,” “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations,” “Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy,” “90 Day Fiancé,” and “Forensic Files.”
The service offers exclusive streaming access to the BBC’s natural history offering, featuring shows like “Planet Earth,” “Blue Planet,” and “Frozen Planet.”
discovery+ features a number of documentaries, including “Blackfish,” “Man on Wire,” “Jesus Camp,” “RBG,” “Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop,” and “Closed for Storm”
Many of the discovery+ nature programs are family-friendly, but children’s programming is mostly lacking.