How to Watch dplay (discovery+) on LG Smart TV?

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Written By Dinu Sri

Dr H. T. D. S. Madusanka is an electronic expert with 10 years of experience, involved in the research and development of SMART HOME systems.

LG Smart TV users now can watch discovery+ on their TV using the webOS platform. Install and run discovery+ app from the app store to watch or use voice command directly to LG Magic Remote.  

Can you get discovery plus app on LG TV?

Discovery plus is one of the major streaming platforms with hundreds of series, reality shows, and many more with thousands of episodes. You can watch the live TV channel and on-demand content from the discovery plus app. 

Users can buy subscriptions to watch live TV and other on-demand content in the discovery plus app. You will have options to choose your subscription package with limited and no ads. Moreover, with one subscription, you can create five different profiles.  

Discovery plus is now available for LG Smart TV users. It is available on all LG Smart TVs, including LG OLED, LG QLED, and LG MiniLED. LG users now can directly access their favorite shows available on discovery plus. Besides, they can watch the live discovery channel as well. 

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You can watch adventure, food, travel, science & technology, nature, animal, and many more contents on discovery plus. In addition, it has the contents of HGTV, Animal Planet, History, TLC, DIY Network, OWN, and Food Network on its platform. 

It has paid subscriptions for its users. Ads-free subscription will cost you $6.99 per month and $69.99 per year. On the other hand, a subscription with ads will cost you $4.99 per month and $49.99 per year. 

How do I download discovery+ on my LG TV?

Since discovery plus is available on LG Smart TVs from October 2021, now you can download and watch this streaming app on your LG Smart TV. It has more than 200+ original series based on Art, History, Nature, Science, the BBC, Discovery Channel and much more on this platform. 

Now that discovery+ is officially available on LG Smart TVs; you can download and watch it on your LG TV in three different ways. You can download the app on your TV, you can download it on your smartphone and watch it on your TV, and the last one is you can use your pc to do that. 

I will show you all three ways to download discovery plus and run it on your LG Smart TV. You can choose any of the ways that suit you best for you. 

How Do I Install Discovery+ on LG Smart TV? 

You can directly install the discovery plus app on your LG Smart TV. You can download it from the LG Content Store. 

Step- 1: Start the TV: The first step is to start your LG Smart TV and go to the home screen. Make sure your TV is connected to the internet. 

Step-2: Go to LG Content Store: Next step is to go to LG Content Store. It is like the app store. Click on the option from your home screen to open it. 

Step-3: Search for Discovery Plus: Now, type Discovery Plus on the search button of the Content Store. You have to select the app from the search result. 

Step-4: Install Discovery+: Now it’s time to install the app on your LG Smart TV. Click on the install button. It will download and install on your TV. 

Step-5: Launch the App: Now that the app is downloaded and installed, it is time for launching it. Click on Launch to open the discovery plus app. 

Step-6: Sign in to Your Discovery+ Account: Now, you have to log in with your subscription credentials. 

That is how you will be able to download the discovery plus app directly to your LG Smart TV. 

How Do I Download and Stream Discovery Plus on LG Smart TV Using a Smartphone? 

Apart from installing the discovery plus app directly to your LG Smart TV, there are some alternatives you can use to download and run this app using a smartphone is one of them. You can use your smartphone to download and stream discovery plus on your LG Smart TV. 

Follow these steps to do it: 

Step-1: Connect to the Same Wi-Fi Network: The first step is to connect your LG Smart TV and smartphone to the same broadband network. It will not work if you do not connect them to the same network. 

Step-2: Open Google Play Store/ App Store: If you are using an Android phone, go to Google Play Store. But if you are an iPhone user, go to App Store. Now you have to type Discovery Plus on the search bar. 

Step-3: Download and Install Discovery Plus: Select the Discovery Plus app from the search result and click on installing it. You have to wait until the app is downloaded and installed on your phone. 

Step-4: Launch the App: Once it is installed on your phone, it is time for you to launch it. Click on the launch button to enter into the app. 

Step-5: Sign In to Your Account: Now that your app is up and running, you must sign in to your Discovery plus account subscription. 

Step-6: Cast your Screen: Now, for using it on your LG Smart TV, select the cast icon from the top of your screen and choose your LG TV from the available options. 

Step-7: Stream the App: Now, you can run discovery plus on your LG Smart TV. Stream your favorite shows from there. 

That is how you can use your smartphone to run the discovery plus app on your LG Smart TV. 

How Do I Download & Stream Discovery+ On LG Smart TV Using PC? 

Another alternative to run discovery plus on your LG Smart TV is running it through your PC. You can do it in the following way:

Step-1: Connect to the Same Wi-Fi: You have to connect your PC and LG Smart TV to the same Wi-Fi connection. Otherwise, they won’t work. 

Step-2: Open a Browser: Now open a browser and search for discovery plus in the search bar. 

Step-3: Visit Discovery plus Site: Search for the official website of discovery plus and click on it to visit the site.

Step-4: Sign in to Discovery+: Now, from the website, look for a sign-in option and sign in to your discovery plus account using your subscription credential. 

Step-5: Look Content for Streaming: Search for the content you want to stream. Please open it and start streaming. 

Step-6: Click on Three Dots: Click on the three vertical dots from the upper right of your browser. You will find an option called a cast. 

Step-7:  Select Your Device from the Options: Click on the cast option. You will find your LG TV name there. Now select your Smart TV from the options. 

Step-8: Start Casting Your Screen: Finally, click on the sources drop-down option and again select the Cast tab to start streaming the discovery plus content on your LG Smart TV. 

Now you can use your pc to stream discovery plus content to your smart LG TV.


Discovery plus has just recently allowed their app on LG Smart TVs. So, it is natural that many people do not know about it, and many don’t know how it runs. I hope it shouldn’t be any problem for you anymore. 

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