LG Smart TVs are the best TVs for casting purposes. All the TVs from LG are equipped with the Screen Share tool, which can cast content from smartphones, PCs, and tablets. With the Screen Share tool, you can cast everything to your TV without Google Chromecast. Screen Share tool from webOS supported LG TV is one of the best alternatives for Chromecast. The Screen Share app is powered by Miraxast and works similarly to Miracast. Follow the below steps to Chromecast the video content to your LG TV.

How to Chromecast to LG TV?

You know that Chromecast is the best device to mirror the screen of your smart device to your PC. But, at the same time, you can cast any of your smart devices to LG Smart TV without the Chromecast Device. So, in the below section, you can find all the methods to cast your device’s screen to LG Smart TV.

How to Cast Android Smartphone to LG TV

Don’t worry if your Chromecast device has some issues. You can temporarily cast your Android Smartphone to LG TV without Chromecast. Also, in the following section, you can learn how to cast to LG TV with or without Chromecast.

Cast to LG TV with Chromecast Device

1. Connect the Chromecast device to your LG TV and set it up.

2. For instance, open the YouTube app.

3. Also, you must connect your Android Smartphone and Chromecast Connected TV to the same Wi-Fi network.

4. After you launch the YouTube app, tap on the Cast icon from the upper right corner.

Select Cast to Chromecast LG TV

5. Select your Chromecast device name.

Alternate Method to step 4 and 5 – Go to the Notification Panel and select Cast. Next, Choose your Chromecast device.

Select Cast to Chromecast LG TV

6. Finally, your Android Smartphones screen will display on your screen.

Cast to LG TV Without Chromecast Device

The Screen Share app is default available on your LG TV. So, you can use the screen share app to cast Android smartphones to your LG TV.

1: Open the Screen Share app from your LG TV. If you don’t have the app, download the app from the LG Content Store.

NOTE: Confirm that you have connected your LG TV and Android Smartphone to the same Wi-Fi network.

2. Turn on the Listening Mode button from the upper right corner.

Turn on Listening mode

3. Turn on the Cast option under the Settings menu on your smartphone. The name of the option may vary according to smartphone brands. For example, screen Mirroring, Screen Cast, Cast Screen are the different names that are shown on the smartphone.

LG TV Chromecast

4. Your LG smart TV will be displayed for the casting. Click on it to cast. It will take 10 to 15 seconds to connect.

5. After that, your smartphone screen is mirrored to your LG TV. Whatever you do on your smartphone will be displayed on the TV.

6. If you want to stop the casting process, click the Cast option and tap on Disconnect.

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How to Cast LG TV from PC / Laptop / Desktop

In the same manner, as for your Android Smartphone, you can cast your PC, Laptop, or Desktop to LG TV with or without a Chromecast device.

Cast PC to LG TV with Chromecast

1. Setup the Chromecast device on your LG TV

2. Also, make sure you have connected the same Wi-Fi network with the Chromecast device and PC to the same Wi-Fi network.

3. Open the Chrome browser on your PC.

4. Click on the Three Vertical Dots icon and select Cast.

Select Cast

5. Now, choose your Chromecast device from the list of available devices.

Choose your Chromecast device

6. Then, your PC’s screen on Chrome will be cast on your LG TV.

Cast PC to LG TV without Chromecast

1: Open the Screen Share app on your LG TV and turn on the Listening mode.

2: Go to Settings on your PC and choose Devices.

Select Devices

3: Click on Bluetooth & other devices.

4: Your LG Smart TV will be displayed; click on it to cast.

select TV

5: Once the connection is completed, choose Duplicate on the Project settings.

Chromecast LG TV

6: Now, the entire PC screen will be mirrored to your LG TV.

7: To stop the casting process, click the Disconnect button on the top of the PC screen.

Disadvantages of LG Smart TV’s Casting

Though the Smart Screen app by LG is the best alternative to Google’s Chromecast, it has some major flaws. First, you are not casting your device; instead, you mirror the device. While mirroring, all your notifications will be displayed on your TV. This is the major flaw while mirroring.

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FAQs

1. How to cast to LG TV from Android?

After setting up the Chromecast device, tap on the Cast icon from Notification Panel or the Chromecast supported app.

2. Do LG TV have Chromecast support?

Yes, LG TV has Chromecast support.

3. What should I do if I can’t cast to LG TV?

Restart your Chromecast device and try again.

Summary

We have prepared this article with almost care for the readers. So, you will find no flaws in this article. Also, you have two methods in hand to cast your phone to LG Smart TV. So, choose the easiest or the methods you like and watch your favorites on the big screen.