Whether you have an older TV model, or you simply want to enhance your streaming and online applications on your new smart TV, Firestick is a pretty great option. But the big question is: can you use it with your LG?
The good news is, you can use Firestick on your LG TV. Not every single model accepts the device, but because it only needs to be an HDTV with an HDMI port, most do! This Amazon product supplements the apps and features on your smart TV, and for those LG TVs running with minimum applications, the Firestick can make a big difference. Firestick with LG TV
If you are considering purchasing a Firestick for your LG TV or if you already have one but can’t seem to make it work, this is the article for you! We are going to discuss everything you need to know about the Firestick: what it does, how to install it onto your LG TV, and even how to use it.
What Does an Amazon Firestick Do for my LG TV?
Amazon has created a media streaming device that is as small as a thumb drive. It looks like a slightly larger USB stick that you may have used to save files or music, and it plugs in easily to the back of your TV.
The Firestick is not the first of its kind, but it’s becoming one of the most popular streaming devices on the market. With this little tool, you will be able to turn your television into a full entertainment system with apps included such as HBO Max, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and literally hundreds more. Amazon Firestick
It includes a fully stocked app store so that you can use all of your favorite Android apps on your LG TV, a feature that is otherwise impossible due to the fact that LG doesn’t run on an Android system.
All in all, even if your LG is already a smart TV, the tiny Firestick packs a punch and will give you a whole lot more entertainment options.
How Do I Install the Firestick on my LG TV?
The installation for the Amazon Firestick has got to be at the top of the pile for easiest technological set-up ever. There are no cords, no big cable box, or even a detailed pairing process, it can be completed in three steps.
- Make sure your LG TV is connected to your wireless router.
- Plug in the Firestick to the HDMI port on your TV, and plug its power cord into the wall outlet.
- Turn your television to the correct HDMI input channel (there are usually two or three HDMI ports, so make sure you remember the number.)
And go ahead and have a seat on the couch because your Firestick menu will come right up on your LG TV screen! From there, on the first use you will have to sign into your Amazon account and connect the Firestick to your wireless internet. The next time you pull it open, it will be completely ready to go. Firestick Installation
The Firestick is so small and easy to set up that you can easily move it between your various LG televisions, from room to room, house to house, or you can even take it on vacation.
How Do I Use My Firestick?
Since you have just connected your Firestiick to your LG TV and are excited to check out everything it has to offer, let’s go through some of the special features that make this device so user-friendly.
The remote that came with the device is typically how you will access everything on the Firestick. The remote comes equipped with voice activated controls, and can easily move and scroll between all your favorite shows and movies.
But remotes are old news, Amazon has upped the ante by allowing users to connect their Firestick to their Alexa for hand-free control! Follow these easy steps to link the two.
You can even control it with your smartphone through the easy-to-download Fire TV App. For instructions on how to pair your smartphone to your Firestick, just click here.
Check out a full list of everything the Firestick has to offer here.
An Amazon Firestick will work with almost every LG TV as long as it is an HDTV and has at least one HDMI port.
LG TVs are famous for being extremely user-friendly, but their applications are sometimes lacking. The Firestick is a great way to enhance your entertainment experience in conjunction with the LG’s top-notch picture quality and customer service availability.