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[LG webOS TV] Share Smart Phone

  • How to: Installation and Settings
  • Connecting External Devices
  • Operation
  • TVs
  • Last Updated 07/11/2015

[LG webOS TV] Share Smart Phone

 

Function Content Share with Smartphone

 

             Content Share allows you to enjoy videos, music, and photos saved on your Smartphone that is connected to the same network.

 

                 Connecting to a TV with your smartphon

 

                How to use the LG SmartShare application

             1. Check whether Wi-Fi is enabled on your smartphone.

                  Your TV and smartphone should be connected to the same wireless network.

             2. Install an application that allows you to share contents on your smartphone.

                 You can download the application by scanning the QR code below or searching for

                    "LG TV SmartShare-webOS" in the Play Store (for Android only).

                 sharephone

             3. Run the LG SmartShare application on your smartphone.

             4. Select the type of contents (video/music/photo) that you want to play on your TV.

             5. Click the Share button to select the TV where you want to play the contents.

 

             Sharing videos, music or photos

             1. Check whether Wi-Fi is enabled on your smartphone.

                  Your TV and smartphone should be connected to the same wireless network.

             2. Select the type of contents (video/music/photo) that you want to play.

             3. Click the Share button to select the TV where you want to play the contents.

                 This may differ depending on the device, application or version of the application.

 

 

             Connecting to a smartphone with your TV

 

             1. Press home and then click launcher on the bottom right side of the screen.

             2. You can start the Device Connector app.

             3. Select the Smartphone.

             4. Follow instructions in Device Connector.

 

                 sharephone

 

 

             Matters that require attention of Content Share

             ● Check your network settings if the content share option does not work properly.

             ● May not work properly on a wireless network. It is recommended that you connect to a wired network.

             ● May not work properly depending on the network environment.

             ● If multiple TVs are connected to one device, the content may not be played properly depending upon server performance.

             ● The Content Share function may not be supported for a router that does not support multi-cast.

                 For more information, refer to the user guide that came with your router or contact the manufacturer.

             ● To watch the 1080p video through Content Share function, a router that uses 5 GHz frequency is required. If a 2.4 GHz router is used,

                 the video may not play properly.

             ● When playing a video, the Multi Audio and Closed Caption features are not supported.

             ● Captions are only supported on some connected devices.

             ● When a subtitle file is added later, disable the shared folder and then enable it again.

             ● The DRM files in the connected device will not play.

             ● Even for the file format supported by the TV, the supported file format may differ depending on the connected device environment.

             ● If there are too many folders or files in a folder, it may not work properly.

             ● The information on the file imported from the connected device may not be displayed correctly.

 

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