How to install Third Party Apps on LG Smart tv

  • To install third party apps on Lg smart tv -> download apk file from apk website online and copy the apk file to your usb stick or flash drive and insert it on your back of lg smart tv and install them using the usb stick.
  • You need to allow permissions to install third party apps on lg smart tv, webos third party apps.

In this article, we are providing you the process of installing third party apps in LG smart tv. Till now you read a lot of articles, but didn’t get the correct solution about how to install this type of apps in LG TV webOS, with this you get disappointed.

allow permissions to install third party apps

Because LG will not operate on android operating system, it works on the webOS operating system, with this you can only install apps which are available in LG content store not the other apps. For this you don’t need to worry because this can be resolved by using streaming devices like Chromecast, fire stick, Roku streaming devices. Now, let’s see how to install the 3rd party apps on lg tv.

install Third Party Apps on LG Smart tv

You can easily install third party apps on lg tv using netcast OS and install apps which are not listed on lg content store and by downloading downloader app on lg smart tv also you can install apps on LG smart TV which are not available in the LG Content Store easily.

How to install third party apps on LG Smart tv

Step 1: Go ahead and download the apk file from apksure or any apk providers online on to your USB stick.

Step 2: Now insert the USB stick on the back of your LG smart tv.

Step 3: Go to file manager and locate apk file and Run the apk file, you will be prompted to allow permission on your lg smart tv -> go ahead and click on install and allow to install apps and run this apk file on lg smart tv.

Step 4: Once you allow permissions to install apps from untrusted sources -> it will start installing apk file on your lg smart tv.

That’s it, wait for the install process to complete and once installed you can see third party apps installed successfully on your apps section.

Also Read: 1) Install and ADD APK Apps on Amazon Fire stick Using USB

2) How to install 3rd party apps on Samsung Smart tv using APK, usb

3) How to Download APK From Google Play Store

4) How to Install Apps on Sony Bravia Smart tv from Google play store, APK file

5) How to share Applications using Bluetooth on Android: APK Extractor, Bluetooth Share

Why to install third party apps on LG smart tv

There are lot of useful and free streaming services or any other usage application which are not compatible to run on lg smart tv as there are not developed by trusted programs of play store or lg store. By using third party apps and installing 3rd party apps you can enjoy paid premium services for free on your lg smart tv.

How to install 3rd party apps on lg smart tv NetCast OS

If you are using older version of lg smart tv and having Netcast OS on lg smart tv then it doesnt allow you to install third party apps and you need to install 3rd party apps using apk file and allow unknown sources on lg smart tv and install 3rd party apps on lg tv.

Using Amazon Fire Stick

Amazon Fire stick consists of a USB cable, remote and adapter because it is a combination of HDMI dongle.

Step:1 Firstly, connect the USB cable one end to the fire stick and other end to the adapter. With this you can easily connect a fire stick to the HDMI port of your LG TV.

Step:2 Now connect your fire stick to the HDMI port of LG TV.

Step:3 after that turn ON your TV and choose  HDMI source and followed by Amazon fire stick turn ON by using remote

Step:4 Next, open the search engine by using remote control, and download the apk file of app which you want to use and install it.

Step:5 After installing you enjoy your App features.

Using LG Store

After connecting to Wi-Fi open LG Store content and now you can download and install your favourite app

Step:1 firstly take your remote control and press home button

Step:2 now choose more apps option

 Step:3 After that open LG content Store

 Step:4 Then tap on premium and select the app which you want to use

 Step:5 After clicking on it now it will automatically download and install it.

Will WebOS run android apps

For this answer is yes, Webos can  run some android apps, and also you can download it and enjoy your favourite contents.

Which Apps are Available on LG Smart tv

LG smart TV operates on web OS and Apps supported this software including Netflix, Hulu, YouTube Amazon and many more and also you can enjoy channel plus at webOS, which is providing family-friendly content and other top-rated shows.

Hope with this you come to know how to install 3rd party apps on LG smart TV and also you can enjoy 3rd party apps contents on LG smart TV.


How do I download external apps on my LG TV?

Press Home Button -> More Apps-> Open LG content Store and Search for the app and install apps on lg smart tv.

Can I install Google apps on LG Smart TV?

You cant! and LG Smart tv Does not have google play store and it runs on webOS and will not be able to access google play store apps.

Rajeshwari Chiluveru
Rajeshwari Chiluveru
Rajeshwari is Senior Content Writer, Author, and Also Senior Editorial Team Member at A Savvy Web and She has a Degree in Bachelor of Technology (Btech) and (Master of Technology) Mtech from JNTU and is a real time expert. She writes about technology guides and troubleshooting guides (tips and Solutions) and helps users to solve issues easily. She has expertise in this area for more than 5+ years of experience and enthusiastic to provide troubleshooting tips and fixes and how to articles on Tech Related subjects like iPhone, Android, iOS, Smart tv and other tech related solutions and easy methods to fix.

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