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Why can’t I watch Youtube movies on LG TV

You may often visit YouTube on your laptop, mobile or tablet and then find many amazing and interesting videos for free, you are very excting and cannot wait to play them on your bigger LG TV screen for shocking visual experience. But the disheartening things is that those downloaded YouTube videos won't be played on LG TV. Or you may have issues like no audios or Picture distortion watch online YouTube movies on LG TV. Wondering how to watch YouTube on LG TV with family and friends? Here 4 effective solutions are introduced to you and hope you can finally play YouTube videos on LG TV.

Why can't I watch Youtube movies on LG TV

The reason behind the phenomenon above is that LG TV only supports video in H.264/MPEG-4 AVC format or H.264 MP4 video, or there are some network connection issues when watching YouTube movies on LG TV.

4 Effective Solutions to solve YouTube Not Working Problem on LG TV

Method One: Connect LG TV and phone/tablet/computer over Wi-Fi

When both devices are on the same Wi-Fi network, your mobile devices will connect to your LG TV automatically. Without a wireless internet connection, using Wi-Fi Screen Share or Intel WiDi. Open the YouTube website on your mobile device and select which your video will play.

Method Two: Stream YouTube Videos to LG TV via PS3/PSP/Xbox

Most of the mainstream game consoles enable free streaming YouTube videos. To be specific, you can fire up the YouTube app at no subscription or extra fees on the Wii/Wii U, or stream YouTube to PlayStation 3 without expense. After becoming an Xbox Live Gold subscriber, you are in the ranks of watching YouTube videos on Xbox One or 360. Please note that no YouTube channel exists on Sony PS4, but you can find the alternative way by converting YouTube FLV to PS4.

Method Three: Stream YouTube Videos to LG TV via Chromecast

Google's HDMI Dongle with no surprise supports streaming digital media files to HDTV. Besides streaming DVD movies to Chromecast, we can also stream videos from YouTube to TV via Chromecast in the following steps:

Step 1. Buy a Chromecast.
Step 2. Enable HDMI-CEC functionality on your LG TV, and connect the device's micro-USB port to an external power supply or a USB port.
Step 3. Flexibly enough, you can stream YouTube videos to Chromecast through Chromecast Tab casting, Videostream Chromecast Browser extension, desktop sharing, free web app (Plex media server) or Android apps from PC or Android devices.
Step 4. Default full screen mode from PC or Mac.
Step 5. Stream YouTube videos and watching them on LG TV.

Method Four: Download YouTube videos for watching on LG TV for watching offiline

Stock videos downloaded from YouTube in your USB disk and insert it into LG TV USB port, you can directly watch YouTube videos on you LG TV just follow the guidance shown up on the screen. But you should note that each video you downloaded from YouTube are in MP4, FLV, WebM, etc, unfortunately, some of the formats or codecs in downloaded YouTube videos are not compatible with LG TV.

All you need is the right soft gear to convert LG TV unsupported YouTube videos to LG TV supported video format. iFastime Video Converter Ultimate is a professional YouTube to LG TV Converter which can help perfectly solve the annoying YouTube not working on LG TV troubles. With it, you can convert any downloaded YouTube videos in SD/HD/4K to LG Smart TV, OLED TV, UHD TV, LED TV, LCD TV for watching. Besides converting YouTube to LG TV, it also helps to convert 2D/3D Youtube to play on Gear VR and Samsung TV.

In addtion, this ideal YouTube to LG TV Converter is also a YouTube Audio Extractor which helps to strip MP3/FLAC audio track from YouTube Videos. You are enabled to merge server videos, add external subtitles, and trim videos before playing YouTube videos on LG TV. It also comes with a Mac edition. The simple operate steps are as follow.

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Step 1. Import YouTube videos which LG TV fails to play

Install and run the powerful YouTube to LG TV Converter. Click "Add File" button or choose "Add Video/Audio" button under File menu to import the MKV files which you like to play on LG TV.

Step 2. Set LG TV support video format

iFastime Video Converter Ultimate provide you H.264 profile optimized for LG TV. You can just choose "TVs >LG TV (*.mp4)" as your output format.

Tip: If you have 4K LG TV including LG 84UB980V, 79UB980V, 65UB980V, 65UB950V 55UB950V, 55UB850V, 49UB850V, 65LA970W, 55LA970W, 65LA965W, 55LA965W, 84LM960V, you can choose "H.265 HD Video(*.mp4)" from "HD Video". Or maybe you are a LG 3D TV user, choose "MP4 Side-by-Side 3D Video (*.mp4)" from "3D".

Step 3. Adjust the output parameters(Additional)

Change output video/audio codec, size, frame rate, bitrate by clicking "Settings". You can choose specific video and audio codec to fit LG TV, change output file resolution to get better display quality. What's more, you can lower the video frame rate to make YouTube video playing on LG TV smoothly. Also, you can just keep the original parameters if there is no need to change them.

Step 4. Start YouTube to LG TV conversion

Click "Start conversion" button in the right-bottom of main interface to start the YouTube to LG TV conversion process. You do not have to wait around for the conversion to complete, you can do your own work by checking "Shut down computer after conversion" option on the window to leave the program running. When the conversion is over, Click the"Open output folder" to locate the converted files from the popup output directory. What you are suggested to do now is to stream converted YouTube video to LG TV either via USB or Wi-Fi and enjoy an audio-visual feast.

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