If you’re looking for entertainment and drama, you can’t really go wrong with choosing any modern streaming service. However, when it comes to specific sports and games, you’ll need to get a bit more granular in your search to find the content you want. This is true in the case of F1 races, where your options are a bit more limited. If you want access to as much content as possible, then F1 TV is the best choice. We’re going to show you the easiest ways to access F1 TV on your LG smart TV in this article.
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How to Watch F1 TV on an LG Smart TV
If you have an Apple TV subscription, you can watch F1 through this. You can also make use of your Fire Stick or Roku TV Stick and download the F1 TV app this way. Alternatively, yet another way is to open a web browser from the home menu on your TV and go to the F1 TV website. Here, you can sign in with your details, and start watching. In any case, you’re going to need an F1 TV subscription.
This currently comes to $10/month or $3/month for F1 TV Pro and F1 TV Access respectively, or $80/$27 per year if you go for an annual subscription (summarized in the table below.) The main difference between these services is that Pro gives you access to uninterrupted live races, with the option to switch your view between the live footage or any of the racing car’s onboard cameras. The Access service is much more affordable but doesn’t grant you onboard camera watching or live races (replays are released up to two days afterward.) However, both services give you access to a selection of archived races.
Can You Stream F1 TV on an LG Smart TV?
If you have an F1 TV subscription, then yes, you can stream on your TV. Unfortunately, however, there isn’t a native F1 TV app on LG TVs, so you’ll have to employ a workaround. Luckily, if you don’t have an Apple TV subscription, or any TV sticks, there is another way. Both iPhones and Android have a native F1 TV app, and this works well when cast to your TV.
How to Cast F1 TV to an LG Smart TV
Whether you have an iPhone or an Android phone, you can cast the app to your TV fairly easily. Just check out the steps below.
Step 1: Open F1 TV App
To begin, open the F1 TV app and choose something to watch.
Step 2: Use AirPlay or Smart View
If you have an iPhone, you may need to activate AirPlay on your TV. This is found in the “General” tab in the settings menu. After this, you can tap the AirPlay logo on the app and choose the TV to cast to. For Android, swipe up on your phone to open Quick Panel. Then, choose Smart View, followed by your LG TV. The result of both of these methods is the same — the race will now be showing on the big screen. If you’re a visual learner, take a look at the videos we’ve placed here for instructions.
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