Updating apps on an LG Smart TV is a straightforward process. Here’s a step by step guide on how to update apps on your LG smart TV do it:
How to update apps on your LG smart TV
- Turn On Your LG Smart TV: Power on your TV and ensure it’s connected to the internet.
- Access the Home Screen: Press the “Home” button on your LG TV remote to access the home screen.
- Open the LG Content Store: On the home screen, navigate to and select the “LG Content Store” which is LG’s app store. This is where you can find all available apps for your TV.
- Go to the ‘Apps’ Section: In the LG Content Store, there should be a section or tab for “Apps”. Navigate to this section.
- Check for Updates: Look for an option that says “My Apps”, “App Updates”, or something similar. This section shows all the apps you have installed on your LG Smart TV.
- Select Apps to Update: In the “My Apps” section, you will see a list of your installed apps along with any available updates. If an update is available for an app, there should be an “Update” button or icon next to the app.
- Update Individual Apps or All Apps: You can choose to update apps individually by selecting the “Update” button next to each app. Some models may also offer an “Update All” option, which will update all apps that have available updates at once.
- Wait for the Updates to Complete: The TV will download and install the updates. This may take a few minutes depending on the size of the update and the speed of internet connection.
- Restart the App: Once an app is updated, you might need to restart it to apply the update. Just exit the app and open it again.
- Regular Checks: It’s a good practice to check for app updates regularly to ensure you have the latest features and security updates.
- TV Firmware Updates: Occasionally, make sure your TV’s firmware is up to date, as this can also affect app performance and availability.
- Auto Update Feature: Some LG Smart TVs have an auto-update feature for apps. You can enable this in the settings to have apps updated automatically when updates are available.
If you encounter any issues or if these steps don’t match your TV model exactly, refer to the user manual for your specific LG Smart TV model, as the interface may vary slightly between different models and software versions.