How to connect to your LG TV using Screen Share

Do you own a LG TV, but can’t get Screen Share to work from your Android device or your laptop? Your Wi-Fi network might be the reason!

I brought myself a LG TV with WebOS since it had a lot more features than other TV brands at the time of purchase. One of the most interesting features was Intel WiDi and Miracast support, allowing you to mirror the screen from your laptop or phone onto the big screen. However, for some reason I had issues trying to get this feature to work and every time I had tried to connect, I received a message saying “Unable to connect.”

After a while of trying, I figured out that my wireless network was to blame. I am using only one SSID, which broadcasts on both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies and Wi-Fi Direct didn’t seem to like it in this case.

Fortunately, there are multiple solutions to this. You can either use a network cable, switch to a single frequency or even better create a custom guest network for your TV and other IoT devices.

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Shirl

I’m not easily imesrsped but you’ve done it with that posting.

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