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Post Reply LG Smart TV App in all regions?
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Posted 12/26/15
CR recently discontinued all previous individual manufacturer-specific Smart TV apps, including Visio, Samsung, Google, etc, except for the 5 current manufacturers who license and use the Roku stick technology built in to their TVs as their smart OS: Haier, Hisense, Sharp, TCL, Insignia.

And of those, the recent update to the Roku app reportedly does not (currently) work on at least one TCL model for one person, but it does OK on my Insignia, with only a minor glitch not returning to the menu after a show completes sometimes, but that doesn't prevent me from being able to use it.
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Posted 12/26/15

meow76 wrote:

i have a lg smart tv 49ub8200 and the app is there BUT i cant down load it ....

CR dropped support of the smart TV apps back in July.

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Posted 12/26/15
Thanks guys
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Posted 6/29/16
Any chance this will change? I would really love to have a CR app on my LG smart tv.
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Posted 12/18/16
There is a way to watch Crunchyroll on LG smart TV.

Buy Asus TS10 (USB stick with Windows 10) and stick it into the USB port. Install google chrome and then watch it from there. We just tried this with our LG TV and it works!
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Posted 12/19/16
Thats actually pretty great suggestion (I think you ment HDMI port and not USB)!

This works for any tv (not just smart) with a HDMI connection.
And works with anything that can run on windows 10 (limited by hardware specs).

I am gonna see which pc-on-a-stick works best for me.
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Posted 12/19/16
Cheaper and easier to get a Roku stick or a Chromecast... Unless you really want another PC to maintain updates on.
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Posted 1/7/17 , edited 5/2/17
Well compared to Netflix is terrible that CR does not have its own app.
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Posted 1/7/17

Lertora wrote:

Well compared to Netflix is terrible that CR does not have its own app.

Netflix has so many subscribers compared to CR that if only 1% of their subscribers used a device, that would be almost as many people as CR has subscribers. Put another way, platforms that make economic sense for Netflix to support don't necessarily make economic sense for far smaller services.

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Posted 4/14/17 , edited 4/14/17
An LG app would be pretty sweet but there are so many ways to watch Crunchyroll it's probably not a good use of their time.

Even though my LG TV has no CR app, I have three different ways of watching Crunchyroll on there regardless due to the devices connected.
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Posted 5/14/17

Shocky1 wrote:

An LG app would be pretty sweet but there are so many ways to watch Crunchyroll it's probably not a good use of their time.

Even though my LG TV has no CR app, I have three different ways of watching Crunchyroll on there regardless due to the devices connected.


My newest LG 4K arrived yesterday. And I couldn't believe there is no Crunchyroll app. There is apps for almost every great streaming service even Drama Fever.

Yes. I can use other devices to see Crunchyroll. But the big screen on the living room was intended for commodity. I would believe that a best marketing strategy for Crunchyroll would be to be available everywhere like Netflix is doing
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Posted 6/10/17
I absolutely agree with you .. its really sad
I use cruchyroll all the time with apple tv .. but i hate using different remote or having to turn it on
with smart tv support i can open it easly + control it with my magic remote
It will make LIFE EASYER

And like you said "best marketing strategy"
C'mon crunchyroll !
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