4th Generation Tablo App for Samsung and LG Smart TVs Now Available

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4th Generation Tablo App for LG webOS Smart TVs Now Available

Tablo on LG webOS smart TVs
Tablo on LG webOS smart TVs

The highly anticipated 4th generation Tablo app for LG smart TVs is now available!

Owners of 4th generation Tablo whole-home DVRs with supported LG smart TVs can now visit the apps section of their smart TV and download the Tablo app.

What You Can Expect

With the 4th generation Tablo app for LG smart TVs you can enjoy live and recorded antenna TV and 70+ free streaming channels on any compatible LG smart TV in your home.

The overall design will be familiar to anyone using other 4th generation Tablo apps including:

  • A home screen highlighting favorites, recent recordings and recommendations
  • The familiar live TV grid guide so you can see what’s on now and over the next two weeks
  • And streaming-style guides that let you browse upcoming TV shows, movies and sports

Supported LG Smart TV Models

Tablo app supported on LG smart TV models 2019+ running webOS 4.5+

The 4th generation Tablo app for LG smart TVs is supported on LG TV models manufactured in 2019 or newer running webOS 4.5+.

(Click here to learn how to look up your TV’s model number and model year.)

Older LG smart TV models are not supported with this app, however, you can still access the Tablo app by purchasing and connecting a compatible streaming device to those models of LG televisions.

How to Download the Tablo App on Your LG Smart TV

To download the app, from the home screen of your LG smart TV navigate to the APPS section and then select the search icon in the top right corner. (APPS may be called the LG Content Store on some TVs.)

In the search field, type TABLO TV, select the dark blue Tablo app and select INSTALL.

When the app has been installed, you can start the app by selecting LAUNCH. The app will locate and connect to your Tablo as long as it’s on the same home network as your smart TV.

You can move the TABLO app to the MY APPS bar on your LG TV’s home screen by pointing to the Tablo app and then pressing and holding SELECT (the wheel) button on the LG magic remote. Hold down the SELECT (wheel) button and then move the pointer to where you wish to place the app.

Wait for the app to appear in the new location on the MY APPS bar.

For a full list of Tablo apps and compatible devices, visit tablotv.com/apps.

FAQs

The 4th generation Tablo app for LG smart TVs is supported on LG TV models manufactured in 2019 or newer running webOS 4.5+.

Click here to learn how to look up your TV's model number and model year.

LG smart TV models with manufacturing dates before 2019 do not have the correct software or processing power to support the Tablo app at this time.

However, customers with incompatible LG smart TVs can still access the Tablo app by purchasing and connecting a compatible streaming device to those models of LG televisions.

The 4th generation Tablo app for Apple TV is in beta now and nearing completion. We expect it will be available soon. 

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How to restart your phone/tablet

Sometimes, just restarting your smartphone or tablet can clear up issues with apps. The links below will provide detailed instructions on how to force close your Tablo app. 

Apple iPhone

Android smartphones 

Most Android smartphones and tablets can be restarted by holding the POWER button and then selecting RESTART or POWER OFF and RESTART from the POWER OPTIONS menu.

NOTE: Newer Samsung devices require you to hold the POWER/SIDE button and VOLUME DOWN to make the POWER OPTIONS menu appear. On the Google Pixel 6, hold the POWER and VOLUME UP buttons.

How to force close your Tablo app?

Sometimes, just restarting the app can fix things. The links below will provide detailed instructions on how to force close your Tablo app. 

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Android smartphones/tablets 

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