How to Watch Disney Plus on Smart TV |January 2022 Update

Watching Disney Plus on Smart TV, irrespective of what brand of TV you have, shouldn’t worry you at all. Disney Plus is available on most Smart TVs like Philips, Samsung, and LG Smart TVs.

Whether your Smart TV is an old one, you can still stream Disney Plus. Wondering how? The solution is to connect a Roku Express+, and the door to Disney+ content will be opened.

You will watch the latest movies like Eternals or TV shows like Snowdrop without any hassle in countries where Disney Plus is officially available. For instance, since Disney Plus has launched officially in Australia, watching Disney+ Australia won’t be an issue. The same goes for Disney Plus New Zealand, Disney+ Germany or Disney Plus Canada, etc.

However countries where Disney Plus has not launched yet, the following geo-restriction error appears on your screen:

Disney Plus geo-restriction error

By getting a VPN for Disney Plus, you can still access Disney+ on your Smart TV. Here is how you can do it, “Read more: How to unblock Disney+ in an unsupported country.

How Do I Get Disney Plus on Smart TV? [Easy Steps]

First, install the Disney Plus app through your Smart TV’s app store. However, we have listed steps to download Disney+ for some of the Smart TV brands as follows:

  • Create an account on the Disney Plus website.
  • Connect your Smart TV to the internet and visit the “App Store” from the home screen.
  • Search for Disney Plus.
  • From the results, click on the Disney+ app icon and then “add to home.”
  • It will download and install the app on your Smart TV.
  • Launch it, and sign in using your credentials.

How Do I Download Disney Plus on My Samsung Smart TV?

Here’s how to download Disney+ on your Samsung Smart TV:

  • Check your Samsung Smart TV’s compatibility (ones with Tizen OS or models from and after 2016 are compatible)
  • From the Home screen, click Apps.
  • On the search bar icon and type in ‘Disney+.’
  • Select the Disney Plus app and click install.
  • Click the Disney+ icon, log in, and start streaming.

Take a note that you will need an active Disney+ subscription for streaming. You can subscribe to either monthly or annual plans through the official Disney Plus website.

How Do I Download Disney Plus on LG Smart TV?

Follow the steps below to download Disney+ on your LG Smart TV:

  • Subscribe to Disney Plus
  • From your Home screen, navigate to the LG Content Store.
  • Enter “Disney+” in the search icon located in the upper right corner.
  • Click “Install” to download the app.
  • From the home screen, click on “Disney+” to launch it.
  • Sign in and enjoy!

NOTE: Before download, make sure your LG TV is compatible with Disney+. From what we know, LG TVs with operating system web OS 3.0 support Disney Plus. You can locate the app in LG Content Store.

How Do I Download Disney Plus on Sony Smart TV?

Installing Disney+ on your Sony Smart TV is very easy by following these steps:

  • Get a Disney+ subscription.
  • Go to your Sony select/ App store.
  • In the search bar, look for “Disney Plus” by typing it in.
  • Install/Download Disney+ app by selecting/highlighting it.
  • You can now open your Disney Plus app from the home screen.
  • Log in with your credentials and start streaming!

NOTE: Always check your Sony Smart TV’s device compatibility. Generally, Sony Smart TVs manufactured in 2016 or after are good to go as their operating system is Android.

How Do I Download Disney Plus on My Old Smart TV?

Worried about how to watch Disney+ on your old Smart TV? a streaming device can take all your worries away.
Imagine having a Smart TV that supports 4K but not Disney+! I will be shattered, or for that matter, anyone would be.
We suggest getting either a Roku device (Express+ or Ultra) or a Firestick. Attaching them to old Smart TV will open the horizon to several streaming platforms.
Now the question arises, what if you live in a geo-restricted country and won’t support Disney Plus streaming? But, again, we have a solution to that as well.

How to Unblock Disney+ in an Unsupported Country?

If the Disney+ app is geo-restricting you to access the content, then get a VPN. Unfortunately, Smart TV does not offer a built-in VPN app. This is why you need to set up a VPN on your Smart TV via the Smart DNS method. This is allow you to access content library of one region in another. For example, Indian content lovers can stream Hotstar in USA with the help of a VPN too!

Follow these steps to watch Disney Plus on Smart TV from anywhere:

Activate MediaStreamer DNS via VPN

  1. Download and subscribe to a VPN on your Windows or macOS device (ExpressVPN is the best working Disney Plus VPN in 2022).
  2. Visit ExpressVPN DNS Setup page and Sign-in.
  3. Register your IP address under the heading, and enable Automatic registration below.
  4. Visit the Setup page and collect your MediaStreamer IP address.
  5. Now its time to set up the DNS addresses that you get in an email on your LG or Samsung Smart TV.

Set Up MediaStreamer DNS on Samsung Smart TV and Watch Disney+ From Anywhere

  1. First, turn on your Samsung Smart TV and press the “Menu” button on the remote.
  2. The main menu will appear. From there, select “Network” and then “Network Status” option.
  3. Now in the Network Status screen, scroll down and select the “IP Settings” option.
  4. Now select DNS setting > select Enter manually and then enter the DNS address, which you can find in your VPN profile page after you activated Smart DNS service.
  5. Congratulations, smart DNS is configured on your Samsung smart TV.
  6. Now go to the Home menu of your Samsung Smart TV and select the “Apps” option.
  7. Search for Disney Plus by entering it the search bar, which is located on the top right corner of the screen, and install the app.
  8. Once the Disney+ app is installed, launch the app > log-in to your account and enjoy it.

Note: Disney Plus app is available on Samsung Smart TVs from 2016 to all the later models with Tizen OS. So, if you own an older model of Samsung TV, you need to switch to later models to watch Disney+.

Set Up Smart DNS on LG Smart TV and Watch Disney+ from Anywhere

  1. First, turn on your LG Smart TV and press the “Settings” button to open the Settings menu.
  2. Now in the Settings menu, select Network > select Wi-Fi > then select the Edit button.
  3. Now un-check the “Set Automatically” option to manually configure the DNS address.
  4. After un-check the “Set Automatically” option, now enter the DNS address that you can find in your ExpressVPN account page.
  5. Once you enter the DNS address, select the “Connect” option and wait for the process until you get the notification, which says “Connected to Internet.”
  6. Congratulations, smart DNS is conjured successfully on your LG smart TV.
  7. Press the Disney+ icon with the help of remote to launch the app.
  8. Now log-in to your Disney Plus account and enjoy on your LG Smart TV.

Note: Please note that using a VPN won’t allow accessing Disney+ for free on your Smart TV. This means you need a Disney Plus subscription first before trying to watch it in an unsupported country.

How Much Does Disney+ Costs on Smart TV?

The cost of US version of Disney Plus on Smart TV is as follows:

  • $7.99 for a monthly subscription
  • $79.99 for a yearly subscription
  • $13.99 per month for Disney+ bundle offer

What Can I Watch on Disney Plus?

Disney Plus offers tons of movies and TV shows to watch. But if you don’t know where to start, you can follow the mentioned below lists:

 Best TV Shows

  1. Snowdrop
  2. Hawkeye
  3. Just Beyond (October 2021 release)
  4. Turner & Hooch (July 2021 release)
  5. Loki
  6. WandaVision
  7. Falcon and the Winter Soldier
  8. The Simpsons
  9. The Mandalorian
  10. That’s so Raven
  11. Marvel Runaways

Best Movies

  1. Eternals
  2. Shang Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings
  3. Black Widow (Premiered July 2021)
  4. Cruella
  5. Thor Ragnarok
  6. Togo
  7. Jungle Cruise
  8. Luca
  9. Raya and the Last Dragon
  10. Mulan
  11. Hamilton

Frequently Asked Questions:

There can be a few reasons why Disney+ is not showing up on your Smart TV. First, check whether your device is compatible with Disney Plus or not. If it is, then check your internet connection or an app update. Also, restart your device. If this doesn’t help, try deleting the Disney+ app and re-install it.

Connect your Smart TV to the internet and on the Play Store, look for Disney+. Download and install the app. Return to your home screen to find the app icon. Launch it and sign in.

Most of the latest Smart TV models are compatible with Disney Plus. To elaborate on it, Smart TVs manufactured from the year 2016 and onwards usually support Disney+. Here are some of the compatible Smart TVs below:

  • Android TV Devices such as Sharp AQUOS and Sony Bravia.
  • LG WebOS Smart TVs from 2016 or later with WebOS 3.0.
  • Roku TV, including Hisense, Hitachi, JVC, Philips, Sanyo, and Sharp models.
  • Samsung Tizen Smart TVs (Disney+ doesn’t support Samsung TVs using the Orsay OS)

There are two ways with which you can watch Disney+ on your TV:

1. Using a Chromecast device if you don’t own a Smart TV or Android TV.
2. Use Apple AirPlay to connect to your Apple TV from your iOS and stream wirelessly Disney+

No. You cannot watch Disney+ on Smart TV for free as there are no free trials available in any Disney+ supported regions to allow you free acces.

Concluding Disney+ on Smart TV:

You can stream Disney Plus on Smart TV in many ways that we suggested in this post. For example, it could simply be installing it on your device directly or attaching a streaming device on your older Smart TVs. You can also watch Disney+ on your Smart TV in a geo-restricted region with the help of a VPN.