Our forum migration to Discourse is underway and scheduled to last through June 21. During the migration, the forums will be read-only, except for a single temporary forum (contents of which will not be getting transferred). Read our announcement post for more information about the forum migration.
Hey folks, there is a new Podcast category for forums https://forums.plex.tv/categories/podcasts
If you have not already, we suggest setting your Plex username to something else rather than email which is displayed on your posts in forum. You can change the username at https://app.plex.tv/desktop#!/account
Welcome to our forums! Please take a few moments to read through our Community Guidelines (also conveniently linked in the header at the top of each page). There, you'll find guidelines on conduct, tips on getting the help you may be searching for, and more!

Updates Available to Plex Pass Members

Pete KellyPete Kelly Members, Plex Pass Posts: 1 Plex Pass

I am seeing mention of beta software available for Plex Pass members of which I am one but no one tells where to go to obtain them.
I have a two year old LG Smart TV and the Plex App available from the LG store doesn't show some of the newer features which are apparently available for other Plex hardware including Roku and a Windows PC. The store version seems to be over a year old.
As a Pass member, where do I get a newer Plex app for my LG TV?
I am aware of the procedure for loading updates to the TV from a USB flash drive.

MY PLEX PASS ID: pfkbiz@gmail.com


  • tom80Htom80H Members, Plex Pass Posts: 2,273 Plex Pass

    Option 1 (for your Server only)

    1. go to Settings > Server > General on your server
    2. set Update Channel to "beta"

    Option 2 (for your Server and certain clients -- manually updating)

    1. go to https://www.plex.tv/downloads
    2. toggle from "public" to "beta"
    3. pick the download you're looking for (server, client...)

    Smart TV clients are trickier...
    you might want to consult the release announcements to see if there's any mention of restrictions (e.g. newer versions requiring a newer WebOS than installed on your LG).
    While for Android (TV) there's usually links for a direct download (allowing you to side load the app), I can't find any mention of an alternative download/update path.

  • michaelthomsonmichaelthomson Members, Plex Pass Posts: 64 Plex Pass

    In another post someone seems to be stating that this 'early release' product is only available on LG TVs that have LGWebOS3.0 or above. Someone at Plex then said they were working on a version for WebOS2, but thats about it. So just to clarify, it's not an across platform option for LG owners.

Sign In or Register to comment.