If your Samsung TV is not detecting your Sonos speaker, be sure that your TV has been updated with any new software. To do this, press the ‘Home’ button on your remote control, ‘Settings’ > ‘Support’ > ‘Software Update’ > ‘Update Now,’ and allow the update to download and install.
If Discovery Plus is displaying a black screen on your Samsung TV, one of the first things you need to do is reset the Smart Hub. To do this, refer back to the previous section, “Samsung TV Discovery Plus Not Working” and follow each step to reset the Smart Hub properly.
If Google Home can’t find your Samsung TV, resync your TV and Google Home device. To do this, click on the ‘Account’ from within the Google Home app on your mobile device > ‘Settings’ > ‘Home Control’ > ‘+’ > ‘SmartThings’ > enter your account information > and select your location.
If your DIRECTV remote won’t pair with your Samsung TV, it may be helpful to reset your DIRECTV receiver and restart the pairing process. To do this, find the red button that is located on the side of the DIRECTV cable box or within the card door and hold it down until the restart begins.
If your Samsung TV Xfinity remote is not working, press and hold any button on the remote control and see if the LED light flashes on it. If the light does not flash, this means that the batteries need to be replaced. Be sure to replace them with high-quality batteries to ensure optimal function.
If your Samsung TV remote pointer isn’t working, try moving closer to the TV to see if the closer proximity picks up the signal coming from your remote. If it does, then there is an issue with the batteries in your remote. Replace them with high-quality batteries and see if this resolves your issue.
If the sound or volume within Roku on your Samsung TV is not working, first be sure that the Roku device is securely inserted into the HDMI port on your TV. If this can be confirmed, check to see that you have the correct input on your A/V receiver, HDMI switcher, or soundbar selected.
If Peacock on your Samsung TV is not showing up, is not available, or cannot be found, you may need to manually search for the app to access it. To do this, hit the ‘Search’ button on your remote and search for the ‘Peacock’ app and select it once you have found it.
If HBO Max is not connecting to your Samsung TV, it could be that an inconsistent connection speed is causing the problem. To see if this is the case, search on the internet for an “Internet Speed Test.” To stream HD videos, you need a minimum download speed of 5 Mbps.
To fix problems with your Samsung TV screen brightness issues, you’ll need to turn off the Eco Sensor or the Ambient Light Detection on these devices. You can also tinker with the backlight if they’re damaged or change the values of the TV to deal with the effects of pulse width modulation.
If you have a Samsung TV zoom problem, you may be trying to stream videos that use HD signals. When high-definition streaming is activated, the zoom function is disabled. If this isn’t the case, you can quickly adjust the zoom levels in your Picture settings using the controller.
If your Samsung TV has a black screen or is flashing, try to perform a factory reset. However, it’s best to start with a Picture Test in the Settings menu to ensure that the TV is the underlying problem. Afterward, try changing the display settings of the device before resetting.
If the Disney Plus app on your Samsung TV has a buffering timeout, it may be helpful to close the application and turn off your TV, then retry the application again. If this does not work, check your internet connection and restart the internet by unplugging your modem or router for 60 seconds.
If Samsung TV Plus on your Samsung TV has no sound, you first need to be sure that the volume is activated on your TV. Although an obvious solution, many individuals have found that their TV was accidentally muted without their knowledge. Simply unmute and press the ‘Volume Up’ button.
To update Prime Video on a Samsung TV, start by pressing the ‘Home’ button on your remote control. Then, navigate to ‘Apps’ and select ‘Amazon Prime Video.’ You will then select ‘Settings’ (or the icon), highlight and enable ‘Auto Update’ and then wait for the application to update automatically.
If Hulu won’t install on your Samsung TV, be sure that you are following the proper installation steps while also checking that your internet is working and up to speed. To install Hulu, press ‘Home’ > ‘Apps’ > type ‘Hulu’ in the search option > click on Hulu and then proceed with the download.
If the YouTube app on your Samsung TV has disappeared, it may be that your TV is no longer compatible with the application after an update occurred (such as the EH5300 and FH6200 models). If you have either of these models, you will have to access YouTube through a different medium.
If your Apple TV app isn’t working on your Samsung TV, firmware updates may be causing the problem. The Apple TV app is also only available on certain Samsung TVs, so if you have an older model, the app won’t load. However, there are workarounds, such as using an Apple TV box, Playstation, or Xbox.
To enable AirPlay on your Samsung TV, you will go into the settings of your TV first. To do this, navigate to ‘Settings’ > ‘General’ > ‘AirPlay Settings’ > ‘AirPlay’ > and then turn the AirPlay feature ‘On’ if it has not yet been switched on. Once you have done this, your TV will be in a constant mode to be able to mirror whatever you please without having to enable the feature again.
Some devices will send a signal in error, causing your TV to keep switching. The ability to turn the automatic HDMI switching has been coded in recent Samsung firmware, and you are able to activate it with your remote. Point your remote at your Samsung TV and input the code, which is: mute – 7 – 2 – 9 – exit. This should solve your problem.
As a general rule, you’ll want to first restart your Samsung TV by turning it off, and unplugging it at the wall for 2 minutes. Then turn it back on again. If that doesn’t fix it then you’ll want to have a look at your speaker system to see that it’s all connected.
Aslong as your Samsung TV is paired with Samsung SmartThings, any TV made after 2018 you will be able to change the channel with Alexa. If you have a Samsung TV that was made before 2018, not all of the features can be controlled using Alexa, and you won’t be able to change the channel with your voice.
To use a Bluetooth keyboard with a Samsung TV make sure that your keyboard is discoverable, which can be found in the user’s manual. To pair the keyboard, hold down any button on the keyboard (besides Menu, Ctrl, Alt, or Pairing) for two seconds. Wait for 5 minutes as the pairing lights of the keyboard and your TV blink alternatively, but when they both blink twice, the device has been successfully paired.
To fix the web browser of your Samsung TV in more general ways, first, try to perform a reset of the Smart Hub which can be found under the section “Samsung TV Browser Keeps Crashing.” You should also be sure to check the connection of your internet which can also be found previously under the section “How to Connect to Web Browser on Samsung TV.”
If your Samsung TV Update Keeps failing you can either perform a factory reset (see “Samsung TV Update Error 800”) or it may be a problem with a corrupted file if you are using a USB. Simply redownload the file again and extract it to the USB once more. If the file was corrupted, this should resolve any issues that you are having with the update failing on your Samsung TV.
To eject the USB on a Samsung TV press ‘Source’ on your remote > select the USB device that you want to remove > select ‘Tools’ > select ‘Disconnect USB.’ Once you have confirmation that the correct USB has been disconnected, you can then safely remove the USB from your Samsung TV without having to worry about any data being corrupted or compromised.
If your Samsung TV is not spotting an audio file, first, download the Ideal MP4 to ‘Samsung TV Converter.’ Once downloaded click ‘Add File’ > select the MP4 H.264/AAC as your output format > click ‘Profile’ > ‘General Video’ > ‘Convert.’ This should immediately convert your audio file in a way that your Samsung TV will accept it and it will play.
To update your Samsung Smart Hub over the internet, navigate to ‘Settings’ > select ‘Support’ > select ‘Software Update’ > and then select ‘Update Now.’ You can also update them automatically while watching TV by going to ‘Settings’ > ‘Support’ > ‘Software Update’ > ‘Auto Update.’ The update will go through and will then be applied the next time you turn on your TV.
To manually change the input on your Samsung TV by finding the Control Stick that is located on the back of the TV, under the front panel in the middle, or under the front panel on the side. Once you are able to locate the panel, find the button that shows ‘Source’ or ‘Input’ and you should be able to manually change the input without any problem.
If your Samsung TV keeps scrolling through channels, first try resetting the remote by pressing and holding the power button for 90 seconds with the batteries removed. If this does not work, find the Keyboard on the side of the TV and unplug it after unplugging your TV. Then, turn the TV back on and see if this fixed your problem.
To get your Samsung TV to find channels after a channel scan has failed you need to disconnect anything that was previously connected to the HDMI IN port and connect the aerial directly into the TV rather than into something like a Talk Talk box or DVD player. After this, go to Settings > Broadcasting > Auto Tuning Settings > Auto Tuning and then allow the process to take place.
For locked up volume, you can either reset the tv as suggested in the previous section “Samsung Volume Display Stuck on Screen” or you can reset the volume internally. To do this, select Settings > select Sound > select Expert Settings > select Reset Sound > then select Reset to reset all the sound settings. This should get your volume back in working order and should keep it from freezing up again.
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