How to connect Samsung Smart TV to Wi-Fi network?

Connecting your Samsung Smart TV to a Wi-Fi network is an easy way to access streaming content from various providers. When you connect Samsung Smart TV to Wi-Fi network, you can stream movies, music, & videos and watch a variety of content online.

If you have recently purchased a Samsung Smart TV running Tizen OS and want to connect it to the internet, you need your TV and an active internet connection. And this guide will walk you through the steps to connect Samsung Smart TV to a Wi-Fi network.

Connect Samsung Smart TV to a Wi-Fi network using the remote.

Follow the steps below to connect your Samsung Smart TV to the internet via Wi-Fi using the remote.

  1. First, turn on your Samsung Smart TV, and press the home button on your Remote. On the home screen, select the “Gear (Settings)” icon to open TV settings. open settings samsung smart tv tizen mrnoob
  2. Inside TV Settings, go to General > Network > Open Network Settings. open network settings samsung smart tv tizen mrnoob
  3. Here you will see three options: Wireless, Wired, and Cellular. Select “Wireless” on the network type list.  select type of connect samsung smart tv mrnoob
  4. On the next screen, select your home network’s Wi-Fi, then enter your Wi-Fi password using your Samsung TV remote. After that press the “Done” button on on-screen keyboard and wait for it to authenticate. select wifi network to connect samsung smart tv mrnoob
  5. Once your TV is connected to Wi-Fi, press the home button and try streaming any movie or video on your favorite streaming app. samsung smart tv connected to wifi network mrnoob

And that’s all there is to it. Congratulations, you’ve now successfully connected your Samsung Smart TV to your home Wi-Fi network.

Connect Samsung Smart TV to the Wi-Fi network without remote!

The above method will work if you have your Samsung TV remote. But if you don’t have access to the remote or the battery’s died, you can still connect your Samsung Smart TV to a Wi-Fi network.

In that case, you must install the Samsung SmartThings app from App Store or Google Play Store and use its remote feature to control your TV and connect it to Wi-Fi. Here is how to do it.

  1. First, download and install the SmartThings app on your Android or iPhone.
  2. Open the SmartThings app and sign up for a Samsung Account. If you already have a Samsung account, use its login credentials to login into the SmartThings app.
  3. Now, on the app home screen, tap on the (+) icon on the top-right to add a new device. (If you have already paired your Samsung TV with the SmartThings app, you can skip to Step 5) add new smart tv to samsung smartthings mrnoob
  4. On the next screen, select the “Add device” option and search for your device by tapping on “Scan” under “Scan for nearby devices.” And follow the on-screen instruction to complete the pairing process. searching for samsung smart tv inside smatthings mrnoob
  5. Once your TV is added/paired with the Samsung SmartThings app, you can find it inside the “Devices” tab. samsung smart tv added to smartthings app mrnoob
  6. Now select your TV from the list on the Devices page and then select the “Remote” option. open samsung tv remove inside smartthings app mrnoob
  7. Here you will see a remote-like interface that you can use to navigate inside your Samsung TV and connect your TV to Wi-Fi network. virtual remove to control samsung smart tv mrnoob

After you access the virtual remote inside the SmartThings app, you can follow the same steps mentioned above to connect it to the Wi-Fi network.

Open Network Settings on your TV and select Wireless from the network type list using the D-Pad on the SmartThings App remote. Then select your Wi-Fi network, enter its password and press the “Connect” button.

Wait a few seconds for your Samsung TV to authenticate the Wi-Fi network, and you should have a successful Wi-Fi connection.

How to Change Wi-Fi on your Samsung Smart TV?

If you want to change the Wi-Fi on your Samsung TV, you can easily do that by following the steps below.

First, press the home button on your remote, and select the “Gear (Settings)” icon to open TV settings. Inside TV Settings, go to General > Network > Open Network Settings.

Then select “Wireless” from the list. Now you will see the list of Wi-Fi networks available to you. 

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Select the name of the Wi-Fi network you want to connect to, enter its password, and then press the “Done” button on the on-screen keyboard.

Your Samsung Smart TV should be successfully connected to the new Wi-Fi network. You can follow the same steps again to change the Wi-Fi network of your Samsung TV.

How to Change the Wi-Fi password on your Samsung Smart TV?

If you have recently changed your Wi-Fi password, you might face trouble connecting it to your Samsung TV with the old password. In that case, you’ll have to change its password to connect the same Wi-Fi again with your TV. But unfortunately, Samsung TV UI doesn’t provide a direct option to edit/change the passwords of your existing Wi-Fi networks.

Instead, to change the Wi-Fi password on your Samsung TV, you’ll have to delete the existing network and reconnect it with the new password.

Do you want to know how to delete the Wi-Fi network on your Samsung Smart TV? Here is how to do it.

Delete the Wi-Fi network on your Samsung Smart TV!

First, press the home button on your remote, and select the “Gear (Settings)” icon to open TV settings. Inside TV Settings, go to General > Network > Open Network Settings.

Inside Open Network Settings, select “Wireless” and then select “Manage Save Networks.”

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Here you will see the list of Wi-Fi networks you were connected to. Select the one you want to delete and then press “Delete” to delete that network.

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Now, if you want to connect with the same Wi-Fi again, go back, select the name of the Wi-Fi network, enter the new password, and press the “Connect” button.

Your Samsung TV will connect to your Wi-Fi network with the new password.

Wrapping up — connect Samsung Smart TV to Wi-Fi network

And that’s all there is to it. Now you know how to connect your Samsung Smart TV to a Wi-Fi network, and change/delete the Wi-Fi network on your Samsung Smart TV. Connecting your Samsung Smart TV to a Wi-Fi network is reasonably easy. Just make sure you have your remote with you and follow the abovementioned steps to connect it to the Wi-Fi network. Once connected, you can enjoy streaming your favorite shows and movies on your Samsung Smart TV.

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