Smart TV TVs are very popular. Direct access to the Internet has allowed TVs to find a lot of interesting opportunities. Now the user can use various applications and services, video communication, plus a huge number of movies that you can watch online. But to use the full potential of Smart TVs, you need an internet connection. So: How to connect Samsung Smart TV to wifi?
You can connect the Smart TV model to the Internet either with a LAN cable or using Wi-Fi. We already considered the cable connection. It should be noted that when using a wireless connection, there may be problems with the speed of the Internet. This means that with this method of connection, there may be hanging while viewing online content, as well as brakes and interrupts in the operation of applications. A good Internet channel, as well as the use of a high-quality router, will minimize all the negative manifestations that can occur with a Wi-Fi connection.
There are several ways to make a Wi-Fi connection. We will fully understand the issue of how to connect Samsung Smart TV to the Internet via Wi-Fi. You will definitely come across some nuances in the very configuration of the wireless connection, but we'll take a closer look at them.
In order to connect Samsung Smart TV to the Internet via Wi-Fi it is necessary to have a configured wireless router, and also on the TV itself there must be a wireless Wi-Fi adapter. If on your model such adapter is not installed, do not worry, you can buy an external USB adapter that will be compatible with your TV model. This adapter connects to the TV and allows you to connect to wireless networks.
Before setting up the Internet on the TV, you need to make sure that the wireless router is properly configured. Quite often, users who could not make a wireless connection ask us questions. In many cases, the fault is the wrong configuration of the router.
First, enter the menu of your TV. You can do this by pressing the "Menu" button on the remote control. Go to "Network", then "Network Setup".
In the window that appears, select "Next".
From this point on, the following settings will be different. All the differences will be related to the way you decide to connect Samsung Smart TV to the Internet via Wi-Fi.
The first way
Select "Wireless" and click "Next".
A special window will appear on the screen, in which you need to specify the name of the network to which you plan to connect. After selecting the desired network, click "Next".
In the appeared window you need to enter the network password. Click "Next".
By default, the TV settings usually specify automatic retrieval of network parameters. In this case, the parameters will be set up independently, without your intervention. Connecting Samsung Smart TV to the Internet via Wi-Fi is completed. The appropriate window should appear.
If the TV has not received access to the Internet, then you must enter the network parameters yourself. To do this, go to "IP Settings". We set the mode "Manual" and prescribe all the necessary network parameters.
The second way
There is a faster way to connect Samsung Smart TV to the Internet via Wi-Fi. You will not need to make any manual settings, but to use this method it is necessary that your router supports WPS technology (there should be a WPS button on the wireless router). In the window for selecting the type of network connection, select "WPS" and click "Next". After that, hold down the WPS button on the wireless router for two, maximum three minutes. The connection will be configured automatically.
The third way
Another unusual way to connect Samsung Smart TV to the Internet via Wi-Fi is the use of One Foot Connection (your router must support this technology). In the window for selecting the type of network connection, select "One Foot Connection" and click "Next". Install a wireless router at a small distance from the TV (25 centimeters or less). The connection will be configured automatically, after which the connection to the Internet will be completed.
The fourth way
This method involves the use of Plug & Access technology (only if your router supports it). Also you will need an empty flash drive. Insert the USB flash drive into the router and watch the indicator on the router. Wait for the moment when it stops flashing and safely remove the USB flash drive ... After that, you need to insert the USB flash drive into the TV and wait until the wireless network automatically configures. Of all the above, this method allows you to connect Samsung Smart TV to the Internet via Wi-Fi in the fastest way.
We have considered all the ways to connect Samsung TVs with Smart functionality to the Internet wirelessly. As you could see, there are several ways that differ in the complexity and speed of customization. Choose the most suitable connection and enjoy all the Internet opportunities.