How To Connect The Samsung Smartphone To The Samsung Smart TV

Samsung smartphone to a Samsung TV

This article is a user guide to finding the easiest methods to connect a Samsung Smartphone to a Samsung TV. 

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How to connect?

There are numerous ways to connect your Samsung smartphone and TV. This article provides two methods; wireless and wired connections. There are a few applications given below for connecting the devices.

For a wired connection, use the following:

For wired users, using an HDMI cable would be helpful to connect their Samsung smartphone to the Samsung smart TV. 

Process of using Smartthings app in connecting Samsung phones to Samsung TVs? 

The Smartthings app is on phones and can be downloaded from the Google Play Store. Samsung TVs and Samsung phones are linked to the same Wi-Fi network. Follow the below procedure to connect.

  1. Click on the Smartthings app from the TV.
  2. Add your password to the SmartThings application.
  3. Choose your choice of television from the dashboard.
  4. “More Options” on the top-right corner of the screen should be clicked, and select Mirror Screen.

How to use the SmartView app to connect Samsung phones to TVs? 

Samsung TV manufactured after 2016 will automatically connect to SmartThings. If your TV was before this, use the Smart View app. The procedure is given below.

  1. Link your devices to the same Wi-Fi.
  2. Download the SmartView app on your phone.
  3. Select “Add Device” from the menu and then choose your required television.
  4. Enter the PIN on the app if asked on the screen. 

Using Wifi-Direct to connect Samsung phones and Samsung TVs

Wifi-direct is a wireless connection used to share the screen on Samsung TV. The procedure below is to use Wi-Fi directly to stream Samsung Phones to Samsung TV:

  1. Go to the menu and select Network.
  2. Turn on Wi-Fi Direct connectivity on the mobile device.
  3. Select the device and press Enter to begin the process. 
  4. A permission notification will appear on the mobile device when the TV sends a connection request, while the same happens for the mobile device and the TV. 
  5. The layout or some options may differ. 

Using tap view to connect Samsung phones and TVs

If your Samsung smart TV is 2020 and the latest, then you can mirror your device screen to a Samsung TV with a new “Tap view” feature. It allows you to mirror your screen without using a Wi-Fi network. But before using this tap-view feature, you must enable the smart-view function on your Samsung Smart TV

Here is how you can use the tap view feature to mirror a device screen to a Samsung Smart TV

  1. Open the SmartThings app and select the Menu.
  2. Tap the Settings icon, then “View” and “Sound”. To switch it on, tap on it.
  3. The “allow phone presence detection” will notify on the phone screen, then move it closer to the TV and tap. 

How to use the Multiview option to connect Samsung phones to Samsung TVs?

Split-screen is available on Multiview. To use the Multi-View, connect your phone or tablet to the TV. The option of both wired and wireless connections is present. Then follow the below procedure. 

  1. Select “Multi View” by pressing the Home button on the remote
  2. After that, a split-screen will appear, with one streaming the previously selected content and the second screen being the one you will set up next.
  3. A menu allowing you to choose the next, which may be streaming, will be present.
  4. The “choose the app/source” option will allow access to one of your sources linked to the TV.
  5. The screen mirroring option on your Samsung Phone should be turned on. 
  6. The phone screen will appear on the TV’s free screens once connected.

How to use the HDMI adapter to connect Samsung phones to Samsung TVs? 

The above methods are wireless, but you can also use an HDMI converter for wired ones. It is compatible with old and new Samsung televisions. 

  1. The HDMI adaptor must be connected to an HDMI cable, which should then be connected to an HDMI port on your TV.
  2. HDMI adaptor should be connected to your device’s USB port and improve your TV’s input to the HDMI port you’re using.
  3. Further directions would be present on the TV screen.

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The article above fully explains how to connect a smartphone to a TV in Samsung. The approaches explained above are simple to implement.