Can I Watch Multiple Channels at the Same Time on a Samsung TV?

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Samsung TVs are some of the most advanced on the market. Using the Multi View function, you can even watch two different programs simultaneously.

Here’s how you can use Multi View to watch two things at once on your Samsung TV.

How to Watch Multiple Channels at Once on Samsung TV

The Multi View feature on your Samsung TV lets you watch multiple TV shows and channels at the same time.

Multi View allows you to split the screen. If your Samsung TV has a Multi View button, press it to get started with this split-screen feature. If not, follow the steps below:

  1. Press the Home button on your remote control.
  2. Select “Menu” or find the settings option.
    Samsung settings
  3. Press “Multi View.”
    Samsung multivew menu option

Once you’re in split-screen, select “Add View” and choose the other content you’d like to watch.

If you have the solar cell remote, you can access Multi View by the button on the remote.

Multiview button on the samsung solar remote

Note: Certain screens may look slightly different, depending on the model of Samsung TV you have and the screen size

How Many Screens or Channels Can I View at Once?

You can view up to two screens at once with the Samsung TV split-screen feature. This allows you to watch two channels or programs at one time. 

At this time, there’s no way to watch more than two programs at once.

You can set up your view as well.

  1. Scroll over and select “Make My Own.”
    Make my own samsung multiview
  2. Choose a style.
    Choose viewport style for multi view
  3. Select your views you want to watch at the same time.
    make your own multivew selections samsung
  4. Name your view and select “Save.”
    save samsung multivew selections

What Devices Can I Use for Multi View?

Some of the devices you can use to watch multiple programs at once include:

  • Your Samsung TV
  • Streaming devices
  • Smartphones
  • Tablets
  • Laptops/computers
  • Game consoles

You can watch the local news while playing video games, scrolling through Instagram, and more.

How Do I Mirror My Phone to My Samsung TV?

You can mirror your phone to your Samsung TV in Multi View by selecting “Mobile mirroring” as the app/source. You can select content including games, apps, and more to mirror to your TV.

Samsung multi view mobile mirroring

Do I Need a Samsung Phone to Mirror My Phone to Samsung TV?

You don’t need a Samsung mobile device to screen mirror to your Samsung TV. You can screen mirror:

  • Phones and tablets running Android 4.2 or higher
  • iOS devices with AirPlay 2 compatibility
  • Laptops and PCs running Windows 10 or 11

FAQ: Samsung TV Multiview

What is Samsung SmartThings?

Samsung SmartThings is Samsung’s version of a smart hub, similar to Amazon Alexa and Google Home. You can connect different devices to SmartThings and give voice commands to your TV to automate them. 

What is the Difference Between Multi View and PIP?

The Multi View feature splits your TV screen equally, while PIP, or picture-in-picture, puts a smaller image or video in the corner of your TV screen

Does Multi View Reduce the Quality of the Picture?

Multi View doesn’t affect the quality of the picture on your screen. You still have great video resolution while watching different programs simultaneously.

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