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How To Watch Netflix On A Samsung Smart TV

Last Updated Jan 8, 2022
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If you own a Samsung Smart TV and want to enjoy Netflix, the premier streaming site with thousands of titles available with the click of the remote, you are in luck! There are actually two different ways to watch Netflix on a Samsung TV, and we are about to go through both of them now so you can be watching your favorite title within the next few minutes! 

To watch Netflix on a Samsung Smart TV, you can either download the app from the television’s Apps Menu, or you can easily mirror your smartphone, laptop, or tablet where you already have the app onto the Samsung screen. 

Realistically, the easiest and most common way to is simply download the app onto your TV so you can just click a button and get watching whenever you feel like it, but we want to make sure you have every possible option! So let’s find out how to watch Netflix on a Samsung TV right now! 

Download the Netflix App On Your Samsung Smart TV

As we mentioned, this is the most painless and convenient way to watch Netflix on your Samsung Smart TV. The only things you will need are a wireless internet connection and your Samsung remote!

  • Connect your Samsung Smart TV to your home wireless network. 
  • Navigate to the Smart Hub and select the Apps icon. 
  • Search for the Netflix app and select to download. 
  • Login or open a new Netflix subscription.

That’s all there is to it! However, if you would like a little more detailed instructions, don’t worry! We’re going to go through the step-by-step directions now to make it as easy as can be!

Connect Your Samsung Smart TV to WiFi

Your Samsung Smart TV may already be connected to your home WiFi network, but if it isn’t it will just take a few seconds if you follow these simple instructions

  • Click the MENU button on your Samsung remote. 
  • Select SETTINGS, then OPEN NETWORK SETTINGS.
  • Within the NETWORK options, there should be a selection for WIRELESS. 
  • Once you have selected WIRELESS, your WiFi network name should appear on a list.
  • Click to connect and enter your password if applicable. 
  • Select CLOSE, and you’re done! Your Samsung Smart TV is now connected to the internet. 

Your television should stay connected to this network and you can now use all of the smart features without having to reconnect every time!

Find Your TV’s Smart Hub and Apps Center

On some Samsung remotes, the Smart Hub button is clearly labeled and can be found between the Menu and the Guide buttons. 

However, if you are having trouble locating it, you can just click the Menu button and then click the Menu option in the top left corner of the screen and then find the Smart Hub icon.

If you have not already signed into your Smart Hub Samsung account, you will be prompted to do so here. Once you have signed in once, you shouldn’t have to do it again. 

After you have successfully opened the Smart Hub and signed in, you should see a box with the word APPS clearly displayed. All you need to do now is click here!

Download the Netflix App

Within the Apps menu, you will search for the Netflix app and click to download. 

It shouldn’t take more than a minute and you will immediately see the Netflix icon waiting to be opened! 

Login or Sign Up for Netflix

If you already have a Netflix subscription, all you need to do is sign in with your email and password! If you don’t, you will be prompted to create an account and you will need to select which subscription works best for you and put in your credit card information to begin a monthly payment. 

Although it may seem like quite a few steps, the whole process is extremely fast and painless!  However, if need be, there is another way to watch Netflix on a Samsung Smart TV. 

How to Mirror Smart Devices on a Samsung Smart TV

Mirroring your smart devices to your Samsung TV is pretty simple, but you will still need to connect your Samsung Smart TV to your home wireless network, and your phone, laptop, or tablet needs to be connected to the same network. 

After the connections have been established, just follow these steps:

  • Download the SmartThings app on your smart device and open the app. 
  • On the app, select ADD DEVICE and click on your Samsung Smart TV. 
  • A PIN number will appear on your television’s screen, enter it on your phone. 
  • Download or open the Netflix app on your device.
  • Watch as Netflix appears on your Samsung Smart TV screen!

Pretty easy right? From now on, all you will need to do is open the SmartThings app to begin mirroring your device’s screen to your television’s and you can watch any app you want on the big screen. 

Final Thoughts

Watching Netflix on your Samsung Smart TV is incredibly easy!

As we have learned, there are two options and the good news is, both can be set up in a matter of minutes so you can start enjoying Netflix’s almost unlimited entertainment in just minutes!

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