Samsung TV: What is Wi-Fi Direct?

Last Update date : 2017.05.10

With Wi-Fi Direct you can either directly connect a mobile device to the TV with no need for a wireless router or connect on the same network to play media files from the mobile device on the TV.


To use Wi-Fi Direct follow the steps below:


Note both your TV and mobile device should have Wi-Fi Direct for this feature to work.


Step 1: Enable Wi-Fi Direct on your Samsung TV by going to Menu → Network → Wi-Fi Direct.


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Step 2: Enable Wi-Fi Direct on the mobile device. The TV will automatically scan for and displays a list of available devices. The TV's name will also appears on the mobile device.


Step 3: Select the device from the list to initiate a connection. If a connection request is made by the TV, a permission message appears on the mobile device and vice versa. Accept the request to connect the mobile device to the TV.

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