How to play media content from Smartphone to Smart TV?

Last Update date : 2014.12.29



Given below are instructions on how to play media content from Smartphone to Smart TV.


Note: Both your Samsung Smartphone and Samsung Smart TV must be on the same Wi-Fi network.

Connecting a Smart TV to a Network

1. Press the Menu button on the remote control and on the TV, scroll down to Network as shown below:



2. Select Network Settings



3. Select Next when you see the message below:



4. Select Wireless (General) as the Network Connection type and then select Next button



5. Choose your Wi-Fi network from the list and then select the Next button


6. Enter the password to your Wi-Fi network and select the Next button


Note: If you do not know your Wi-Fi password, contact your Internet Service Provider or Network Administrator


7. The Smart TV will automatically configure the network settings, select the Next button to complete the setup.



Playing media content from your Samsung Smartphone to your Samsung Smart TV


1. Connect your Smartphone to the same wifi network as your Smart TV.

2. On the Smartphone, tap on the Apps icon.



3. Tap on the Gallery icon and select the media (e.g. audio, picture, video) content you want to play.


Playing a Video file


4. Tap on Video 


5. Tap on the Video again


6. Tap on the Video Link icon.


The video should now stream to your Samsung Smart TV.



Using AllShare app: an Overview


AllShare Play is a handy app that let’s you share content seamlessly across your connected devices. You can use this app as:


■ Instant Play -  Share it on the big screen

See the photos on your Smart Phone come to life on the big screen. With Instant Play, you can push content from your Samsung mobile devices right to your Smart TV™. Share your favorite videos, photos, and music with friends and family.


instant play 


■ Remote Device Access -  Share and play wherever you go


Want to listen to your library of tunes when you’re on the go? Forgot an important document on your home PC? With Remote Device Access, you can use your mobile device to access content remotely from your connected Samsung devices at home. Enjoy your favorite videos, photos, and music wherever life takes you.


remote access 


■ Web Storage Access - Keep it handy in the cloud


No need to worry about losing your favorite videos, photos, and music. By storing content on the web, you can keep it protected and access it anytime across all your connected Samsung devices. With Web Storage Access, your content is always safe and always at your fingertips.




Sharing is easy! In order for AllShare Play to work, your devices need to be connected to the Internet, so you’ll need a Wi-Fi connection at home. When you’re on the go, you can use AllShare Play with your mobile device over the web. Keep in mind, wireless data rates may apply.


You can access AllShare Play through the icon on your applications home screen. This is an upgraded service to the original AllShare application found on previous devices including Galaxy S II and the original Galaxy Note.

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