Using Media & Devices Panel on my Samsung device

Last Update date : Oct 20. 2020

Want to control the volume of your connected Bluetooth speaker or control your SmartThings devices directly from your Quick Panel? Simply setup the Media & Devices Panel on your Galaxy phone or tablet to conveniently manage your connected devices.

Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian varaiant Galaxy devices, if you have an international device and require further support click here to get in touch with your Samsung subsidiary. Screenshots were captured from a Galaxy S20+ operating on Android OS Version 10.0 (Q), settings and steps may vary depending on your Galaxy device and software version.

Prior to following the below steps ensure that you have Paired a Bluetooth device to my Samsung Phone to be able to use the Media function, if you would like to control your devices ensure you have correctly connected via SmartThings. Need help connecting to your TV through the SmartThings app? Check ou our guide Connecting SmartThings to a Samsung TV for step by step instructions.

Media
1 Swipe down on your screen to access your Quick Panel and tap on Media
Select Media
2 Tap on Next
Tap on Done
3 Allow the following popup permissions
Agree to pop up permissions
4 Select a connected Bluetooth speaker to start playing music from
Playing music from 1 Bluetooth speaker

 Let nearby friends play music on your connected Bluetooth speaker using Music Share.

 Use Smart View to mirror your phone's screen or play content

.  Control the Volume level of your mobile device and any connected Bluetooth devices.

5 If you have multiple Bluetooth speakers connected to your Galaxy phone, you will be able to control the volume and music coming from both speakers.
Playing music from 2 Bluetooth speakers

You are only able to connect a max. of 2 Bluetooth speakers at a time.

Devices
1 Swipe down on your screen to access your Quick Panel and tap on Devices
Select Devices
2 Tap on Next
Tap on Done
3 Choose which devices and scenes you want to access from the Quick Panel then tap on Done.
Select devices to add to panel
4 Select a connected product you would like to control via SmartThings
Control Samsung TV through SmartThings
Smart View
1 Swipe down on your screen to access your Quick Panel and tap on Media
Select Media
2 Tap on Smart View icon
Select Smart View
3 Select a device below to mirror your phone's screen
Select device/ product to mirror to
3 Read hrough the pop up messsage then tap on Start now
Tap Start now
4 Once connected you will be able to view your phone screen from your Samsung TV or other connected product. To disconnect from Smart View simply tap on blue Smart View icon > Disconnect
Smart Viewing Samsung TV

Not too sure if your device supports Smart View? Simply tap on  > Help > scroll down to the bottom of the screen and select View supported devices.

Thank you for your feedback!

RC01_Static Content