How to Setup Google Home on a Samsung TV.

Last modified : Nov 11. 2019

Google Home brings the convenience of controlling your Samsung TV just by using voice commands. However, without first setting up Google Home on your TV, yelling voice commands at your won’t get you too far.

 

Follow the registration and account linking guide below to get on your way.

1 Sign in to your Samsung Account on your Samsung TV and launch the SmartThings app on your mobile.
2 Reset the TV.
3 Follow the instructions on the TV and SmartThings app.
  • If the TV is not detected automatically, you can use the ‘Add Device’ on the SmartThings app.
  • If you want to test the channel changing functionality, please set the location and TV provider correctly during setup.
4 Check that the TV can be controlled by the SmartThings app.

Note: For more help on creating an account on your TV, head to our page called, How do I create a Samsung Account on my Smart TV?

Now that you have set up SmartThings and sign into your Samsung Account on your TV, let’s get started on setting up Google Home.

1 Open up the Google Home app on your phone. If you do not have the app on your phone, you can simply search for Google Home in the Google Play Store and download the app.
Google Home app
2 Select the Add ‘+ ’ button.
Add device
3 On the next screen select ‘Set up device.
Setup device
4 Press on the text under the title ‘Works with Google.
Works wtth Google
5 Here you will see a whole list of accounts. Scroll down until you see SmartThings and select it or search SmartThings by pressing the search icon in the top right-hand corner.
SmartThings
6 Once you have selected SmartThings , press the ‘sign in with Samsung Account ’ and use the same Samsung Account which you used to sign in on the SmartThings app on your mobile.
Account sign in for Google Home Account
7 The TV will be added automatically.

For a list of voice commands, pleases refer to our page on Google Home Voice Commands for Sasmsung TVs.

If you require more information, please consult the user manual from our Manuals & Downloads page. Otherwise, please get in touch with our Samsung Care Australia experts on 1300 362 603 (Toll Free in Australia) or contact our Live Chat Australia team.

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