Samsung Smart Remote Control

Last modified : Sep 04. 2020

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Get to know the Samsung Smart Remote - all the information you need to know about using the Smart Remote to control your Samsung TV is right here. Whether you need to figure out how to Mute the TV quickly, or access the menu Settings on your TV - see the table at the bottom of the page for a run down on each of the buttons on the Smart Remote.

 

You can also check out the page on One Remote Control - you can use the one Smart Remote to control a whole host of compatible connected devices.  For more information on HDMI-CEC capabilities of your Samsung TV, take a look at the page on What is Anynet+.

 

If you've lost the Smart Remote for your TV check out the page on How to replace my TV Remote to get the part number for ordering a new one.

Smart RemoteClick to Expand
Samsung Smart Remotes.
Button Description
Bixby button
Bixby
Runs Bixby. Press and hold the button, say a command and then release the button to run Bixby
When you press the button, the Explore Now menu appears at the bottom of the screen. To move to the Explore Bixby screen, press the Select button.
The supported Bixby languages and features may differ by geographical region.
Button with numbers and coloured circles.
Colour/Number button
Each time you press this button, the coloured buttons window and the virtual numeric pad are displayed alternately.
• Use this button to access additional options that are specific to the feature in use.
• Press to bring up the virtual numeric pad on the screen. Use the numeric keypad to enter numeric values. Select numbers and then select Done to enter a numeric value. Use to change the channel, enter a PIN, enter a Post code, etc.
When you press the Colour/Number button and then select TTX/MIX from the pop-up list, the TTX menu appears. If the Colour Button appears with a number strip on the screen, select the Colour Button and then select a specific colour by using the directional button (up/down/left/right). Use this to access additional options that are specific to the feature in use.
Ambient Mode button.
Ambient Mode
In TV mode, press the button to enter Ambient Mode.
If you press the button when the TV is turned off, the TV turns on in Ambient Mode
Directional button
Directional button
(up/down/left/right)
Moves the focus
Select button.
Select
Selects or runs a focused item. When pressed while you are watching a broadcast programme, detailed programme information appears
Return button.button
Return
Press to return to the previous menu. When pressed for 1 second or more, the running function is terminated. When pressed while you are watching a programme, the previous channel appears.
Smart Hub button
Smart Hub
Press to return to the Home Screen.
Play/Pause button.
Play/Pause
When pressed, the playback controls appear. Using these controls, you can control the media content that is playing.
Press the button to use the recording or Timeshift function while watching the broadcast
Volume button
Volume button
Move the button up or down to adjust the volume. To mute the sound, press the button. When pressed for 1 second or more, the Accessibility Shortcuts appears.
Channel button
Channel button
Move the button up or down to change the channel. To see the Guide or Channel List screen, press the button.
Press and hold the button up or down to quickly change the channel
Launch App button
Launch app button
Launch the app indicated by the button.
This function may not be supported depending on the model or geographical area.

Please Note:

  • Use the Samsung Smart Remote less than 6 m from the TV. The usable distance may vary with the wireless environmental conditions.
  • The images, buttons and functions of the Samsung Smart Remote may differ with the model or geographical area.
  • To use the Samsung Smart Remote to control a compatible external device that does not support HDMI-CEC (Anynet+), you must configure the universal remote control for the device.
  • To use the Samsung Smart Remote to control a compatible external device that does support HDMI-CEC (Anynet+), connect the device to a HDMI port on the TV using a HDMI cable.
The Frame Smart RemoteClick to Expand
The Frame Smart Remotes.
Button Description
Power button
Power
When watching TV, press to switch to Art mode. In Art mode, press to switch to watching TV.
Press and hold to turn off the TV completely.
Bixby button
Bixby
Runs Bixby. Press and hold the button, say a command and then release the button to run Bixby
When you press the button, the Explore Now menu appears at the bottom of the screen. To move to the Explore Bixby screen, press the Select button.
The supported Bixby languages and features may differ by geographical region.
Number button.
Number button
Press to bring up the virtual numeric pad on the screen. Use the numeric keypad to enter numeric values.
Select numbers and then select Done to enter a numeric value. Use to change the channel, enter a PIN, enter a Post code, etc.
When you press the Colour/Number button and then select TTX/MIX from the pop-up list, the TTX menu appears.
Colour button
Colour button
When pressed, coloured buttons appear on the screen. Use this button to access additional options that are specific to the feature in use.
To immediately set Brightness while enjoying Art mode, press the button.
Directional button
Directional button
(up/down/left/right)
Moves the focus
Select button.
Select
Selects or runs a focused item. When pressed while you are watching a broadcast programme, detailed programme information appears
Return button.button
Return
Press to return to the previous menu. When pressed for 1 second or more, the running function is terminated. When pressed while you are watching a programme, the previous channel appears.
Smart Hub button
Smart Hub
Press to return to the Home Screen.
Press in Art mode to switch to TV mode.
Play/Pause button.
Play/Pause
When pressed, the playback controls appear. Using these controls, you can control the media content that is playing.
Press the button to use the recording or Timeshift function while watching the broadcast
Volume button
Volume button
Move the button up or down to adjust the volume. To mute the sound, press the button. When pressed for 1 second or more, the Accessibility Shortcuts appears.
Channel button
Channel button
Move the button up or down to change the channel. To see the Guide or Channel List screen, press the button.
Press and hold the button up or down to quickly change the channel
Launch App button
Launch app button
Launch the app indicated by the button.
This function may not be supported depending on the model or geographical area.

Please Note:

  • Use the Samsung Smart Remote less than 6 m from the TV. The usable distance may vary with the wireless environmental conditions.
  • The images, buttons and functions of the Samsung Smart Remote may differ with the model or geographical area.
  • To use the Samsung Smart Remote to control a compatible external device that does not support HDMI-CEC (Anynet+), you must configure the universal remote control for the device.
  • To use the Samsung Smart Remote to control a compatible external device that does support HDMI-CEC (Anynet+), connect the device to a HDMI port on the TV using a HDMI cable.
The Sero Smart RemoteClick to Expand
The Sero Smart Remotes.
Button Description
Bixby button
Bixby
Runs Bixby. Press and hold the button, say a command and then release the button to run Bixby
When you press the button, the Explore Now menu appears at the bottom of the screen. To move to the Explore Bixby screen, press the Select button.
The supported Bixby languages and features may differ by geographical region.
Button with numbers and coloured circles.
Colour/Number button
Each time you press this button, the coloured buttons window and the virtual numeric pad are displayed alternately.
• Use this button to access additional options that are specific to the feature in use.
• Press to bring up the virtual numeric pad on the screen. Use the numeric keypad to enter numeric values. Select numbers and then select Done to enter a numeric value. Use to change the channel, enter a PIN, enter a Postcode, etc.
When you press the Colour/Number button and then select TTX/MIX from the pop-up list, the TTX menu appears. If the Colour Button appears with a number strip on the screen, select the Colour Button and then select a specific colour by using the directional button (up/down/left/right). Use this to access additional options that are specific to the feature in use.
Rotate button.
Rotate
Press the button to rotate the screen.
Directional button
Directional button
(up/down/left/right)
Moves the focus
Select button.
Select
Selects or runs a focused item. When pressed while you are watching a broadcast programme, detailed programme information appears
Return button.button
Return
Press to return to the previous menu. When pressed for 1 second or more, the running function is terminated. When pressed while you are watching a programme, the previous channel appears.
When pressed for over 1 second in Portrait Mode, the content screen only for Portrait Mode appears
Smart Hub button
Smart Hub
Press to return to the Home Screen.
Play/Pause button.
Play/Pause
When pressed, the playback controls appear. Using these controls, you can control the media content that is playing.
Press the button to use the recording or Timeshift function while watching the broadcast
Volume button
Volume button
Move the button up or down to adjust the volume. To mute the sound, press the button. When pressed for 1 second or more, the Accessibility Shortcuts appears.
Channel button
Channel button
Move the button up or down to change the channel. To see the Guide or Channel List screen, press the button.
Press and hold the button up or down to quickly change the channel
Launch App button
Launch app button
Launch the app indicated by the button.
This function may not be supported depending on the model or geographical area.

Please Note:

  • Use the Samsung Smart Remote less than 6 m from the TV. The usable distance may vary with the wireless environmental conditions.
  • The images, buttons and functions of the Samsung Smart Remote may differ with the model or geographical area.
  • To use the Samsung Smart Remote to control a compatible external device that does not support HDMI-CEC (Anynet+), you must configure the universal remote control for the device.
  • To use the Samsung Smart Remote to control a compatible external device that does support HDMI-CEC (Anynet+), connect the device to a HDMI port on the TV using a HDMI cable.
  • When you launch an app by pressing the button on the Samsung Smart Remote in Portrait Mode, some apps may switch to Landscape according to their app policy.
Connecting the Smart Remote to the TVClick to Expand

Connect the Samsung Smart Remote to your TV to operate the TV.

 

When you turn on the TV for the first time, the Samsung Smart Remote pairs to the TV automatically. If the Samsung Smart Remote does not pair to the TV automatically, point it at the front of the TV and then press and hold the Return button and buttons simultaneously for 3 seconds or more.

Press return and play/pause button to sync remote.

Please Note:

  • The images, buttons and functions of the Samsung Smart Remote may differ with the model or geographical area.

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 Chat Support team.

This product should be mounted to a wall or other suitable surface to avoid serious injury. Find out more here.

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