How to Use the Samsung TV Plus app

Last Update date : Apr 08. 2021

Samsung TV Plus is Samsung's free ad-supported Smart TV video service, which delivers instant access to entertainment, movies, news, and more. There's no download, credit card or sign up required. With just an internet connection, you can start watching TV instantly.

Please Note:

  • This service is not available on all Samsung Smart TV models and only available on Samsung Smart TVs from 2017.
  • Subject to availability and also a requires data connection.
  • Samsung TV Plus will only be available with the latest firmware version.
How do I use Samsung TV Plus?

Samsung TV Plus delivers instant access so you don't have to work to watch TV. Here are a few tips on how to get the most out of Samsung TV Plus:

 

How do I see what's on now or later?

With the Guide, you can see what's on now and what's coming up next.

Note: You can access the Guide by pressing down and holding the CH button on your Samsung One Remote, or by pressing guide on a standard remote.

How do I quickly change the channel?

Press CH up or down to change the channel.

 

Why do I see a "Recommended" section?

This is the Samsung TV Plus recommended list of channels that highlights the most popular channels on Samsung TV Plus.

How do I remove channels from Samsung TV Plus?

How do I delete channels from Samsung TV Plus?

Samsung TV Plus offers a wide range of programming and just about anyone should be able to find something interesting. If you want to delete the channels that you don't watch, or you decide you don't want any of these channels at this time, you can delete all of the Samsung TV Plus channels.

Note: If you delete all of the channels, the Samsung TV Plus app will not play automatically until new channels are added. New channels are occasionally added to Samsung TV Plus, so if you don't want to see them, you'll have to repeat this process.

1 Press the Home button on your TV remote, navigate to Samsung TV Plus, hover over the app, select Channel List, then select Edit Channels.
2 Select channels to mark them with a check, and then select Delete to delete the channels from your Samsung TV Plus Channel list. If you select the box next to All Channels, all channels are selected at once.
How do I remove Samsung TV Plus from the Home screen launcher?

You can remove the Samsung TV Plus app from your TV's app launcher. Simply highlight it, press the down directional button on your TV remote, and then select Remove > Remove. However, you can still watch Samsung TV Plus channels.

Note: You can add the Samsung TV Plus app back to the app launcher at any time. Press Home on your TV remote, navigate to Source, select Samsung TV Plus, press Up, and then select Add to Home.

How do I disable Samsung TV Plus?

Samsung TV Plus is a pre-installed app on every Samsung Smart TVs from 2017. However, if you do not want to use this service at all, you can disable Samsung TV Plus. Simply highlight it, press the down directional button on your TV remote, and then select Remove > Disable. Then, you will not see Samsung TV Plus from the app launcher and all Samsung TV Plus channels will be deleted at once.

For a more in-depth guide on disabling the Samsung TV Plus app please click here.

Note: You can enable Samsung TV Plus again at any time. Press the Home button on your TV remote, navigate to Source, select Samsung TV Plus, press the Up directional button on your TV remote, and then select Add to Home.

How do I get to the Samsung TV Plus Homepage?

You can get to the Samsung TV Plus Homepage by simply clicking the Samsung TV Plus tile located at the bottom of your screen (on 2019-current Samsung Smart TVs). For 2017-2018 Samsung Smart TVs, tune into any of Samsung TV Plus channels then press the Down arrow on your remote.

How do I find single Video on Demand (VOD)?

Tune into any of Samsung TV Plus channels, then press Down on your remote. If you see an "On Demand" button the channel provided single VODs. Click "One Demand" and you will be able to browse single VODs from the channel page. In future, you will be also able to find single VODs directly from the TV Plus homepage.

Why do I see ads? 

Samsung TV Plus is a free ad-supported Smart TV video service, which means you'll see ads before and during programs.

About Ads on Samsung TV Plus

Ads appear on Samsung TV Plus. To find out more about our advertising policies and update your preferences, you can access the privacy choice app directly on your TV. You can opt-out of interest-based advertising, whereby you will no longer be shown relevant ads based on data such as your prior viewing behaviour, however you will still see ads.

If you require further support or have any other questions regarding the Samsung TV Plus app, please reach out to us via Chat Support or Call us (Toll-Free in Australia) on 1300 362 603. Our Technical Support Team will be able to provide further troubleshooting steps.

 

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