How to control your TV from mobile SmartThings app

Last Update date : Mar 31. 2022

If you have the SmartThings app on your smart devices, you can control all of the devices in your home from the SmartThings app. With SmartThings, you can create the smart home of your dreams.

How to control your TV with the mobile SmartThings app

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You can connect SmartThings with your TV using SmartThings devices. Follow the instructions below to connect SmartThings.

Before you connect SmartThings on your TV, please be sure that you turn on your TV and download the SmartThings app on your mobile.

Step 1. Tap the SmartThings app on your mobile.

Step 2. Tap Add ('+' icon) and tap Device.

Step 3. Tap TV, and then tap Samsung.

Step 4. Tap TV again, and then tap Start.

Step 5. Select location and the room you watch the TV in and then tap Next.

Step 6. Your mobile should have successfully connected to your Samsung TV. For products made before 2020, a PIN will be required to connect to the TV.

If you have the SmartThings app on your mobile and have connected SmartThings with your TV, now you can control the TV through the mobile SmartThings app.

Step 1. Start the SmartThings app on your mobile, tap the TV device card.

Step 2. You can choose TV on/off, Content search, Remote, and Apps as well as other options.

Step 3. In the Search menu, you can search the TV content through the mobile keyboard and start content on TV by clicking on phone.

Step 4. In the Remote menu, you can control the TV Channel, Volume, Home and Settings.


  • Your TV must be added to SmartThings as a device already.
  • Device screenshots and menus may vary depending on the device model and software version.

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