How do I update the software on my Samsung Smart TV?

If you are having trouble with your Samsung Smart TV, you should always check to see if there are any software updates available as these may contain a fix for your problem.

 

The easiest way to update your software is directly through the settings menu on your TV. If your TV isn't connected to the internet or your internet connection isn't stable, you can also update using a USB stick.

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Please note: the following steps may look different depending on your TV model and the version of the smart menu it uses. if you're not sure of the exact steps, follow your printed user manual or download the e-manual from Samsung Support

1 Press the menu button on your remote
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2 Select Support
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3 Select Software Update
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4 Select Update Now
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Please note: you will need, your TV model number, a USB stick and a PC or laptop

 

You can find your model number by checking the sticker on the back of your TV or by going to the settings menu and choosing Support > About this TV

2 Search for your TV's model number
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3 On the site for your model, scroll down to the Downloads section
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4 Download the latest Upgrade File onto your computer
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5 Unzip the file then save onto a USB stick

Please note: do not change the name of the folder or file as your TV will not be able to recognise the files

6 Turn on your TV and insert the USB stick into the USB port

Please note: if your TV has more than one USB port, make sure that there are no other devices plugged into any USB port

7 Press the Menu button on your TV remote
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8 Select Support
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9 Select Software Update
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10 Select Update Now
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11 Select the USB option

Follow the on-screen prompts to begin the update process. Once the update has completed, your TV will turn itself off and then on again.

Please note: while the TV is updating, do not pull out the USB stick, unplug the power cable or turn off the TV as this could cause a firmware error

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