How to use Multiple Functions on a Single Screen (Multi-Link Screen)?

Last Update Date : Jan 16. 2018

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[ Using Multiple Functions on a Single Screen (Multi-Link Screen) ]



How to use multiple functions on a single screen(Multi-Link screen)?



■ Menu → Picture → Open Multi-Link Screen

   Multi-Link screen allows you to search the web, use apps and much more simutaneously while watching TV.

   Before using Multi-Link screen, make sure the TV is connected to the Internet.

   Using Multi-Link screen requires an Internet connection.

   (In the U.S.A and Canada) Before using SMART HUB with Multi-Link screen, go to On TV Settings(SMART HUB →

   On TV Settings → Set Up Service Provider) and finish configuring SMART HUB if you haven`t done so already.

   (For other countries) If you launch Multi-Link screen but have not yet configured SMART HUB, a pop-up window

   appears. In the pop-up window, select Set Up SMART HUB. You must configure SMART HUB before you can

   use Multi-Link screen.


   (1) Launching Multi-Link Screen

       - Press M.Screen on the Samsung Smart Control to launch Multi-Link Screen.

         M.Screen button    

         multi link screen 


   (2) Using Multi-Link Screen

       - UHD and FHD contents and channels can not be viewed simultaneously.

         Launching SMART HUB while using Multi-Link screen automatically terminates Multi-Link screen.

         Certain TV features and apps may not be supported by Multi-Link screen. If this is the case,

         exit from Multi-Link screen and then use the feature.


   (3) Selecting a Feature

       a) Press the Samsung Smart Control`s M.SCREEN button while Multi-Link Screen is running.

           The options menu appears.

       b) Select a feature from the options menu. This initializes the selected feature.

       ※ Features supported by Multi-Link Screen vary depending on your country.


   (4) Changing the Channel/Volume

       a) Place the pointer or focus over the screen on which you want to change the channel or adjust the volume.

       b) Use the channel buttons to change the channel or the volume buttons to adjust the volume


   (5) Pairing Bluetooth Headphones

       Pairing Bluetooth headphones to the TV lets you to hear the audio from a different screen

       through the headphones.   

       - Compatibility issues may occur with mobile headphones which may not work.

       - Sync issues may occur depending on the video and audio and on the devices used.

       - The headphones and the TV may disconnect depending on the distance between them.

       - You can`t use Bluetooth headphones, TV SoundConnect and Surround features simultaneously.

       - When Multi-Link Screen is terminated, the Bluetooth headphone is disconnected.


       a) Put the Bluetooth headphones in the pairing-ready status.

           Refer to the headphone`s manual for instructions on enabling the pairing-ready status.

       b) Press the Samsung Smart Control`s M.SCREEN button while Multi-Link Screen is running.

           The options menu appears.

       c) Select Settings from options menu.

       d) Select Connect Bluetooth Headphones from Settings menu. The TV displays the Bluetooth pairing window

           and then automatically scans for available headphones.

           - If the scan fails to locate your headphones, try placing the headphones closer to the TV

             and then select Refresh.

       e) Select your headphones from the list of scanned headphones and then select Pairing & Connection to pair

           the headphones and the TV.

           - The Bluetooth headphone with a history of pairing is easily reconnected to the TV. If there arise the

             headphone compatibility issues, clear pairing device history from the Bluetooth headphone and

             search again to reconnect.


   (6) Setting the Audio-Source Screen

        You can listen to audio from one screen through the speakers and audio from a different screen through

        the Bluetooth headphones.

        a) Press the Samsung Smart Control`s M.SCREEN button while Multi-Link Screen is running.

            The options menu appears.

        b) Select Settings from the options.

        c) Select Speaker Settings from the Settings menu.

        d) Select a screen for TV Speaker and another for Bluetooth Headphone.

            - The same screen can not be selected for both TV Speaker and Bluetooth Headphone.

            - Auto is only supported by the TV speaker. Bluetooth headphones are not supported.



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