How to switch external devices connected to projector

Last Update date : Sep 22. 2023

If you have multiple external devices connected to your projector, like TV, smartphone, and storage devices, changing the device's name can come in handy to keep track of everything. If you’re unsure how to connect certain devices, you can use the Source menu’s Connection Guide.

You can also switch between TV programs and the content of external devices.  Follow the guide below for more information. 

Change the input signal

Press the House icon Home button on your remote and then navigate to Box with arrow on left side.Source. When you select a connected external device on the Source screen, the output of the selected device is displayed on the projector's screen. 


  • To control a device (Blu-ray player, game console, etc.) that supports universal remote control with the projector's remote control, connect the device to an HDMI port on the projector, and then turn on the device. The output displayed on the projector is automatically switched to the output of the device or you can configure the universal remote control for the device automatically. 
  • When a USB device is connected to the USB port, a pop-up message appears that lets you switch easily to the media content listed on the device. 
  • This function may not be supported depending on the device and geographical area.

Editing the name and icon of an external device


From the Home screen, select Source, and then select the device you want to name. You can also add the device to the Home screen by selecting Add to Home. Press the Up button to use the available functions.


Universal Remote: Use your Samsung remote to control your connected devices. . To control external devices, register them by following the instructions on the screen.

  • Edit: Rename the input ports and put and choose new icons for your devices.
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  • Information: View detailed information about your external devices.
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  • Add to Home: Add the port of an external device to the Home Screen for quick switching.
  • You can use the following features on the Source screen. 

    • Remote Access: Use the Projector to access your PC via remote PC or Screen Sharing (Wireless). 
    • Connection Guide: Includes visual instructions for connecting your devices. Select this guide if you have questions about connecting audio or video devices, storage devices, keyboards, smartphones, etc.
    • Universal Remote: This lets you register external devices to your Samsung remote control and control them using the remote.

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