What can you do with the new Smart Hub

Last Update date : May 26. 2022

Smart Hub, one of Samsung Smart TV’s core features, is a highly intuitive content platform. You can quickly and easily search the various content and features that you enjoy. You can easily switch to another content source to watch another video, which is a perfect feature for OTT users or users who enjoy watching diverse content. Smart Hub is a convenient way for users to enjoy more services.

Try out the newly reorganized Smart Hub on the 2022 Samsung Smart TV to experience various content. Samsung-provided services and content have been organized into various tabs such as Media, Game and Ambient. Additionally, the Sidebar menu allows users to quickly and easily find functions such as Settings and Connected devices. 

new smart hub home screen

You can access the Smart Hub through the following three methods.

  • By pressing the Home button on the remote control
  • By existing the app or content source
  • With Voice Command


  • The supported services, content, and functions may vary by country or model.
  • Click the link for more information on What's new with the smarter Smart Hub.

Press the left directional button on the remote to open the sidebar. You can move to the desired tab by clicking the icon of the tab you would like to move to on the sidebar.

the sidebar on Smart Hub

You can run an app by clicking on the app tile found on the Media Home screen. Apps that are not on the Home screen can be found and installed through the Apps store or Search services.

apps on the media home screen

Each tab provides a variety of content on the front page, so you can easily see and browse the content you are interested in. 

the content browser on Smart Hub

If you would like to see more content, you can also use the Search service, which can be accessed through the left sidebar.

search service on the media screen

Use the remote control Voice Search function to browse through content faster.

voice search using the remote


  • The Voice Assistant feature is only supported on Bixby.
  • The supported services, content, and functions may vary by country or model.

By default, you can enter the LIVE TV tile from the media launcher. If you have a service provider, you may see your service provider’s logo tile instead of a LIVE TV tile.

LIVE TV tile

You can watch LIVE TV by changing the source through the sidebar. Select Menu and then move to Connected devices.

changing the connected devices

In some countries, recommended live broadcasts can also be viewed immediately through the On Now section.

on now section

You can change device settings such as image quality, sound, network, etc. 

  •To use Settings menu, press the Home button on the remote control, then click Menu.

device settings menu 1

  And then select Settings.

device settings menu 2

  •To access Quick Settings, press the Settings/123/Color button on the remote control, then click the up directional button.

device quick settings 1

  Quick Settings can be used to quickly configure frequently used features.

device quick settings 2

You can change the settings faster and more easily using voice commands. Press and hold the Voice assistant button on the remote control and say a command, such as “Decrease image sharpness,” or “Change to standard sound mode”.

voice command using the remote

Note: The Voice Assistant feature is only supported on Bixby.


  • 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.
  • Device screenshots and menus may vary depending on the device model and software version.

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