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Setting up your 2016 Smart TV for the First Time (UN**K****)

Getting a new TV is exciting, but first you have to set it up. This guide can help you get through the initial setup so you can start enjoying your new TV!

Samsung Smart Control


Button Description
A. Power Power On / Off
B. 123 (Number pad) When pressed, a number strip appears on the bottom of the screen. Select numbers and then select Done to enter a numeric value. Use to change the channel, enter a PIN, enter a ZIP code, etc.
C. EXTRA While watching content, press to display extra information from the content provider.
D. Directional / Select pad Moves the focus and changes the values seen on the TV's menu. / Selects or runs a focused item. When pressed while you are watching content, detailed program information appears.
E. Return  Press to return to the previous menu. When pressed for 1 second or more, the running function is terminated. When pressed while you are watching a program, the previous channel appears.
F. Home Press to return to the Home Screen.
G. Play/Pause When pressed, the playback controls appear. Using these controls, you can control the media content that is playing.
H. Volume Move the button up or down to adjust the volume. To mute the sound, press the button. When pressed for 1 second or more, the Accessibility Shortcuts menu appears.
I. Channel Move the button up or down to change the channel. To see the Guide screen, press the button.

Setup TV

  1. Using the directional pad on your remote, navigate up and down the list to select your Preferred Language. For this example, select Welcome! for English.  

    Samsung TV Setup Language Selection
  2. Select Next, to proceed to the next step.  

    Samsung Smart Remote Introduction
  3. Read the on-screen recommendation, and then select Next.   

    Samsung TV Setup
  4. Select your wireless network. If you are using a wired network, connect the Ethernet cable to your TV.

    If prompted, enter the wireless network password, and select Done.

    Samsung Wireless Connection Selection
  5. Once the wireless connection has been established, press the Select button to proceed to the next step.  

    Samsung Wireless Connection
  6. Review the Smart Hub Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy.  Checkmark I Agree to all, to agree to all terms and conditions.   

    Samsung Smart Hub Terms and Conditions
  7. Select OK to continue.

    Samsung Smart Hub Terms and Conditions
  8. Using the on-screen number pad enter your Zip Code, then select Done.   

    Samsung TV Setup Zip Code
  9. Select the available source for your TV channels:  

    Samsung TV Source Selection

    Instructions may vary depending on the source selected. For this example, select Cable or Satellite Box.

    • Cable or Satellite Box

    • Antenna

    • I don't receive a TV signal

  10. Select the TV port that the Cable or Satellite Box you want to set up is connected to.

    Samsung TV Setup
  11. Select your cable service provider.   

    Samsung TV Service Provider Selection
  12. Set up TV Remote to control your cable or satellite box. Follow the on-screen instructions. Select Yes to continue.   

    Samsung TV Setup
  13. Your TV automatically identifies the devices that are connected via HDMI. Devices that are connected, via HDMI, to your TV should be turned ON during the Identification process. Once the Identification is complete, select Next.  

    Samsung TV Setup Device Identification
  14. Enter your email address to register your new smart TV and receive warranty information as well as additional guides and information.  Otherwise, select Skip to continue.   

    Samsung TV Registration
  15. Select Start Watching TV, to finish the Initial Setup.  

    Samsung TV Setup Complete

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