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Pair a Bluetooth Mouse or Keyboard to Your 2016 Smart TV (UN**K****)

Samsung Smart TV Bluetooth

You can connect Bluetooth devices such as speakers or keyboards to your TV to enhance your viewing experience. Read on to learn how to connect Bluetooth devices to your TV.

Connect to a Bluetooth Device

Maybe you want to pair Bluetooth speakers to your TV while your friends are over to watch that new action movie. Learn how to connect your TV to a Bluetooth device by following these steps:

  1. Press the Home button on your Samsung Smart Control to access the Home Screen.

    Samsung Smart TV Remote
  2. Using the directional pad on your remote, navigate to and select Settings.

    Samsung Smart TV Home Screen
  3. Select System.   

    Samsung Smart TV System
  4. Select Input Device Manager to manage devices that are connected to your TV. 

    Samsung Smart TV Input Device Manager
  5. Select Add Bluetooth Keyboard & Gamepad.

    Samsung Smart TV Input Device Manager
  6. Select the device that you would like to connect to your TV. For this example, select Samsung Wireless Keyboard.

    Samsung Smart TV Connecting Wireless Keyboard
  7. Select Pair and connect to begin pairing your device.

    Samsung Smart TV Pair and Connect
  8.   Please wait while your device is connecting.

    Samsung Smart TV Connecting Keyboard
  9. Select OK to complete the pairing of your device.   

    Samsung Smart TV Connection Complete
  10. Your Bluetooth Device is now connected to your TV.    

    Samsung Smart TV Connection Complete

Restrictions on Using Bluetooth

  • The Samsung Bluetooth Speaker is only available for devices supporting TV SoundConnect.

  • You can't use Bluetooth devices, TV SoundConnect, and the Surround feature simultaneously.

  • Compatibility issues may occur, depending on the Bluetooth device. (A mobile exclusive headphone may not be available, depending on the environment.)

  • Lip-sync errors may occur.

  • The TV and Bluetooth devices may disconnect, depending on the distance between them.

  • A Bluetooth device may hum or malfunction:

    • When a part of your body is in contact with the receiving/transmitting system of the Bluetooth device or the TV.

    •  When the device is subject to electrical variation from obstruction caused by a wall, corner, or office partitioning.

    •  When the device is exposed to electrical interference from same frequency-band devices including medical equipment, microwave ovens, and wireless LANs.

  • If the problem persists, try connecting the device using the digital optical port or the HDML (ARC) port.

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