How to Setup and Watch Netflix on Samsung Smart TV Real Quick

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I'm locking this old discussion and hope you can make a new and complete with network details, firmware versions new post. Click here to buy it from Amazon right now. Netflix loads and I am able to scroll through their menus but once I select a show to play, I get the error starting that Netflix is not available on my device. Also, you can run it on multi-devices. Samsung may be requiring additional authentication through other sites above what WII, XBox and my computer are using. When the Smart TV is ON, unplug it at the socket, then wait for about twenty seconds, and then plug it back.

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How to Watch Netflix on Samsung Smart TV

Some folk will not try such since "it worked before. If the other Apps are working and Netflix isn't, that usually points to the App itself, but that may not be the case here.

If it worked on the same model, but different TV, then it's most likely an issue with the TV itself. I'd recommend checking your options for an exchange or repair. Then, try connecting to the network again and try launching Netflix. The resetting of the TV worked! Thank you so much, I was pulling my hair out trying to figure it out. And as this was my third tv from my seller, I was loath to have to return another one, especially since I am happy with the picture.

But it worked and is activated! If you have any way of talking to your tier 1 techs, you should mention the resetting trick as something to try first. We're in different buildings, but I know a few of the fellas over there. I'll be happy to send it over.

I got an UN46D, it's wonderful for me, but i can't activate my netflix account in it: It is suppoused that after cliking the Nextflix icon for the first time the tv will ask you if you are a member of netflix i answered YES. I had a similar issue. What I understand is the new TVs from Samsung do not require a activation code. Once I found that out I starting looking at my routing settings for my home network.

I have a UND Samsung has not supplied what ports to open so I turn the router firewall off. Most of what we know is at the next link: From memory there are a lot of small hurdles. Such as logging into Samsung's servers before netflix will work.

Then you have seen Samsung servers go down which causes no end of troubles. Get with the program? I therefore cannot substitute Google DNS. Samsung may be requiring additional authentication through other sites above what WII, XBox and my computer are using. Remember I can't see what you did and can't test things.

This is where a tech visit can help. Your post is missing too many details. It now works for whatever reason. Could have been some other setting I overlooked. We will mark that one in the user error column.

Thanks for your help. If you don't already have a compatible device, streaming media players are widely available and let you access services like Netflix from any TV. Or, if you're thinking of getting a new Blu-ray player, make sure to choose one that supports Netflix.

Have gamers in the house? Netflix is available on all major game consoles as well. Start Your Free Month. How can I watch Netflix on my TV? Does my TV have the Netflix app? What if my TV doesn't have a Netflix app? I'm trying Netflix for the first time, I'm not sure I want to buy a new device.

If using the Ethernet option, insert the cable running from the Ethernet port of the TV into the Ethernet jack in the wall. If using Wi-Fi, make sure that the TV can read your network settings under its system setup page.

Set up your TV to receive Internet programming according to the instructions in your user's manual. Take note that the set up process for each model of TV may be different. This step may or may not be necessary, depending on what brand and model of TV you have. Access the menu of your TV.

This will show you what Internet applications are available. Highlight the Netflix application using your remote. Accept the "Terms of Agreement" by pressing "Enter" on your remote to access the Netflix registration screen.

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