Pairing a Samsung smart remote to a TV

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These steps will help you connect your Samsung smart remote to your TV. You'll need to pick the right section for your TV.

 

Connecting the remote

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The first time you use the remote, it should connect to the TV automatically. To do it, press any button on the remote except the power button and a message will pop-up to tell you it's pairing. When it's done, you'll be able to use the remote. If it's not working, try these steps.

 

2016 Samsung TVs

1.

Hold the remote within 12 inches of the TV.

2.

Aim the remote at the sensor on the TV.

3.

Press and hold the Return and Play/Pause buttons at the same time for 3 seconds.

4.

Let go of the buttons, but keep the control close to the TV.

5.

You'll see a message in the bottom-left corner of the screen telling you the remote is pairing. When it's done, the remote control should be working with your TV.

2015 Samsung TVs

1.

Hold the remote within 12 inches of the TV.

2.

Aim the remote at the sensor on the TV.

3.

Press and hold both the Return/Exit and Extra buttons at the same time for 3 seconds.

4.

Let go of the buttons, but keep the control close to the TV.

5.

You'll see a message in the bottom-left corner of the screen telling you the remote is pairing. When it's done, the remote control should be working with your TV.

2014 Samsung TVs

1.

Hold the remote within 12 inches of the TV.

2.

Aim the remote at the sensor on the TV.

3.

Press and hold both the Return and Guide buttons at the same time for 3 seconds.

4.

Let go of the buttons, but keep the control close to the TV.

5.

You'll see a message in the bottom-left corner of the screen telling you the remote is pairing. When it's done, the remote control should be working with your TV.

Hopefully you're all sorted now, but if you need any extra help, you can get in touch with a Team Knowhow Expert here.

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