By chance I was moving the cursor around the screen and found there was a different way to view the Smart Hub apps. This will take you to that app's install page, which also provides information on what the app does, as well as some sample screenshots showing how the app works. Once I went to another view, I saw that I was previously set up to only view my favorites. Since the new streaming devices also feature higher resolution, you won't be missing too much in that dept. But perhaps someday - they did mention it at one point.
If you are using Samsung smart tv for watching the videos, movies and etc. Haven't tried Smart view for Directv yet but I Love that feature. Not to mention I now have AirPlay for music and everything I might mirror from my iPhone or iPad. Search button on remote works! I can get onto the internet and access Hulu Plus that way, but I would prefer to have a shortcut via the icon. Specifically, below the green B and yellow C.
I looked at my remote and found a Search button below the colored letter keys. Is there a trick to search for specific apps? I pressed it and bam! I nstall procedure See the next post. I can successfully log into Netflix with my new Samsung smart tv, but I can't log into Hulu Plus via a shortcut icon. Specifically: D-Series 2011 , E-Series 2012 , F-Series 2013 , H-Series 2014 plus some entry level J and K series models which still have Orsay. Coming to other regions at a later date.
We are working to resolve this for a future update. However, there are still users that have it installed and report that it is working okay. I looked at my remote and found a Search button below the colored letter keys. Utilities, such as productivity or network functioning, are referred to as apps. That offer will end soon; and is the smartest marketing I can imagine.
You can check out :. This app is no longer being developed and unfortunately the developers are no longer available. I'm finding the manual may be out of date and not reflect exactly what we see on screen. All is well with the world now. Thank you sooo much for when ever you posted that here. Setting Up a Samsung Account When you select Apps, you're taken to a full-screen display of the pre-loaded apps in My Apps, with links to other categories like What's New, Most Popular, Video, Lifestyle, and Entertainment.
Follow the steps to add an app on your smart tv. One owner was upset when Google stopped offering the YouTube app on their model. They are just like computers and become obsolete quickly when a cheap external streaming device serves the same purpose. If you have any issues though we will try to help as much as possible. But the only streaming it supports is of some local media on the phone. Below the recommended apps is a grid of icons for the apps you've downloaded.
Ctrl+F Browser search A significant number of those apps do not work on 2014 Samsungs. It doesn't even provide screen mirroring as far as I can tell, though maybe it does from Samsung phones? The new enabled by firmware 2. Initially, you have to add money to your apps account online. Specifically, below the green B and yellow C. Step 4: Wait for Video Link Recognition Wait some seconds until the video link is recognized and shown below the browser window. How can I get the Apps Icon loaded on my tv so I can add more apps, especially the Hulu Plus icon? The following provides an overview of the Samsung Apps platform, as well as archived information for those that may still have older sets. Start the app, press on the cast button in the upper right corner and note your ip address.
To add an app to your favorites an, press the green B button on the remote when the app is highlighted. Note: if you are using the F series of the Samsung tv. This is why smart tv's are not the way to go in my opinion. If nothing happens, try to play the video locally first and wait a few seconds. Thank you for visiting the forums.
I swear there used to be a Search bar or something in Smart Hub, but now it's gone. Check My Apps screen that displays all the pre-loaded apps, as well as access to apps in other categories, such as What's New, Most Popular, Video, Lifestyle, and Entertainment. Roku refers to apps that provide video and audio content as Channels. After the app installs it will be added to your viewing selection. I have no way to load any additional apps such as Hulu Plus.