How to Connect Alexa to Samsung Smart TV

How to Connect Alexa on Samsung TV (1)

Amazon’s Alexa is a famous voice assistant to control smart devices and is capable of doing multiple tasks. It is similar to Google Assistant. Alexa performs tasks like controlling smart home devices, setting alarms and reminders, playing music, searching through the internet, answering your questions, etc. Alexa can be connected to Smart TVs to operate it. You could connect Alexa to your Samsung TV to operate the TV seamlessly.

How to Connect Alexa to Samsung TV

Setting up of Devices

The first step before connecting Alexa to Samsung TV is to ensure that both the devices have completed their setup process and check whether they are working. After completing the setup process, connect both the devices to the same Wi-Fi network.

Connect to WiFI

[1] Download and Install Samsung SmartThings App and Amazon Alexa App on your Smartphone.

[2] Log in to the Samsung account and Echo’s Amazon account in the respective apps. Otherwise, create an account for the apps.

Download SmartThings and Amazon Alexa

Connecting Samsung TV to SmartThings Hub

[1] Start your Samsung Smart TV with the help of your Samsung TV remote’s power button.

[2] Click the Menu button on your remote to navigate to the Menu.

[3] From the list of menus displayed, click the Smart Hub option.

Smart Hub in Samsung TV

[4] Now, choose Samsung Account and complete the Sign-in process.

[5] Go to the SmartThings app on your smartphone.

[6] At the bottom center of the screen, you’ll see the Device Menu.

[7] Click on the Device menu and select Add Device option.

Add Device Option

[8] Browse for your Samsung TV. If available, click on it to connect your Samsung Smart TV to SmartThings Hub.

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[1] On your smartphone, open Amazon Alexa App and select the menu icon at the top-left corner.

[2] From your menu, choose the Smart Home option.

[3] Enter Samsung SmartThings in the search bar and click on it.

[4] Tap Enable to use Alexa on Samsung TV.

Enable Samsung SmartThings

[5] After enabling it, you’ll see a new sign-in page for Samsung SmartThings in the Alexa app.

[6] Type your User id and password to sign in to your Samsung account.

[7] Now, both the Samsung SmartThings app and the Amazon Alexa app are linked with each other.

Samsung TV connected with Alexa

After linking both devices, you can now use Alexa to operate the Samsung TV. Using Alexa’s voice assistant, you can change the programs, adjust volume levels, and turn on and off your Samsung TV. You can also command Alexa to play your favorite YouTube videos on the Samsung Smart TV.

The popular Alexa commands are “Alexa Turn on the TV”, ” Alexa, Increase the Volume”, and “Alexa, Open the Netflix app”. You can now enjoy watching television without touching your remote. If you have any issues with the above guide, please mention them in the comments section below.

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FAQ

[1] What are the prerequisites for connecting Alexa to Samsung TV?

To connect Alexa to Samsung TV, you should have Samsung SmartThings App and Amazon Alexa App installed on your mobile phone.

[2] Why is Alexa not working on my Samsung TV?

If Alexa is not working, then Alexa might not be connected with the Samsung SmartThings App. Make sure you have linked both the SmartThings and Alexa accounts. If Alexa is not getting to your Samsung TV, then check both the devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. You can also update the Samsung Smart TV as well as the Alexa app.