If there is a problem with the internet connection, then using any device is hectic. If you are having a smart TV and it gives a problem with Wifi then it is just like a normal TV. As it is a smart Tv it needs a stable internet connection to run all the apps. But sometimes, smart Tv gives a problem with wifi. So, if your Samsung TV shows that it is not connected to Wifi or it is having internet connection issue then what can you do?
To fix wifi not connected to Samsung TV there are a few methods, which we have explained below. Check out the full article and fix the problem on your Samsung TV. But before we see the solution, first let us check out the cause of the error. Why do we see Samsung TV not connecting to Wifi error?
Causes of Samsung TV Not Connected to Wifi
If your Samsung TV is getting a problem in connecting to Wifi, then there can be different causes. In a few cases, you can easily solve it by restarting your TV, but it doesn’t work for everyone. Fixing the problem depends on the error, so first let us check out the cause of the error. Below are a few causes of Samsung TV not connecting to the internet.
A bug in the software
As soon as we see any problem, we search for an instant solution. If your TV fails to connect to the wireless networks, then the reason might be a bug in the software. Or mistakenly you have entered an incorrect password, so make sure first you check the password. Or the network settings might have corrupted if you have turned off the smart TV via remote for more than 20 minutes.
DNS Server Settings
All the digital devices which support connectivity has a Domain Name System (DNS). To easily use the Internet connection, DNS settings must be configured properly. Samsung Smart TV fetches the DNS servers settings by default. But sometimes, the servers need to be set manually when your TV does connect to Wifi.
Software is not latest
Samsung regularly brings software updates for its Smart TVs. So, if the TV is not connected to Wifi, then it will not download and install the latest software updates. Or if the automatic software update option in the TV is disabled, then the firmware will not be the latest one. The problem might be with the old version of the software or a bug in the latest software.
The problem in Modem or Router
If there is a problem with your Wifi Modem or Router then also your TV doesn’t connect to Wifi. So, check out your Modem and fix the issue.
So, these might be the possible causes of Samsung TV not connecting to Wifi. Now, let us check out the solution to fix this error.
How to Fix Wifi Connection Problem in Samsung TV?
As we have seen the reasons which might be giving problem in Samsung TV Wifi. Now, given below are the solutions.
Method 1: Check out Wifi Password
One of the commonest reason behind internet connection problem is the wrong wifi password. Most of them enter the incorrect password accidentally. So, make sure you enter the correct password as we get problem while typing in the on-screen TV keyboard. The TV keyboard is not the same as a smartphone’s keyboard so it is a little bit difficult to type in.
Follow the steps to connect Wifi.
- First of all press the Home button on your remote.
- Then go to Settings > choose General > Network > Open Network Settings > Wireless.
- Choose the wireless network on which you want to connect
- Now, enter the password carefully.
- To check if you have entered the password correctly, you can enable the show password option.
- Make sure your password is not too long or difficult, keep it short and simple.
Method 2: Restart Samsung TV
Restarting your Samsung TV can possibly fix the internet problem on the TV. If your Samsung TV has temporary issues then restarting your TV will work. Check out how to restart your Smart TV.
- Turn on your TV
- Hold the Power button on the remote
- Press it until you see the Samsung logo on the screen.
- The red LED on the TV will start blinking.
- Now, try to reconnect the Wifi network.
- Turn on TV
- Let it be on for 5 to 10 minutes
- Now, turn it off by removing the power cable
- Keep it off for about half an hour and then try to turn on the TV
Method 3: Restart your Wifi Router
Sometimes, there might be a problem with Wifi router. If the wifi service is not working correctly or there is a problem is DNS settings in the router then you can see this problem. So, if you restart the router, it can possibly fix the issue.
Check out the steps, to restart your wifi router.
- First of all, turn off the internet router
- Let it be off for a while
- Then turn it on
- The router will load the settings, so wait for a while.
- It will connect the TV on Wifi, now you can check whether Samsung TV is connected to a TV or not.
Method 4: Disconnect all other devices connected to wifi
Many Wifi routers have a limit of devices connecting to the routers. If you are using a hotspot from Smartphone and trying to connect the TV, then first check the device hotspot settings. There might be a limit of connected devices in the smartphone. So, you must check out your Android device connecting limit.
So, these are some of the methods by which you can connect your Samsung Smart TV with Wifi. If your smart TV is also giving problem in connecting to the internet, then try out any of the methods and solve the issue.