If you have just bought a new or second-hand Samsung GU55TU6979U television or you bought it a long time ago, and you do not remember how to configure the Internet connection via Wi-Fi, we will tell you how to configure the network step by step and with images.
Having internet access on your Samsung GU55TU6979U TV is very interesting today, you can have your Tizen operating system updated, download applications to watch series, movies, videos from social networks, IP television, view your photos and rewind programs television broadcasts that are broadcast live so you don't miss a thing.
Of course you will need the password of the Wi-Fi network to which you want to connect the TV and the remote control of the TV.
The Samsung GU55TU6979U has the following wireless connections:
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes.
Estimated time: 15 minutes.
You will need:
- TV remote
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- Internet connection
- Wi-Fi network password
Models from 2018:
1- First step:
Using the remote control of your Samsung GU55TU6979U, open the Smart TV start menu by pressing the "Menu" or "Home" button.
This is the button with the image of a house.
2- Second step:
Using the directional buttons on the remote control, navigate through the home menu of GU55TU6979U until you find the section called "Settings", it is the option with the icon of a gear or cogwheel.
Press the center button on the remote control to open the TV settings.
3- Third step:
Using the directional buttons on the remote control, navigate through the Samsung GU55TU6979U settings menu until you find the section called "General", it is the option with the icon of a wrench.
Press the center button on the remote control to open the general settings.
4- Four step:
The first of the settings that will appear in the general menu of Samsung GU55TU6979U is "Network" select it and press the enter button (the button located in the center of the steering wheel).
5- Fifth step:
Once inside the network settings your TV GU55TU6979U use the direction buttons on the remote control to navigate to the "Open network configuration" section, press the central button on the remote control to enter.
6- Sixth step:
At this point we can choose what type of internet connection we want to configure, wireless or cable.
In this case we choose "Wireless" since we are going to connect the Samsung GU55TU6979U to the internet via Wi-Fi.
In case of having an RJ45 cable connection to the router, we choose cable, this would be the option that would give us the best internet connection in terms of download speed and connection stability, but it is the least common since it requires wiring the room.
7- Seventh step:
We will see the list of nearby wireless connections detected by Samsung GU55TU6979U, we select our Wi-Fi network and press the "OK" button or the central button on the remote control.
8- Eighth step:
We enter the password of the Wi-Fi network to which we want to connect using the keyboard that will appear on the screen, we use the directional buttons on the remote control to navigate through the keyboard and press the central button of the remote control to confirm each character.
To enter uppercase letters, press the up arrow button that appears in the upper left part of the on-screen keyboard.
Once finished, click on "Done" in the central right part of the Samsung GU55TU6979U screen.
9- Nineth step:
If the password entered is correct, a confirmation message will appear on the screen, click "OK" to finish the Wi-Fi network configuration process and we can start using the Internet on our Smart TV Samsung GU55TU6979U.
If you do not have a Wi-Fi router, the wireless connection is very weak and does not reach the Samsung TV or you simply want to connect your TV to the Internet using a cable to be able to enjoy a higher connection speed and without the risk of disconnections, you can connect it using an RJ45 network cable directly to the router.
The Samsung GU55TU6979U television has the following Ethernet connections:
Ethernet LAN: Yes.
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports: 1.
1- Locate the RJ45 network connection plug on the back of the Samsung GU55TU6979U, it may be indicated with the text LAN.
The plug looks like the following image.
2- Connect the cable to the television respecting the direction of the tab and the other end of the cable to the router or switch in one of its outputs also marked with the name LAN as can be seen in the following image.
3- If the cable has been correctly connected to your Samsung GU55TU6979U television, it will automatically detect the Internet connection and you can begin to enjoy all the advantages and content available through the Internet.
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About the device:
The Samsung GU55TU6979U it is a television with the Tizen operating system, 2 HDMI ports, 1 USB ports, a screen resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels, a screen diagonal of 139.7 cm, Wi-Fi, Ethernet port (RJ45) .
Release date: 2020-11-04.
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