If you have just bought a new or second-hand Samsung UE49KS8500U 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 UE49KS8500U 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 UE49KS8500U 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 between 2014 and 2018:
1- First step:
Using the remote control of your Samsung Series 8 UE49KS8500U 124.5 cm (49") 4K Ultra HD Smart TV Wi-Fi Black, Silver we open the TV start menu by pressing the "MENU" button.
2- Second step:
Using the direction buttons on the remote control, scroll down the home menu of the UE49KS8500U until you find the section called "Network", press the "enter" button (button that is in the center of the four direction buttons) to continue.
3- Third step:
Within the network settings of the Samsung UE49KS8500U we look for the "Network Settings" section and press the central button of the remote control again to access the configuration of the television network connection.
4- Four step:
In the next section, a screen will appear in which we can select the type of network, select "Network Type" and press enter on the remote control to display the options.
5- Fifth step:
In the next 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 UE49KS8500U to the network 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.
6- Sixth step:
A list of the nearby wireless connections detected by the Samsung UE49KS8500U will appear on the screen, we select the Wi-Fi network to which we want to connect the television and press the enter button on the remote control to continue.
7- Seventh 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 UE49KS8500U screen.
We can select "Show Password" so that the password is shown as we write it instead of the asterisks and to be able to check that it is correct when finishing writing.
8- Eighth step:
We wait a few seconds for the Samsung UE49KS8500U to verify that the password is correct and the connection can be made.
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 UE49KS8500U.
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 UE49KS8500U 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 UE49KS8500U, 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 UE49KS8500U 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 UE49KS8500U it is a television with the Tizen operating system, an aspect ratio of 16:9, 4 HDMI ports, 3 USB ports, a screen resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels, a screen diagonal of 124.5 cm, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Ethernet port (RJ45) .
Release date: 2018-11-28.
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