If you have just bought a new or second-hand TCL 50P8M 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 TCL 50P8M TV is very interesting today, you can have your Android 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 TCL 50P8M has the following wireless connections:
Estimated time: 10 minutes.
Table of Contents:
You will need:
- TV remote
If you don't have a remote you can buy one from this link on Amazon. *
- Internet connection
- Wi-Fi network password
1- First step:
To start we open the start menu of your TCL 50P8M TV 127 cm (50") 4K Ultra HD Smart TV Wi-Fi Black TV, to do it on the remote control press the "Home" key, it is the button with the drawing of a house.
2- Second step:
Next, click on the settings icon that is in the upper right part of the 50P8M screen, its icon is the symbol of a gear or cogwheel.
3- Third step:
We look for the "Network & Internet" section represented by the icon of a Wi-Fi network.
Press the central button of your TCL 50P8M remote control to access the network settings.
4- Four step:
Check that the Wi-Fi connection is activated, if it is not activated.
A list of Wi-Fi networks within range of the TV will appear TCL 50P8M.
If you recognize your Wi-Fi network select it and press the central button of the remote control.
If you cannot find it, it may be hidden, click on "Add new network".
5- Fifth step:
In the next step, we must choose the type of security of the Wi-Fi network to which we are going to connect, in current routers the most advanced and common type of security is "WPA / WPA2-Personal".
6- Sixth step:
Next, we enter the password for the Wi-Fi network that we have previously selected to connect using the keyboard that appears on the screen.
If you don't see the keyboard, hover over the blank space and press the middle button on the remote control.
Use the directional buttons on the remote to navigate through the keyboard and press the center button on the remote to confirm each letter, number or special character.
Once finished, click on the right arrow icon that appears in the central right part of the on-screen keyboard.
7- Seventh step:
If the password entered and the rest of the data are 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 TCL 50P8M.
If you do not have a Wi-Fi router, the wireless connection is very weak and does not reach the TCL 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 and without having to use the remote control.
The TCL 50P8M 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 TCL 50P8M, 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 TCL 50P8M 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 TCL 50P8M it is a television with the Android operating system, an aspect ratio of 16:9, 3 HDMI ports, 2 USB ports, a screen resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels, a screen diagonal of 127 cm, Wi-Fi, Ethernet port (RJ45) .
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