This article will explain how to connect your computer to your Samsung Smart TV. This will allow you to mirror any media stored on your computer (i.e. photos and videos) on your big screen for sharing with family or friends.
The Samsung Smart TV is DLNA compliant
, so you should configure your computer to act as a DLNA server
before beginning. To complete the connection, all you'll need is the All Share
application that comes installed on your TV by default as well as a good WiFi connection
Connect Your Computer to Your Samsung Smart TV
We've broken this tutorial into two steps. The first section will explain how to configure your computer to act as a DLNA server. If your computer is already configured, skip along to section two to learn how to access your multimedia content on your television.
Configure PC to Act as a DLNA Server
Open the Windows 8 Charm Bar
and select Settings
Next, click the WiFi
icon. Right-click on your WiFi network and select Turn sharing on and off
Then, select Yes, turn on sharing and connect to devices
Your computer is now configured to act as a DLNA server.
Access Media Content on Your PC from Your Smart TV
Turn on your Smart TV and press the Smart Hub
Next, run the AllShare Play
application. In the application window, select among the Videos
, or Music
categories, depending on the type of content you'd like to access from your PC: