First you ll need to discover your samsung tv in the samsung smartthings app which lets you treat it as a basic connected smart device when connecting it to your alexa speaker. Confirmed from smartthings app that signal is being received from alexa when told to turn tv on.
Consequently alexa will automatically pair to your samsung tv.
How to get alexa to turn on samsung tv. Virtual switch appeared in smart things app and on alexa app. To do this go to. Alexa can only switch your television on or off if it has the hdmi cec feature enabled.
Samsung tv control your smart tv using bixby google home or alexa last update date. Finally after you have enabled the samsung smartthings skill you can now select your samsung tv and get ready to use alexa. Alexa turn tv on alexa turn tv off note.
You will usually find the hdmi cec feature in the advanced settings of your smart tv. Thankfully you can ask bixby the ai assistant on your samsung smart tv to navigate the settings menu change the volume or even search for content. 2020 manually scrolling through menu options every time you want to adjust a setting can get tiring.
Therefore you can now start using alexa to control your smart samsung tv with your voice. Change the channel on a device alexa change channel to 91 on living room tv alexa next channel on living room tv alexa channel up down on living room tv input. Tv does not turn on.
Here s how to hook your samsung smart tv up to alexa. Turn things on and off alexa turn on living room tv alexa turn off living room tv channel. Change the input of a playback device change the input by.
Have samsung smartthings hub and 2016 samsung smart tv. Start by connecting your samsung smart tv with the smartthings hub. If it s compatible turn your tv on and put it on the same network as the.