How to Update your Samsung SmartTV Firmware Online via the Internet

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The first thing you should do when you get your brand new SmartTV is connect it to the internet in order to download apps, update the software and to generally get the most of your lovely piece of kit! Now there are 2 ways you can do this. You can use the most popular option of using your wireless connection or even better use a wired connection. If you use a wired connection please ensure you have plugged a network cable into the Ethernet port on the back of the TV. If you are planning on using wireless then ignore the wired method and continue reading!

Software updates are an important part of the Samsung SmartTV eco system as they fix a lot of issues as and when they are reported whilst also giving you additional features. In order to update you TV through the TV itself, you will need an internet connection. To get connected read this post on how to connect to the internet on your SmartTV first.

Ok, so assuming you have an internet connection, then simply press the the Menu button and navigate to System > Software Upgrade > Via Online.

You will then be asked if you want to install the update. Click ok and the update will get applied. Once this has been done your SmartTV will turn off and on. Then you are all done!