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Samsung Galaxy S4: Sends pictures and videos to your Samsung Smart TV using Wi-Fi Direct

April 2015


Samsung Galaxy S4: Sends pictures and videos to your Samsung Smart TV using Wi-Fi Direct



The Samsung Galaxy S4 can share content with a Samsung Smart TV connected to the same Wi-Fi network, using the DLNA technology. Using this method, no complex configuration is required, you just have to connect both devices to the same Wi-Fi network.

Connecting both devices without a Wi-Fi router


In the absence of a Wi-Fi router, you can use Wi-Fi Direct, which allows to connect two wireless devices directly without the need of an access point. This means that you don't need to connect to a Wi-Fi network to share content between your Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung Smart TV.

Procedure:

Enabling Wi-Fi Direct on Samsung Smart TV

  • Press the MENU button on the remote control.
  • Go to Network.
  • Activate Wi-Fi Direct.
  • Your TV will search for nearby Wi-Fi devices.

Enabling Wi-Fi Direct on Samsung Galaxy S4

  • Go to Settings> Wi-Fi> Wi-Fi Direct.
  • Your phone will search for nearby Wi-Fi devices.

Establishing connection between the devices

  • Select your Samsung Smart TV in the list of available devices.
  • A notification appears on the TV screen.
    • Accept the connection.

Stream photos or videos to your TV

  • On your mobile, open your photo or video gallery.
  • Select the photo or video you want to convey.
  • Press the button on the top left of the screen, next to the Share button.
  • Select your Samsung Smart TV.
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Original article published by Carlos-vialfa. Translated by deri58.
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