How to Change Input on Samsung TV With/Without Remote
- Press the Control Stick to change the source on Samsung TV.
- Plug in a streaming device or gaming console to change the Samsung TV input.
- Using the SmartThings app: Launch SmartThings → Select your Samsung TV → Choose Remote → Click on Source → Change Input.
- Press the Source button on the Samsung TV remote to change the source.
- Click the Menu button on the remote to change the input on Samsung TV.
If the Samsung TV remote has stopped working, you will probably buy a new universal remote to control your TV. Optionally, you can use the SmartThings app as a remote control to avoid investing in a new remote. Meanwhile, there are so many ways to change the input on Samsung TV without using a remote.
How to Change Input on Samsung TV Without Remote
Here are the methods to change the input on Samsung TV without a remote,
- Using the TV Control Stick
- Connecting a Streaming Device
- Using the SmartThings App
Change Input on Samsung TV using a Control Stick
Control Stick is also called Jog Control. The feature allows you to easily access TV functions without using a remote. The button is located on the rear panel of the Samsung TV at the bottom left or right corner or below the Samsung TV logo. Once you locate the Source button, press it to view the options. Then go to the input and change it to the one you want.
Change Input on Samsung TV by Connecting a Streaming Device
Plugging in a streaming device is the easiest way to change the input of the Samsung TV. You can connect any streaming device like Amazon Firestick, Roku, Apple TV, or Google Chromecast to the TV’s HDMI port. Samsung TV should be turned on to automatically switch to the recently connected input. You can also directly plug the gaming console to change the HDMI source of the Samsung TV by itself.
Change Input on Samsung TV using the SmartThings App
If resetting your Samsung TV Remote doesn’t fix the issue, you shall use the SmartThings app to change the source icon of the Samsung TV. Before getting started, connect your smartphone and the Samsung TV to the same WIFI network.
1. Switch your TV and connect the input device to the respective port.
2. Launch the SmartThings app on your smartphone.
3. Click on Menu and choose your Samsung TV once it is detected.
4. When the remote interface appears, click the Source button and choose the input.
Finally, the Samsung TV will change to the selected input.
Note: It is better to know the Samsung TV Universal Remote Codes and the Program Guidelines to use the universal remote control efficiently.
How to Change Input on Samsung TV With Remote
The following are the possible ways to change the input for Samsung TV using a remote,
- Using the Remote Source Button
- Using the Menu Button
Change Input using Remote Source Button
Every Samsung TV remote has a Source button to change the input with a single click. Check the upper right corner of the remote near the power button to find the Source button. If you press the source button, it will display all the inputs on the TV screen. You can pick anything using the directional keys and click the OK button to confirm your selection.
Change Input using the Menu button
If your source button is not working, you can use the Menu button to change the input on the TV.
- Click the Menu button on the Samsung TV remote.
- Select Source from the options and click the OK button.
- You will see a list of inputs on the pop-up window.
- Select the input and tap OK to confirm.
Note: Besides changing the input, it is possible to Connect Samsung TV to WIFI Without Remote.
Frequently Asked Questions
On the Samsung TV remote, press the Home button. Then select the Source option to view all the inputs. Now select the required HDMI input you wish to change.
Samsung TV will not recognize your input device if it is not connected properly. Also, you should turn off Sleep/Hibernate mode. Once you have plugged in your device, change the source to the appropriate HDMI port.
You can change the source icon using the remote controller or using the buttons on the TV.