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Published: June 18, 2016 | Applies to:

This quick guide will show how to connect Windows 10 to Samsung Smart TV wirelessly via casting. By this, you can play music/videos/movies from PC to TV.

It is very easy to connect Windows 10 to any other casting/projecting/mirroring device. Thanks to Cast to Device option Microsoft implemented in this operating system. Recently, I got my Samsung Smart LED TV and I found that connecting Windows 10 to this TV without wires can be done handily by casting. Thus I thought I should share the steps for this with all of you.

How To Connect Windows 10 To Samsung Smart TV Wirelessly

For this to work, the only requirement is that both devices should awake and are on same network. In other words, you should connect Windows 10 and your Samsung Smart TV to same wireless network to avail the benefits of casting.

Here are the quick steps you need to follow and play content from Windows 10 to your Smart TV:

How To Connect Windows 10 To Samsung Smart TV Wirelessly

1. First of all, connect your Samsung Smart LED TV to your wireless network/device. The connection can be made from TV Menu > Network > Network Status.

How To Connect Windows 10 To Samsung Smart TV Wirelessly

2. Now connect your Windows 10 to same wireless network/device to which your TV is connected. Then open Settings app and click Devices.

How To Connect Windows 10 To Samsung Smart TV Wirelessly

3. Next, in the left pane, choose Connected Devices. In the corresponding right pane, click Add a device option.

How To Connect Windows 10 To Samsung Smart TV Wirelessly

4. Your Windows 10 will now search for devices and it will automatically detect your Smart TV. When you spot your TV in available devices list, click on its entry to add it to your PC.

How To Connect Windows 10 To Samsung Smart TV Wirelessly

5. In few moments, Windows 10 will install the device so that it can be used any time for casting.

How To Connect Windows 10 To Samsung Smart TV Wirelessly

6. Now to play any content from your Windows 10, go to its file location. If the content type is picture, video or music, right click over it and choose Cast to Device > Your Samsung Smart TV.

How To Connect Windows 10 To Samsung Smart TV Wirelessly

7. Finally, Windows and TV both will prepare for casting and when both are ready, content can be played using play button, from Windows 10 to your Samsung Smart TV.

How To Connect Windows 10 To Samsung Smart TV Wirelessly

That’s it!


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  • Hi, really it works parallels what is presented in the article, but cast to device function does not work in movies and TV app. Please respond to ***********@gmail.com. Thanks, Sorin.

  • clearly you know something that is not in the directions, because I have tried this a million times and it does not work. Oh and I am a software engineer so not entirely clueless on this…

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