How do you activate apps on Samsung Smart TV?

Answered by Randy McIntyre

To activate apps on your Samsung Smart TV, you can follow these steps:

1. Start by pressing the Home button on your Smart Remote. This will take you to the main menu of your TV.

2. Navigate to the Apps section on the main menu using the arrow keys on your remote. The Apps section is usually located towards the bottom of the screen.

3. Once you are in the Apps section, you will see a list of pre-installed apps as well as an option to browse and download more apps from the Samsung App Store.

4. To activate or open a pre-installed app, simply select the app using the arrow keys and press the Select button on your remote. The app will then open and you can start using it.

5. If you want to download and install new apps, move the cursor to the Samsung App Store icon and press the Select button. This will take you to the app store where you can browse through a wide range of apps.

6. Use the arrow keys to navigate through the app store and find the app you want to download. Once you have selected the app, press the Select button to open its detailed information screen.

7. On the detailed information screen, you will see options such as Install, Open, or Add to Favorites. Select the Install option to start downloading and installing the app on your TV.

8. After the app is successfully installed, you can either press the Open button to immediately open the app, or you can go back to the Apps section on the main menu and find the app there to open it later.

Managing downloaded apps on your Samsung Smart TV:

1. If you want to manage the downloaded apps on your TV, go to the Apps section on the main menu and navigate to the My Apps tab. This tab will show you a list of all the apps that are currently installed on your TV.

2. To open or activate a downloaded app, select it using the arrow keys and press the Select button.

3. If you want to remove or uninstall an app, select it and press the Tools button on your remote. This will bring up a menu with options such as Move, Lock, and Delete. Select the Delete option to remove the app from your TV.

4. You can also rearrange the order of the apps on your TV by selecting an app and pressing the Tools button. From the menu, select the Move option and use the arrow keys to move the app to a different position.

5. Additionally, you can lock certain apps to prevent them from being deleted or moved. To do this, select the app and press the Tools button, then select the Lock option. This will protect the app from any accidental modifications.

Activating apps on your Samsung Smart TV is a straightforward process. By following the steps mentioned above, you can easily install and manage your downloaded apps on your TV. Enjoy exploring the wide range of apps available and make the most out of your Smart TV experience.