There’s an abundance of applications including streaming, entertainment, utility, lifestyle, games, and productivity offered by Samsung on their Smart TVs. Amidst all these options, sometimes it becomes important to find the desired app quickly. Fortunately, it’s not difficult to search for apps on a Samsung Smart TV and we will show you how. Let’s bring the fun and excitement right to your living room!
Table of Contents
How to Find Apps on Samsung TV
Samsung TVs typically run on the Tizen operating system which offers a built-in App Store where you can search, download, and install apps directly. However, the availability of apps depends on the location, the OS version, and the TV model. Follow the steps mentioned below:
1. Press the Home button on the remote.
2. Navigate to APPS on the home screen.
3. Now select the search icon and use the on-screen keyboard to enter the name of the app you want.
That is it. Once you find an app, you can select and Install it right from the Apps Store.
Also Read: How to Remove YouTube from Smart TV
How to Move Apps to the Homescreen on Samsung Smart TV
As you download and install an app on a Samsung Smart TV, it does not automatically appear on the homescreen. They are present in the Apps menu by default. You would rather need to add it to gain easy access to them. Follow the steps mentioned below:
1. Press the Home button on the remote and select Apps on the homescreen.
2. Navigate to Downloaded apps.
3. Now, long-press the app you want to move and select Add to Home.
That is it. The app will be added to the homescreen and you can reorder them as per your preference. For this:
4. In the homescreen, long-press the app of which you want to change the position.
5. Select Move and use the directional buttons on the remote to switch their position.
Also Read: What is Game Mode on Samsung TV?
Can I Install any App on Samsung Smart TV?
Unlike Android TVs, Samsung Smart TVs do not offer the convenience of the Google Play Store. Fortunately, there are a multitude of apps in the Samsung Apps Store that you can install.
Samsung Smart TVs usually come with preloaded apps such as Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video among others. You can, however, install the rest from the Apps Store or sideload them from third-party sources as well using the Downloader.
Recommended: How to Download Apps on Samsung Smart TV
We hope this article helped you easily search and find your desired apps on Samsung TV. If you have any queries or suggestions, do let us know in the comments. For more tech-related issues, stay connected to TechCult.