How to connect tv to internet in 2 easy and effective steps

As technology advances, we will see more electronic devices getting upgraded on a daily basis and so has the modern television, which has jumped by leaps and bounds. With connecting the internet to smart TVs now a reality, you can set up a connection wirelessly using Wi-Fi or with an Ethernet cable.

Below are a few pointers on how to get your TV linked to the internet wirelessly and/or using a wired connection:

Wi-Fi (Wireless)

Open your smart TV’s menu. Navigate using the directions pad on your remote or press the Menu button. This is called Settings on some remotes.

Go to Network Settings and choose a connection type. Then, you need to set up a new connection to the internet. On some TVs, finding this section is done by navigating through a few tabs.

Next, set up a new wireless connection. Do this by selecting the option to set up the connection on your smart TV screen and all the Wi-Fi networks around you will then appear.

Choose your Wi-Fi network’s name using the TV remote. To connect, you’ll be required to enter your wireless password. After entering the Wi-Fi password, type in your wireless password. Once the password gets confirmed, your smart TV will get connected to the internet on its own. In case you lose your Wi-Fi password, you can reset it.

Wired Connection (Ethernet)

The ethernet port is found on the back of your smart TV. Connect your TV to your router using an ethernet cable.

Insert one end of the cable into your router and the other end into the back of your TV’s port.

Switch on your TV and access the menu using the remote go to Network Settings. Sometimes this option will be named Wireless Settings or Internet Connection.

Enable the wired internet connection by selecting the option and your TV will then get connected to your router. Next, connect to the internet right away. If there are any connecting issues, check whether the cable is working. In case it isn’t working, get another or a different Ethernet cable.

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