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How To Pair Samsung Soundbar?

Pairing a Samsung soundbar with your TV or another device generally involves a few straightforward steps. However, the exact process may vary depending on the model of your soundbar and what you’re trying to pair it with (e.g., TV, smartphone, etc.). Below are some general guidelines for various scenarios:

Pairing Samsung Soundbar with Samsung TV

  • Power On: Make sure your Samsung TV and soundbar are powered on.
  • Connect: Usually, if both devices are Samsung and have a feature called SoundConnect or TV SoundConnect, they will automatically find and connect within a minute. If you need help, you may need to go through manual setup.
How to pair samsung soundbar

Table of Contents

  • Menu: Go to Settings > Sound > Sound Output on your Samsung TV.
  • Select Soundbar: Your soundbar should appear in the list of available sound outputs. Select it to pair.

Pairing Samsung Soundbar with Non-Samsung TV

  1. Power On: Turn on both your TV and the soundbar.
  2. Connect: Use an HDMI, Optical, or AUX cable to connect the soundbar to your TV physically. Some models also support Bluetooth.
  3. TV Settings: Go to your TV’s audio settings menu and set the audio output to the relevant port (e.g., HDMI, Optical).
  4. Soundbar Settings: Sometimes, you must also use your soundbar’s remote to select the corresponding input source (e.g., HDMI, Optical).


Pairing Bluetooth

Pairing via Bluetooth (Smartphones, Tablets, Laptops)

  1. Power On: Make sure the soundbar is turned on.
  2. Bluetooth Mode: Use the remote to navigate to BT or Bluetooth mode on the soundbar. Alternatively, you may have to press a Bluetooth button on the soundbar or the remote.
  3. Device Search: Go to Bluetooth settings on your mobile device or laptop and search for new devices.
  4. Select Soundbar: Your Samsung soundbar should appear in the list of available devices. Tap on it to pair.

Using a Remote Control

Some Samsung soundbars have a dedicated remote, which often has a button to make pairing easier. Look for Pair, BT, Bluetooth, SoundConnect, or similar controls, and follow the on-screen instructions.

samsung remote

Pairing via Wi-Fi (Compatible Models)

  1. SmartThings App: Download and install Samsung’s SmartThings app on your mobile device.
  2. Account: Log in or create a Samsung account.
  3. Add Device: Follow the app’s instructions to add a new device, and choose your soundbar from the list of available devices.
  4. Wi-Fi Setup: The app will guide you through connecting the soundbar to your Wi-Fi network.
  5. Finalize: Once connected, you can use the app to control various soundbar features.


Pairing with a Subwoofer

Some Samsung soundbars come with wireless subwoofers that need to be paired manually.

  1. Power On: Turn on the soundbar and subwoofer.
  2. Pairing Mode: Press the ‘Pair’ button from the back of the subwoofer or follow the instructions in the manual to put it in pairing mode.
  3. Connect: Use your soundbar’s remote to navigate the subwoofer settings and select ‘Pair’ or a similar option.
  4. Confirmation: A light on the subwoofer usually changes color or stops blinking to indicate a successful pairing.


Troubleshooting Tips

  1. Distance: Make sure the soundbar and the device you’re trying to pair it with are close during the pairing process.
  2. Interference: Ensure no other Bluetooth devices in the vicinity could interfere with the pairing process.
  3. Compatibility: Make sure both devices are compatible. For instance, older TVs may not support ARC (Audio Return Channel) via HDMI.
  4. Software Update: Ensure that the firmware on your soundbar, TV, or any other device you’re pairing is updated to the latest version.
  5. Restart: If you encounter problems, a simple restart of both devices can often resolve pairing issues.
  6. Factory Reset: As a final option, your soundbar may require a factory reset. Please remember that doing so will wipe your settings and need you to reset your device.


Consulting To Pair Samsung Soundbar

It’s always best to consult the user manual with your soundbar for device-specific instructions and features. It will provide the most accurate and detailed information tailored to your model.

Following these guidelines and tips, you can successfully pair your Samsung soundbar with various devices.