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How to Install and Watch IPTV on Samsung Smart TV



IPTV on Samsung Smart TV

IPTV, also called Internet Protocol Television, is a digital media service that streams television channels over the Internet. IPTV works based on Internet protocol technology. You need to get a subscription from an IPTV provider to watch IPTV content. IPTV is accessible on popular devices like Android, Windows, iOS, Mac, and Smart TV. If you have a Samsung Smart TV, you can directly install any IPTV player from the Samsung App Store. In addition, You can also sideload IPTV Player apps on Samsung TV.

How to Get IPTV on Samsung Smart TV

There are plenty of IPTV apps available on the Samsung App Store. For demonstration, we have used Smart IPTV Player.

#1: Power On Samsung Smart TV and connect it to a strong Internet connection.

#2: Tap the Home button on your Samsung TV Remote.

#3: Locate and tap the Apps tile on the home screen.

#4: Navigate to the search bar and search for Smart IPTV.

#5: Select the Smart IPTV app from the search results.

Smart IPTV

#6: Select the Install button to download the app on Samsung TV.

How to Activate Smart IPTV on Samsung Smart TV

Before moving into the steps, visit the Smart IPTV website and get a subscription (€5.49).

#1: Launch the Smart IPTV app on your Samsung TV.

#2: You will see a MAC address in the center of the screen. Note down the MAC address and open a browser on your smartphone or PC.

#3: Go to the Smart IPTV activation website (

#4: Enter the MAC address on the box and add the M3U link or playlist file of your IPTV provider.

#5: Then, tap the Send button.

Activate Smart IPTV Player

#6: Within a few seconds, a pop-up stating “1 URL added! Restart your App” will appear on the bottom.

#7: Open the Smart IPTV app on Samsung Smart TV and watch your desired content on a big screen.

How to Stream IPTV on Samsung Smart TV Via Browser

Another way to stream IPTV content on Samsung TV is through the Internet browser. The Web IPTV player is an online IPTV Player that is completely free to use, and it is one of the best IPTV players for Mac and Windows. This IPTV Player is compatible with devices that have browser support.

#1: Connect the Samsung TV to a strong WiFi network and navigate to the Home screen.

#2: Hit the Home button on your Samsung TV remote.

#3: Look for the Internet tile and select it.

Tap Internet on Samsung TV

#4. Navigate to the search bar on the browser and enter the URL:

Web IPTV Player

#5. On the Web IPTV Player website, fill in the M3U URL link or Playlists file offered by your IPTV Provider.

Enter the M3U URL

#6. Hit the Watch button and wait for the content to load.

#7. Once loaded, play any IPTV content and watch it on your Samsung Smart TV.

How to Sideload IPTV on Samsung Smart TV

#1: Turn On your PC and launch a browser.

#2: Download the apk file of any IPTV player on your PC.

#3: Connect a USB drive to your PC and copy the apk file to it.

#4: Remove the USB drive from your PC and insert it into the HDMI port of your Samsung

Smart TV.

Insert a USB drive on Samsung TV

#5: Turn ON your Samsung Smart TV and navigate to Settings.

#6: Locate and enable the option Unknown Sources.

#7: Now, go to the USB drive section and tap the APK file.

#8: Follow the on-screen instructions to install the player app on your Samsung Smart TV.

#9: Open the app on Samsung TV and add the M3U link or Xtream Codes of your IPTV provider to stream IPTV content.

Best IPTV Players for Samsung Smart TV

In addition to the above-mentioned IPTV players, there are plenty of IPTV apps available on the App Store of Samsung TV. Currently, there are 110+ IPTV player apps available in the Samsung TV App Store. Some of the popular and reliable IPTV apps are listed below.

To know the full list, visit the Samsung TV App Store website.

How to Fix IPTV Player Not Working on Samsung Smart TV

Sometimes the IPTV Players don’t work properly and exhibit issues like freezing, buffering, crashing, and black screen on Samsung TV. The primary reasons and solutions to fix the problem are listed below.


  • Unwanted app cache.
  • Outdated IPTV Player.
  • Invalid M3U URL or Xtream Codes API.
  • IPTV Provider subscription expired.
  • Outdated Samsung TV firmware.
  • Poor Internet connection.
  • Incorrect login credentials.


Frequently Asked Questions

1. How to get IPTV on Samsung Smart TV?

You can install the IPTV apps from the App Store on Samsung Smart TV.

2. Is IPTV safe to use?

No. IPTV is not safe to use. So, use a VPN service like ExpressVPN while streaming IPTV content.

3. Can I stream IPTV for free?

Yes. Some IPTV services, like IPTVCat, offer content for free.

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