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Step-by-Step Guide: How to Check and Update Firmware on Your Samsung TV

April 24, 2023 | Firmware Downloads

If you own a Samsung TV, it is important to keep the firmware updated to ensure the best performance and latest features. In this article, we will guide you on how to check and update the firmware on your Samsung TV.

Step 1: Find the Model Number

The first step to checking the firmware on your Samsung TV is to find the model number of your TV. You can find this information on the back of your TV or in the user manual that came with your TV. The model number typically starts with the letters “UN” or “UE”. Write down the model number, as you will need it for the next step.

Step 2: Check for Updates

Once you have the model number, you can check for firmware updates online. Go to the Samsung support website (www.samsung.com) and enter your TV’s model number in the search bar. Click on the “Support” tab and then select “Downloads” from the dropdown menu. Look for the firmware update for your specific TV model and download it onto a USB drive.

Step 3: Update Firmware

  1. Insert the USB drive into one of the USB ports on your Samsung TV.
  2. Using your TV remote, navigate to “Menu” and select “Settings”.
  3. Select “Support” and then choose “Software Update”.
  4. Select “Update Now” and wait for your TV to search for available updates.
  5. Once the update is found, select “Yes” to begin the installation process.
  6. Wait for the update to complete, which may take several minutes. Do not turn off the TV during this process.
  7. Once the update is complete, your TV will automatically restart.


If for any reason the update does not work, you can try downloading the firmware update again and repeating the process. If you are still having issues, contact Samsung support for further assistance.

In conclusion, checking and updating the firmware on your Samsung TV is a simple process that can help improve your TV’s performance and add new features. Make sure to check for updates regularly to ensure that your TV is always up-to-date.