Televisions today can display video from many signal sources. You can choose from satellite TV, cable TV, HDMI signal, and other video transmission protocols that are available on computer networks.
If your TV was released after 2020, it might have ALLM technology. This means that the TV can automatically detect HDMI signals and switch to play HDMI video. However, other signal sources don’t switch automatically so you will need to manually do this. This will allow you to use the TV’s controls without the remote.
Although the controls for switching signal sources work on all televisions, the appearance of the interface can vary depending on which software version is used.
How do I change the source on Samsung TV using remote
It is easy and practical to switch the source using the remote control. The remote control is the best way to control your TV. Assumes the manufacturer, the button to select the source of the TV is located on the remote control.
How do you modify the source of older Samsung TVs?
A simplified operating system is used for older TVs or TVs with standard remote controls. The visual interface on the TV screen, therefore, is reduced. To choose a signal source, use the remote control. The Source button is located at the top of the screen. Press this button. This button is available on both Smart remotes and standard remote controls. It may be just a square with an inward-pointing arrow, but it is the logo that allows you to change the source of the TV.
The TV source menu can be accessed by pressing the button. This menu can be found at the top of your screen. This menu will display for approximately 6 seconds. After that, you need to start working with it or it will disappear. However, you can always bring the menu up by pressing the Source button once more. A few remotes have an HDMI button, which allows you to access a list of active HDMI sources.
To select the source, use the buttons to the left and right on the remote. Then press the middle input button. The signal will be received by the TV and it will switch on.
To make it easier to select, inactive sources are usually highlighted in gray while active sources are highlighted with a brighter color.
How can modify the source on older Samsung Smart TVs? Use the remote control
There have been many remote controls for Samsung Smart TVs since their inception. The Source button is the only one that is included on all Smart TVs. The button is usually located at the top of the TV and is clearly marked. It is easy to locate. The menu of signal source selection will open when you press the button on your remote control. Although the appearance of this menu may vary depending on which software version you have, the principle remains the same.
How can you change the signal from the Samsung TVs starting in 2016? Use a Smart remote or a standard remote
Smart TVs with more powerful processors make the menu more animated. The source selection order is slightly different. Also, the One remote included with 2016 TVs (K M, N. R. T. A. QLED series) does not have a Source button. You can use a regular remote to access the Source selection menu by pressing the Source button. You will need to follow the steps below if your TV has a Smart remote (remote one).
- The remote One will take you to the home menu.
- Select Source by using the Circle Pad control on One
- Click the Enter Button. A menu will appear listing all available sources.
- Choose the source you prefer
- The TV will switch on when the signal is received from the chosen source by pressing the Apply button.
How can I change the source of my Samsung TV without a remote
Let’s now discuss how to change the signal source without using the remote control. The controls for the TV can be found on the body of your TV. These controls may be buttons, or joysticks depending on the model. If your TV has buttons you will find them on the TV’s side. You can switch the signal source by pressing either the menu or the source button.
The joystick control is a feature that most new TVs have. It can be found on the bottom of your TV near the logo. The following steps can be used to switch the signal source.
- To open the TV menu, press the button just as you would with remote control.
- To select the source mode, move the joystick to your left.
- To open the external source list, press the joystick.
- Choose the source you prefer
- Use the joystick to activate it.