Can you stream Spectrum TV Essentials on Samsung Smart TV?
How to Sign Up and Download Spectrum TV Essentials on Samsung Smart TV
Unfortunately, Spectrum TV Essentials is not currently available natively using Samsung Smart TV. Spectrum TV Essentials may launch a native app for Samsung Smart TV in the future, but for now you can only stream using Apple AirPlay (2018+ models).
You can still watch Spectrum TV Essentials on other devices like Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, Xbox, LG Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, and VIZIO Smart TV.
- Install the Spectrum TV Essentials iPhone/iPad app.
- Make sure your Smart TV is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your iPhone/iPad.
- Start playing the content in the Spectrum TV Essentials app and select the AirPlay icon.
- Choose your Samsung Smart TV and it will start displaying on your Smart TV.
If you have a compatible TV and you don’t see AirPlay as an option, make sure you update to the latest Samsung Smart TV firmware.
How to Sign Up for Spectrum TV Essentials on Other Streaming Devices
If you have other devices, you can learn how to sign up for and use Spectrum TV Essentials on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, Xbox, LG Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, and VIZIO Smart TV.
What features are available on Spectrum TV Essentials?
No Cloud DVR
Unfortunately, Spectrum TV Essentials does not include a DVR. The company plans to launch a Cloud DVR in the coming months, but it may be an additional fee.
Single Device Only
You can only watch content on one device at a time.
TV Everywhere Apps
If you prefer to watch if your favorite channel app, you can log-in with your Spectrum TV Essentials credentials.
If you missed watching your favorite show live, you should be able to catch up by watching it On Demand.