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A good cable TV plan is essential for any household. It not only helps you to stay up to date with the news but also helps unwind and relax with the best shows and movies. Or, if you’re a sports buff, your favorite game!

It plays an important role in setting the tone for your home life and even your social life. Sure, the market is evolving and streaming platforms are all the rage, but they have far to go if they wish to eliminate cable TV. With the recent innovations in cable TV service, one thing is for sure, it’s going to be an uphill battle.

Spectrum, for example, has launched its own streaming app. Now, along with a living TV and a free on-demand library, you can stream your favorite shows and movies on your mobile devices at no additional cost. All you need is a subscription to Spectrum Cable TV and Spectrum Internet, and you’re good to go. All Spectrum TV packages offer the free Spectrum TV® app, so you can access all your subscription features on any screen you want. The best part though is that you won’t have to rent multiple set-top boxes!

With a smart TV, you can easily download the app and start watching in no time without compromising on the picture quality. And, if you have a Samsung Smart TV, it gets even easier. Samsung is one of the two companies whose smart TVs are compatible with the Spectrum TV app, the other being Apple. So, if that’s the big screen dominating your living room, you’re in for some luck.

Just follow the steps below and you’ll know all that you need to get the Spectrum TV app to work on your television set.

What do You get with Spectrum TV App?

Spectrum TV® App on Samsung Smart TV makes viewing a whole lot better. You get access to:

What’s more, the user experience is incredible.

Channels you get on Spectrum TV App

Spectrum offers a diverse selection of channels in each of its plans. You get the best of news channels, sports, as well as shows and movies so you’re never lacking in entertainment. Whether you’re looking for a budget-friendly option or one that gives you everything, you’ll find Spectrum TV plans more than enough for your needs. What’s more, you can access them all on the free Spectrum TV® App as well!

The entire channel lineup is available on the Spectrum TV App. The catch though is that you’ll only be able to access the network if it is included in the channel lineup of your subscription plan. For Spectrum Select users, for example, HBO Max™ will not be available. If you wish to have unlimited access to HBO Max™, SHOWTIME®, or NFL Network, you’ll have to upgrade to Spectrum Silver or Spectrum Gold.

Another thing you should know is that you’ll only be able to access everything on the app when you’re logged in over the Spectrum Internet connection. You can access the content on the TV app over another internet connection too, but the networks and on-demand library titles accessible to you will be limited. For example, you can access 50,000 titles from the on-demand library when connected via Spectrum internet. The number reduces to around 30,000 when you connect over the internet from another provider.

Spectrum TV® Plans and Channel Lineup

As you can see, the package you’re subscribed to is of utmost importance. If you’re deliberating over which plan to get, or if you should upgrade, here’s a list of the packages Spectrum offers along with their prices and features that set them apart from one another.

Hopefully, you’ll find them helpful. If you still have any queries, you can always call Spectrum customer service. They’ll be able to offer much thorough guidance.

Spectrum Cable TV Plans

Spectrum Select

Spectrum Silver

Spectrum Gold

125 channels with FREE HD

175 channels with FREE HD

200 channels with FREE HD

Thousands of on-demand titles

Thousands of on-demand titles

Thousands of on-demand titles

FREE Spectrum TV® App

FREE Spectrum TV® App

FREE Spectrum TV® App

Option to add premium networks

HBO MAX™, SHOWTIME®, and NFL Network included

HBO MAX™, SHOWTIME®, TMC®, STARZ®, STARZENCORE® and NFL Network

How to Download Spectrum TV App on Samsung Smart TV?

Setting up the Spectrum TV App on Samsung Smart TV is pretty easy. Before we get to it, there are some things you should know. For example, once you create a Spectrum username, you’ll have to wait between 24-72 hours before you can sign in to the Spectrum TV app or any TV channel apps. People in a hurry often miss this detail and find themselves struggling to set it up. Make sure you do not make this mistake.

Another thing you should be aware of is that the app will only work in the USA. If you try to access it internationally, it won't work. So, with that clear, let’s get to the heart of the matter: How to set up Spectrum TV App on Samsung Smart TV.

First off, you need to search for the Spectrum TV app using Samsung Smart Hub and download it. If you’re unsure of how to download apps on your Samsung TV, here’s how:

There you go; the Spectrum TV app is downloaded on your TV. To set it up, check out the section below.

How to Set Up Spectrum TV App on Samsung Smart TV?

Once the app is downloaded, follow the steps below to set up the Spectrum TV App on your Samsung Smart TV:

That’s it, you’re done. Now you can watch all that you need on the Spectrum TV app with ease.  If you’re still having trouble with the app, here’s a tip below that you can try.

How to Uninstall the Spectrum TV App on Samsung Smart TV?

If your Spectrum TV app is not working as it should, we recommend that you uninstall the app from your Samsung Smart TV and reinstall it. To uninstall the app, follow the simple steps below.

For Samsung Smart TV UN and JU models:

For Samsung Smart TV models 2016-2020:

Once the app is deleted, you can download it again and try setting it up once more.

Final Words

Smart devices and AI is the future so if you’re upgrading the technology at home, know that it is a good investment. Samsung Smart TV is a wonder in the digital entertainment world and to watch on its high-resolution screen is an experience you don’t want to miss. So go ahead, download the Spectrum TV App on your Samsung Smart TV, and enjoy the ultimate entertainment experience.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Where is the Spectrum TV app on my Samsung Smart TV?

To access the downloaded app, go to Samsung Smart Hub, and you’ll find it there. Or, it may be on the home screen if you have pinned the app there.

Which channels can I access on Spectrum TV App?

You can watch all the channels on Spectrum TV App that you can access on your subscribed cable TV plan. However, when accessing the app outside your home, the channel and On-Demand availability may be limited. It is also worth noting that Pay-Per-View is not available on the app.

Which Spectrum TV app features will I be unable to access on Samsung TV?

If you use Spectrum TV App with your Samsung Smart TV, you won’t be able to use certain features like Spectrum Receiver remote control, Remote DVR manager, and the Spectrum Guide.

Which Samsung Smart TV models are compatible with the Spectrum TV App?

Samsung Smart TV models from 2012 and above, including the Smart TV Tizen and Orsay operating system models, are compatible with the Spectrum TV app.

Can you use Spectrum TV App internationally?

No, you cannot. Spectrum TV App only works in the USA.