The Spectrum TV app for Samsung Smart TV® allows you to watch Live TV, browse Guide listings and view On Demand content.

 

 

 

Samsung Smart Remote

Note: Your Samsung Smart remote may vary based on the model of your Samsung Smart TV. Visit Samsung's Spectrum TV page for a list of all supported Samsung TVs by TV type and model number.
  • Return/Menu: Opens the Spectrum TV main menu. Also used to return to previous screen.
  • Left Arrow/Guide: Opens the Spectrum TV app Guide.
  • Right Arrow/Return: Close the Guide and return to watching TV.
  • Navigational Arrows: Scroll up, down, left or right.
  • Center Directional Pad: Select.
  • Down/Info: View program details.

Live TV

Live TV mini guide on Spectrum TV app for Samsung Smart TVs


Using your Smart remote:

  1. Press the Return or Menu button to view the Spectrum TV main menu.
  2. Scroll to Live TV and then press the Center Directional Pad.
  3. While watching Live TV you can:
    • Use the Channel Up or Channel Down buttons to change the channel.
    • Press the Down Arrow to view program information.
    • Press the Left Arrow or Guide to view and select from all channels.
    • Press the Left Arrow again to Filter or Sort for specific programming in the Guide.

Guide

The Guide displays available TV listings. You can use the Guide to browse programming based on air time, filter for specific titles or save programs to watch later.

Guide screen of the Spectrum TV app for Samsung Smart TVs

 

Using your Smart remote:

  1. Press the Return or Menu button to view the Spectrum TV main menu.
  2. Scroll to Guide and then press the Center Directional Pad.
  3. Use the Navigational arrows to browse available titles.
  4. Press the Center Directional Pad to select a program.
  5. Press the Return (right arrow) button on the remote to exit the Guide and return the Live TV program you were previously watching.
     

On Demand

STVA on Samsung On Demand


The On Demand library lets you to choose from featured programming, recently watched titles, TV shows, movies, kid-friendly content and browse by network.

Using your Smart remote:

  1. Press the Return or Menu button to view the Spectrum TV main menu.
  2. Scroll to On Demand and then press the Center Directional Pad.
  3. Choose from one of the following categories:
    • Featured programming
    • Recently Watched
    • TV Shows
    • Movies
    • Kids
    • Networks
  4. Use the Navigation Arrows to scroll through available titles and then press the Center Directional Arrow to choose a program.
  5. From the program information screen, select Play, Resume or Start Over to being watching.
  6. While watching On Demand, you can:
    • Play, pause, rewind or fast forward the title.
    • Exit the program.
    • Press the Down Arrow to view program information.
    • Turn Closed Captions ON or OFF.
Note: Programming availablility may vary based on your location and Spectrum TV service. Titles with a Key icon aren't included in your TV subscription. Also, a Padlock icon will display if a program is blocked by Parental Controls.

Search

Search feature on the Spectrum TV app for Samsung Smart TVs


Using your Smart remote:

  1. Press the Return or Menu button to view the Spectrum TV main menu.
  2. Scroll to Search and then press the Center Directional Pad.
  3. Using the onscreen keyboard, enter a person's name, sports program, movie title, etc. in the search box.
  4. Scroll to a program using the Navigation Arrows.
  5. Press the Center Directional Pad to select the title and begin watching.

Settings

The Settings menu allows you to easily manage your Favorites, see what programs you've recently watched and more.

Settings menu options on the Spectrum TV app for Samsung Smart TVs

Using your Smart remote:

  1. Press the Return or Menu button to view the Spectrum TV main menu.
  2. Scroll to Settings and then press the Center Directional Pad.
  3. Use the Navigation Arrows to scroll to and then select one of the following:
    • Manage Favorites: Mark a network as a Favorite to easily find programming in the Guide.
    • Recently Watched: See a list of programs that you've recently viewed.
    • Parental Controls: Instructions to view and change your Parental Control settings on SpectrumTV.com.
    • Support: See ways to contact us for help.
    • About: View the version of the Spectrum TV app installed on your TV, Device ID, IP Address and more.
    • Sign Out: Exit the Spectrum TV app to sign in using a different Spectrum username and password. This allows you to sign in using a username with specific parental controls assigned to it.
Note: Changes made to your settings on the Spectrum TV app for Samsung Smart TV are associated with your Spectrum account and will therefore apply to all your devices.

Closed Captions

You can turn Closed Captions on or off while watching Live TV or On Demand programming. Press the Down Arrow or Info button on your Smart remote to display the info banner on the bottom of your TV screen, and then select the CC icon.

Closed Captions can also be managed through the Settings menu of your Samsung Smart TV. For more information, visit Samsung Support.

Favorites

Mark a network as a Favorite to easily find programming in the Guide.

Using your Smart remote:

  1. Press the Return or Menu button to view the Spectrum TV main menu.
  2. Scroll to Settings and then press the Center Directional Pad.
  3. Navigate to Manage Favorites and then press the Center Directional Pad.
  4. Scroll to the network of your choice and then press the Center Directional Pad to add or remove it from your Favorites.
Note: A blue Heart icon will appear next to a network when it's marked as a Favorite.