Article ID : 00015650 / Last Modified : 12/01/2020

Set up the Wi-Fi Direct feature on 2011 and 2012 TV models

    IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific products and/or operating systems. Check Applicable Products and Categories for details.

    Note: Some models (LAN ready) require using the UWABR100 USB Wireless LAN adapter connection to the TV to enable this feature. Check your TV manuals for model-specific information. Manuals are posted on your model support page.

     

    This information provides the steps to set up the Wi-Fi Direct feature on supported 2011 and 2012 TV models. Steps may differ slightly depending on your TV.

    Enable Wi-Fi Direct mode of your TV and connect

    1. It's recommended to install the latest software updates (firmware) of the TV. Downloads are posted on your model support page.
      • To automatically download software updates, make sure your TV is connected to the internet and the Automatic software download option is set to On.
    2. On the supplied remote control, press the HOME button.
    3. Select Applications.
    4. Select Wi-Fi Direct Mode.
    5. Connect your Wi-Fi Direct device to your TV. For details, refer to the manual of the device you are connecting.

      Note: If you're unable to connect successfully, choose the manual option.

    Manual connection option

    1. Press the OPTIONS button.
    2. Select Manual.
    3. Select either WPS or Other Methods.
      • WPS (Push Button)
        • On the Wi-Fi Direct device, go to the wireless network setting screen, select WPS (if capable, for automatic setup) or perform a scan to connect to the TV.
        • The WPS setting is not available on all Wi-Fi Direct capable devices. Check the manual supplied with the mobile device or computer for information regarding the WPS setting.
      • Other Methods
        • The TV screen displays the SSID and the WPA key needed to enter on the Wi-Fi Direct device you're connecting to the TV.