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Set up the Wi-Fi Direct feature for 2013 and 2014 TV Models

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    This information provides the steps to set up the Wi-Fi Direct® feature for 2013 and 2014 TV models.

    Note: These steps and images may differ slightly depending on your model. If model specific info is needed, check your product manuals for details. Manuals are posted on your model support page.

    Turn on the Built-in Wi-Fi of your TV

    1. On the supplied remote control, press the HOME button.
    2. Select Settings.

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    3. Select System Settings or Network.
      • If the TV shows Network, skip to step 6.
    4. Select Setup.
    5. Select Wi-Fi Setup.
    6. Select Built-in Wi-Fi or Built-in Wireless LAN.
    7. Select ON.

    Turn on the Wi-Fi Direct feature of the TV

    1. On the supplied remote control, press the HOME button.
    2. Select Settings.
    3. Select System Settings or Network.
      • If the TV shows Network, skip to step 6.
    4. Select Setup.
    5. Select Wi-Fi Setup.
    6. Select Wi-Fi Direct.
    7. Select ON.

    Establish a Wi-Fi Direct connection to your TV

    1. On the supplied remote control, press the HOME button.
    2. Select Settings.
    3. Select System Settings or Network.
      • If the TV shows Network, skip to step 6.
    4. Select Setup.
    5. Select Wi-Fi Setup.
    6. Select Wi-Fi Direct Settings.
    7. 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

    Use the manual connection option If the Wi-Fi Direct connection fails. This option displays the SSID and the WPA key needed to connect a Wi-Fi Direct device to your TV.

    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.
    4. Connect your Wi-Fi Direct device to your TV. For details, refer to the manual of the device you are connecting.