Officially, there is no way to use VidAngel on a Samsung Smart TV. The only way to use VidAngel on Smart TV is by casting the VidAngel show app on the mobile to your selected smart TV. Following the casting approach, you can use the VidAngel app on Roku, Apple TV, and other smart devices that support casting.
Since the VidAngel app isn’t available for Samsung Smart TV or Apple TV or Firestick, I will walk you through how to watch VidAngel movies on your smart TV.
Therefore, in this article, we will walk you through how to use VidAngel on Samsung Smart TV. The same approach can be used to cast VidAngel on mobile to Roku, Firestick, and Apple TV.
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Casting or Mirroring Mobile Screen
Casting or mirroring a mobile screen is the process of sharing your phone screen to your TV or laptop or other devices that support mirroring or casting.
With the casting or mirroring your smartphone to your smart TV, you can easily watch the same screen on your smartphone and your smart TV. However, the two devices must be on the same Wi-Fi network to be able to detect the device on your smartphone.
Download VidAngel App
The first move is to download and install the VidAngel app on your smartphone for casting or mirroring. The VidAngel app is available for Android and iOS for now. This implies that there is no VidAngel app for Windows or iOS. At the same time, you cannot download VidAngel for Roku and Apple TV. But, through mirroring, you can use VidAngel on your smart TV.
How to Use VidAngel on Samsung Smart TV
This approach works on any smart TV that supports screencast. We have tested this approach on Samsung, Apple, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Firestick.
The whole process to download and install VidAngel on a smart TV is not more than the screencast approach, which I am going to share with you in this guide.
Before we start, make sure you follow the procedures above to download and install the VidAngel app on your smartphone.
- Download and install VidAngel on your smart TV (Android or iPhone).
- Connect your Smartphone and your Smart (Samsung) TV to the same Wi-Fi.
- Find the movie you want to watch on your Samsung or other Smart TVs.
- Set your movie’s or show filter and tap “Watch with Netflix.”
- Wait for the movie to verify the title.
- To watch on your smart TV or Samsung Smart TV tap on “Send to TV” or “Watch Now” to start streaming on your mobile phone.
- Find and tap on “Samsung Smart TV” from the list of available devices.
- Now, select the name of your smart TV from the list to cast or mirror your phone screen to your TV.
- The movie will start showing on your smart TV.
Now, you can choose either your phone or the smart TV remote as the tool to control the movie on your smart TVs such as the volume control, pause and play, and many more.
VidAngel not working on Samsung Smart TV
I will walk you through some reasons why the VidAngel app isn’t working on your Samsung smart TV after the mirroring and casting attempt.
You could run into a different problem trying to use the VidAngel app on your smart TV. However, when the VidAngel app wasn’t working on my Samsung Smart TV, I discovered that I was on a different Wi-F. So, when you encounter an error using the VidAngel on your smart TV, check and confirm that you are connected to the same Wi-Fi to be able to see your smart TV on the list of available devices to select from.
Another error is that; I was connected to the same network, but the buffering was showing an error message. There is nothing to panic about. Check your Wi-Fi to see there is internet access. If it didn’t work, restart the Wi-Fi and connect again. This should fix VidAngel movies not showing on your Samsung Smart TV.
Lastly, you need to download and install the newest version for your phone. If the old app on your phone has a bug, it could stop the app from casting or working.