Samsung Smart View No TV Found [Fixed]

Samsung’s Smart View is a pre-installed app on your Samsung smartphone/tablet that allows you to cast your smartphone/tablet screen on your Tv without hassles. However, your phone/tablet must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network to use Smart View. If your Smart View is displaying “No TVs Found” message on your smartphone/tablet screen then you’ll be unable to cast your phone content to tv. In this post we’re going to explain the reason for no tv found while using smart view and how you can fix smasung smart view no tv found error.

What Causes No TV Found?

We’ve gathered some possible reasons behind why your Smart View displays  “No TV Found” message on the screen. Take a look at the given reasons and check if these are the case.

  • Not connected with the same network: If you’re getting a No Tv Found message on the screen, check if your Tv and smartphone are connected on the same network.
  • Unsupported Device:  If you’re using a Samsung Tv then, check if your Tv supports Smart View or not. Because Smart View is not supported with the 2016 or later models.
  • Using VPN: If you’ve enabled the VPN on your smartphone then, it might be the reason why you’re getting the message.
  • Bugs and Glitches: There are some instances that your Smartphone or TV encountered some bugs or glitches. Well, troubleshooting the devices can fix this out.

How Do I Fix Samsung Smart View No TV Found?

Below we’ve penned down some best possible working solutions to fix the “No TVs Found” issue. Go through with the steps and follow as instructed.

Connected on the Same Network

Your Tv and smartphone must be connected with the same network to use Smart View. If both your devices are connected to the different Wi-Fi networks, you’ll not be able to cast your screen. So, in this case, swipe down the notification panel on your smartphone and navigate to the notification panel or quick settings on your Tv and ensure that your Tv and smartphone are connected with the same network or not. If not then, connect your both devices with one Wi-Fi network.

Allow Access to All Permissions

While trying to cast the screen, Smart View and your Tv require permissions to Enable Wi-Fi or Hotspot Network, media, files, photos, and location. If your Smart View or Tv requires these permissions, tap on Allow and grant the permissions. After that, check if this resolves the No TVs Found issue.

Soft Reset Your TV

If your Tv is encountering some temporary bugs or glitches then, it might be the reason why your Smart View isn’t working. If this is the case, performing the soft reset can help you out. Soft reset refreshes your Tv’s software and clears the minor bugs and glitches. To do so, you have to perform the steps as guided below;

  1. Turn off your Tv and unplug the power cord from the wall outlet.
  2. After that, wait for 2 minutes and plug the power cord back into the wall outlet.
  3. Now, turn on your Tv and connect your Tv with the Smart View.
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Reboot Your Samsung Device

If you’re not able to cast your Samsung smartphone/tablet screen with your Tv, it might be because of some bugs or glitches entered into your Samsung device. Well, it can be resolved and fixed by performing a reboot.

  1. First of all, close all the apps running in the background.
  2. Now, disable your Wi-Fi/hotspot and location.
  3. After that, press the power button for about 2 seconds and select Power Off.
  4. Wait for at least 60 seconds and power on your Samsung smartphone/tablet.
  5. Lastly, navigate to the Quick settings panel and tap on Smart View. Try to find your Tv and cast the screen.

Reboot Your Home Network

Smart View feature requires the network connection to cast the screen of your devices on the Tv. Check if your Wi-Fi icon displays an exclamation mark. If it’s there then, your internet connection isn’t working. In this case, rebooting the Wi-Fi can help you out. All you’ve to do,

  1. Switch off the router and modem and remove the adapters from the power socket.
  2. Wait for at least 2 minutes and,
  3. Put the adapters back into the power socket.
  4. Now, your internet should be working fine. If it’s not, call your ISP.
  5. If it’s working fine, connect your Tv and smartphone with your Home network and try to cast the screen using the Smart View feature.

Disable VPN

If you’re using any VPN, it might be the reason for the “No TVs Found” message. Some users reported that disabling the VPN on their devices fixed the issue. So, try to disable the VPN and then cast the screen of your Smartphone/tablet on the Tv. Check if this works for you.

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Connect to 2.4GHz Band

Some Smart TVs don’t support the 5GHz frequency network band. If you’re using the 5GHz frequency band on your Wi-Fi router or phone’s hotspot, then it might be the reason why Smart View is displaying a “No TVs Found” message. Go to your Wi-Fi settings and switch the frequency band to 2.4GHz from 5GHz. Now, your Tv will appear in Smart View.

Update Your Devices

If you’re still getting the “No TVs Found” message, go to your Devices’ settings and check if any latest updates are available there. Updating the device’s software to its latest versions fixes the bugs and improves the device’s performance. So, update your device’s software and check if this resolves the issue.

Use SmartThings For Newer Samsung TVs

If you own a Samsung tv 2016 later model, your device will not support Smart View; it’s better if you use SmartThings. You can download SmartThings from the Google Play Store (Android)/App Store(iOS). Once it’s installed,

  1. Connect your Tv and your Smartphone/tablet with the same network.
  2. Then, tap on Add Device and select your Tv.
  3. Enter the PIN that’s displaying on your TV screen. Now, your smartphone/tablet screen is mirrored with your Tv.

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Factory Reset For Fixing No TV Found Error

If the “No TVs Found” message is still there, resetting the device to its default factory settings can help you. Try to factory reset your device and check if that resolves the issue.

  • Factory Reset older Samsung Tv (E, F,H, and J series)
  1. Press the Menu button on your remote.
  2. Select Support > Self Diagnosis > Reset.
  3. After that, Enter the TV PIN, and a factory reset confirmation screen will appear.
  4. Select Yes and press Enter.
  5. Once your Tv resets to default settings, try to cast your Smartphone/tablet screen.
  • Factory Reset newer Samsung Tv (K, M,N, and R series)
  1. Press the Home button on your Tv and select Settings.
  2. Select Support > Self Diagnosis > Reset.
  3. After that, Enter the TV PIN, and a factory reset confirmation screen will appear.
  4. Select Yes and press Enter.
  5. After resetting the TV to its default settings, try to cast your Smartphone/tablet screen.
  • Factory Reset Samsung Smartphone/Tablet
  1. Navigate to the Settings.
  2. Scroll down and then tap on General Management.
  3. After that, tap on reset then, tap on Factory data reset.
  4. Now, scroll down to the bottom and tap on reset.
  5. A confirmation message will appear(All data will be lost and cannot be recovered), tap on Delete All.
  6. After resetting the device, go to the smart view and check if this works for you.

If you’re still facing issue then contact samsung team for help. If this post helped you then check our post on how to fix samsung smart view not working.

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