Article ID : 00127502 / Last Modified : 20/11/2019

How to set up and use the Wi-Fi Direct feature of the Android TV™ with Wi-Fi Direct capable device

    Please refer to the following settings:

    1. Enable the Built-in Wi-Fi setting on your TV.
      1. Using the TV remote control, press the HOME button.
      2. Select  Settings.
      3. The next steps will depend on your TV menu options:
        • Select Network & Internet — Wi-Fi — change to On. (For Android™ 9)
        • Select NetworkAdvanced settings — Built-in Wi-Fi — change to On. (For Android 8.0 or earlier)
    2. Turn on the Wi-Fi Direct setting of the TV.
      NOTE: If your TV is Android 8.0 Oreo™ or later, skip this step.
      1. Using the TV remote control, press the HOME button.
      2. Select Settings.
      3. Select Network in the NETWORK & ACCESSORIES category.
      4. Select Wi-Fi Direct, and change to On.
    3. Display the TV's WPA key.
      1. Using the TV remote control, press the HOME button.
      2. Select  Settings.
      3. Select Network & Internet or Network.
      4. Select Wi-Fi Direct.
      5. Select Wi-Fi Direct Settings.
      6. Select Show Network (SSID)/Password.


         
      7. The SSID and the WPA key will be displayed on the TV screen.

        NOTE: Additional information is available if you need to change the device name or SSID of the TV.

      8. On the Wi-Fi setting of the Wi-Fi Direct device, select the SSID of the TV and enter the WPA Key displayed on the TV screen as the password.
      9. If the connection is successful, the message Wi-Fi device is connected is displayed on the TV screen.

    TV setup is complete. Proceed to set up your mobile device.