Samsung has been doing an excellent job attracting newly released media streaming apps to its TV platform (Tizen). After Disney+ and Discovery+, it's time to add another app to this collection. With that said, we'll show you how to get Paramount Plus on a Samsung TV, accessing a vault of highly entertaining on-demand content.
Which Samsung TVs Work With Paramount Plus?
Paramount Plus is compatible with Samsung TVs made in 2017 or later. Therefore, an extensive range of TVs will get to run this media streaming service.
Still, we don't know which version of Tizen (the platform that powers Samsung TVs) Paramount Plus requires. With that said, our strong recommendation is to update the software on your Samsung TV (to be on the safe side).
How to Get Paramount Plus on a Samsung TV
Considering that Paramount+ comes as a native app for Samsung TVs, you can start using it in less than a minute. Here’s what exactly you need to do:
- First, go ahead and subscribe to Paramount Plus (7 days free).
- Then, turn to your Samsung TV for the rest of this procedure.
- Make sure to start from your TV’s home screen (Smart Hub).
- Navigate to 'Apps,' found in the lower portion of the screen.
- Use the built-in search functionality to search for 'Paramount Plus.'
- Select the app’s icon and open its overview. Select 'Add to Home' or 'Install.'
- Return to the Smart Hub interface and launch the newly installed app.
- Log in following the prompts you’ll see on your screen. That’s it!
Can I Stream Paramount+ in 4K on a Samsung TV?
Unfortunately, you won't be able to stream Paramount Plus in 4K on your Samsung TV. That's because Paramount Plus doesn't bring 4K content to any smart TV.
As per the media streaming service's documentation, 4K content is available on select Roku models, Amazon's Fire TV devices, Android TV, and Apple TV.
Also, we'll remind you that 4K content is available via the streaming service's Premium plan, priced at $9.99 per month. Its more affordable plan doesn't support 4K streaming.
Can I Use Chromecast or AirPlay With Paramount+ on a Samsung TVs?
Yes, you can use Google’s Chromecast or Apple’s AirPlay to screen-cast Paramount Plus to your Samsung TV. However, that means you need to install the app on your Android or iOS phone.
Once you log in and start streaming a movie or TV show, you’ll get to cast your screen to your Samsung TV. Here's more info on how to enable Chromecast on Paramount Plus.
Can I Get Paramount+ for Free on a Samsung TV?
Yes, it's possible to watch Paramount Plus for free on Samsung TVs for up to 7 days. That's the current duration of Paramount Plus' trial, available to new subscribers only.
To sign up for Paramount+, you'll need to provide your payment information. However, you won't be charged immediately. Instead, you'll have 7 days to test-drive the streaming service, having full and unrestricted access to its entire streaming library.
We'll remind you that you'll be charged once your trial ends unless you cancel your subscription on time. Of course, if you're happy with Paramount Plus, there's nothing extra you need to do. Your trial account will automatically switch to a paid subscription.
Paramount Plus Not Working on a Samsung Smart TV? - Use These Troubleshooting Steps!
Paramount Plus should work without issues on Samsung TVs for the most part. Still, streaming-related issues may arise, which is when you'll need to follow these steps:
- First, make sure your TV is compatible with Paramount Plus.
- If you've installed the Paramount+ app already, you'll want to remove the app first.
- Then, power-cycle your TV. That means you have to unplug it from the power source.
- Wait around 30 seconds, and then plug it back in.
- Re-install Paramount Plus and try streaming its content.
For additional fixes, turn to our central guide on troubleshooting Paramount Plus.
What Other Devices Work With Paramount Plus?
Paramount Plus comes as an app available for an extensive range of devices. We've already produced many guides on getting started with this new streaming service. Here they are:
- Smartphones & Tablets: Android, iPhones & iPads.
- Media Streaming Devices: Apple TV, Fire TV, Roku, TiVo, Android TV.
- Smart TVs: Vizio TVs, LG TVs, and other smart TVs.
- Consoles: Xbox, PlayStation.
- Other Devices: Xfinity.
Is Paramount Plus on Samsung Smart TVs?
Yes, Paramount Plus is available on Samsung TVs. More precisely, the app is available on Samsung smart TVs powered by Tizen, made in 2017 or later.
How Do I Download Paramount Plus on My Samsung Smart TV?
To download Paramount+ on your Samsung TV, go to Home > Apps > Search > Paramount Plus > Install. Return to your Home screen and launch the app.
In some cases, your freshly installed apps might not appear on your Home screen. You can find them using the direction pad to select 'Apps.'
Why Can't I Find Paramount Plus on a Samsung TV?
Paramount Plus is available on TVs made in 2017 and up. However, there's no way of knowing which exact Samsung TV models are supported.
So, if you can't find the Paramount Plus app on your TV, it could be that the app isn't yet available for your TV model.
How to Activate Paramount Plus on a Samsung Smart TV?
Once you get your activation code, go to: paramountplus.com/activate/samsungtv/ using your computer, phone, or tablet.
You'll be asked for your activation code there. Then, you'll need to input your credentials. Paramount Plus will reload on your TV, giving you access to its content.
Paramount Plus Won't Install a Samsung TV - What To Do?
If Paramount Plus refuses to install on your Samsung TV, we recommend making sure you're using the latest version of Tizen.
There are several ways to update your TV's operating system, where the easiest one is to connect to the Web and update your TV from the device itself. Find more info here.
How Do I Get Paramount Plus on an Older Samsung TV?
Since Paramount+ doesn't work on older Samsung TVs, you can either cast its content from your phone or buy a dedicated streaming device.
To cast Paramount Plus from your phone to your TV, you can use Google's Cast or Apple's AirPlay. However, your TV must support those technologies.
How to Cancel a Paramount Plus Subscription on Samsung TVs?
The easiest way to cancel your Paramount Plus subscription is via its official website. Doing so on your TV can be complicated and can lead to technical issues.
For detailed instructions, turn to our guide on canceling a Paramount+ subscription.
You’ve reached the end of our guide on how to get Paramount Plus on a Samsung TV. If you have any questions, feel free to use the comments section below. Thank you for reading!