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

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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. Select Network in the NETWORK & ACCESSORIES category.
    4. Select Advanced settings.
    5. Select Built-in Wi-Fi, and change to On.
  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 in the NETWORK & ACCESSORIES category.
    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.


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