Article ID : 00127502 / Last Modified : 04/07/2021

How to set up and use the Wi-Fi Direct feature of the Android TV™/Google 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. Open the  Settings screen. How to access Settings
      2. The next steps will depend on your TV menu options:
        • Select Network & Internet — Wi-Fi — change to On. (For Android™ 9 or later)
        • 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. Open the  Settings screen. How to access Settings
      2. Select Network & Internet or Network.
      3. Select Wi-Fi Direct.
      4. Select Wi-Fi Direct Settings.
      5. Select Show Network (SSID)/Password.
      6. 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.

      7. 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.
      8. 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.