How do I hook up my Samsung soundbar to my TV?

Follow the steps below to connect your soundbar to the TV.

  1. Prepare an HDMI cable.
  2. Connect the cable to the TV’s HDMI IN (ARC).
  3. Connect to the HDMI OUT (TV-ARC) port of the soundbar.
  4. Turn on the soundbar and set the Source to D.IN.
  5. The TV sound will be played through your soundbar.

Can optical cables turn on soundbars?

If using an optical cable connection, you can make a soundbar turn on with the TV by selecting the Auto Power Link default setting to ‘ON’. Then, adjust the TV speaker settings to default to the receiver instead of the internal speakers. If using an HDMI ARC connection, Anynet+ should be on.

Do I need an optical cable for my soundbar?

An optical cable will help you to connect a soundbar to your TV. However, you don’t always need it to connect the two devices; there are alternative ways of doing this. For instance, you can connect them wirelessly via WiFi or Bluetooth technology if both devices are compatible or use an HDMI cable.

How do I get my Samsung soundbar to turn on automatically?

Using Auto Power Link Set the soundbar to D.IN mode by pressing Source on the remote or soundbar. Press and hold the left direction on the direction pad on the remote for more than 5 seconds or until Auto Power Link appears on the soundbar display to activate or deactivate Auto Power Link.

Is it better to connect soundbar with HDMI or Bluetooth?

You might be wondering if there’s a big difference in sound quality between HDMI and Bluetooth. The best way to connect a soundbar to a TV is through HDMI because it not supports higher bitstreams but it’s also the most stable. Bluetooth only supports stereo too, and it’s more likely to run into connection issues.

How does the Samsung HW J250 sound bar work?

TV SoundConnect lets you instantly enjoy movies, music, and TV shows with clearer, more impactful sound.* Connect wirelessly for one-touch control of your Soundbar from Bluetooth ® -compatible devices. Simply select the Soundbar for pairing and power it on automatically for a seamless home entertainment experience.

How to connect my Samsung sound bar to my TV?

Follow the below steps to connect to your Samsung TV: 1 Turn on the TV and Soundbar. 2 Go into your TV Menu settings, and select Sound > Speaker Settings > Add New Device. 3 Press the Source button on the soundbar’s top panel or remote control and select TV mode.

What to do when sound bar does not connect?

The HDMI port will be labeled ARC on the back of the TV or One Connect Box. Most One Connect Boxes have an HDMI-ARC port (it is usually the third HDMI port). If you have no audio when using ARC, press the Anynet button on your soundbar’s remote once and then twice to toggle the Anynet function on or off. Anynet must be set to ON for ARC to work.

How much power does a Samsung soundbar have?

With 120W total power output, including 60W to the Soundbar and 60W to the Wireless Subwoofer, this Samsung Soundbar allows you to add rich, dynamic audio to your existing home theater setup. Feel the full power of all your favorite movies and TV shows.