How To Use Quick Connect - Samsung Galaxy Tab S

How To Use Quick Connect - Samsung Galaxy Tab S
How To Use Quick Connect - Samsung Galaxy Tab S

Learn how to use quick connect on your Samsung Galaxy Tab S. Use this feature to easily search and connect to nearby devices. You can use the device as a remote control by connecting it to a TV.

Note

  • Connection methods may vary depending on the type of connected devices or the shared content.
  • Device name may vary depending on the Bluetooth devices to pair with. For example, the device name can be shown as BT MAC.

Before using this feature

  • When connecting to a device that supports the Quick Connect feature, turn on the devices screen to make it detectable.
  • When connecting to a device that does not support the Quick Connect feature, ensure that Wi-Fi Direct or the Bluetooth feature is activated.

Connecting to other devices

  • Open the notifications panel and tap Quick Connect. When the panel opens, the Bluetooth feature is activated automatically and the device searches for nearby devices.
  • Select a device to connect to. The next steps may vary depending on the connected device. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the connection between the devices.To allow nearby devices to search for your device and connect to it, tap Menu icon > Always ready to connect, and then tap the Always ready to connect switch to activate it.

Re-searching for devices

  • If the desired device does not appear in the list, search for the device.
  • Tap Refresh icon and select the device from the list of detected devices.

Disconnecting devices

  • To deactivate the Quick Connect feature, tap View icon at the top of the screen. Alternatively, tap Back Key.

Sharing content

Share content with the connected devices.

  • Open the notifications panel and tap Quick Connect.
  • Select a device from the list of detected devices.
  • Select a media category.
  • Select the content to share and tap Done. Your device sends the content to the connected device.

Connecting to a TV

Connect the device to a TV and control the TV by using the device as a remote control.

  • Open the notifications panel and tap Quick Connect.
  • Select a TV from the list of detected devices. When the device is connected to the TV, a remote control layout appears on the screen. When you connect the device to a TV for the first time, tap Set up Remote control. Then, follow the on-screen instructions to complete connecting the devices.
  • Control the connected TV using the remote control.

Note

This guide will work on all Samsung Galaxy Tab S's; including Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5.

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