How To Use WatchON - Samsung Galaxy Mega

How To Use WatchON - Samsung Galaxy Mega
How To Use WatchON - Samsung Galaxy Mega

Learn how to use WatchON on your Samsung Galaxy Mega. With the WatchON application, you can use your phone as a remote control for your TV.

Note: Before initiating use, verify you have an active Internet connection available (either mobile network or Wi-Fi connection).

Note: Before beginning your initial WatchON application setup, confirm your TV is turned off.

Using WatchON

To change channels:

  • Sign into your Samsung account.

  • From the Home screen, tap App > WatchON.

  • From the top of the main screen, tap (Remote Control). This launches an on-screen set of remote control tabs. Choose from one of the following:

    • Easy remote: provides the most common used control features. Scroll down to view additional functions.

    • [Set top box]: displays customized control specific to your configured set top box. Ex: satellite dish remote control functions.

    • TV: provides access to control functions specific to your TV.

  • From the top of the main screen tap(Select Room) to choose from different receivers/boxes in different rooms. (Example: Living Room box, Bedroom box, etc.).

  • Press Menu to return to the main menu.

  • Locating your favorite programming:

    • Sign into your Samsung account.

    • From the Home screen, tap App > WatchON.

    • From the main screen Tap (Combined View) to reveal available media categories.

    • Select an available category.

    • Tap Guide to display on your TV an on-screen listing of available set top box shows.

    WatchOn settings

    From the Home screen, tap App > WatchON.

    • Press Menu and then select an available on-screen option:
      • Change Room: allows you to select a previously configured room.
      • Edit channels: allows you to add or remove channels from your custom list. Press and hold a channel number to update the channel number.
      • Settings: provides access to the Samsung WatchOn settings menu.
      • About: displays on-screen information about the application.

    Personalize WatchON

    • You can personalize your application to do things such as show content only from your selected media categories, or add an additional rooms set top box.

    To configure your Just for you settings:

    The Just for you option displays available content matching your activated media categories. These categories can be configured during your initial set up or at any later time.

    • Sign into your Samsung account > WatchON.

    • From the Home screen, tap (Combined View) > Just for you.

    • From the main screen Tap.

    • From the On TV tab, press Menu and then select Settings.

    Access parameters such as Basic info, Genres and Sports to then configure and enable those parameters you would like to show in the Just for you tab.

    To add a new room:

    Your device can be used to control boxes/receivers from several rooms. You could go from controlling your set top box in your living room and then move into your bedroom to do the same.

    • Sign into your Samsung account.

    • From the Home screen, tap App > WatchON.

    • From the On TV tab, press and then select Settings > Add room.

    • Name the new room and tap Next.

    • Enter your current zip code and tap Done. This zip code must correspond to the location of your desired TV and set top box.

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