Article ID : 00149932 / Last Modified : 10/26/2022Print

Enable Samba TV and add it to the Spotlight app

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    This page provides information on how to enable the Samba TV® service and add your TV to the Spotlight app.

    Enable Samba TV

    Note: Samba TV can be enabled during the initial setup of your TV if supported. Check your TV manuals for model specific information.

    Follow the instructions according to your TV type.

    Note: These steps may vary, check your TV manuals if you need model-specific information.

    • Android TV™ models

      1. On the supplied remote control, press the (Quick Settings) or HOME button (depending on the model).
      2. Select Settings.
      3. Under System Preferences, select Samba Interactive TV.
      4. Enable Samba Interactive TV.
        • Take note of the code under Connected Devices.
    • Other TVs (non-Android)

      1. Press the HOME button.
      2. Go to Settings.
      3. Select Preferences.
      4. Select Setup.
      5. Select Network.
      6. Select Samba Interactive TV.
      7. Under Settings, select Enable.
      8. Go to Connected Devices.
        • Take note of the code.

    Add your TV to the Spotlight app on your mobile device

    The Spotlight by Samba TV app is not available for all mobile devices. In our previous testing, this app was only available on an iPad® mobile device with iOS™ operating system 7.0 or higher.

    1. Install the Spotlight app on your mobile device.
    2. Go to the Spotlight SETTINGS.
    3. Select CONNECT YOUR TV.
    4. Enter the code.
    5. Tap Done to proceed to the next screen.