Connect Bluetooth speaker to Samsung TU8500

Connect Bluetooth speaker to Samsung TU8500

How to connect Bluetooth devices to Samsung Series 8 TU8500 139.7 cm (55") 4K Ultra HD Smart TV Wi-Fi Black

Configure Bluetooth on Samsung TU8500

If you just bought a new or second-hand Samsung TU8500 TV or you bought it a long time ago and you don't remember how to link or pair a Bluetooth device, we'll show you how to configure it step by step and with images.

Whether it's to connect a sound bar, wireless speakers, or to connect Bluetooth headsets, it's very useful to know how to pair Bluetooth devices to your TV.

In the case of wireless headphones or headsets, you can play video games, watch TV or listen to music without disturbing others, enjoying full volume late at night, for example.

The Samsung TU8500 has the following Bluetooth features:
Bluetooth version: 4.2.
Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE): Yes.
Bluetooth: Yes.

Estimated time: 5 minutes.

You will need:

- TV remote

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1- First step:

To start configuring Bluetooth speakers or headphones on your Samsung Series 8 TU8500 139.7 cm (55") 4K Ultra HD Smart TV Wi-Fi Black television, you must access the television configuration, to do this, press the "Menu" or "Home" button on the remote control, it is the button with the image of a house.

Samsung remote control 2018-present

2- Second step:

Using the directional buttons on the remote control navigate through the TU8500 start menu until you find the section called "Settings", it is the option with a gear icon. Press the center button on the remote to open the TV's settings.

Smarthub Samsung settings

3- Third step:

Using the direction buttons on the remote control, navigate through the Samsung TU8500 settings menu until you find the section called "Sound", it is the option with a speaker icon. Press the center button on the remote control to open the general settings.

Sound Smarthub Samsung

4- Four step:

The first section that will appear in the sound settings of the TU8500 is "Sound output" and to its right the text "TV speaker" should appear, press the central button of the remote control to access.

Sound output Smarthub Samsung

5- Fifth step:

Once inside the sound output settings of the Samsung TU8500 television, using the direction buttons on the remote control, go down to the "List of Bluetooth speakers" section and press the central button on the remote control to access and select the speaker or headphone Bluetooth.

Bluetooth speakers Smarthub Samsung

6- Sixth step:

The Bluetooth devices that are paired to the Samsung TU8500 TV will appear, if any of the devices that appears is the one you want to connect, select it and press the central button on the remote control to connect it. In the event that there is none, your speaker or headphones do not appear, click on "Update" to perform a search. Make sure that your Bluetooth speaker, headphones or accessory is in "pairing" mode, the Samsung TU8500 TV will start searching for Bluetooth devices that are in range (maximum 8 meters).

Bluetooth search Smarthub Samsung

7- Seventh step:

Select the Bluetooth device, be it a speaker, sound bar, headset or remote control that you want to pair to the Samsung TU8500 and press the center button on the remote to pair it.

Bluetooth pairing Smarthub Samsung

8- Eighth step:

Wait a few seconds for the pairing or synchronization of the Bluetooth device to be carried out, a confirmation message may appear, in this case confirm that the name of the device is correct and click on "Pair". It is also possible that you will be asked to link using a code, in this case confirm the code to continue.

Connecting to Bluetooth Smarthub Samsung

9- Eighth step:

Your Bluetooth device will have successfully paired and will appear as "Paired" in the list of Bluetooth devices. You can press the exit or return button on the remote control to start enjoying this new Bluetooth device paired with the Samsung TU8500 TV.

Bluetooth connected Smarthub Samsung

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About the device:

The Samsung TU8500 it is a television with the Tizen operating system, an aspect ratio of 16:9, 3 HDMI ports, 2 USB ports, a screen resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels, a screen diagonal of 139.7 cm, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Ethernet port (RJ45) .

Questions and answers from users about "Connect Bluetooth speakers or headphones to Samsung TU8500"

1 questions asked by users.

Sibghatullah - 06/03/2024 18:31

Volume of external Bluetooth device cannot be adjusted from led remote?

Juan - 07/03/2024 07:39

Hi Sibghatullah, yes the volume of external Bluetooth devices should be adjusted from the remote, maybe the Bluetooth device is at its maximum volume or the sound source is very low.

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