How to Update Samsung TV: A Step-by-Step Guide

If you own a Samsung Smart TV, it’s important to keep the software updated to ensure optimal performance. In this guide, we’ll show you how to do a software update on your Samsung TV and how to undo the grayed out software update option.

First, grab your Samsung TV remote and look for the “Menu” button. Depending on your TV model, it may look a bit different, but you should be able to find it easily. Once you’ve located it, press it to access the main menu.

From there, scroll down to “Support” and press “Enter.” Next, find the “Software Update” option and click on it. It’s important to make sure your TV is connected to the internet before proceeding with the update.

Once you’ve clicked on “Software Update,” your TV will check with Samsung’s servers to see if there are any updates available. If there are, simply click “Update Now” and wait for the update to install.

If the “Software Update” option is grayed out and you can’t access it, don’t worry. Simply click on the “Source” button on your remote, select “TV,” and then click “Enter.” This should allow you to go back to the main menu and access the “Support” menu, where the “Software Update” option should no longer be grayed out.

That’s it! Keeping your Samsung TV updated is important for optimal performance and to ensure you have access to all the latest features. Follow this simple guide to keep your TV up to date.


How do I update my Samsung TV to the latest version?
Update over the internet Using your TV's remote, navigate to Menu, then select Settings, and select Support. Select Software Update, and then select Update Now. New updates will be downloaded and installed on your TV. Updates usually take a few minutes, please do not turn off the TV until the update is complete.
Why is Samsung TV Software Update greyed out?
For example, if your Samsung TV, Ark, or projector is not connected to the internet, the settings for Software Update or Contact Support will be grayed out since those options require an internet connection.