Sling TV is an emerging streaming app, which has already garnered a huge customer base in the US. What makes Sling TV special from other streaming services is the ability of Sling TV to provide more number of live and on-demand content.
Sling TV is the best answer to those who have been looking for cord cutting for quite some time but wasn’t getting the right options to make pursue with the process. Sling TV has given them the right platform to move from the conventional form of entertainment to a new and exciting way of watching content.
Sling TV has recently added support for Samsung Smart TVs, so those who are using Samsung Smart TVs can now get Sling TV app. The only catch in this scheme is that models that were manufactured in 2016 and 2017 are eligible for this offer, so if your Samsung model is older than 2016, then you will have to wait until any new notification comes from Sling TV regarding the inclusion of Sling TV app in Samsung Smart TV models older than 2016. Now, Sling TV has joined another popular app, i.e., YouTube TV, which is also available in Samsung Smart TVs.
As far as other streaming devices are concerned, then Sling TV is available on all top ones such as Amazon Fire, Chromecast, Apple TV, Android TVs, iOS devices, Chromecast enabled TVs, Roku TV, and Streaming Stick, and web browsers. However, the availability of Sling TV app on Samsung Smart TV is going to provide a great deal of help to those who were looking to buy a streaming box. Or those, who have run out of HDMI ports and are fed up switching a cable between the streaming box and game console.
Given below are Samsung Smart TV models that offer Sling TV. There could be more models as well, but these ones are definitely included.
2016 Models: UKU6400, UKU64A0, UKU6500, UKU6510, UKU66A0, UKS7000, UKS7500, UKS8000, UKS8500, UKS9000, UKS9500, UKS9800, UKU6000, UKU6300, UKU630D, UK4300, UK5300, UK5500, UK5510, UK5520, UK5600, UK6200, UK6250 and UK6300
2017 Models: UM4500, UM530, UM5500, UM5510, UM5520, UM5600, UM6300, UMUF30E, UMU6320, UMU6310, UMU6100, UMUF31E, UMU6000, UMU6100, UMU6300, QMQ7C, QMQ7F, QMQ7FD, QMQ8C, QMQ9F, QMS9Y, UMLS003, UMQS9, UMU6400, UMU6470, UMU64A0, UMU6500, UMU66A0, UMU7000, UMU70A0, UMU7500, UMU8000 and UMU9000
If you can’t find your model in the aforementioned lists, then don’t despair. Like we have said above that there could be some more models in which Sling TV app can be installed. If you want to know how to get Sling TV app on your Samsung Smart TV set, then here are the steps that you need to follow:
- On your TV remote, click ‘Home Button’.
- Scroll to the right in order to select the apps.
- There will be ‘Search’ icon, which you need to search. You will see Sling TV under ‘Video’ or ‘Most Popular’, so click those options and then, move to point 6.
- Using the on-screen keyboard enter ‘Sling’.
- From the search results, select Sling TV.
- Select ‘install’.
- Once the app has been installed, select ‘Open’.
- Select Sign in followed by entering your sign in details. Or, if you have not subscribed to Sling TV, then choose ‘Free Trial’ and enter your personal information to sign up for Sling TV app.
In case, you are unable to get Sling TV app on your Samsung Smart TV, then you can get in touch with Sling TV help support facility to know the reasons along with the best solution.