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Can't use Tablet P-5110 as remote for Smart TV ES6100

by henridevries / January 4, 2013 6:52 PM PST

Hello, I've tried to use my Samsung Tablet P5110 as a remote control for my UE32ES6100 Smart TV by means of Samsung Remote App or Samsung Remote View. Tablet and TV are on the same Wireless network but don't manage to 'find' eachother. Any clues? Maybe I need another App for my Tablet because of the type of TV? Regards, Henri

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Did you try the usual router firewall off setting?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 5, 2013 2:14 AM PST

Many routers block such communication. It's an issue and other apps should fail because of this.

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Where to change firewall settings?
by henridevries / January 6, 2013 12:14 AM PST

Hello Bob,
Thanks for your reply. Maybe a stupid question, but where should I change these settings? In my tablet or TV? I've looked on my computer (Imac), but thought that I would change the firewall settings of my computer and that wouldn't help a bit. I've looked in the e-maual of the TV but can't find it, and also in my tablet I can't find a way to do this. By the way, the router is an Airport Extreme. Regards, Henri

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The setting is on the router.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 6, 2013 3:37 AM PST

So those that look on the tablet or TV won't be able to find such.

If you can share a manual to the router I'll see if I can find the setting.

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Manual Airport Extreme
by henridevries / January 6, 2013 5:18 PM PST
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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 7, 2013 2:15 AM PST
In reply to: Manual Airport Extreme

I can't find any detail about it there. For this one I'd have the tech try another router that we know does not block ports on a local area network.

Consumers tend to think a firewall in a router is a good thing but when it comes to devices working together it tends to hinder the work.

Wish I had that router to try but I don't. Call Samsung and see if they know if this works with that router.

Also, be sure that they tell you this app, tablet and tv are compatible.

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Thanks for your time
by henridevries / January 7, 2013 3:43 PM PST
In reply to: Sadly.

Hello Bob,
Thanks for the time you spend on this. I'll see if Samsung can help me.

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