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Help with Smart tv and utube

by cathy489 / February 10, 2013 3:37 AM PST

Hi I'm hoping someone can help me...When I log on to utube through the browser on my smart tv. During watching the movie it stops about 15 mins in and goes back to my home page....what's up with that..Help thanks cathy

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 10, 2013 4:10 AM PST

The browser is very limited and should fail on "heavy" pages like YouTube. Try the YouTube app instead. I'd explain more but the question about the browser is one of the common ones. In short, it's nothing to be compared with your PC browser.

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Hey Bob
by cathy489 / February 10, 2013 6:17 AM PST
In reply to: True!

Hi Bob

Is there anything I can do so that is doesn't fail...cause I hate using the remote to type out the name of the movies I want... with the browser I can use my wireless keyboard.....thanks cathy

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The web site has to support the TV.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 10, 2013 6:24 AM PST
In reply to: Hey Bob

Read;forums06#message5354305 FIRST!!!

This browser is only a browser and does not compare well with your PC. As I alluded to in my first post the biggest mistake I see here is the expectation that the browser would be on par with a PC. Not even close. If the web site is careful, it can work but since the site you noted usually issues an App then they don't work with the limited browser.

I know it may irritate the maker but don't buy Smart TVs for the browser yet.

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by cathy489 / February 10, 2013 6:30 AM PST

Thanks for the info Bob
Have a great day Happy

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About the KEYBOARD.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 10, 2013 6:32 AM PST
In reply to: Thanks

Try any USB KEYBOARD FIRST. I didn't find the model number in this discussion so I can't look into that area today. If USB KEYBOARDS work, then try one of those USB WIRELESS KEYBOARDS from LOGITECH.

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About the Keyboard
by cathy489 / February 10, 2013 6:37 AM PST
In reply to: About the KEYBOARD.

Yeah I have a usb wireless keyboard form Logitech but it still doesn't work...thanks anyway Happy ciao

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The Ambassador will respond soon but Model #?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 10, 2013 9:55 AM PST
In reply to: About the Keyboard

Without the model number we'll have to wait.

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(NT) Yes, model number please!!! :-) -- HD Tech
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / February 11, 2013 3:50 AM PST
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Keyboard Model #
by SandyMac0930 / February 13, 2013 2:22 AM PST

I have a Samsung EH5300 and a wireless keyboard made by Logitech Model #: K400. I found it through this forum and you can buy it on for $35.00.

It only works if the TV shows a querty keyboard but I still like it and use it quite often. Just have to plug it into the usb drive on the side of the tv and it will find the keyboard.Easy... Peasy!

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