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Getting adverts on your Samsung Smart TV?

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Could not follow up

I read it completely but still i could stop the issue.

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It's hard to implement.

Reading the article is one thing but implementing for many may be a moon shot.

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Confused

not as easy as it looks like, a normal user might not be able to work out this method. Is there some other way round for this ? Confused

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I think for many

They will have to call on who they use for tech support. Sorry about no solution for everyone.

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The Pi Hole is a possible fix as well.
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Is Samsung going to give up on this idea?

I'm in the position of buying a new TV now and my old one was a non smart samsung. I could probably handle the above hack but it would be better to avoid it entirely. But Samsung has most of the TV market these days. Any chance Samsung will give up on this bad idea? Has it impacted their sales? Thanks.

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At least you can disable Smart Hub

And turn it back into a pre-smart TV.

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Yes and that's what I'd be doing if I had already bought it

Yes, it gives the purchaser options, but isn't it better to buy one whose smart hub you can actually use? Maybe the Sony XBR 65" 900E series? Of course I have a modern ROKU so disabling the smart hub wouldn't be the end of the world. Hate to reward Samsung for such a colossal abrogation of their customer's trust though.

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I have to write no. But why?

Because in the long run, just a few years down the road we are seeing the makers abandon apps on the Smart TV. Right now I think the Smart TV is dead long term since without notice you lose YouTube, HULU or other major apps. This issue is all over the web.

My fix is to ignore the Smart TV and use a Roku, Amazon Fire TV or other thing. That way I can change it out when the time comes.

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Samsung shouldnt send adverts to tv

I want a smart tv but i dont want ads from samsung. Why would adds show ip when im watching a blu ray diak on a hdmi. I dont get it. I buy blu ray to stop watching adverts not to get them

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Re: ads

How do you mean "adds show ip"?

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Sold old samsung TV

You can sell your old tv and on the replacement can take TV with the same company. Samsung provides the long life devices so you can check it.

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Any probability Samsung can surrender?

I'm within the position of shopping for a brand new TV currently and my previous one was a non sensible samsung. I may most likely handle the on top of hack however it'd be higher to avoid it entirely. however Samsung has most of the TV market currently. Any probability Samsung can surrender on this dangerous idea? Has it wedged their sales?
Thanks.

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Actually too simple to block.

Just don't connect the internet to Samsung TVs. I use a Roku and an Amazon Fire. No adverts from Samsung show up.

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Great list

This is really a great list for helping in blocking ads on the Samsung TV.

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Reset the smart hub

I chatted in and received support from Samsung. He reset my smart hub to factory settings. When going back through the set up, deselect internet based ads on the T&C screen to proceed and get rid of the ads.

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Getting adverts on your Samsung Smart TV

you mean these smart tv have pre loaded ads?

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It appears so.

One of Samsung's ads were appearing when the TV was on HDMI input. I think the push pack on that may have caused Samsung to drop that feature.

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