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Netflix NW-4-8 on Samsung TV

I just purchased a Samsung smart TV and found that the Netflix app would not work although everything else did work. After much research, chats with support, etc. what my wife found was that the Netflix ESN (electronic serial number) was blank.

To check this use the 'Menu' button on the remote and select 'Support'. From the support list, select 'Contact Samsung'. This will show the TV model number, serial number and Netflix ESN.

If the Netflix ESN is blank then you need to call Samsung support as the fix was for the support tech to remotely access the TV and reset the TV. Doing this populated the Netflix ESN and everything is now working.

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NW-4-8 fix

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When You call Samsung they will tell you to turn off your router and tv at the same time and turn them back on. After doing that you wait a while and the Netflix ESN will popup.

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factory reset

In reply to: Netflix NW-4-8 on Samsung TV

factory reset did the trick for me.

Menu -> Support -> Self Diagnosis -> Reset

Took a bit to update but as soon as it finished everything worked.

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NW-4-8 Factory Reset for All Brands

In reply to: Netflix NW-4-8 on Samsung TV

This Error is the same for all TV's

So the factory reset is a good option for any Brand of TV. When running into this error on a SMART TV.

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