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Would like to change timezone in Samsung TV

by xfmoralesy / June 11, 2013 12:58 AM PDT

I bought a UN55ES6500GXZE 3D Smart TV and I would like to change the time zone to a US time zone because I would like to have Vudu and Cinemanow services but when I run these application I've got an error specifying that I'm in a wrong location. I have a VPN service and those applications work great with from my PC and iPad devices.
I think the problem would be the time zone setting in my TV but when I try to change the time zone, the option is dim, it's not available and when I change to set the time manually, the time zone option shows only my time zone but not the others.
Does anyone know what can I do to change the current time zone to a US time zone in my TV?
Best regards,

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Just a guess.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 11, 2013 1:10 AM PDT

While my guess is just that, I wonder if there is another setting to set the time automatically which you have to turn off before you set the time.

There's another issue and you have to write to your VPN support, it's technical and I will not support a VPN to a TV. Here's the issue ->

If your VPN drops this (most do) then it won't work. And it's not a fault in the TV but just the TV following the rules.

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Would like to change timezone in Samsung
by xfmoralesy / June 11, 2013 5:50 AM PDT
In reply to: Just a guess.

Hi Bob:

Thanks a lot for your reply. One thing I forgot to point is that I do have Internet access using my Smart TV, in fact, I do have Netflix and Pandora service, but I would like to have also Cinemanow and Vudu service available through my TV.

When using those applications through my TV is when I get the wrong location error message and I guess it's because of the timezone set in my TV, because using my other devices (PC and iPad) I do have these services.

Hope anyone can help me

Best regards,

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Just so you are clear on this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 11, 2013 6:13 AM PDT

I've yet to find ANY assistance to folk that are trying to bend or break the rules about content across borders. Please be careful about that.

But I didn't read where you found the setting to turn off automatic time setting. I've seen that and since I'm not there and can't find the manual for model under discussion I punted.

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