Chrome web browser stands tall as the most used web browser among others. You can install the browser on smartphones and PCs. Unlike, ESPN on Samsung Smart TV, Chrome browser is not available for Samsung Smart TV. You can’t find the app on the Smart Hub Store. Yet, there are alternate ways to access the Chrome browser on your Samsung Smart TV.
How to AirPlay Chrome on Samsung Smart TV
Since there is no direct method to install Chrome on your Samsung Smart TV, you need to AirPlay the Chrome browser from your iPhone to your TV. To AirPlay Chrome, you must enable the AirPlay feature on your Samsung Smart TV. Go to Settings → General → Apple AirPlay Settings → AirPlay to turn on the AirPlay feature.
1: After enabling AirPlay, connect both your TV and your iPhone to the same WiFi network.
2: Now, open the Control Center on your iOS smartphone and select the Screen Mirroring option. In the latest version of iOS, click the Screen Mirroring icon.
3: From the list of available devices, select your Samsung Smart TV.
4: The screen of your iOS device will now appear on your Samsung TV.
5: Now, open the Chrome browser on your iPhone. If you don’t have the browser, install it from the App Store.
6: Start browsing any web page or playing any video from the Chrome browser. It will appear on your Samsung TV screen.
How to Cast Chrome on Samsung Smart TV
The AirPlay feature is available only on the webOS 4.0 & above models. Using the older models, you need to connect the Chromecast device to your Samsung TV and cast the browser.
1: Connect the Chromecast device to your Samsung Smart TV and change the input to the Chromecast source.
2: Now, connect both your Chromecast device and your Android smartphone to the same WiFi network.
3: Go to your Smartphone’s Notification Panel and select the Cast button.
4: In the list of available devices, select Chromecast.
5: The screen of your Android phone will now appear on your Samsung Smart TV.
6: After casting the screen, open the Chrome browser. If you don’t have the browser, get it from the Play Store.
7: Surf through the webpage and it will appear on your Samsung TV screen.
If you want to cast the Chrome browser from your PC, click the three-dotted menu on top → Cast → Select Chromecast. Now, the Chrome browser on your PC screen will appear on your Samsung TV.
How to Access Chrome on Samsung Smart TV Using HDMI Cables
If the wireless method doesn’t satisfy you, you can follow the wired method. By using the HDMI cable, you can screen mirror your PC to your Samsung TV.
1: Connect your laptop or computer to one end of an HDMI cable.
2: Connect the other end of HDMI to the back of your Samsung TV.
3: Turn on your Samsung TV and press the Input button on the TV remote.
4: Now, switch to the HDMI source on your TV.
5: You can see the computer screen displayed on your Samsung TV.
6: After this, launch the Chrome app on your PC and mirror it on your Samsung Smart TV.
How to Get Chrome on Samsung TV Using Streaming Device
You can also use streaming devices like Fire TV on Samsung TV to get the Chrome browser. You can sideload the Chrome browser on your Fire TV Stick and access it on your Samsung TV.
1: Go to the Home screen and click on the Find button.
2: Now, type Downloader and search for the app.
3: From the search result, select the Downloader app.
4: Click the Get or Download button and install the Downloader app on your Firestick.
5: On the home screen of the Firestick, click on the Settings icon.
6: On the Settings page, select the My Fire TV option.
7: Now, select the Developer Options menu.
8: In the Developer options section, turn on ADB Debugging.
9: Then, click the Install Unknown Apps feature.
10: Select the Downloader app and turn on the toggle.
11: Open the Downloader app on your Firestick.
12: Click Allow if any prompts appears.
13: Now, on the home screen of Downloader, enter the AFTVnews URL (browser.aftvnews.com) in the search field and click Go. This will download the plugin.
14: Then, enter the Chrome browser APK link (shorturl.at/lmyN1) and click the Go button.
15: The APK file will be downloaded. Then, tap the Install button
16: After that, click the Open button to access the Chrome browser on Samsung Smart TV.
These are some of the alternative ways to use the Chrome web browser on your Samsung Smart TV. If you have any queries about the article, let us know in the comments.
No, apart from the built-in browser (Samsung Internet Browser), there is no browser available on the Smart Hub Store.
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