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Sat, Aug 6, 2022 6:46 PM

Samsung Smart TV App Buffering

Have a new Samsung UN58TU700D smart TV.  I had to download the Direct TV Stream app.  It appeared to install properly.

I have a 60 Mb Ethernet connection to my tv.  

Problem:

The resolution goes from fuzzy to basically ok, but never what I would call HD or sharp.  I've had to install a FireStick to get an acceptable picture.  It mostly happens while watching baseball on AT&T SportsNet.

I, of course, would prefer to skip the FireStick and watch TV through my Directv Stream app.  I can't find an option to show me or adjust the video connection resolution.

I'm very disappointed - seems like the processor in the TV would be better than a $29 Firestick!

Thanks for any suggestions.

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Ludwick577

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Do a search for Samsung app on this forum. You will find a ton of results about how crappy it is. I have a Samsung 4k tv. When I subscribed to Directv stream a year ago I tried using it. The app was just awful back then as well. I upgraded myself to a Directv Stream box with remote a few days later and I couldn't be happier with the experience. The box gives you more of a cable tv experience and it's only 7x7 inches. It also has google play store for your other streaming apps. 

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Thanks all - I have already installed a $29 FireStick - that seems to work fine - even integrates with the Samsung remote.    Sad that the app is such a (Edited per community guidelines)!

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litzdog911

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The Samsung DirecTV app is junk. A $30 Roku or Firestick will work much better. 


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