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Fix Samsung smart tv buffering issues

How to Fix Samsung smart tv buffering issues

  • To fix samsung smart tv buffering issues -> you need to reset your router or modem and connect your wifi internet connection to samsung smart tv.
  • Change your wifi internet plan settings and improve wifi signal strength and Reset Network settings.

On your samsung smart tv when you are watching youtube or disney plus hotstart or discovery plus or hbo max or netflix or any other streaming channel or live tv and your samsung smart tv keeps buffering and doesn’t play video then this is an issue of wifi internet connection and by following these simple and quick solutions you can easily fix this samsung smart tv buffering issues. So, lets see in detail below.

Sometimes, your samsung smart  tv keeps buffering while streaming online even you have a high wifi internet speed connection with good signal strength as well due to connectivity issues or network related issues on samsung smart tv.

Samsung smart tv buffering issues

Below samsung smart tv troubleshooting methods will help you fix samsung smart tv buffering issue when playing videos or watching samsung smart tv.

Power Reset

Step 1: Turn on Samsung smart tv and unplug power cable of samsung tv connected to wall.

Step 2: Wait for 40 to 50 seconds here and then plug back power cable of samsung smart tv and turn on samsung smart tv.

Now, once you soft reset or power reset your samsung smart tv, then if there are any technical or minor software glitches causing the issue of slow buffering videos will be fixed.

Reset Router or Modem

Step 1: Unplug the power cable of your router or modem and disconnect all power cables.

Step 2: Wait for 30 seconds and then plug back disconnected router or modem cables and turn on your router.

Step 3: Now, Wait for your router or modem to turn on and then turn on your samsung smart tv and connect it to your wifi internet connection.

Once you reset your router and modem then the issue will be resolved almost as slow buffering on samsung smart tv is generally caused by slow wifi internet or wifi internet connectivity issues only.

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Change Wifi Internet Plan Settings

You need to improve wifi signal strength on samsung smart tv and you need to change your wifi internet to higher plan and change your wifi internet plan.

Improve Wifi Signal Strength and Place Modem or Router Close to your Samsung Smart tv

If your router or modem is far away from your samsung smart tv then you can see wifi internet signal strength will be low and you need to place your router close to your samsung smart tv to get good wifi signal.

Free Up Internal Storage Space

If you are running out of storage space on samsung smart tv you can experience the video buffering issue of samsung smart tv as there is no internal storage space or enough storage space and you need to delete unwanted apps and clear cache data and free up internal storage space.

Clear Cache and Memory – Internal Storage Space

Step 1: Press home button and Go to Settings

Step 2: Select Apps

Step 3: Device Care -> Select the apps and select view details

Step 4: Now, select clear cache and clear all data and confirm in pop up  box.

Once you clear cache and clear all data then your samsung smart tv internal storage will be increased and your issue of samsung smart tv buffering issue will be resolved.

Reset Network Connection

Step 1: Click on home button and go to settings

Step 2: Now, Select General

Step 3: Select Network Options -> Select Reset network Settings and confirm reset network settings and wait for samsung tv to complete reset network settings.

Now, once you reset network settings, then you need to go ahead and check whether your samsung smart tv buffering issues have been resolved or not.

Update Samsung to Latest version

Step 1: Press home button and Go to Settings

Step 2: Go to Support -> Software update and check for updates

Step 3: If new software or firmware update is available then update samsung tv to latest firmware update.

How to stop buffering on Smart TV

You need to reset your router and modem and then connect your samsung smart tv to wifi and improve signal strength and place your modem close to your samsung tv and stop buffering on samsung smart tv.

How do I clear the buffer on my Samsung TV?

You need to open settings -> Apps -> Device care and select the app that you want to clear cache and clear cache and clear all data of app and your issue of app buffering like youtube or netflix or any app slow playing videos or videos buffering will be fixed.

FAQ

Samsung tv buffering youtube tv

You need to clear app cache and clear all data and improve wifi signal strength and reset your router or modem to fix youtube keeps buffering on samsung smart tv.

Netflix Video Keeps Loading on Samsung Smart tv

Clear Cache and Clear app data and update your netflix and samsung smart tv to latest updated version and check your wifi internet issues and reset your router or modem and try to play netflix video with low resolution.