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Five simple steps to retune your Samsung TV and get access to your digital channels

It’s often things out of our control that affect TV reception, sometimes changes are made to the local TV transmitter or the weather could be affecting your aerial.

If you’ve lost digital channels on your Samsung TV then don’t panic as once you’ve retuned you should have everything back in perfect working order.

Whether things have gone wrong with your TV or you’re just looking to add more channels, here’s how to retune your Samsung TV

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How to retune: Samsung TV

First things first, you’ll need your TV remote control.

  1. Now, with your TV turned on, press the ‘Menu’ button on your remote control.
  2. Then press the ‘down’ arrow once to select the aerial icon, then press the big round ‘OK’ button.
    The first option you’ll see listed is ‘auto store’.
    This is what you want, so now click ‘OK’ again.
  3.  Next, the tuning process will start once you’ve pressed the central ‘OK’ button one more time.
    Your TV is now going to retune. It should only take two minutes or so.
  4. Lastly hit the ‘exit’ button on your remote control.
  5. You can check to see the list of digital channels you now have access to by pressing the channel list button on your remote.

Why do I need to retune my TV?

Users of Freeview and other digital TV providers in the UK will know that now and again you might lose the odd channel on your TV.

Sometimes, when a new network such as 5G is rolled out in a certain area, it can affect the digital TV channels you have access to.

It’s good practice to retune your TV every few months to ensure all of your channels are up-to-date. Plus, it can even improve your picture quality.

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