Samsung has a great trick for listening to TV on your mobile

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Discovering new tricks for your mobile is an interesting way to learn how to get more out of the terminal. In this article we reveal a Samsung trick that will allow you to “Privatize” the audio on your TV to listen to it only on your mobile phone. So you can watch television without disturbing the rest of the people in the living room, for example.

This cool Samsung trick doesn't work with any TV and cellphone, as you can imagine. Next, we specify the requirements you need to meet to take advantage of this trick and the steps you need to follow to be able to use it successfully. Don't be afraid, it is a very simple process that you can do in seconds. Are you ready to learn how to listen to TV audio on your mobile? Just do it.



With this Samsung trick, you can listen to TV on your mobile via headphones.

Requirements for listening to TV on your mobile

There are a number of requirements that must be met for this Samsung hack to work and the audio from the TV to be sent to your mobile. Here you are the technical requirements:

  • TV and mobile phone connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  • Wired headphones connected to the 3,5mm jack of the cellphone.
  • Mobile phone compatible with the Samsung Smart Things app.

This trick works with all Samsung TVs and mobiles, which are ideally connected via the Smart Things app. That doesn't mean this Samsung trick doesn't work with devices from other brands, but it does you should try it to find out if it is compatible or not with your television and your cell phone.


As you have seen, another downside is that does not work with wireless headphones, you have to resort to wired ones. After seeing what requirements you must meet to listen to TV on your mobile, we will explain the procedure to follow to obtain it.


How to listen to TV on mobile thanks to a Samsung trick

Once downloaded the Smart Things app - one of the 5 Samsung apps that you need to install on your mobile phone - and having made sure the TV and mobile phone are connected to the same Wi-Fi network, it's time to start the procedure. Step by step, we explain how to do it:


  1. Open the Smart Things app.
  2. Click on your television section.
  3. Within the TV menu, scroll down and select the option "Play audio from TV on mobile".
  4. Plug in your headphones to your mobile phone and start listening to television audio.

It is so easy to connect the TV and the mobile so that the audio of the former is heard through the mobile device. All thanks to Smart Things, one of the best applications developed by Samsung and that also allows you to turn your mobile phone into a remote control for the TV. If you have compatible smart devices at home, we recommend that you thoroughly analyze this app to get the most out of it.


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