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How to Change Region on a Samsung Smart TV – F series

Smart TVs have various applications available based on each region where it is sold meaning if you bought your TV from anywhere outside of US you can’t just change its region from the menu. That is why not all apps and shows will be available on your brand new Smart TV you bought for a lot of money. But we know a trick that will help you to change region on your Samsung Smart TV that will allow you to access geo-restricted apps.

Follow these instructions, they are pretty simple:

  1. Press “Source” Button (1) from your remote control.

    How to change region on Samsung Smart TV: Step 1

  2. Choose “TV” (2).

    How to change region on Samsung Smart TV: Step 2

  3. Press on “Menu” button (3) from your remote control.

    How to change region on Samsung Smart TV: Step 3

  4. If you are able to select “Setup” select it and skip to step 10. If you are not able to select set up select “Support” (4) and follow every step of this tutorial.

    How to change region on Samsung Smart TV: Step 4

  5. Choose “Self Diagnosis” (5).

    How to change region on Samsung Smart TV: Step 5

  6. Select “Reset” option (6).

    How to change region on Samsung Smart TV: Step 6

  7. You will have to enter security PIN. By default it is usually set up as: 0000 (four zeros).

    How to change region on Samsung Smart TV: Step 7

  8. You will see a warning window. Select “Yes” (7). Your previous information will be available.

    How to change region on Samsung Smart TV: Step 8

  9. The TV will restart and you will be able to apply the new settings.

  10. On the first screen after the restart select the language (8).

    How to change region on Samsung Smart TV: Step 10

  11. On the next screen, in the “Country” field select “Others” (9).

    How to change region on Samsung Smart TV: Step 11

  12. Click on “Scan” button (10). You will be able to stop it later.

    How to change region on Samsung Smart TV: Step 12

  13. On the “Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy” page, stop the setup.

    How to change region on Samsung Smart TV: Step 13

  14. On your remote press consecutively: “mute” (11), “return” (12), “volume+” (13), “channel up” (14), “mute” (11).

    How to change region on Samsung Smart TV: Step 14

  15. If you’ve done this correctly you are able to see “Internet Service Location Setup” screen.

    How to change region on Samsung Smart TV: Step 15

  16. Choose the United States or United Kingdom depending on what applications you want to install.

  17. Go back to the “Smart Hub Term & Conditions, Privacy Policy” and check all required checkboxes. After that select “Next” (15).

    How to change region on Samsung Smart TV: Step 17

  18. Do the same for the next screen with “Supplemental Privacy Notices”. After that select “Next” (16).

    How to change region on Samsung Smart TV: Step 18

  19. Select the service provider or skip this step for later.

    How to change region on Samsung Smart TV: Step 19

  20. When Setup is complete, press “OK” (17) and restart your Samsung TV.

    How to change region on Samsung Smart TV: Step 20

  21. After the restart log in to your Samsung account. That’s all!

Important! Make sure the region you wish to use is also switched in your account on our website or in the CactusVPN app.

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