How to Watch Peacock TV on Samsung Smart TV

Peacock TV is a new premium TV streaming service launched by NBC UniversalIt comes up with a wide range of TV shows and movies. Unfortunately, the service is now currently available in the US region alone. In addition, those Sky and NOW subscribers in UK and Ireland, Germany and Austria, and Italy can stream Peacock TV at no extra cost. Peacock TV is supported by mostly all platforms like Android, Apple TV, Xbox, Vizio, LG smart TVs, PlayStation, and Chromecast. It is still in the development phase for Roku, Amazon Firestick, and other Smart TVs. As of now, few Samsung TVs provide native support to Peacock TV. Yet we found some other ways to stream Peacock TV on Samsung Smart TV of older models.

You can use Peacock TV for Free, which gives access to 40,000 hours of content with limited ads. Also, Peacock premium gives you access to 60,000 hours of content that costs $4.99/month, and an ad-free version comes at the cost of $9.99/month. It is a home to live sports and sports events, movies, TV shows, news, etc.Copy video URLCopy video URL at current timeFullscreen

How to Get Peacock TV on Samsung Smart TV

If you own a Samsung Smart TV model from 2017 or later, you can install Peacock TV directly from the Samsung TV App Store. You shall follow the below guide after connecting Samsung TV to the internet.

Go to Apps >> Select Magnifier >> Input as Peacock TV >> Choose Download >> Select Open.

1. On your Samsung TV remote controller, press the Smart Hub button.

2. Navigate to click on the Apps tile.

Peacock TV on Samsung TV - Select Apps

3. Now, select the Magnifier icon from the top-right.

Peacock TV on Samsung TV - Select Magnifier icon

4. Using the on-screen keys, input the app name as Peacock TV. Select Done.

5. When directed to the app information window, you should click Download.

6. Once installed, select the Open button to launch the Peacock TV app on your TV.

Alternative Way: How to Watch Peacock TV on Samsung TV Via Screen Casting

Some Samsung Smart TVs don’t have native support to the Peacock TV. i.e., you cannot directly download the Peacock app on your older Samsung TVs. But still, you can stream Peacock TV to Samsung Smart TV with the help of:

  1. Google Chromecast or
  2. iOS Airplay option (If your Samsung TV supports AirPlay).

1. Chromecast Peacock TV on Samsung Smart TV

Chromecast provides native support to Peacock TV. So you wouldn’t need any third-party app to support the streaming like Google Home or Google Streaming for Android or iOS, respectively. Now let us see the steps to Chromecast Peacock TV.

Before proceeding any further, sign up for a Peacock account.

Step 1: App installation

Install the Peacock app on your Smartphone. For iOS devices, you can get it from the App Store, and in the case of Android, the app is now available on Playstore.

Step 2: Login to Peacock App

As said earlier, don’t forget to create your peacock account beforehand on a PC or Mobile phone. And enter Peacock TV sign-in details to log in to your account.

Step 3: Set up Chromecast

Mostly all Android TVs come with in-built Chromecast support. Few Samsung TV models do support Chromecast. But then you may need an external device in such models. First, connect your Chromecast device to Samsung TV using the HDMI port. And then, connect it to the WiFi network the same as that of your mobile phone.

Step 4: Start Streaming

On your Peacock mobile app, choose your favorite show or movie. Then play it. Now on the top-right corner, you could see a Cast icon. Tap on it. Your mobile will search for the available Chromecast devices and displays them. Choose the one in which you want to stream.

And that’s it. You are now enjoying the Peacock TV on your Samsung Smart TV.

2. Watch Peacock TV on Samsung Smart TV using Airplay

All Samsung Smart TV models from 2018 have native support for AirPlay 2 that includes Samsung FHD or HD, 5 series; QLED 4K Q6-9; The Frame series; The Serif series; UHD 6-8 series.

Step 1: Install and Login

Download and Install the Peacock mobile application from the App store. Don’t forget to create your Peacock Account i.e., Sign up to Peacock. Then log in with your Login credentials.

Step 2: Set up

Now make sure your Mobile and Samsung TV are connected to the same WiFi network. So that it will be easy for your mobile to scan and find your Samsung TV.

Step 3: Start Streaming

Airplay icon - Stream Peacock TV on Samsung Smart TV
Airplay icon

On your peacock TV app, start playing your favorite show or movie and tap the AirPlay icon, which you can find on the top-right corner of the video screen. Now choose your Samsung TV, and that’s it you can find the video being played on your Samsung TV.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is Peacock TV Not Working on Samsung TV?

When Peacock TV isn’t working, you shall try out the below fixes.
 Check the internet connectivity.
 Check for device compatibility.
 Update the app and TV.
 Power down your TV.
 Restart your smart TV.How do I get Peacock TV for free?

To stream Peacock TV for free, one should choose the Free option while signing up for an account. There is no expiry to the trial period. However, those premium users will also get a 7-day free trial.How many profiles does Peacock TV support?

You can create upto 6 personal profiles for an optimized streaming experience on Peacock TV.Can I watch the 2022 Winter Paralympics on Peacock TV?

Yes. Anyone can watch the 2022 Winter Paralympics Games and replays with a Peacock Premium plan.

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