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Samsung Refrigerator Will Not Connect to WiFi [How to Fix]

If your Samsung refrigerator will not connect to WiFi, then you won’t enjoy the benefits of having an internet-enabled refrigerator. Therefore, this article shows you how to connect your smart refrigerator to WiFi.

Samsung refrigerator will not connect to WiFi
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How to Connect a Samsung Refrigerator to WiFi (IOS)

If you do not have a Samsung Smart Home app on your phone, then download it from the Apple store.

Step 1

Select the Samsung Smart Home app on your device to open. Navigate with the sign (>) to ‘Refrigerator’ on the screen and select it.

Step 2

A page will appear on your phone screen with the caption ‘Add device’ at the top. Read through the instructions on the page and make sure you take note of the password provided as you will need it in the process of connection.

Step 3

Next, go to the Hub on your refrigerator and select ‘Settings’. This will link you to another page where you are provided with options. Navigate to ‘Easy connection’ and select it. That’ll bring you to yet another page where there are some icons to make your choice from. Select the ‘Connect’ icon.

Step 4

The next step takes you back to your phone device, where you’ll have to select the ‘Settings’ icon. The next page on your screen shows ‘WiFi’ as one of the options.

Select it and you’ll be asked by your device to choose a network. ‘Refrigerator’ will appear as one of the network options. Select the refrigerator network.

Step 5

When you do this, your phone will request the password that was shown to you on the ‘Add device’ page. Key in the password and then select ‘Join’.

Step 6

The last step is to link your phone’s WiFi connection details to your service provider and a page will appear, informing you of your network’s successful connection to the server.

Here is a video showing how to follow the steps…

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How to Connect a Samsung Refrigerator to WiFi (Android)

Connecting an Android phone to a WiFi-enabled refrigerator is similar to connecting to an IOS phone, except for a few differences at certain levels of executing the connection.

Step 1

The first step requires you to download the Smart Home app from the Google play store if you don’t have one on your phone.

Step 2

The next step is to select the Smart Home app to open it. Then, navigate with the sign (>) to
‘Refrigerator’ and select it. A page will appear on your phone screen with the caption ‘Add device’ at the top.

Read through the instructions on it. Note that, unlike the IOS device, the Android doesn’t show you a password on this page.

Step 3

Next, go to your refrigerator’s Hub and select the ’Settings’ icon. This will take you to the next page where there are different options. Navigate to ‘Easy connection’ and select it. This will take you to the next page where you’ll see some icons from which to choose. Select the ‘Connect’ icon.

Step 4

You’ll be requested to provide your Android device’s WiFi details and the password. When you are done doing these, select the ‘Next’ icon and you’ll start enjoying the benefits of having a Samsung WiFi-enabled refrigerator.

Recap

With your Samsung refrigerator connected to your device’s WiFi, your life becomes a lot easier as you are able to see the contents of your refrigerator from anywhere. Prioritize your shopping memo, leave messages and do a lot more with this feature.

However, if you follow all the steps above yet your Samsung refrigerator will not connect to WiFi, then it is time to call the professionals. Contact the Samsung Service center to report the issue.

As an alternative, chat with our expert refrigerator technicians. They have the experience to help you sort out the connection issue.