4th Generation Tablo App for Samsung and LG Smart TVs Now Available

Enjoy Tablo on Samsung smart TVs.

See how Tablo works with Samsung televisions running the TIZEN operating system.

Your portal to free TV on Samsung smart TVs.

With a Tablo device and the free Tablo app, you can enjoy live and recorded antenna TV and free streaming channels on most Samsung smart TVs running the TIZEN operating system.

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Watch the best of free TV on Samsung televisions.

Enjoy local news and sports as well as your favorite broadcast TV sitcoms and dramas in gorgeous HD quality without the fees or contracts of pay TV.

Plus, Tablo offers a range of free live streaming channels for you. And unlike other platforms and services, you can record your favorite shows and watch them any time with Tablo on your Samsung smart TV!

Tablo-compatible Samsung smart TVs.

Browse, record and enjoy your favorite shows with Tablo’s industry-leading TV experience on your Samsung smart TV.

Features of the Tablo app on Samsung smart TVs.

Tablo app on Samsung smart TVs

Integrated design

A beautiful easy-to-use interface that lets you enjoy the best of free TV right from your Samsung smart TV’s home screen and using the familiar Samsung remote.

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Live TV grid guide

See what’s on now and over the next two weeks with Tablo’s familiar live TV grid guide.

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Streaming-style guide

Browse upcoming shows, movies, news and sports in the streaming-style guide.

Tablo home screen favorites

Favorites and recommendations

Enjoy quick access to your favorite channels, most watched shows and tailored recommendations.

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Set one-touch series recordings

Set a single episode or an entire series to record automatically with a single click.

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Full playback control

When you’re watching your favorite show with Tablo on your Samsung smart TV, you’re in control thanks to pause, rewind and fast-forward features.

How do I use the Tablo app on Samsung smart TVs?

With the Tablo app and the familiar Samsung smart TV remote, simply click to pause playback, jump back to a scene you missed, skip ahead through commercials or zip through menus to find your favorite show.

Tablo app on Samsung smart TVs remote functions

*Remote control style may differ

How to get the Tablo app on your Samsung smart TV.

To access your Tablo, you’ll need to search for and download the app your Samsung smart TV.

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Visit the Samsung App Store

From your Samsung home screen, select APPS and then the SEARCH icon in the top right.

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Search for Tablo

In the search field, type in TABLO TV and select the Tablo TV app.

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Install the app

After installing the app, follow the on-screen prompts to connect to your Tablo.

Get specific download instructions and detailed device model and operating system compatibility information on the Tablo Support Portal.

Compatible devices for legacy Tablo models using ‘Legacy Tablo’ apps may differ.

Tablo on Samsung smart TVs FAQs.

Most Americans can access major broadcast networks like ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, PBS and the CW for free and in high-definition with a simple TV antenna. Many additional ‘subchannels’ are also often available with unique content like throwback sitcoms, sci-fi favorites and westerns. See what antenna TV channels you can watch and record with Tablo in your area.

Whether you’re into cooking, true crime, travel, or sports, there’s a free streaming channel on Tablo for you. See a list of the 60+ free streaming channels you can watch and record with Tablo on your Samsung smart TV.

No. Just one antenna and one Tablo can connect to multiple Samsung smart TVs and other devices in your home simultaneously. See our Apps and Compatible Devices page for details. 

The 4th generation Tablo app for Samsung smart TVs is supported on Samsung TV models manufactured in 2019 or newer running TIZEN 5.0+.

Click here to learn how to look up your TV's model number and model year.

Samsung smart TV models with manufacturing dates before 2019 do not have the correct software or processing power to support the Tablo app at this time.

However, customers with incompatible Samsung smart TVs can still access the Tablo app by purchasing and connecting a compatible streaming device to those models of Samsung televisions.

No. The Tablo app will only show content from your TV antenna and the free streaming channels integrated into the Tablo device.

Closed captioning is not yet supported on the 4th generation Tablo app for Samsung smart TVs due to an incompatibility issue with the Samsung player software. We hope it will be resolved so we can deliver closed captioning data during playback.

Ready to enjoy free TV?

How to restart your phone/tablet

Sometimes, just restarting your smartphone or tablet can clear up issues with apps. The links below will provide detailed instructions on how to force close your Tablo app. 

Apple iPhone

Android smartphones 

Most Android smartphones and tablets can be restarted by holding the POWER button and then selecting RESTART or POWER OFF and RESTART from the POWER OPTIONS menu.

NOTE: Newer Samsung devices require you to hold the POWER/SIDE button and VOLUME DOWN to make the POWER OPTIONS menu appear. On the Google Pixel 6, hold the POWER and VOLUME UP buttons.

How to force close your Tablo app?

Sometimes, just restarting the app can fix things. The links below will provide detailed instructions on how to force close your Tablo app. 

Apple iPhone/iPad

Android smartphones/tablets 

Need help with the final steps?

Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.  Follow the steps in the video below for a full walkthrough of the remaining parts of the Tablo setup process.

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This is an estimate only. Actual broadcast TV channels received may vary based on TV antenna location, reception, topography, and other obstructions. Streaming channels require an internet connection. View the Channel Details Report for specifics of each channel and to help determine what antenna is needed. 

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