How to turn off, disconnect or deactivate the WiFi of a Smart TV - Easily remove the Wifi

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When we use a Smart TV it is essential to have a connection Internet o Wi-Fi to use the functions of our Smart TV, both for the use of social networks or streaming platforms, and for other functions and services offered by our Smart TV.

But what happens when this same Internet connection it affects other functions of the Smart TV or constantly goes into a constant update cycle which could be considered a failure directly of the TV connection or of the software itself.

And for our solution you have to go to disconnect or deactivate the wi-fi connection of our TV, this with the hope that the failure will stop or simply because it is slowing down other devices in our environment, be it the Smartphone or the Laptop.

Usually the options or interface of Smart TVs they are not that different from each other , they always have the same options and controls or buttons that can help us configure or use a special button to activate any function we need.

How to turn off the WI-FI of our Smart TV?

There are variants depending on the version of our TV, in general the other commercial brands take the Samsung interface as a reference since they were the first to produce software for old TVs and in this way to make them Smart TVs.

Taking into account the above, it would be normal to first check what type of connection the TV has, whether it is wired or not, for this we check the back of the TV where all the external inputs of our TV are located.

  • Hold the TV remote in your hand and look in the center buttons on the control for a button that contains the word menu once you have located the button, proceed to press it.
  • Once you press the button, you will be able to see on your TV that a options panel of our Smart TV This interface contains several functions.
  • Check the options panel and a series of options will appear such as video, audio, image, cable among others, followed by this we look for the one titled networks and connections or simply network.
  • We press the networks option and it will give us a series of options in the panel, we select the wireless connection which in this case would be our WI-FI.
  • He will give us the ability to check the status of the network and disconnect from the network, it may also appear as forgetting the network or disabling connections.
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Once pressed, we exit the interface and proceed to turn off the Smart TV and turn it on again in this way we make sure that the previous configuration is saved in the TV system.

How can I verify that the WI-FI has been disconnected?

Once we have disconnected our Smart TV from the WI-FI wireless connection, we must make sure that our TV has saved the previously modified configuration, for this we go to the menu of our Smart TV, that is the main screen where the applications are located, if you have problems installing these apps, you can do it via USB.

We can select any application, preferably streaming, which are usually the ones that use this type of connection the most, once the app is selected, it will take some time to load as the TV will start looking for the internet connection.

A large pop-up window will appear informing us that our Smart TV is not connected to a network and a button will appear that will take us directly to the network options panel to configure our WI-FI connection again.

  • Another way to avoid that the WI-FI remains connected when using our TV it is simply when we will configure the WI-FI network to connect to our Smart TV, it is not saving the network on our Smart TV platform.
  • This is done in a very simple way which is to simply uncheck the remember password button, this way the network is used until the TV is turned off , can be checked by turning it off and on again after a few seconds.
  • You may notice that it doesn't will be connected to the WI-FI because I have not saved the network and the only way to reconnect would be manually via the options panel.
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