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How to watch Disney Plus on a Samsung Smart TV

Not all Samsung Smart TV are Disney+ friendly.


Jaime Carrillo


Posted on Nov 22, 2019   Updated on May 19, 2021, 10:19 pm CDT


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Move over Netflix, Hulu, and Prime Video: there’s a new streaming service in town. Disney+ lets you stream the best of what the company that made Mickey Mouse a household name has to offer. If you’re one of the countless cord-cutters eager to jump into this new service, there’s a good chance you have a Smart TV. One of the most ubiquitous offerings are Samsung Smart TVs, many of which run Disney Plus no problem. Unfortunately, a few models aren’t equipped for this new service.

Here’s everything you need to know about streaming Disney+ on a Samsung Smart TV.

Disney Plus supported smart tv

Is my Samsung TV compatible with Disney+?

Yes. Well. Maybe. If your Samsung TV falls under this criteria, it’s compatible with Disney Plus.

If you own a model from 2016 or later running the Tizen operating system you’re good. Sadly, neither the built-in browser or the outdated Orsay OS will work with Disney Plus.

How to watch Disney Plus on Samsung Smart TVs

Because Samsung Smart TVs are “smart,” streaming Disney+ is easy as pie. Here’s how.

  1. Join Disney+. It only takes a second. Plans start at $6.99 a month for instant access, or you can bundle it with ESPN+ and Hulu for $12.99 a month. 
  2. Access your Samsung Smart TV SMART HUB. 
  3. Use the search button and enter “Disney Plus.” The app may also be in the recommended apps section of the hub.
  4. Move the icon to app and press the download button. 
  5. Once the app is finished downloading, it will be displayed on your Samsung Smart TV desktop.
  6. Login using your Disney+ credentials. 

Disney Plus supported Smart TVs

Here are the models that will support Disney+ via the free app. Vizio is a big brand missing from compatibility at launch, but the company is working on a fix that will release in 2020.



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*First Published: Nov 22, 2019, 12:04 pm CST