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How to install and delete apps on your 2020 Samsung TV

How to install and delete apps on your 2020 Samsung TV
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To unlock the true potential of your Samsung smart TV, you’ll want to add apps to the system. Samsung smart TV apps are easy to find and install through the Samsung TV apps store. Samsung’s Smart Hub offers hundreds of apps, ranging from videos to news to games. 

A few of the big ones come installed — Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu, for example — but odds are your other favorite apps are available and ready for you to download. Just as finding apps is simple, it's also easy to remove apps you don't want. 

We also walk you through how to delete apps on your Samsung smart TV, so you only have to sort through the apps you want and use. 

Here’s how to install and delete apps on your Samsung smart TV:

How to install apps

How to install and delete apps on your 2020 Samsung TV

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1. Access the Apps menu

Press the home button and scroll to the left until you see Apps. Press the Select button to continue.

How to install and delete apps on your 2020 Samsung TV

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2. Browse apps

The Samsung TV apps store offers Editor’s Choice and Most Popular apps on the home screen. Scroll down the page to browse apps by Group Content or Genre.

How to install and delete apps on your 2020 Samsung TV

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3. Or search for an app by name

Finding specific Samsung TV apps to download is pretty straightforward. The Search option is located in the upper right corner of the screen. Use the onscreen keyboard (or click the microphone to say what you’re looking for). As you type letters, you’ll see options appear at the top of the screen.

How to install and delete apps on your 2020 Samsung TV

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4. Install the app

Starting a Samsung TV apps download is as simple as pressing a button. Select the app you want and click install.

How to install and delete apps on your 2020 Samsung TV

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5. Add to your home screen or open

Once the app has downloaded, you can open it right away, or add it to your Smart Hub home screen if you’ll be using it often.

How to delete apps

It's just as easy to remove an app through the Samsung TV apps store. Here's how to delete an app on your Samsung smart TV.

How to install and delete apps on your 2020 Samsung TV

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1. Open the Settings menu in Apps

Click the gear icon at the top right of your screen, next to Search.

How to install and delete apps on your 2020 Samsung TV

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2. Pick the app you want to delete

You’ll see options for Delete, Add to Home, Lock, Move, Reinstall and View Details. Select Delete. You can’t delete some apps that come preinstalled, including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu.

How to install and delete apps on your 2020 Samsung TV

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3. Confirm that you want to delete

And you’re done!