Paramount Plus has quickly become one of the top streaming services thanks to its extensive library of movies, shows, and live sports. From new Star Trek shows to Nickelodeon classics, Paramount Plus has something for everyone.
If you have a Samsung Smart TV, you can easily access this wealth of content by installing the Paramount Plus app. With just a few quick steps, you‘ll be streaming your favorite movies and binging your favorite shows in no time.
In this detailed guide, we‘ll walk you through how to get Paramount Plus on a Samsung TV using simple, step-by-step instructions.
An Overview of Paramount Plus
Before we get into the installation process, let‘s do a quick rundown of Paramount Plus and why it‘s worth checking out:
Robust content library – Paramount Plus includes tens of thousands of movies and shows from CBS, Comedy Central, BET, Nickelodeon, MTV, and the Paramount Pictures film studio. This includes new originals and classics alike.
Live sports – Paramount Plus airs live NFL games, Champions League soccer matches, and more. Sports fans will appreciate this.
Competitive pricing – Plans start at just $4.99 per month for the Essential tier with ads. You can also bundle with Showtime.
4K and HDR streaming – Samsung TV owners can enjoy Paramount Plus movies and shows in gorgeous 4K resolution with HDR color when available.
Downloads for offline viewing – Available on the Premium plan, you can download titles to watch offline when internet access is spotty.
Ready to get started? Let‘s go through the quick and easy process of installing the Paramount Plus app on your Samsung Smart TV.
Step 1: Access the Apps Menu
Begin by pressing the Home button on your Samsung TV remote. This will bring you back to the main Smart Hub screen:
From there, use your remote to scroll down and select the Apps icon, which looks like a small grid of app icons.
Step 2: Search for Paramount Plus
On the next screen, you‘ll see the My Apps section. Here, move over to select the Search icon, which looks like a magnifying glass.
This will bring up an on-screen keyboard. Use this to type in "Paramount Plus". After just a few letters, it should show the Paramount Plus app automatically.
Step 3: Select the Paramount Plus App
When you see the Paramount Plus app appear in the search results, use your remote to highlight it and select it. This will open the Paramount Plus app page.
From here, choose Install to begin downloading Paramount Plus onto your Samsung Smart TV.
Step 4: Wait for Installation
It will take a few minutes for the Paramount Plus app installation to complete. The length depends on your internet connection speed.
You‘ll see a progress bar that will let you know once it‘s fully installed on your TV.
Please be patient during this process. Do not turn off or disconnect your Samsung TV.
Step 5: Launch the Paramount Plus App
After installation, you‘ll be able to select Open to launch the Paramount Plus app directly.
The app should load up on your TV, showing the Paramount Plus logo on a blue background.
Step 6: Log In or Sign Up
Once launched, the Paramount Plus app will prompt you to either log in with an existing account or sign up for a new account.
If you already subscribe to Paramount Plus, enter your email and password to log in.
If you‘re new to Paramount Plus, select Start Free Trial to create a new account and take advantage of the 7-day free preview.
We‘ll go over more details on signing up below.
Step 7: Browse the Paramount Plus Library
After logging in, you‘ll be taken right to the Paramount Plus home screen, where you can start browsing movies and shows to stream:
Use your remote to navigate categories like Featured, Live TV, Movies, Shows, Kids, and more.
When you find something you want to watch, select it and choose an episode or press Play. Then sit back and enjoy!
Step 8: Manage Your Account
While browsing Paramount Plus, you can access your account settings by moving to the upper right profile icon and going to Account.
Here you can:
- Manage your subscription plan
- Change your password
- Set up user profiles
- Adjust parental controls
- View billing details
- And more!
Configure your account to get the most out of Paramount Plus on your Samsung TV.
Step 9: Troubleshooting Tips
In rare cases, you may encounter an error when trying to install or launch Paramount Plus. Here are some troubleshooting tips:
Restart your Samsung TV and router if the app won‘t install correctly.
Check for any updates available for your Smart TV‘s software. Install them.
Make sure your TV and router have a stable high-speed internet connection.
Uninstall and reinstall Paramount Plus if the app crashes or won‘t open.
Contact Samsung or Paramount Plus customer support if issues persist.
With those steps complete, you can now enjoy endless movies, shows, sports and more with Paramount Plus on your Samsung TV!
Signing Up for Paramount Plus
When you first launch Paramount Plus on your Samsung TV, you‘ll be prompted to sign up if you aren‘t already a subscriber. Here‘s an overview of what‘s included with a Paramount Plus membership:
Choose a Plan
You can select from two main plans:
Essential – $4.99/month – Includes ads, access to all movies & shows, live NFL & soccer games.
Premium – $9.99/month – No ads, downloadable content, live CBS feed.
You can also add on Showtime for $3 extra per month with either plan.
Create Your Account
Next, you‘ll enter your email, create a password, and provide some basic personal info. Make sure you enter a valid email so you can confirm your account.
Enter Payment Details
Finally, input your credit card or PayPal information to sign up for monthly billing. Don‘t worry, you get a 7-day free trial first before you‘re charged.
And that‘s it! With just a few steps, you‘ll have unlimited access to Paramount Plus on your new Samsung TV. Enjoy!