Is Sling on Samsung SMART TV?

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Written By Dinu Sri

Dr H. T. D. S. Madusanka is an electronic expert with 10 years of experience, involved in the research and development of SMART HOME systems.

Quick Answer

The sling TV application is available on the selected Samsung Smart TV model. TV models manufactured during the year 2016 to 2019 would have the Sling TV facility enabled.

The company is planning to release a newer version of the Sling TV which will be compatible with the latest models. You can contact the Sling support team to get more information about the supporting devices.

What is Sling TV?

Sling TV is the most popular movie streaming service for those looking for an alternative to the local cable tv facility. Sling TV offers a wide range of movie collections and live-streaming facilities to users. 

Sling TV is supported on the Smansun Smart TVs. You can use the facility on the models manufactured in 2017 and 2016. Sling TV manufacturers are growing their range to support more devices and provide seamless service to users. 

Is Sling on Samsung SMART TV

You can get the Sling TV on Amazon Fire, Android devices, and Android TVs. Sling TV is also compatible with Apple TV, and Chromecast TVs.

Additionally, people who want to use the Sling on iOS can download the application and start using the service. The web user can use the Sling web portal to view the service. 

Sling TV facilitates the user’s live Streaming experience no need to have a separate streaming box to watch live TV on the Sling.

No wires are required. The cable is needed to connect your TV. It relieves you from the connectivity problem and space that you need to set up your live streaming box in the home.

Can I get Sling TV on my Samsung Smart TV?

Availability of the Sling TV on your Samsung Smart TV depends on your TV model. The version older than 2019 would have the facility to run the Sling TV on your Samsung Smart TV.

The later Samsung TV model is not yet compatible. You may not be able to install the Sling app on Samsung TV.

What are Samsung smart TV devices compatible with Sling TV?

Sling TV is available from the model manufacturer between 2016 and 2019. The company is planning to add more TV models in the future. In the new model, the Sling will come with pre-installed service. 

Here is the list of the Samsung Smart TV models supported by the Sling.

UK6300, UK6250, UK6200, UK5600, UK5520, UK5510, UK5500, UK5300, UK4300, UKU630D, UKU6300, UKU6000, UUKS9800, UKS9500, UKS9000, UKS8500, UKS8000, UKS7500, UKS7000, UKU66A0, UKU6510, UKU6500, UKU64A0, and UKU6400.

2017 models: UMU9000, UMU8000, UMU7500, UMU70A0, UMU7000, UMU66A0, UMU6500, UMU64A0, UMU6470, UMU6400, UMQS9, UMLS003, QMS9Y, QMQ9F, QMQ8C, QMQ7FD, QMQ7F, QMQ7C, UMU6300, UMU6100, UMU6000, UMUF31E, UMU6100, UMU6310, UMU6320, UMUF30E, UM6300, UM5600, UM5520, UM5510, UM5500, UM530, UM4500 (source =

How do I install Sling on my Samsung Smart TV?

Before you start the procedure, check whether your device is listed under the compatible Samsung Smart TV. If your device is not on the list, you cannot install the Sling on your TV. 

If you have a Smart TV supporting the Sling, follow the below process to install the Sling App.

1) Go home screen of your TV by clicking the home button on your remote control.

2) Scroll right to find the App. The blue icon opens the app section.

3) Now, in the next window, click on the search icon. When you click the search button, the search bar will open the most popular application and video on the list.

If you see the Sling in the list, click the icon to open it or skip this process if it is not available and move to the next step.

4) Now type “Sling” in the search bar to find the App. Use the on-screen keyboard, type the name, and hit the search button.

5) You will see the Sling app in the result. Select the App and open it.

6) Once you click the Sling App, it will take you to the dedicated page, where you will see the install button on your right. Click to install the Sling app on your TV.

7) Ensure that your TV is connected to the internet. The download may take a few seconds. Once the download is complete, click open to access the App.

8) Sling TV app would require you to register for the service. You can opt for the free trial in the beginning. Fill out the form and create your account.

9) Congrats, your TV now has the Sling app installed and running. You can enjoy the features of the Samsung Smart TV.

Note that the free trial is given for a limited time. You may have to pay for the Sling TV monthly service.

Check the packages on the official website and buy the appropriate package that you need.

What channels do you get on Sling TV?

If you want to enjoy the live TV experience on your Smart TV, then Sling TV would be the best choice for you.

The Sling is a streaming service that offers a wide range of local channels with online services. It is one of the low-cost alternatives to the cable bill. Payless for the live tv viewing experience and save money on your monthly cable bill. 

You can watch live news, sports channels, TV shows, movies, etc., on your Sling TV. Enjoy the premium add-on like Showtime on the Sling.

The plans are customizable, so you can select the channels that you want to watch and pay only for the service that you use. 

Sling is compatible with the majority of streaming devices. It means one subscription can be used on multiple devices.

You can carry your entertainment source while traveling and never miss your favorite TV shows or an important sports match.

TV service allows you to test the service for three days. Signup for the service, and you will be able to access all the premium features free of cost. 

Moreover, Sling TV has a Cloud DVR facility that makes users record live TV shows and watch them later when they get time.

You can also rewind the show and watch the older programs on-demand using Sling TV. The premium package includes various popular TV channels such as ESPN, AMC, A&E, Food Network, HGTV, and Disney Channel.

There are several other channels that you can watch on Sling TV.


Sling TV service is growing fast in the US. The service provider is expanding its region rapidly. It is expected that the other models of the Samsung Smart TV would be added to the list soon.

You will watch Sling TV on all the latest Samsung Smart Tv devices. You can verify the compatibility before buying the TV and guarantee that you can use the service on the latest Samsung TV. 

Check the subscription model of the Sling to understand how the pricing works. Compare to the cable network.

You will be able to save much more on the Sling TV service without compromising on the facility. All the channels that you watch on the cable service are already added to the Sling TV. 

Additionally, Sling TV is compatible with many other devices, which gives more flexibility to watch live streaming on the go.

Login to your Sing account and you will be able to access all your features. You do not need to stay at home to enjoy your live shows and sports matches Sling has many other features that you can try and enjoy your entertainment time with your family and friends.

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