How to go online with your THOMSON 40FD5406
In a world where our phone serves as a GPS or a morning newspaper, and where our tablet serves as a gaming console, why wouldn’t our television serve to surf the Internet? Well it’s possible! Beyond watching your programs on your THOMSON 40FD5406, you can watch online videos, read your emails, or use apps.
It is to help you do all of this that we wrote this article on how to go on the Internet with a THOMSON 40FD5406. We will see that you can go on the Internet with your THOMSON 40FD5406 TV in different ways: with Android TV, with your TV and Internet provider box, and with your computer!
Using Android TV with your THOMSON 40FD5406
The first solution is to have the Android TV. But what is it ? This is an Android service to have Internet and applications on your THOMSON 40FD5406 TV.
You can either buy a TV with integrated Android TV, or buy the box NVIDIA SHIELD.
Here we will see the case of the box. Simply connect it to your THOMSON 40FD5406 TV with an HDMI cable.
For this, on your TV, plug the cable into “HDMi In”. On the SHIELD, plug the cable into “HDMi Out”.
You can now turn on your SHIELD with its remote control.
Make sure that your TV displays the SHIELD screen.
If it does not, take the remote control of your THOMSON 40FD5406 and press “Source”, or the button with an arrow that enters a square.
Then select the HDMI corresponding to the one where you just plugged in your SHIELD box.
There you go ! All you have to do is navigate your Android TV with the SHIELD remote control.
With an Internet box provider connected to THOMSON 40FD5406
You can also go on the Internet with a THOMSON 40FD5406 TV thanks to your TV and Internet provider box. First, connected the Internet box to the TV box with an ethernet cable.
Then, it is quite simple: you need to turn on your TV and Internet provider box, then, with the arrow keys and the “OK” button, select “My applications” or “My services”.
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There you can choose the service or application you want to use to watch online videos, read your emails, or play a game.
With your computer wired to your THOMSON 40FD5406
Finally, you can go on the Internet with a THOMSON 40FD5406 TV thanks to your computer! In this case, your television becomes your computer screen. Start by connecting your computer, laptop or tower, with an HDMI cable to your television.
Make sure your TV displays the screen for your computer.
If it does not, take the remote control of your THOMSON 40FD5406 TV and press “Source”, or the button with an arrow that enters a square.
Then select the HDMI corresponding to the one where you just connected your computer.
Then you just have to connect a keyboard and a wireless mouse to your computer to browse the Internet from your sofa.
To conclude on going online with your THOMSON 40FD5406
We saw how to go online with a THOMSON 40FD5406 TV.
This can be handy for having a larger screen to watch videos, or play games.
But if you encounter difficulties, do not hesitate to contact a professional or a friend who knows the technology.
Do I need to connect an Ethernet cable to my Smart TV?
Ethernet Cable – Wired Connection – Best Performance This is because to maximise internet speed, performance & reliability I would advise connecting your equipment via a data/ Ethernet cable.
This means that it is best to connect PC’s, TV’s etc where possible with an Ethernet cable.
How do I connect my modem to my TV?
This is actually usually very easy, simply plug you Ethernet cable into one of the RJ45 sockets on the rear of your internet modem/ router and then plug the other end into your TV.
That should be it with no need to change any settings on your TV.
I recommend using a fulling wired Ethernet cable for best possible speed.
Can I connect my TV to the Internet with an Ethernet cable?
How to connect TV to ethernet. First, find the ethernet port on the back of your TV, and the password to your WiFi. Connect the ethernet port on the back of the TV and the port on the back of your router with an ethernet cable.
Using the TV remote, select Menu, then Network Settings, and then Use Wired Internet.
How can I watch Internet on my TV?
– Get the tab with your WiFi’s name and password from your router.
– Using the remote, on your TV, find the Menu, then Network Settings, then Set Up a New Connection.
– Enter the WiFi name and password from the tab you grabbed earlier.
– You should be all set!
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5 ancillary questions
How does a smart TV connect to the internet?
How do smart TVs connect to the internet? A smart TV uses your home network to provide streaming video and services on your TV, and will use either wired Ethernet or built-in Wi-Fi to stay connected.
Most current TVs support 802.11ac Wi-Fi, but watch for older models, which may still use the older 802.11n standard.
How do I connect my smart TV to the Internet wirelessly?
– Press the HOME button on the remote.
– Select Settings.
– The next steps will depend on your TV menu options: Select Network & Internet — Easy setup — Wi-Fi.
– Select your Wi-Fi network.
– Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.
Should I plug directly into modem or router?
Plugging a computer or laptop directly into a modem is a bad idea.
This is a major security risk because it bypasses security configurations that a router (or, modem/router combination) have set up by default.
Does a smart TV have to be connected to a router?
Yes you need a router.
The TV needs an internet connection to stream video.
Recommend contacting your local cable company.
You can use your phone as a hot spot for your Smart TV, however you will use up your data rather quickly.
What should be plugged in first router or modem?
First, unplug your router and broadband modem from power (for some devices you’ll have to remove the battery as well).
Then wait about 30 seconds, and plug them back in: first the modem, then the router.
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