How to Install Tizen Dev build in Samsung Smart TV?

24 / Feb / 2017 by Deepak Samal 6 comments

Installing Dev build across different platforms can be as direct as by pressing install button and at the same time it can become complex and go tricky for if the concerned person is operating from a different geographical location.

In this blog, I will be covering Samsung’s Tizen OS for a Smart TV application which requires few environment setup before running the dev build on Samsung TV.

1. System Setup

In the first step, we need to install JDK & Tizen SDK in order to run the Smart TV app. To download and install the JDK & Tizen SDK installation guide, you can use the below-given URLs –

Java JDK installation guide for Windows & Mac

https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/technotes/guides/install/install_overview.html

Download Tizen SDK

https://developer.tizen.org/development/tizen-studio/download

2. Import the Dev build in TIZEN Build

Open Tizen SDK > Go to File > Import >Select “Existing project into workplace” > Next > Browse > Finish

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Go to File and Click on Import. Click on Existing project in Workplace

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Browse and select the Project folder

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Select the project and Click on Finish.

3. Smart TV Setup

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3.1 After starting the TV, press ” Smart Hub” button. You will see a screen like above.

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3.2 Enter the “Apps” panel.

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3.3 After entering “Apps” panel, enter the “Magic” sequence (buttons numbered with “1”, “2”, “3”, “4” and “5” in sequence). It will show an interface for setting “Developer Mode”.

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3.4 Set “Developer Mode” to “On”, and then enter the IP address of your personal computer which will be connected to TV.

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3.5 After completing all setting, reboot the TV.

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3.6 You can see a screen like shown above, when you re-enter “Apps panel” after rebooting. “Developer Mode” will be marked on the top of the screen.

4. Setting Tizen IDE for TV

4.1 Connecting Smart TV with Tizen IDE

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4.2 Enter your TV IP . You can get TV IP from TV’s network settings.

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4.3 Now click on Connect button. You need to ensure that your computer and TV is on the same network. (Same WiFi’s SSID or LAN)

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4.4 After successful connection, your TV’s  profile will look like something shown in the picture below.

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4.5 After establishing a successful connection, Right Click on Project > Run as > Click on Tizen web application.

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4.6 Your app will start installing into your TV and will be available on your TV within few minutes.

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comments (6)

  1. alexx271

    Friends, tell me how I can remove the pre-installed / standard applications from the Tisen 3. The Samsung support does not respond to this.

    Reply
  2. Lyall Johnson

    I am having issues locating the lightbox project. I have followed the instructions carefully (well at least I think I have) but no luck. Please help me!

    Cheers

    Reply
    1. alexx271

      Friends, tell me how I can remove the pre-installed applications from the Tisen 3. The Samsung support does not respond to this.

      Reply

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