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post #8191 of 8210 Old 06-16-2015, 03:11 PM
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Yes they work just fine. I have two pair.
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Yes they work just fine. I have two pair.
Great, thank you!

Is there any difference in tinting between those Panasonic glasses and the Samsungs? I'm wondering if I'll have to make any adjustments to my color settings if I switch to the Panasonics.

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Great, thank you!

Is there any difference in tinting between those Panasonic glasses and the Samsungs? I'm wondering if I'll have to make any adjustments to my color settings if I switch to the Panasonics.
I have not changed any of my settings, it looks fine with the glasses that came with the tv and the Panasonics. There is a slight difference though. I calibrate using the Spears & Munsil disk.
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I have not changed any of my settings, it looks fine with the glasses that came with the tv and the Panasonics. There is a slight difference though. I calibrate using the Spears & Munsil disk.
Great! Thanks again.
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Does anyone know if its possible to mirror whats on my Samsung f8000 to my Samsung Note 4?
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Does anyone know if its possible to mirror whats on my Samsung f8000 to my Samsung Note 4?
Hi ,

It should work , I have a Galaxy Note 2014 Ed. , and it works just fine.

I don`t use it very much , as I have a Mac Mini hooked up to my F8K , and being a 10" tablet , it`s a little clumsy to use as a controller.

It has come in handy a few times , though.

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So how do you do it? Do you need an ap? I have no Idea how to get it to work.
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I mean I can mirror my note 4 to the tv, but I want to watch whats on my tv, say a ball game, and go out and have a smoke and still see the game or whatever.
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Hi ,

No app . mine did the 2 way thing automatically , ,however I did name my device.

Maybe you just need to give a name or a path of communication.

I honestly don`t remember , but I think once it saw the tablet , it just did it`s thing.

Good luck , sorry I can`t be of more help __ O try "Allshare" on the F8K network menu. , that might get you hooked up.

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Does anyone know if its possible to mirror whats on my Samsung f8000 to my Samsung Note 4?
I use this app to mirror from the F8000 to my Galaxy S5.

To mirror from the phone to the TV all you gotta do is turn on Screen Mirroring on the phone and and on the TV (under networking).

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I tried that app and it says it does not work for a f8000. No luck
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I tried that app and it says it does not work for a f8000. No luck
All I can tell you is that it works fine for mine.. Galaxy S5 and UN65F8000. I use it often.

The link I provided is to Samsung Smart View 1.0 ---- which works with Samsung TV's thru the 2013 models including the F8000. If you tried version 2.0 it will not work with an F8000, as it only supports 2014 and newer Samsung TV's.


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WS65711 is right, make sure its 1.0, v2 will
not work. I use it with my Galaxy S4 and it works fine.
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Maybe I am wrong , but I really don`t remember doing much more than giving Allshare a name for my GN-2014.

Have you set you your "dropbox" account ?

Samsung stuff seems to like clouds and social media

I only revert back to naming the device because , like I said , I have a Mac Mini hooked up to my F8K , and when I named it a "PC" no audio would get passed via HDMI , even the upper level brainy meatballs at Samsung told me there was no way I could ever get sound or any audio via HDMI from a Mac Mini.

I did not buy into that , there had to be a way , a simple way.

Guess what ? there was , all I did was call it anything other than a PC , I called it DMA , and went to my Mac`s Sys. Pref. and open the sound panel and set it up and there was { is } sound !!!

Now , I am sure those "very smart people" at Samsung , have most of the answers , but , sometimes not !

Good luck , and just keep posting , most of us have been down the golden path of self destruction with Samsung , only to find the help we needed was here all a long !

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Thanks for the great replies! The meatballs comment had me rolling! I'll give it another shot. Good to know that there's help here if I need it.
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Attempting to watch X-Files on Amazon Prime on the 65F8000 tonight.. no dice. Netflix works, web browser works, didn't try any of the other other apps. Amazon Prime just goes into space with a black screen,,, no log, no hourglass, no nuttin'

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There was a Amazon app update date today, so make sure your up to date.^^
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There was a Amazon app update date today, so make sure your up to date...
I checked for a firmware update.. it says I'm up to date there. It Amazon Prime working for you on an F8000?

EDIT: It looks like you've helped me out. Thanks! I've never forced an app update that I can recall. But I updated Amazon (I think), although it happened so quickly I'm not sure it really did anything. Then Amazon appeared to be gone from my apps group, but looking around in the "Samsung Apps" I got it to reappear. Anyway now it works... so thanks again!

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Your welcome, I have my APP update set to manual so I know when something needs to change and then update it myself.^^
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I am also having the same problem with Amazon App after I updated the firmware to the latest version. I tried to reinstall the Amazon app but I can't find a way to do that yet. Any help would be very appreciated. In addition, I have been trying to get the TV to passthrough DTS-HD or DolbyTrueHD from my mkv back up. But, it won't do it. The TV doesn't recognize the format and won't pass it thru the ARC HDMI to my receiver. Any thought?
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