Connect Westinghouse Smart TV to WiFi - How to do it ?

Westinghouse Smart TV

In order to establish a connection to a wireless network, you must enter the corresponding Wireless Network Name (SSID) and Wireless Network Key (Password).


Here at Fixwebnode, we shall look into how to connect your Westinghouse Smart TV to the WiFi Network.



What you will need:

  • Your Westinghouse Smart TV
  • The remote control for your TV
  • The WiFi password for your network


When looking for a wireless router / gateway's default credentials, cross-check the label at the back first. If you can't find them, refer to the device's documentation as an alternative source. 


Additionally, should your internet service provider have set up the router/gateway, you may find the credentials on the setup sheet given to you. 


Otherwise, contact your ISP or the Manufacturer of the router / gateway should you need assistance obtaining the Wireless Network name (SSID) and Key.



Steps to Connect your Westinghouse Smart TV to a WiFi Network

  • Utilize the Arrows on the remote control to navigate and highlight your selections, after which confirming them by pressing OK
  • From the main screen, Go to TV Settings and select Network.
  • Then, opt for the Network Type.
  • Now, select Wireless, and establish your connection by selecting your preferred Wi-Fi name and typing in the Wi-Fi password, if prompted.



Troubleshooting tips for resolving WiFi connection issues on your Westinghouse Smart TV


1. Check your WiFi settings

Make sure that your WiFi network is turned on and that you're entering the correct password.

To do this:

  • Make sure that your WiFi network is turned on.
  • Check the password that you're entering to make sure that it's correct.
  • If you're not sure what the password is, you can try resetting your router to its factory defaults.


2. Restart your TV and router

This can often fix minor connection issues.

To do this:

  • Unplug your TV and router from the power outlet.
  • Wait for 30 seconds.
  • Plug your TV and router back into the power outlet.
  • Turn on your TV and router.


3. Move your TV closer to your router

This will improve the signal strength and make it easier for your TV to connect to the network.

  • Check the signal strength of your TV's WiFi connection.
  • If the signal strength is weak, move your TV closer to your router.
  • You can also try using a WiFi extender to boost the signal strength.   
4. Change the channel on your router

If you're using a crowded WiFi channel, it can interfere with your TV's connection.

  • Find out what channel your router is currently using.
  • Use a WiFi analyzer app to see which channels are crowded.
  • Change the channel on your router to a less crowded channel.


5. Update your TV's firmware

This can sometimes fix bugs that are affecting the WiFi connection.

  • Use the remote control to navigate to the Settings menu.
  • Select System.
  • Select System Update.
  • The TV will check for available updates.
  • If there is an update available, select Download and Install.
  • The TV will download and install the update.
  • Once the update is complete, the TV will restart.


Here are some additional things to keep in mind when updating your TV's firmware:

  • Make sure that your TV is connected to the internet.
  • If you're using a wired connection, make sure that the Ethernet cable is properly connected.
  • If you're using a wireless connection, make sure that your WiFi network is turned on and that you're entering the correct password.
  • The update process may take a few minutes to complete.
  • Do not turn off your TV or disconnect it from the internet during the update process.


6. Reset your TV's network settings

This will erase all of your TV's WiFi settings and force it to start over.

  • Go to your TV's settings menu.
  • Select "Network".
  • Select "Reset Network Settings".
  • Follow the instructions on the screen to reset your TV's network settings.


In this guide, you should have learnt how to connect your Westinghouse Smart TV to WiFi, troubleshoot common connection issues, and update your TV's firmware. 


Here are some additional tips that might help you connect your Westinghouse Smart TV to WiFi:
  • Make sure that your TV is not in power saving mode.
  • Check for any physical obstructions between your TV and your router.
  • Try using a different WiFi network.
  • If you're using a VPN, try disabling it.


We hope this guide has been helpful.

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