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How to Watch Fubo on Samsung Smart TV

Watch Fubo on Samsung smart TV

How to Watch Fubo on Samsung Smart TV

Key Points

  • Streaming platforms are gradually replacing cable services and for good reasons.
  • You can use one subscription plan on multiple devices, including TVs, laptops, and smartphones.
  • Fubo offers four subscription plans: Pro, Elite, Premier, and Latino.
  • Fubo is a great alternative for anyone looking to switch from cable TV.

Streaming platforms are gradually replacing cable services and for good reasons. For example, you can use one subscription plan on multiple devices, including TVs, laptops, and smartphones. Smart TVs with pre-installed streaming apps have also rendered cable services redundant. Since the turn of the 21st century, several streaming services have emerged, including ROKU, Sling, Tubi, and Fubo. If you own a Samsung smart TV, you can access Fubo, which gives you access to 100+ channels. Below is a step-by-step guide on how to watch Fubo on your Samsung smart TV.

How Do I Watch Fubo on a Samsung Smart TV?

Watching Fubo on Samsung TV is pretty straightforward and requires only a few simple steps. However, your TV must be connected to the internet to access and launch the app. If you have just bought a Samsung TV, you may need to configure its settings, including creating a Samsung account. Next, follow these steps to access Fubo TV.

Step 1: Go to the App Screen

Samsung Smart TV App Store
Samsung Smart TVs have an App Store where you can download gaming and streaming apps

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On your remote, press the button with the home icon to go to the Samsung TV home screen. Next, scroll through the TV apps or “widgets” until you locate the App Store.

Click on it to launch the App Store. This step is only possible if you have already created a Samsung account, as indicated above.

Step 2: Search for the Fubo App

Samsung TV search bar.
Use the search bar to find the Fubo TV app

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The easiest way to find the Fubo App is by using the search function. Use your remote to navigate to the “Search” icon and press enter (the icon is shaped like a magnifying glass).

Type “Fubo” into the search box and press “Enter”. Alternatively, you can use the voice search option.

Step 3: Select and Install the App

Fubo on Samsung Smart TV
Click on the Fubo “tile” to open the download option

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Click on the app or “tile” that reads “Fubo Watch Live TV & Sports.” You should see an option to download and install the app. Once installed, you can launch the app from the Store or return to the home screen.

Step 4: Sign In and Start Watching

Screenshot of Fubu TV
Fubo TV has a simple-to-understand user interface.

Upon launching the Fubo app, you must sign in to access the channels. Usually, you only require the email and password you used to create your account on the Fubo website.

Set up your profile and proceed to browse through the channels.

How to Watch Fubo on a Samsung Smart TV via Fire TV

Picture of the Amazon Fire stick and remote.
The Amazon Fire TV stick gives you access to 100+ live channels.

Some people consider it redundant to buy a streaming device when they own a smart TV. Most smart TVs have app stores where you can download streaming apps. However, streaming devices like Roku and Fire TV stick offer 100+ free live channels.

So, if you own a Fire TV stick, here’s another way to watch Fubo on your Samsung smart TV.

Step 1: Go to the Apps Section

The Amazon Fire TV’s user interface is very similar in function to other TV operating systems. As such, when you connect the Fire TV stick, it should launch its home screen. Scroll to the apps section and press enter.

Step 2: Use the Search Bar to Locate the Fubo App

Next, use the search bar to find the Fubo app. Typing the first two letters should be enough to generate the suggested apps. Use your Fire TV remote to scroll to the Fubo app and press enter.

Step 3: Download and Install Fubo

You should see an option to download and install the app below the description. Use the remote to press the download button. Please note that the app will download on your streaming device, not your Samsung TV.

Step 4: Launch and Sign In to the App

Once the app is installed, open it and follow the sign-in or sign-up instructions, depending on whether you have an active subscription.

Fubo Subscription Options

Fubo offers four subscription plans: Pro, Elite, Premier, and Latino. The Latino package is the most affordable option and costs $32.99 per month. However, you are limited to only 61 TV channels and 250 DVR hours.

The Pro package is the second cheapest plan, priced at $74.99 monthly. You can access up to 180 TV channels and have a maximum of 1,000 DVR hours. 

The Elite package costs $84.99 monthly. It includes 247 channels and 1,000 DVR hours. Unlike the Pro and Latino packages, Elite includes 4K content.

Finally, the Premier package is the most expensive subscription plan on Fubo. It costs $94.99 monthly. You will only access nine extra channels compared to the Elite package. The only advantage is that the Premier package includes access to SHOWTIME content.

Wrapping Up

Fubo is a great alternative for anyone looking to switch from cable TV. Besides being affordable, you get access to at least 100+ channels. You also need not separate subscriptions for each device you own. You can start watching a show on your smartphone on your way to work and resume watching it on your Samsung smart TV when you get home in the evening.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Fubo have any sports channels?

Fubo has several live and news sports channels. Some popular sports channels include ESPN, CBS Sports Network, FOX Sports 1 and 2, NBA TV, and FOX Soccer Plus.

Can I watch Fubo for free?

You must subscribe to one of the available packages to watch Fubo. The package you choose determines the number of channels and DVR hours you get.

Can I record live programs on Fubo to watch later?

Each Fubo subscription comes with DVR hours. You can record live programs or schedule a recording if you will be away from your devices when a program airs.

Is Fubo a video-on-demand service?

Fubo is not a video-on-demand service like Netflix or Disney+. It is a streaming service that provides access to cable TV channels like ABC and NBC. As such, you can mostly watch what is on air at a given time. It is different from Netflix, where you can look up and watch a show anytime.

Can I watch Fubo TV outside the US?

You can access Fubo outside the US. However, it is only limited to Canada and Spain. Also, the programming is different from that of the US.

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