How to Watch Virgin Media on Samsung Smart TV? [2022]

As technology gets evolved, people start to evolve and change accordingly. In the same way, the TV providers get upgraded from only producing TV channels to producing an official streaming app for their channels as a catch-up service. This article is one such article that will talk about the catch-up service named as Virgin Media. And the way to watch Virgin Media on Samsung TV.

About Virgin Media

Virgin Media on Samsung Smart TV

Virgin Media Player was formerly named and known as 3player. Virgin Media Player is an online streaming service that streams live and on-demand content. It is under the operation of Virgin Media Ireland. Apart from this, the Virgin Media Player App offers catch-up TV service for the contents of Virgin Media One, Virgin Media Two, and Virgin Media Three. You can binge-watch all the shows, factual shows, reality shows, live sport, home-produced content, and all of Virgin Media in one place, which is named as the Virgin Media Player App. There are exciting features in the Virgin Media Player App, but the most welcomed and efficient feature is the cost of the Virgin Media Player App. It is absolutely free to watch. So, don’t miss out on the Virgin Media Player App. But, the flaw is the unavailability of content after few days of uploading due to broadcast issues.

How to watch Virgin Media on Samsung Smart TV?

The Virgin Media Player App isn’t available on Smart TVs, which we all know. And this fact applies to Samsung Smart TVs as well. To be direct, the Virgin Media Player App isn’t supported by Samsung Smart TVs. But we will help you get through this, for that, you have to follow the article.

Virgin Media on SamsungTV
Virgin Media on SamsungTV

We will be making use of external media streaming devices and screen mirroring methods to get access to Virgin Media Player App on Samsung Smart TV.

What are the external media streaming devices which offer Virgin Media Player App?

You can avail the Virgin Media Player App on the:

  • NOW media streaming stick
  • NOW  set-top box

All you have to do is,

Step1: Power on your Samsung Smart TV.

Step2: Connect your NOW media streaming stick to your Samsung Smart TV.

Virgin Media on Samsung Smart TV

Step3: Go to the Apps store of the NOW media streaming stick.

But before, see that you have provided the internet connectivity.

Step4: Like any other AppStore, you have to use the search feature.

Step5: Type in and search for Virgin Media Player App.

Step6: Opt for the official Virgin Media Player App from the results.

Step7: On the info page, tap the Add App button.

Step8: This will add the Virgin Media Player App on your NOW media streaming stick.

Step9: So whenever you Connect the NOW media streaming stick to your Samsung Smart TV, you can watch Virgin Media Player contents on your Samsung Smart TV.

The same method is applicable for the NOW set-top box, you will be associating the NOW set-top box with your Samsung Smart TV instead of the NOW streaming stick.

How to screen mirror Virgin Media Player to Samsung Smart TV?

In this method, we are going to make use of the Smartthings App.  You can use this Samsung Smartthings App which is available on both Android and iOS platforms.

Step1: Head to the PlayStore or AppStore based on your Android Smartphone or iOS.

Step2: Search and install the Virgin Media  Player App.

Step3: Also add the Smartthings App.

Step4: Now open the Smartthings App.

Step5: Opt for the mobile device and go for Screen sharing or Smart View.

Step6: Further to continue with screen mirroring enabling, you should associate both your Smartphone and Samsung Smart TV with the same Wi-Fi connectivity.

Step7: Add your Samsung Smart TV to the list of connected devices of your Smartphone.

Virgin Media on Samsung Smart TV

Step8: And click Yes to Allow Sharing contents from your Smartphone to Samsung Smart TV.

Step9: Further you have to tap the Smart View option to enable screen mirroring contents from your Smartphone to Samsung Smart TV.

Virgin Media on Samsung TV

Step10: Now open the Virgin Media Player App on your Smartphone and play something from it, and watch it on your Samsung Smart TV.

You can even make use of the Chromecast dongle or Apple TV to screen mirror. And also you can make use of any apps to screen mirror. The Smartthings App is just an example.

Conclusion

To conclude, Virgin Media Player App is definitely a better option because of its streaming library and cost. You can even try it out and think of continuing it or not. This feature is something good right. But think before continuing it. Hope these methods will help you to stream Virgin Media Player on Samsung Smart TV. Thank you for reading.