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How To Delete the Netflix App on a Samsung Smart TV

How To Delete The Netflix App On A Samsung Smart Tv

The Samsung Smart TV allows users to install the official Netflix app directly from the App Store. But sometimes, you may experience issues that drive you to delete the app from your TV.

Quick Answer

To delete the Netflix app on your Samsung Smart TV, press the “Smart Hub” button on the remote and choose “Settings”. Scroll down to the “Support” section and choose “Device Care”. Wait until a quick scan of your TV happens, and select “Manage Store”. Click the Netflix app, select “Delete”, and choose “OK” for confirmation.

We have compiled a comprehensive guide for you to delete the Netflix app on Samsung Smart TV using simple step-by-step methods.

Deleting the Netflix App on a Samsung Smart TV

If you are wondering how to delete the Netflix app on Samsung Smart TV, our 5 step-by-step methods will help you perform this task without much hassle.

Method #1: On Newer Samsung Smart TVs

If you own the latest (2020 or later) model of Samsung Smart TV, you can quickly delete the Netflix app via the “Support” tab using these steps.

  1. Hit the “Smart Hub” button on your TV’s remote.
  2. Select “Settings”.
  3. Scroll down to reach the “Support” (i.e., cloud with a question mark icon), and choose “Device Care”.
  4. Wait until your TV runs a quick scan and choose “Manage Storage”.
  5. Select the Netflix app from the screen, choose “Delete”, and select “OK” for confirmation. A status bar showing the progress of the deletion process will appear on the screen.
  6. Choose “OK” on the screen when the bar reaches 100%.

Method #2: Using the “Apps” Section 

It is possible to remove the Netflix app from your Samsung Smart TV using the built-in “Apps” menu with these steps.

  1. Hit the “Smart Hub” button on your TV’s remote.
  2. Go to the “Apps” section on your TV and select “Settings” from the screen’s upper-right corner.
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  3. Select Netflix from the list of apps.
  4. Choose “Delete” from the pop-up menu and select “Delete” again for confirmation. 
All Done!

The Netflix app is now successfully removed from your Samsung Smart TV.

Method #3: Using the Developer Mode

To delete the pre-installed Netflix app from your Samsung Smart TV, use the Developer Mode by following the below steps.

Step #1: Enable the Developer Mode

Press the “Smart Hub” button on your remote and select “Apps”. Hit the number button and press “12345” on the remote. A pop-up informing you that you are in the “Developer Mode” will appear on the TV screen.

Select the “On” button and choose “OK” to enable the “Developer Mode”. Once you see the “Developer Mode is On” status on the TV screen, select the “Close” option.

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Step #2: Lock the App

Select the gear icon from the top-right corner of the screen. Choose Netflix from the list of available apps. Go to the “Lock/Unlock” option and select it for locking the app. Enter the password (i.e., “0000”), and a lock icon will appear on the app.

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Step #3: Delete the Netflix App

Navigate to the “Deep Link Test” option. Select the “Content ID” box from the next screen and type anything you want using the on-screen keyboard. Choose “Done” from the drop-down menu. You will now be asked to input the unlock password.

If you don’t want to put in the password, choose the “Cancel” option.

The “Delete” option, which was previously greyed out, will now be enabled. Choose the Netflix app and select “Delete” to uninstall the application from your Samsung Smart TV.

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Method #4: On 2015 to 2019 Model Samsung Smart TVs

You need to follow these steps to delete the Netflix app from your Samsung Smart TV (2015-2019).

  1. Press the colored button on your TV’s remote.
  2. Select “Featured” from the screen and choose “Apps”.
  3. From the top-right corner of your TV screen, select “Options”.
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  4. Choose “Delete My Apps” and select Netflix from the list of available apps.
  5. Select “Delete” from the top corner.
That’s It!

Choose “Yes” to confirm and delete the Netflix app successfully from your Samsung Smart TV.

Method #5: On 2015 and Earlier Model Samsung Smart TVs

If you own an older version of the Samsung Smart TV, you can quickly delete the Netflix app with these steps.

  1. Hold the “Home” button on your Samsung TV’s remote to open the Smart Hub.
  2. Choose Netflix from the list of apps.
  3. Press “Tools” on the remote.
  4. Select “Delete” and press Enter on your TV’s remote.
  5. Choose “Yes” from the screen and press Enter to confirm. 

Summary

In this guide, we have discussed how to delete the Netflix app on Samsung Smart TV via the Support tab, Apps section, and Developer Mode. We have also looked into removing the Netflix application on the 2015-2019, 2014 & 2012 versions of your Smart TV.

We hope one of these methods has worked for you, and you can now quickly remove the Netflix app without facing any further issues.

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