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How to stop Samsung Smart TVs from turning on your Xbox One


Staff member
Dec 17, 2013

Some modern Samsung smart TVs such as the 2019 QLED Q60 series sets come with a range of "connected home" features, allowing for full integration between connected devices. One of those devices is our trusty friend, the Xbox One. Problem is, this feels like a version 1.0 experience, with very little flexibility. While it's super convenient to be able to control your Xbox One dashboard and media using the Samsung Universal Remote feature, there's no way to stop it from automatically turning on your Xbox One every time you boot up your TV. If you find yourself looking for the option to turn this off, look no further.

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