Smart TV Network Registration

Like all other internet devices, smart TVs will have to be registered on Union's network before they can connect to the internet.

You should start by trying to connect your TV to the Union College Wi-Fi (unionky). If your device has not been registered to the network before, it will be able to connect to the network but not connect to the internet.

Next, visit the network registration page. You will need to have either the MAC or IP address of the device you're trying to register. Below are instructions on how find this information for the most popular kinds of smart TVs. If your are unable to complete the device registration, please contact IT with the information at the bottom of the page, and include either the MAC or the IP address.


Insignia

  1. Press ENTER. The settings menu opens. (or press Menu)
  2. Press ▲ or ▼ to highlight Network, Then press ENTER.
  3. Press ▲ or ▼ to highlight Wired or Wireless, then press ENTER. (Note that the wired MAC address and the wireless MAC address are different)
    • The MAC address will be listed as either Ethernet Address or Wired MAC Address.

Samsung

  1. Press Menu.
  2. Press ▲ or ▼ to highlight Network, Then press ENTER.
  3. Press ▲ or ▼ to highlight Network Settings, Then press ENTER.
  4. Press ▲ or ▼ to highlight Wired or Wireless, then press ENTER. (Note that the wired MAC address and the wireless MAC address are different)
  5. Press ▲ or ▼ to highlight Network Test, then press ENTER.
    • The wired MAC address will be listed as either Ethernet Address or Wired MAC Address at the top of the screen.

Sharp

  1. Press the Menu on the remote.
  2. Press ◀ or ▶ to highlight Initial Setup, then press Enter.
  3. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Internet Setup, then press Enter.
  4. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Network Setup, then press Enter.
  5. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Connection Type, then press Enter.
  6. Press ◀ or ▶ to highlight Wired or Wireless, then press Enter.
  7. Press ▲ or ▼ to select IP Setup, then press 
  8. The MAC Address should be on the bottom of the page.

Sony

  1. Press the Home
  2. Use the arrow keys to scroll to Settings, then press Enter.
  3. Use the arrow keys to scroll to Network Setup, then press Enter.
  4. From the menu, select Wired or Wireless Setup, then press Enter.
  5. Click on Network Setup - Status and the MAC Address should be on the screen.

Vizio

  1. Press Menu on the remote.
  2. Press ▲ or ▼ to highlight the Network, then press OK.
  3. The Network Connection menu displays.
  4. Press ▲ or ▼ to highlight Manual Setup,Then press OK. The IP Settings menu is displayed.
  5. At the bottom of the menu the MAC addresses are displayed.




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