Refresh a shared folder

#1
Hello,

I've been sharing a folder with my Samsung Smart TV to allow me to watch video files. When I add a file to that folder however it takes hours before appearing on the Smart TV. I've tried turning the TV on and off but no avail. I feel that I need to somehow refresh the folder to allow it to show up on the TV. Anyone know where I am going wrong?

P.S I'm using the 'share with' feature in the toolbar on the top.
 


badrobot

Senior Member
#2
How do you add the file? wireless? Depending on the file size of the movie, it may take a while before the transfer of your files may get completed. It's also like downloading a movie. Transfer speeds depend on network speed.
 


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#3
I just add the file to the folder that I have shared with my network for other devices to access. My laptop has to be on for the files to appear so they don't upload anywhere do they? I thought they just appeared to other devices so they can access the file from my laptop?
 


badrobot

Senior Member
#4
Maybe you just need to restart your TV or the program on your TV that access the folder so that the new added files will appear.
 


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