Article ID : 00245907 / Last Modified : 02/17/2021

Connecting your internet video device to a network using a wired connection


    IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific products and/or operating systems. Check Applicable Products and Categories for details.


    This information is provided to help you connect your internet video device (excludes Android TV™) to a wired network. A wired LAN (Local Area Network) connection allows access to your home network and the internet.

    Before you start

    • Not all Blu-ray Disc™ players or TVs have internet capabilities. To verify, check your product specifications or supplied documents.
      Manuals are posted on your model support page. .
    • Requires a network cable to connect your device to your router/modem. Also known as Ethernet or LAN cables.
    • Requires a router/modem with an active internet connection. Your router/modem may be two separate devices or combined in one.

    Network connection and setup

    1. Make sure your router/modem is on and connected to the internet.
    2. Connect your network cable to an available port on the router/modem and to the LAN port on the back of your device.

    3. Follow the network setup menu of your device for a wired connection

      Note: The steps may vary slightly by model. Refer to the manuals supplied with your device for model-specific instructions.

      1. On the supplied remote, press the HOME or Menu button.
      2. Select Settings.
      3. Select Network.
      4. Select Network Setup.
      5. Follow the on-screen steps to set up a wired connection.