Peacock TV is a new streaming service owned by NBC Universal, which offers many T.V. shows and movies to choose from. Of course, it has its original shows too. Peacock T.V. is available on streaming devices, some intelligent T.V.s, and a couple of gaming consoles. It is available on the Play Store for Android devices, and for iOS, it is available on the App Store.
Below is a list of platforms on which Peacock TV is available:
- Amazon Fire T.V.
- Android mobile devices
- Android T.V.
- Apple T.V. 4K and Apple T.V. H.D.
- Apple mobile devices
- Google Chromecast
- Comcast Xfinity X1
- Comcast Xfinity Flex
- L.G. Smart T.V.s
- Sony PlayStation 4 and PS5
- Microsoft Xbox One, Series X, and S
- Vizio SmartCast TVs
Peacock app on Samsung smart TV :
Samsung smart TV (2018+) natively have the Peacock app. One can also stream on the smart T.V. through Apple AirPlay (2018+).
Steps to watch Peacock on Samsung Smart T.V:
- Sign up for Peacock T.V.
- After you have completed the sign-up process, then go to the Samsung T.V. home screen
- Then launch the app store and search Peacock
- To install it, select the “Add to Home” option
- Using Peacock credentials, the user can log in as soon as the application is installed.
- Peacock T.V. is ready to be streamed.
Steps through Apple AirPlay:
- Sign up for Peacock T.V.
- Then the user needs to install the Peacock iPhone/ iPad app.
- Once installed, the user can log in using their Peacock credentials.
- The user also needs to ensure that the T.V. is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as their iPhone/ iPad.
- When the content has been played, select AirPlay from the Peacock T.V.
- They then need to select their Samsung Smart T.V., and it will start displaying on their smart T.V.
Features offered by Peacock T.V.
- Parental Controls: Peacock T.V. has parental controls just like other streaming services like Amazon Prime, Netflix, etc., to restrict some content.
- Up to 3 devices: Peacock T.V. enables streaming across three devices simultaneously.
- Offline Downloads: One can even download some of the content once the account has been upgraded to Peacock Premium Plus.
- Originals: The NBCU-owned has its original shoes, too, such as Saved By The Bell, Battlestar Galactica, Punky Brewster, and Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.Movies: It also offers movies from Universal Pictures and Focus Features.
- Kids: It also offers some animations for children.
Peacock TV Plans
The free service offers selected episodes of some T.V. shows, daily news and sports, and a couple of movies and genre channels such as “SNL Vault,” Family Movie Night,” and “Olympic Profiles.” The users are given a 7-day free trial before being asked to upgrade to any Premium service.
Peacock Premium is available at $ 4.99 a month for those who do not have Comsat. Comsat customers do not have to pay for Peacock Premium.
Peacock Premium Plus is available at $ 9.99 a month. It removes most of the ads from the platform. However, there might still be some ads.
Peacock tv is still in its initial stages and is still being developed. However, it is an excellent streaming service with limited free access. If one wants to access all of its content, they can purchase its Premium subscription, which costs $ 4.99 a month, or Premium Plus subscription, which costs $ 9.99 a month. Various devices, including Samsung Smart T.V.s, can be used to access it. Accessing Peacock T.V. on Samsung Smart T.V.s is very simple. Also, there might be some issues with the app, in which case the users need to check if the app is compatible with their devices or not because it’s accessible only on the Samsung smart T.V.s that came after 2018. If the problem persists, they can try troubleshooting the app or contacting the Peacock Help Centre.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What are some of the shows on Peacock that are popular?
Some of the popular shows on Peacock are: The Office, Suits, Unsolved Mysteries, 30 Rock, A.P. Bio, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Battlestar Galactica, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Carol Burnett Show, Cheers, Columbo, Downtown Abbey, Everybody Hates Chris, Everybody Loves Raymond, Friday Night Lights, Greatest American Heroes, and The Johnny Carson Show.
2. Is it possible to change my email on Peacock?
To change the email, one can follow the following steps:
- The apps have to be launched on one’s X1 or Flex device.
- Then select the ‘Account’ option in the app.
- Then select the ‘Wrong Email?’ option towards the bottom left corner and follow the dialogue boxes popping up.
- After getting logged out, the user can log in with the email I.D. and password.
The app’s web version also allows you to update the email address.
3. What to do if one has issues accessing the Peacock application?
If one faces issues accessing the application, they can contact the Peacock customer service by troubleshooting.