Why Is My Samsung Subwoofer Not Working?

You know Samsung is the best company for products. Most people use Samsung subwoofer for the best performance because it is a famous brand platform worldwide. I also prefer and use subwoofers or other devices of the Samsung company. But sometimes we face issues with the Samsung subwoofer or other devices. I think it creates issues due to our carelessness or other external forces. But only we are responsible for these problems. If you don’t know Why Is My Samsung Subwoofer Not Working?.

Don’t worry about it. I am also here to tell you where and why you facing issues with your Samsung subwoofer. I am also going to solve all issues which can face another Samsung device that you connect with a subwoofer. I have more experience with Samsung subwoofers. Because I am also using the Samsung subwoofer and other all Samsung devices ( Samsung soundbar, Amplifire, etc). 

Most of us faced technical issues with the amplifier of the subwoofer. We can estimate these all issues through blue red green and other indicator lights and other ways. We can easily find and solve issues that we face on our devices. Please read carefully the below topics. 

Why Is My Samsung Subwoofer Not Working?

First, we should check the connection between the subwoofer and the soundbar. If your one device signal drops then working can be stopped in both devices. Sometimes you are using a passive subwoofer. Then maybe create an issue in the external amplifier which we connect with the subwoofer. If you use an active subwoofer that its good. I mean we should check all devices which we connect with subwoofer. When We face issues with the subwoofer. There are a few things that could be behind this issue. Read the below steps carefully. 

Related Guide: The Difference Between a Passive and Powered(active) Subwoofer?

Why Is My Samsung Subwoofer Not Working?


Why is My Samsung Subwoofer Blinking Blue and Red?

Blue and red are indicators located on the subwoofer. These indicator lights show the connection between the subwoofer and the main unit ( soundbar, amplifier. etc). If these lights are blinking. It means the subwoofer lost its connection to the main unit. Mostly this issue create due to the old software version of the subwoofer. Don’t worry about it. You can easily update the software version on the subwoofer. You can use a laptop/computer to update software. And you can use the app on your android mobile. These are two quick methods for updating of version. If you don’t know how to update the software.     

Also Read: Do Soundbars Need Updates?

Why has My Subwoofer Stopped Working?

If your subwoofer stop working. First, check your active subwoofer and soundbar which you connect with the subwoofer. If the electricity supply works in the subwoofer. Then you should unplug the subwoofer and then again plug in the subwoofer. Check the input and output cables and units (AUX, stereo, etc). If the subwoofer still doesn’t work. Then connect an external Amp with your Active subwoofer. If your subwoofer doesn’t work. Maybe your subwoofer is blown and needs to be changed.

How To Fix Samsung Subwoofer Not Working?

Basic Hardware problems:

If you face any hardware issues in your subwoofer. Maybe some components stopped working due to any reason. Then you should contact Samsung Support Center to recover hardware problems. Or you can visit a repair shop for the subwoofer. Because most people don’t know about hardware knowledge.

Software and connection problems:

Maybe the subwoofer stops working due to a glitch in the software. You can solve this problem by resetting. If the software is expired due to an old version. Then we should install a new version of the software. Sometimes the subwoofer stops working due to connection. The best way to solve the connection problem. Unplug the subwoofer and again plugin it back in.   

Why Is My Samsung Wireless Subwoofer Not Working?

Some people use a wireless subwoofer. Most latest subwoofers have a wireless option. If you connect the subwoofer with the soundbar through wireless. It should have a standby light if it’s receiving power. The subwoofer should place close to another device with a connected subwoofer through wireless. If the signals drop then you should restart the subwoofer.

How Do I Reset My Samsung Wireless Subwoofer?

If you dont know where are problems in the devices which we face with wireless subwoofer? I think resetting the subwoofer is the best way to solve problems. you will find a small hole that is marked ‘ID Set’ press the ID SET button on the back of the subwoofer for a few seconds. You can use a pin to press the button. please Continue holding the button until STANDBY turns off and the Blue LED light blinks quickly.

Why Won’t My Subwoofer Connect To My Soundbar Samsung?

First, you should check all input and output cables on the back of the soundbar and subwoofer. Because sometimes the AUX and other input/output cables are damaged. But we don’t check it. If you connect the subwoofer with the soundbar through wireless. Then maybe drop the signals due to more distance or other Bluetooth and wifi issues. We make sure why to create the problems. Then we should solve it. 

If the subwoofer still doesn’t connect with the soundbar. The firmware version of the soundbar might be out of date. You can check the firmware version of the soundbar using the remote control of the soundbar. Please turn off the sub. Then once press and hold the gear-like button on the remote control for approximately 30 seconds. you can update the version by downloading the file via the USB port or using the SmartThings app.

Why is a Blue Light Flashing on My Soundbar?

When the device has the blue led flashing lights. It means the device shows Bluetooth pairing mode. At this time you can connect any device connect with a subwoofer. If you want to connect the subwoofer with your mobile phone. Go to your Bluetooth settings in your smartphone and select the model number from the list. I hope Your device will now pair. 

Do Powered Samsung Subwoofers Need an Amp?

Powered sumsung subwoofer is a Active subwoofer. Not need any external Amplifire for the powered subwoofer. Because the powered subwoofer has an internal Amplifier. If you use a passive subwoofer. Then you should use a high-quality Amp. Because the subwoofer depends on the Amp. Most people use an active Samsung subwoofer. It is the best and most expensive compared to the passive subwoofer. 

How Do I Pair My Samsung Wireless Soundbar Subwoofer?

Mostly Samsung soundbar subwoofers are connected automatically. If both devices are working correctly. If any doesn’t connect automatically then we can connect devices as manually. Just follow these steps for pairing.

  • Connect the soundbar power cord to the back of the soundbar.
  • Connect the subwoofer power cord to the back of the subwoofer.
  • Then plug in both devices’ soundbar and subwoofer.
  • The blue LED LINK light on the subwoofer will start to blink.
  • Please wait for the connection of the soundbar and subwoofer.
  • When the connection is successful then the blue light stops blinking. 

Related Guide: Why are my subs not hitting hard?

Final Thought:

Finally, I have explained Why Is My Samsung Subwoofer Not Working? When your subwoofer stop working. It means the problems can occur anywhere due to any reason. I always tell you that when you face any issue with the device. You should spend some time-solving problems. 

I explained all problems with the Samsung soundbar and subwoofer and other devices which connect with the subwoofer. We can estimate the problems in the devices through indicator lights. Maybe face Hardware and software issues in the subwoofer which I explained at the top. 

If you have read carefully my article. I hope you can easily solve any problems with your Samsung devices. Just you need a lite bit of common sense. 

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Robert David

Robert David

I’m Robert David an owner and writer of subwoofergiant. I love to spend my time finding good products. I guide people about which subwoofer is best for them to pick. if you want knowledge about subwoofers. you come to the right place Thanks!

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