What Channel is FOX on Samsung TV Plus?

FOX is one of America’s Big Four broadcast television networks, home to an extensive list of dramas, comedies, reality shows, cartoons, and major sporting events. It may not have as much primetime airtime as ABC, CBS, and NBC, but it still offers a wealth of entertainment for viewers.

Samsung TV Plus is an advertising video-on-demand service featuring a sizable selection of over 200 channels in the US for viewing. It’s a subscription-free service catering to Samsung Smart TV owners and those using Galaxy mobiles and tablets, providing them with a means to access a wide range of entertainment and informative content.

But does Samsung TV Plus also offer your local FOX channel? What channel is FOX on Samsung TV Plus? The service promises to offer something for everyone, after all. The only way to find out is to continue reading as we tell you more about the channel’s availability on Samsung’s free streamer app.

What Channel is FOX on Samsung TV Plus?

FOX on Samsung TV Plus

FOX boasts a broadcast network of 240+ affiliate stations spanning 95% of the United States, making it easier to find and watch than solve the mystery behind The Masked Singer‘s identity. As for streaming, sadly, you won’t find your local FOX on Samsung TV Plus.

Samsung TV Plus “channels,” like on most FAST (free ad-supported streaming television) services, aren’t the same as cable channels. While resembling the linear format, they simply focus on looping a single genre, franchise, or long-running program. Even though FOX is a free-to-air TV network, it only applies to the broadcast and not streaming context.

However, based on where you’re tuning from, you may find your FOX-affiliated local news channel on TV Plus, along with the digital-only LiveNOW from FOX (1006) news station. Find out more in our dedicated post here:

TV Plus also has FOX Soul (1104), the digital channel which focuses on airing faith-based programming and original Black culture-oriented shows such as Cocktails with the Queens, The Book of Sean, Brutally Honest with Jasmine Brand, The Sharpton Sisters, The Business of Being Black with Tammi Mac, Tea-G-I-F, The Uprising, and more.

Watching Live Channels on Samsung TV Plus

Samsung TV Plus comes preinstalled on nearly every Samsung Smart TV model made in 2016 and later. With yours powered on and connected to the internet, press the dedicated TV Plus remote button. Or, select the corresponding app icon on your TV’s Home Screen or Smart Hub menu, which you can bring up by pressing the HOME button on the remote.

On the Samsung TV Plus interface, press the CH Up or CH Down remote button to switch between the channels. Press the GUIDE button for the channel guide to see what’s currently on and coming up on the streaming channels. It’s really that easy.

Similarly, if you have a compatible Samsung Galaxy mobile or tablet (running Android 8.0 Oreo and higher), you should find the Samsung TV Plus app (available on the Galaxy Store and Play Store) preloaded on your device. Launch it and tap the Live TV tab, after which you can swipe through the FAST channels and see everything that’s currently playing.

It’s worth noting the mobile app supports streaming live channels and on-demand titles to Chromecast-compatible devices. It means you can watch TV Plus on a non-Samsung television if you own a Galaxy Android device. A web version of the service also exists (samsungtvplus.com), currently exclusive to US users.

More Ways to Watch FOX on Samsung TV

FOX is an over-the-air broadcast channel, and like most other broadcast stations, all you need is a digital TV antenna to receive them for free on your Samsung TV. These antennas are relatively cheap, but before you buy one, we suggest using the FCC’s DTV Reception Maps tool to verify signal reception in your area.

If you’re a cord-cutter, you likely know about streaming television providers like Hulu + Live TV, YouTube TV, Sling TV, FuboTV, and DirecTV Stream. Most carry your local affiliate stations, including FOX, so signing up for a monthly subscription from any of the following is a good idea.

Additionally, all these providers offer cloud DVR, so you can schedule recordings for the latest episodes of shows and sports events on FOX (and other channels) you don’t want to miss and watch them later.

If watching the FOX channel live isn’t a requirement, a Hulu on-demand subscription will allow you to catch up with the latest episodes of your favorite FOX programs (minus sports content) just 24 hours after airing on TV. Plus, the Disney-owned streamer is home to a diverse collection of films, TV shows, and originals.

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FOXing It All Together

Home to dramas like 9-1-1 and The Resident, comedies such as The Simpsons, Family Guy, and Bob’s Burgers, reality programs like The Masked Singer, Masterchef, and Crime Scene Kitchen, and with occasional football, soccer, golf, boxing, and auto racing in between, FOX has a lot to offer in terms of entertainment.

The FOX channel, while unavailable on Samsung TV Plus at the time of writing, is accessible through other means, as discussed thoroughly in this guide. If you still have doubts, we’re here to help.

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