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I have a Samsung smart tv ue32h5500 and purchased a soundbar

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hi I have a Samsung smart tv ue32h5500 and purchased a soundbar hwh-450 I have connected theses via a hdmi ( arc ) cable hdmi in 2 ( arc) slot on tv and hdmi out (tv) port on soundbar I can get sound through tv speakers I can get sound via I pad on Bluetooth but cannot get sound through sound bar from tv even with anynet + on or off
tv does not recognise soundbar ???
is there a solution
would connecting with an optical cable work ?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Electronics
Expert:  TV-Tech1 replied 2 years ago.
Please verify -- You stated HDMI OUT on soundbar...you actually mean HDMI IN am I correct? Or is there an HDMI OUT on your soundbar, which means you can PASS the picture/audio signal IN from your source and OUT to your TV set. Optical ALWAYS works...HDMI really shouldn't be used because it needs some setup on the Audio menu. And it can get confusing. Optical....plug it in, turn off the speakers and you're done. THEN you can spend your time getting the HDMI up and running afterwards.