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Skype on Samsung Smart TV Discontinued - 2 June 2016

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Novel Adventurer

did you get it work?

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Casual Adventurer

Hi guys has anyone heard or found a way to Skype back on the J Series? Or know if there is another platform on Samsung Teles to be added to Tizon platform eg Google Hangouts? Any rumours would be great as I have seen posts where it says this on these forums but is now May and no action or repost on this.

 

Thanks

 

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Experienced Adventurer

2soft2crack wrote:

I guess we need the new domains to block them in the router. 

 

BLOCKING F/W UPDATES IN YOUR ROUTER

I have been investigating trying to find the Domains to block,  so far it seems to be working!

Please report back with your results!

 

DOMAINS

msecnd.net **

samsungotn.net **

www.samsungotn.net

test.samsungotn.net

ns2.msft.net or just msft.net **     (NEW ... A DNS Server)

otn.samsungcloudcdn.com **      (THIS ONE IS THE IMPORTANT NEW ONE! SEE NOTE)

 

NOTE ... Depending on the DNS SERVERS YOU use, mine returns a local (to my ISP) akamaitechnologies.com Caching Server, so apply the blocking to your TV only if you can, and note it MAY block some websites on the TV.

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Casual Adventurer

What about Tizen or updates on possible rumours of other platforms for J series with regards to previous post about Samsung bringing back Skype?

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Casual Adventurer

Thanx a lot!!! So now is the question whether to install the updates and then block them( because the note at the top screen keeps popping up) and then reinstall skype ( after it is erased from the update) and if skype will then function afterwards.

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Experienced Adventurer

NEVER UPDATE

 

 

You will likely loose more features including the ability to load Skype and gain nothing!

 

Please tell me if blocking the Domains I supplied is working for you all? You should no longer receive F/W update messages on screen and no updates should appear in the F/W update System Menu.

 

From what I've read J series and above can not be rooted & Skype can not be installed and likely will never be able to.

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