How to connect Vizio soundbar to Wi-Fi: A comprehensive guide in 2023

We often ask our customers how to connect Vizio Soundbar to Wi-Fi network. This blog shares easy steps to connect the Soundbar to Wi-Fi.

According to my previous article, I am a big fan of the Vizio soundbar, and it is an excellent quality product. After so much effort, I was able to connect it to the Wi-Fi network. I tried several methods, then find an easy method to connect. I am going to share some simple steps to connect the soundbar to the Wi-Fi, I hope you get your answer.

This post is about connecting Vizio Soundbar to a Wi-Fi network.

Using the Vizio SmartCast app lets you connect your Vizio Sound Bar to Wi-Fi.

  • From the iOS App Store or Google Play Store, you can get the Vizio SmartCast mobile app for your phone or tablet.
  • Then, on the VIZIO Sound Bar Remote, press the Menu button to enter Wi-Fi Setup Mode. Navigate to the Wi-Fi Setup option using the arrow keys.
  • After selecting Wi-Fi Setup, press play/pause on your keyboard.
  • Press the Play/Pause button again to confirm your selection.
  • A series of LEDs will cycle on the sound bar’s front when it’s in pairing mode.
  • On the Vizio SmartCast app home screen, scroll to the bottom and tap on “Device Settings.”.
  • To set up a new device, follow the on-screen instructions by tapping the “Add New Device” option.
  • You have now connected your Vizio soundbar to the Internet.

Using the Vizio SmartCast Mobile App, update the Vizio Sound Bar.

  • In the Vizio SmartCast mobile app, go to “Settings > System > Check for Updates”.
  • Check for updates by selecting “Yes.”
  • After a successful update, the Soundbar will turn off. A new firmware update will be downloaded automatically.
  • it may require 30 minutes for the update to complete. As the update is being installed, it will lose the connection to the SmartCast app to the Soundbar.
  • After the power LED is reset, the SmartCast app connection will be restored, and the power LED will remain on.

 Note: During the update process, be sure not to turn on your Soundbar manually. The update process will need to be restarted if interrupted. During the update process, be sure to keep the Soundbar powered up.

You can manually download and install the soundbar software update. It cannot download the update through the SmartCast mobile app.

How to connect your Vizio soundbar


Most people cannot get the full benefit of the features provided by Vizio SoundBars because the device is not updated.

To update your Vizio Soundbar, you must connect it to wifi, and as we have discussed above, you can conveniently do so with the steps we have outlined.

You should be able to enjoy Vizio SoundBar after connecting it to wifi after reading this article, How to connect Vizio Soundbar to wifi.

Frequently asked questions

How do I reset the wifi on my Vizio soundbar?

Reset your Vizio soundbar by following these steps:
Unplug the Vizio soundbar first. Remove the cables physically.
Let’s wait 30 seconds.
Connect the Vizio soundbar again.
Turn on Vizio soundbar.
Try connecting your Vizio soundbar to your wifi network using the steps above.

Why is my Vizio soundbar not connecting?

When the cable is plugged into the wrong port, the Vizio Soundbar and TV will not work together. For the TV, it is recommended to connect HDMI 1 (ARC) and for the Soundbar, HDMI OUT (ARC). The ‘CEC’ and ‘ARC’ features should also be enabled, and other devices should be unplugged, and the Audio Output settings changed.

How do I put my Vizio soundbar in WIFI mode?

Connecting a Vizio SoundBar to wifi
To begin, you need to download the Vizio Smartcast app. 
Turn on the SoundBar’s wifi setting. 
Utilize Vizio Smartcast App. 
Create a connection between the Soundbar and the wifi.

How do I connect my Vizio SmartCast to wifi?

You can connect to your wifi network at home using the following steps:
Press the Menu button on your VIZIO remote.
Press OK after selecting Network.
Select Wireless from the Network Connection menu. 
Choose your wifi network at home.
Please enter your wifi password.
When your connection is complete, you will receive a confirmation message.