Check Samsung TV Serial Number and Decode It

Are you searching for a way to find the serial number of your Samsung TV? Below, we’ll see how you can check Samsung TV serial number in the TV menu and analyze it to find information like the manufacturing date, factory, and country. Moreover, you can also use this number to check whether your Samsung TV is an original or genuine product and also its warranty status.

This serial number is used by Samsung service centers to verify whether your TV is original or not. Samsung cancels the warranty if the serial number is removed or obliterated from their product. Even if you call their support team to report any problem and get help, they will ask you to tell them the serial number.

So, how can you check the Samsung TV serial number? The answer can be found below.

Samsung TV Serial Number Check

If you own a Samsung device, there are 4 ways to check the serial number of your Samsung phone or tablet. When it comes to the serial number of the Samsung Smart TV, you can find it in 4 places. You can find the S/N mentioned on the TV purchase bill, and on the carton container in which your TV came when you bought it. Since most people tend to lose old receipts and dispose of bulky cartons, we would check the rest 4 methods to get the Samsung TV serial number.

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Information Slip on the Samsung TV

Take a look at the back panel of your Samsung TV. You’ll see a white information sheet stuck on it. You can easily check the serial number of your TV on it.

samsung tv back serial number

Samsung TV Serial Number in Menu

If you have mounted your TV on a wall, checking the back panel might be a little painful job. Therefore, the easiest way to perform a Samsung TV serial number check is via the TV settings menu.

  1. Press the Home button on your TV remote.samsung smart remote
  2. Navigate to Settings and click on it.

    samsung tv settings icon
    Open Settings on Samsung TV

  3. Navigate to Support > About This TV option and click it.samsung tv about menu
  4. On the About This TV window, you can check the serial number of your Samsung TV as shown below.samsung tv serial number in menu

Decoding Samsung TV Serial Number

The serial number of Samsung TVs consists of 15 alphanumeric characters that tell a lot about your TV than you might think of. We can divide these 15 characters into 7 sets. We can get some useful information like the manufacturing date (month and date), the production plant, and the country where it was assembled. If you can decode the serial number of your Samsung TV as described below you can be sure that it’s original.

I have jotted down the formula to decode the Samsung TV serial code in the following infographic. Not just the serial number, you can also get information about your Samsung TV from the model number.

samsung serial number decoded

I own a 55″ Samsung 4K QLED TV (2019) which I purchased in India. The model number of the TV is Q60R. As you can see in the pics attached above the serial number of my TV is 07953NEM600767H. Let’s analyze this serial number and see what it tells about your TV.

  1. 0795: The first 4 characters of the Samsung TV serial number represent the factory or plant code where your TV was assembled. Within this set of characters, each character represents specific suppliers that
  2. 3: The 5th character, that is 3 in this case, is Samsung’s product code for smart TVs by the manufacturer.
  3. N: The 6th character in the serial number is the country code where my Samsung TV was manufactured. My TV was made in India. You can find where your TV was assembled by matching this character in your TV’s serial number
    • 1: Korea
    • 3: Korea
    • 4: Romania
    • 8: India
    • C: Mexico
    • H: Hungary
    • L: Russia
    • M: Malaysia
    • N: India
    • S: Slovenia
    • W: China
  4. E: The 7th character in the series is the code for the assembly line in the factory where your TV was made.
  5. M: The 8th character in the Samsung serial number is the code for the year your TV was manufactured. Samsung uses M for the year 2019.
    • R: 2001
    • T: 2002
    • W: 2003
    • X: 2004
    • Y: 2005
    • A: 2006
    • L: 2006
    • P: 2007
    • Q: 2008
    • S: 2009
    • Z: 2010
    • B: 2011
    • C: 2012
    • D: 2013
    • E: 2014
    • G: 2015
    • H: 2016
    • J: 2017
    • K: 2018
    • M: 2019
    • N: 2020
    • P: 2021
  6. 6: The 9th character represents the month of the year your Samsung TV was assembled. The 6 in my TV’s serial number shows that it was produced in the month of June.
    • 1: January
    • 2: February
    • 3: March
    • 4: April
    • 5: May
    • 6: June
    • 7: July
    • 8: August
    • 9: September
    • A: October
    • B: November
    • C: December
  7. 00767H: Finally, the last 6 characters are the actual serial number of your Samsung TV. They consist of information like the last platform of the conveyor platform where the manufacturing process of the TV and the code of the employee who gave the TV the QC (quality control) Passed certificate. Obviously, such information of no use to us as end-users.

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Samsung Manufacturing Date Code Table

If you just want to check the manufacturing date of your Samsung TV, you can look for the 8th and 9th characters of your TV’s serial number in the table below.

Year January February March April May June July August September October November December
Year & Month Code 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C
2001 R R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 RA RB RC
2002 T T1 T2 T3 T4 T5 T6 T7 T8 T9 TA TB TC
2003 W W1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 WA WB WC
2004 X X1 X2 X3 X4 X5 X6 X7 X8 X9 XA XB XC
2005 Y Y1 Y2 Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 Y7 Y8 Y9 YA YB YC
2006 A/L A1/L1 A2/L2 A3/L3 A4/L4 A5/L5 A6/L6 A7/L7 A8/L8 A9/L9 AA/LA AB/LB AC/LC
2007 P P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 P6 P7 P8 P9 PA PB PC
2008 Q Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7 Q8 Q9 QA QB QC
2009 S S1 S2 S3 S4 S5 S6 S7 S8 S9 SA SB SC
2010 Z Z1 Z2 Z3 Z4 Z5 Z6 Z7 Z8 Z9 ZA ZB ZC
2011 B B1 B2 B3 B4 B5 B6 B7 B8 B9 BA BB BC
2012 C C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 C7 C8 C9 CA CB CC
2013 D D1 D2 D3 D4 D5 D6 D7 D8 D9 DA DB DC
2014 F F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F6 F7 F8 F9 FA FB FC
2015 G G1 G2 G3 G4 G5 G6 G7 G8 G9 GA GB GC
2016 H H1 H2 H3 H4 H5 H6 H7 H8 H9 HA HB HC
2017 J J1 J2 J3 J4 J5 J6 J7 J8 J9 JA JB JC
2018 K K1 K2 K3 K4 K5 K6 K7 K8 K9 KA KB KC
2019 M M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9 MA MB MC
2020 N N1 N2 N3 N4 N5 N6 N7 N8 N9 NA NB NC

Samsung TV Serial Number Warranty Check

Well, Samsung does to have a global portal where it lets you check the warranty of its products, such as phone, tablet or TV. However, if you reside the United States of America or Canada, you can check the warranty of your Samsung phone or TV online using the IMEI or serial number. Visit Samsung’s official warranty information page, enter the IMEI (phone), or the serial number (other products) and click on the Search button.

Alternatively, you can also ask the Samsung support team to mail the warranty status of your device by sending your query along with the IMEI or serial number to [email protected].

Typically, Samsung provides a warranty of  12 months on all its CTV, LED, LCD, and PDP TVs. If you aren’t sure about the time you purchased your TV, you should visit the Samsung support page for your country or region to get the phone number of the support team. Just provide them the serial number of your Samsung TV and they will tell you if your TV is under warranty or not.

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