[Solved] Blu-ray Player Won't Play Blu-ray Discs
It's really annoying that your Blu-ray player won't play Blu-ray discs correctly, and you can't figure out what's the matter. In general, there're many reasons can cause this problem, some are related to the Blu-ray Player, some are related to the Blu-ray disc, some are related to the firmware and so on. Don't worry, we'll share some solid solutions to solve your Blu-ray and Blu-ray player playback issues in this article. Read on.
Solution 1. Check the Blu-ray Player
To solve Blu-ray and Blu-ray player playback issue, first of all let's check the Blu-ray player with below detailed steps:
Step 1. Turn Blu-ray player off, then turn it on, if you still can’t play Blu-ray disc on it, move to step 2.
Step 2. Reset the Samsung Blu-ray Player as below:
Remove the disc from the BD player > Turn off the BD player > Unplug the power cord of the BD player from the electrical outlet > Let the player remain without power for one minute > Plug the power cord back into the electrical outlet > Turn on the BD player > Insert the disc into the BD player
Step 3. External connection is really important, check all physical connections between your Blu-ray player, TV and power supply for making sure that cables are properly connected and there is power on all of the devices.
Some issues are not as difficult as we think, sometimes, we just need to do little simple steps above. If works, congratulations. If not, you can try solution 2 and solution 3.
Solution 2. Check the Blu-ray firmware
Make sure you have the latest Blu-ray firmware version, Blu-ray structures are complicate, so it requires up-to-date firmware to keep up with the latest blu-ray technology. To update Blu-ray firmware, following below steps:
Press the Home button.
Select System Settings
Press the Enter button on the remote.
Scroll down and select System Information and press enter.
The Firmware version will appear on the screen. Then follow the instruction to perform the update. If not, contact publisher serve support and get the new firmware for updating.
Solution 3. Check the Blu-ray Disc
After checking Blu-ray player and firmware, if you still can't play Blu-ray disc on Blu-ray player. Maybe you should consider whether your Blu-ray discs are scratched or damaged.
- You should also wash the Blu-ray to clean the surface. You can use dish soap and a soft paper towel to dry.
- Some optical drives are better than others at reading problem discs.
- Some CD stores may have polishers and charge a nominal fee for the service.
If not, probably you'll need to check the Blu-ray region code on the disc. Not all Blu-ray player can play the Blu-ray discs from other regions, sometimes you need to remove Blu-ray region lock with a third party Blu-ray region killer software. Here, Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper is the best and fastest Blu-ray ripper and copier that can make a digital copy of any (protected) Blu-ray disc. As the best Blu-ray region killer software, all of your Blu-ray region codes (A/B/C) will be removed during the Blu-ray ripping process effortlessly. The equivalent Mac version is Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac.
Step 1. Install and run the best Blu-ray region killer software, then click "load disc" icon to load your Blu-ray movies to the program. Here, BD/DVD Video_TS folder, ISO/IFO files are supported as well.
Step 2. Press the "Format" option, and choose a proper video formats like: H.264 MP4, DivX.avi , MPEG-4 in "Common Video" list. If you like, you can also choose "Directly Copy" to copy Blu-ray main movies, or copy "entire Blu-ray content" in original structure as you like.
Step 3. Finally, press the "convert" button to remove Blu-ray region codes and rip/convert Blu-ray to your Blu-ray player, HDTV compatible video formats, then play the converted Blu-ray movies on Blu-ray player via a USB drive without hassle.