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Samsung’s Most Intelligent Fridge is Getting Smarter with Family Hub™ for 2024 Update

Family Hub fridge enhancements include new food recognition capabilities for Bespoke AI Family Hub™+ with AI Vision Inside™, plus more app customization for the Family Hub line1


Samsung’s Family Hub™ for 2024 software enhancements are rolling out now for Family Hub owners.2 The software enhancements include seamless app organization for more convenient access to your most used apps and new video streaming features. Plus, Samsung Bespoke 4-Door Flex Refrigerators with AI Family Hub™+ and AI Vision Inside™ (RF23DB9900) will now have more advanced AI food recognition capabilities, as well as Samsung’s Tap View screen sharing feature.

AI Food Tracking on Bespoke 4-Door Flex with AI Family Hub™ and AI Vision Inside™

The new update brings advanced food recognition to the AI Vision Inside™ camera that can recognize more than 30 food items such as fresh fruits and vegetables.3 See what’s inside your fridge from your phone, or just swipe or tap your Family Hub™ screen. AI Vision Inside™ keeps track of what food goes in and out of your fridge and recommends recipes based on what you have on hand. These enhancements to food recognition can simplify meal planning and shopping lists, while offering meal inspiration with thousands of recipes from the Samsung Food community.

Additionally, Bespoke 4-Door Flex with AI Family Hub™ and AI Vision Inside™ models now have Samsung Tap View4 to instantly mirror content from a Samsung Galaxy device5 by simply tapping it on their Family Hub™. With Tap View, you can instantly display the recipe you saved on your phone on the large display of your fridge or continue watching your favorite show as you start making dinner.

Samsung AI Vision Inside™ Food Item Recognition & Food List

Intuitive App Experiences and Dashboards

Samsung’s Family Hub™ refrigerator line6 will offer more seamless on-screen access to the apps you use most. The update brings a customizable App Dock with the option to choose the six apps you want to pin to the bottom of your fridge’s display. You’ll no longer need to exit the screen you’re viewing to search for the app you want – just tap the icon and open it up in one quick step.

Additionally, a dedicated YouTube™ app will be added to the Family Hub™ screen with the 2024 update, offering a more seamless way to access your YouTube account and stream your favorite videos.

Samsung Family Hub Line

Samsung Family Hub™ Refrigerator Line

Your Most Powerful Home Appliance

Family Hub™ has been redefining the refrigerator category ever since Samsung introduced the first model in 2016. Intelligent functionality, convenient connectivity and innovative design make it so much more than a fridge – you can control your smart home, enjoy entertainment in your kitchen, manage daily tasks and family schedules, and meal plan with ease.

Its built-in SmartThings Hub makes it easy to connect your Family Hub™ to your other smart appliances and devices7, giving you the ability to manage and control everything right from your fridge’s screen. Enjoy convenient voice control with Bixby or Alexa, adjust your thermostat, get notifications about your other appliances, and see, hear and talk to visitors at the front door with Ring doorbell.8 You can also use SmartThings Energy to monitor your energy consumption, set usage goals and receive alerts when you are about to reach your monthly target.9

With Family Hub™, you can choose from popular entertainment app options. Stream your favorite music and shows via apps like Spotify and YouTube and access free live TV with Samsung TV Plus. You can also use its picture-in-picture feature to see all your latest updates on social media or keep watching content while you navigate from screen to screen and multitask in the kitchen.10

How to Update Your Family Hub™

Family Hub™ for 2024 software updates will be available to Family Hub™ refrigerator owners this July. Once the update is available in your region, you will receive a notification on the fridge’s screen asking to opt in to the latest software update. Enhancements will become available as soon as you accept the terms and complete the update.

To learn more about Samsung’s innovative line of smart Family Hub™ refrigerators, visit

1, 2 Available on Family Hub 2017 models and above.
3 Available on RF23DB9900. As of March 2024, AI Vision Inside can recognize 33 food items like fresh fruits and veggies. Recognizable food items will be regularly added and updated. If the food is covered by hand and not recognizable, it may be listed as an unknown item, but the user can always revise the item title through the Family Hub or SmartThings. Wi-Fi connection and Samsung account required.
4 Available on Samsung Galaxy smartphones; Samsung Galaxy S8 and models supported.
6 Available on Family Hub™ 2017 models and above.
7 SmartThings Hub available on Family Hub+ models only; SmartThings app is available on Android and iOS devices. A Wi-Fi connection and a Samsung account are required.
8 A Wi-Fi connection and Samsung account required. Compatible with select Ring, Arlo, Amazon and Nest products, as well as select appliances.
9 A Wi-Fi connection and Samsung account required.
10 Content services may vary by region and are subject to change without notification.

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