2 Connect the HDMI part of the DVI to HDMI cable to the TV's HDMI IN 2 (DVI). Smart TV? 4 Connect the DVI side of the cable to the DVI port. It is very difficult to replace a (I assume) broken HDMI port. My guess is that you are talking about a Samsung TV that has a rear facing HDMI port (Worst design I . I want to use an HDMI cable, but my TV does not have an HDMI port. With a DVI port you can use an HDMI to DVI cable to connect to your HD Spectrum.