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Viewing 4K or HDR Videos from an HDMI Source on an Android TV

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IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific products and/or operating systems. Check the Applicable Products and Categories section of this article before starting these steps.

4K (50p / 60p)

Follow these instructions to view 4K picture with Enhanced format (18Gbps):

  • Use a Premium High-Speed HDMI® cable which supports 18Gbps.
  • Connect the HDMI cable to the 4K compatible HDMI port on the TV.

    Note: Information on the 4K compatible HDMI ports of your Android TV™ device is available.

  • Set HDMI signal format to Enhanced format.
    1. On the supplied remote, press the HOME button.
    2. Select Settings or the Gear icon icon.
    3. Select External inputs in the TV category.
    4. Select HDMI signal format and set to Enhanced format.

High Dynamic Range (HDR)

  • Use a Premium High-Speed HDMI cable which supports 18Gbps.
  • Connect the HDMI cable to the HDR-compatible HDMI port on the TV.

    Note: Information about the HDR-compatible HDMI ports on your Android TV is available.

  • Set HDMI signal format to Enhanced format.
    1. On the supplied remote, press the HOME button.
    2. Select Settings or the Gear icon icon.
    3. Select External inputs in the TV category.
    4. Select HDMI signal format and set to Enhanced format.

    Note: Not all 4K TVs support the HDR feature. Check your TV manual for product-specific information. Manuals are posted on your model support page.

*Android TV is a trademark of Google LLC.