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How to enable HDR on Apple TV 4K

How to enable HDR on Apple TV 4K

How to enable HDR on Apple TV 4KSource: Christopher Close / iMore

High dynamic range – the latest indispensable TV feature, offers the deepest of the darkest and brightest possible colors, taking the viewing experience on Apple TV 4K to a whole new level. If you have a newer 4K TV, then chances are it will support HDR, so if you haven’t set up the best Apple TV – Apple TV 4K to use, then you lose. It only takes a few clicks and a few clicks on the Siri remote to turn it on. Here’s how to turn on HDR on your Apple TV 4K.

How to enable HDR on Apple TV 4K

  1. Open Settings on Apple TV.
  2. Click Video and audio.

    How to enable HDR on Apple TV 4K

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  3. Click Enable HDR.
  4. Click Try HDR.

    How to enable HDR on Apple TV 4K

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  5. Click O.K to save the setting if your image looks correct.

    • If your TV image has color problems or distortion, click cancellation to return to previous settings.
    • If your TV does not support HDR, the screen may be completely blank. After 20 seconds, Apple TV will automatically return to the previous video settings.

    How to enable HDR on Apple TV 4K

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How to turn off HDR on Apple TV 4K

  1. Open Settings on Apple TV.
  2. Click Video and audio.

    How to enable HDR on Apple TV 4K

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  3. Click Format.
  4. Click 4K SDR or another SDR option to disable HDR.

    How to enable HDR on Apple TV 4K

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That’s all you need! By activating HDR with Apple TV 4K, you are ready to experience the latest and greatest video format that offers the darkest black and the brightest colors. After turning on HDR, you can adjust the resolution and video settings in the Format menu, with options to return to 4K SDR if you wish.

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Need help tracking 4K content? Then check out our helpful guide on finding 4K and HDR content with Apple TV.

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