Automatic Drying in Your Samsung Washing Machine.

Last modified : Jun 15. 2020

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Samsung washing machine detects the weight of the laundry and then calculates optimal drying time. To learn how to use Automatic Drying on your washer, see illustration below. For the sake of demonstration front loader washing machine -WD10F7S7SRP model is selected. The following images will vary depending on the model of your washing machine.

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If you opt to use Automatic Drying on your washer, select Drying on the cycle selector as shown above. This is to dry laundry automatically by detecting the amount and weight of the laundry.


Follow these steps to use the Drying feature:

1 Add clothes inside the washing machine and close the door.
2 Press the Power button followed by Drying button.

Please note: 

The standard course will be selected automatically. Also drying is not available for Drum Clean, Outdoor Care, Wool, Bedding and Air Wash courses. 

3 Press the Drying button and choose drying type based on the programs below:

●      Drying Programs: Every press of this button will select drying type repeatedly in the following order: Cupboard > Iron > Small Load > Low Temp. > Time (30 min. > 1:00 h > 1:30 h > 2:00 h >2:30 h) > Cupboard.

●      It automatically displays drying time by sensing the weight of clothes before drying for increasing the drying effect.

How to use Automatic drying
4 Press Start/Pause button.

Please note:


●      For any loads of laundry, you can use the Auto Dry function. If you find that the laundry is not completely dried, you may use the Time Dry function as well.

●      If both the spin and drying cycles are selected, the spin speed is automatically selected to enhance the drying efficiency.

●      When using the drying cycle, check if the water supply valve is opened.

●      Soft Keep function is to prevent laundry from being wrinkled when the laundry is not immediately removed after drying.

●      While the Soft Keep function is running, END is displayed waiting for you to remove the laundry.

●     It automatically performs an optimal function from washing to drying.

●     The selected course can’t be altered after the start of drying. 

●     If cold water is not supplied, drying will not be performed. 

●     If you select Dry only, Spin is automatically selected as well to improve the drying performance (Cupboard only).

●     If you don’t want the Spin operation, please manually unselect Spin by pressing the Spin button. 

If you require more information, please consult the user manual from our Manuals & Downloads page. Otherwise, please get in touch with our Samsung Care Australia experts on 1300 362 603 (Toll Free in Australia) or contact our Chat Support team.

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