How to use Smart Calibration on The Freestyle

Last Update date : Jun 04. 2024

Smart Calibration is an automated display picture quality calibration app solution which allows users to calibrate selected Samsung display products with the touch of a button. It offers pristine image quality using sensors on your smartphone and The Freestyle. This feature provides uniform image quality to coloured walls. Adjust the picture quality in Dynamic, Standard or Movie mode respectively.

When connected to Wi-Fi on the same network between The Freestyle and your smartphone, Smart Calibration is an solution which connects the sensors from your mobile device and The Freestyle to optimise the image quality. It offers a quick calibration within 15-30 seconds and works with both Samsung Galaxy phones and iOS devices which simplifies the process from the user perspective.

Smartphone compatibility list for using this function is as follows:

  • Among Galaxy models released after January 2019, S, Note, Fold, Z Flip model.
  • iPhone products released after January 2019 and with Face ID function.

Note: The list of supported products will be updated or subject to change depending on circumstances.

You can find Smart Calibration on SmartThings app but if you cannot find SmartThings on your smartphone, please find how to install and use the SmartThings app. Once you are ready to run SmartThings app, connect The Freestyle and smartphone on same Wi-Fi network then follow the steps as below.

Step 1. Register and start The Freestyle on SmartThings app and select Smart Calibration button on the app. Then follow the steps below to head to Smart Calibration.   

1. Open the SmartThings app icon SmartThings App on your phone

2. Tap on your The Freestyle device. (Ensure that your TV is already Connected to the SmartThings App)

3. Tap on Smart Calibration

Step 2. Select the Start Calibration button.

It provides a consistent white balance on your screen and quick & simple picture quality adjustment within 15~30 seconds.

smart calibration start step2 on the Freestyle

Step 3. Follow the guide from your smartphone while it is done. 

Facing rear camera on your mobile device to the display device screen within 1~3 meters. Then align all rectangle objects displayed on the screen within the frame on your mobile device and select Start. For more accurate result, hold your mobile device and wait until calibration to complete.

smart calibration start step3 on the Freestyle

Step 4. After the Smart Calibration done, you can compare Before and After calibration then select Done.

Calibration values will be applied to each Picture mode.

smart calibration start step4on freestyle

Note: If you want to return your The Freestyle before the Smart Calibration, go to the following path to reset: 

Menu > Settings > All settings > Picture > Expert Settings > Reset Picture

  • If you cannot run Smart Calibration, check that your devices are on the same Wi-Fi Network and Wi-Fi band e.g. 2.4Ghz or 5Ghz
  • For the Freestyle, performance may vary depending on wall colour. Dark environments recommended for best results
  • If you want to return your The Freestyle's picture settings before Smart Calibration, go to the following path to reset: Menu > Settings > All settings > Picture > Expert Settings > Reset Picture

If you are looking to calibrate your compatible TV instead, head to 'How to use Smart Calibration on Samsung Smart TV'.


  • Calibration performance can vary depending on environment and setup 
  • If you are having trouble with your Samsung Smart TV, you should always check to see if there are any software updates available as these may contain a fix for your problem.
  • Device screenshots and menus may vary depending on the device model and software version.

For further assistance, please contact our Chat Support or technical experts on 1300 362 603. To find your Samsung product's User Manual, head to Manuals & Downloads.

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