Reduce Energy Consumption of your Smart TV

Last Update date : May 26. 2021

Have you ever looked at how you can save on electricity in your household without having to turn off every single light? With Samsung TVs there are certain options you can adjust your TV settings to help with the energy consumption of your TV. 

 

Below is a guide on how to access your power and energy saving settings, which settings you can choose from and what they do.

Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian models only. If you have an international product and require further support, please click here to get in touch with your Samsung subsidiary.

2021 Models AU/Q/LS

Please Note: The following images have been obtained from a QA55QN90AAWXXY Television.

1 Press the House icon Home button on your remote control to bring up the Smart Hub. Navigate to and select Settings.
Samsung TV Smart Hub
2 Scroll down and choose the General tab.
General Tab. Fourth tab on the list.
3 Select Power and Energy Saving
Select Power and energy saving
4 Choose a setting listed and press enter on your remote to turn the feature on or off
Select any features of your choice to turn on/off
2020 Models TU/Q/LS

Please Note: The following images have been obtained from a QA55Q80TAWXXY Television.

1 Press the House icon Home button on your remote control to bring up the Smart Hub. Navigate to and select Settings.
Samsung TV Smart Hub
2 Scroll down and choose the General tab.
General Tab. Fourth tab on the list.
3 Navigate to and select Eco Solution.
Eco Solution.
4 Select an option and press enter on your remote to turn the feature on or off. With Minimum Brightness, press enter on your remote and use the slider to choose your preferred brightness and press enter on your remote once you have made your choice.
Energy Saving Mode. Third on the list.

To find Eco Solution on earlier model TVs, please follow the menu path as detailed below.

  • 2020-2017 TU/RU/NU/MU/Q/LS Model TVs: Settings > General > Eco Solution.
  • 2016 K/KS/KU Model TVs: Settings > System > Eco Solution.
  • 2015 J/JS/JU Model TVs: MENU/123 > MENU > System > Eco Solution.
  • 2014 H/HU Model TVs: System > Eco Solution.

What are the energy saving settings available?

2021 Models AU/Q/LS
1 Brightness Optimisation – Automatically adjust the picture brightness based on the ambient light level. This function is not available when the Adaptive Picture function is turned on.
Brightness Optimisation - to adjust picture brightness automatically
2 Minimum Brightness – When Brightness Optimisation is turned on, you can manually adjust the minimum brightness of the TV screen. This function only works if its value is lower than the value set in the Picture menu’s Brightness setting. This function is not available when the Adaptive Picture function is turned on.
Minimum Brightness. Second on the list.
3 Brightness Reduction – Reduce power consumption by adjusting brightness settings.
Brightness reduction - reduces power consumption by adjusting brightness
4 Motion – Motion Lighting adjusts the brightness in response to on-screen movements to reduce power consumption. This function is not available when the Adaptive Picture or Game Mode function is turned on
Motion Lighting. Fourth on the list.
5 Screen Saver – Activate a screensaver when your TV displays a still image for two hours or more
Screen saver - activates a screensaver when TV displays a still image for two hours or more
6 Auto Power Off – Automatically turns off the TV to reduce unnecessary power consumption if the TV Controller and the remote control are not used for the set period of time.
Auto Power Off - automatically turns off TV after set period of time
7 Available Remote Battery – You can check the Samsung Smart Remote's remaining amount of battery

Note: This function may not be supported depending on the model of your TV.

Available remote battery - you can check your remote's remaining battery. Available on certain models
2020 Models TU/Q/LS
1 Ambient Light Detection – Ambient Light Detection automatically adjust the picture brightness based on the ambient light level of the room your TV is in.
Ambient Light Detection. First on the list.
2 Minimum Brightness – Minimum Brightness sets the minimum brightness for the TV screen. This function only works if its value is lower than the value set in the Picture menu’s Brightness setting.
Minimum Brightness. Second on the list.
3 Energy Saving Mode – Energy Saving Mode reduces power consumption by adjusting the brightness settings.
Energy Saving Mode. Third on the list.
4 Motion Lighting – Motion Lighting reduces power consumption with motion-sensitive brightness control.
Motion Lighting. Fourth on the list.
5 Auto Power Off – Auto Power Off reduces power consumption by choosing how long the TV will wait before turning off after no user interaction is detected.
Auto Power Off. Last on the list.

Please refer to our User Manual and Guides to confirm if this function is available on your Samsung TV.

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