Game Mode Settings on your Samsung TV

Last Update date : Jan 03. 2023

You can enjoy an enhanced gaming experience on your Samsung TV by using Game Mode. Game Mode is automatically activated when you connect your console game devices to your Samsung TV. A Samsung TV detects the connected game consoles such as Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo Switch and it converts to Game Mode automatically without any additional settings needing to be adjusted. Follow the steps below to manually switch on Game Mode.

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Switching on Game Mode

Note: To ensure you can turn on Game Mode in the Settings menu, please make sure your PC or gaming console is connected to the appropriate HDMI input - and select the proper Source on the TV.

If your TV doesn't allow you to turn on Game Mode in the menu, it might be because your connected device is plugged into the wrong HDMI port. 

2022 Model TVs
1 Press the Home button on your remote control and then select Menu
Select Menu
2 Navigate to Settings then All Settings
Choose Settings then All Settings
3 Select Game Mode Settings
Select Game Mode Settings
4 Choose Game Mode to turn this feature On or Off. When on, you can adjust your Game Mode Settings
Select Game Mode
2020 - 2021 Model TVs
1 Press the House icon Home button on your remote control and then select Gear cog Settings
Smart Hub
2 Scroll down to General and then select External Device Manager
General menu
3 Choose Game Mode Settings
External Device Manager
4 Select Game Mode to turn it on. You are able to turn Surround Sound On/Off, adjust the Dynamic Black Equalizer and also enter Game Motion Plus Settings.
Game Mode Settings
2017 - 2019 Model TVs
1 Press the Home button on your remote control and then select Settings
Smart Hub
2 Head to General and then select External Device Manager
General menu
3 Select Game Mode Settings to turn this feature On/Off
External Device Manager

  • 2016 TVs: Settings > Picture > Special Viewing Mode > Game Mode
  • 2015 TVs: Menu > System > General > Game Mode
  • 2014 TVs: System > General > Game Mode

Note:

  • Game Mode is not available for normal TV viewing
  • The screen may shake somewhat
  • When Game Mode is enabled, Picture Mode and Sound Mode are switched to Game Mode automatically
  • To use another external device on the same HDMI port, remove the game console connection, turn off Game Mode in the TV settings and then connect the external device to the port
  • Game Mode may be activated automatically when a gaming device is detected as a source

If you require further assistance, please consult the user manual from our Manuals & Downloads page or contact our Samsung Care Australia experts on 1300 362 603 (Toll Free in Australia). You can also contact our Chat Support team or reach us through Samsung Members Community

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