How do I run Calibration Mode on my Samsung washing machine?

After your washing machine has been installed or moved, it is advised to run Calibration Mode before starting a wash. This will calibrate the weight sensors in your machine.

The steps to run Calibration Mode will differ depending on the washing machine model that you own. Follow the steps below that correspond to the buttons or display on your washing machine. You can find information and manuals for your specific model with Samsung Support

Please note: Make sure that the washing machine drum is empty and nothing is on top of the washing machine before running Calibration Mode.

How do I run calibration mode on my Samsung washing machine
Using the Temp. and Delay End + buttons
1 Turn the washing machine off and then on again.
2 Hold down the Temp and Delay End + buttons for 3 seconds until a CB code appears on-screen.

Please note: If nothing appears on your display, turn off your washing machine and turn it back on while holding the Temp and Delay End + buttons simultaneously for 3 seconds.

Press buttons to calibrate washing machine
3 Press Start/Pause to run the Calibration cycle.
Press Start Pause to run calibration cycle
4 The drum will rotate clockwise and anticlockwise for up to 3 minutes.
5 When the cycle is complete, 0 appears on the display and the washing machine will turn off automatically.
6 The washing machine is now ready for use.
Using the Prefer Mode or Smart Control buttons
1 Turn the washing machine off and then on again.
2 Press and hold Prefer Mode or Smart Control for 3 seconds.
3

Use the Up/Down arrows to select Calibration.

4

Press OK.

5 Press the Start/Pause button to begin Calibration Mode.

The washing machine door will lock, and the drum will rotate clockwise and anticlockwise for several minutes. When your washing machine has finished calibrating, it will turn off automatically.

Through the Settings
1 Tap Settings on your washing machines display.
2

Tap Calibration.

3

Tap Start.

The washing machine door will lock and the drum will rotate clockwise and anticlockwise for several minutes. When your washing machine has finished calibrating, it will turn off automatically.

Using the Laundry U Navigation dial
1 Press and hold the functions button.
2 Use the Navigation dial to select Calibration.
3 Use the circle button to confirm selection.

Please note: Calibration will not start if the door is not closed properly

The drum will turn clockwise and anticlockwise for 3 minutes. When calibration is complete the message Calibration complete will appear on the screen and the washing machine will turn off. 

If you experience issues with error codes or don't understand the signs and symbols on your washing machine read our FAQ on what the codes on your washing machine mean.

If you have plumbing or drainage issues read our FAQ on 5e or 5c error codes for help with these problems.

Read our FAQ on how to change the language on your laundry washing machine if your washing machine is in the wrong language. 

 

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