What is Ambient Mode and how to use it?

Last Update Date : Oct 30. 2018

Add a splash of color, personality, style and pizazz to your living space! Ambient Mode allows you to experience beauty right in your home.

To enter Ambient Mode, press the Ambient Mode button. To return to the TV mode, press the Home button. To shut off the TV, press the Shut down button. If you press the Ambient Mode button when the TV is turned off, the TV turns on in Ambient Mode.

Please note:

• If you use a remote control other than the Samsung Smart Remote, there may be restrictions to entering Ambient Mode
• Because this function is a QLED TV-specific function, it may not be supported depending on the model

Watch the video to learn more. Alternatively, you can also read through the text version for more information.

 

Screen states related to Ambient Mode

How to set up the content for Ambient ModeClick to Expand
Ambient Mode

When you press the Ambient Mode or Back button in Ambient Mode, the Ambient Mode browser screen appears. In the Ambient Mode browser screen, you can select content and change the Ambient Mode settings.

a) Setting up the content for Ambient Mode

The Ambient Mode browser screen displays content at the top and categories at the bottom.

1 Use the directional pad on your remote control to choose between different categories:

● Décor: Provides beautiful screens
● Info: Provides information such as weather, news headlines, and more
● Photo: Allows you to set a picture stored in your mobile device as the wallpaper of the Ambient Mode screen. You can configure special layouts with your photos
2 Select the category and choose the wallpaper

Please note: 
• This function may not be supported depending on the geographical area
• To save photos from your mobile device to the TV and import them in Ambient Mode, use the SmartThings app on your mobile device

How to change the settings for Ambient ModeClick to Expand

In the Ambient Mode browser screen, move the focus to Settings , and then press the Select button. You can change the following settings:

● Brightness: Adjust the screen brightness for Ambient Mode
● Colour Tone: Adjust the colours of the screen for Ambient Mode
● Auto Brightness: Change the auto brightness setting for Ambient Mode

Please note:
• When this function is set to Off, the brightness level of the TV screen is not automatically adjusted according to the ambient light level
• This function may not be supported depending on the model

● Ambient Off Timer: Set the time that the Ambient Mode screen turns off automatically

Please note: If there is no remote control input for the set time, the screen goes off. To turn the screen back on in Ambient Mode, press the Ambient Mode button on the remote control

How to change the background colour of Ambient ModeClick to Expand

To change the background colour of Ambient Mode, move the focus to Brush Icon in the Ambient Mode browser screen, and then press the Select button. You can change the background colour or pattern. Move the focus to a colour or pattern you want, and then press the Select button.

Please note:
• Take a picture of a wall using the SmartThings app on your mobile device to set it as the background of Ambient Mode.This function may have a delay in image transmission and optimisation depending on the network conditions

Screen states related to Ambient ModeClick to Expand

Ambient Mode

In Ambient Mode, you can set up and enjoy visual information and design. In this state, less power is consumed and brightness is automatically adjusted by the illuminance sensor.

Getting dark state

In Ambient Mode, the TV screen changes automatically according to the surroundings. When the surroundings get dark, the TV screen becomes darker. When the surroundings get bright before the TV screen turns completely black or when the remote control or the Voice Interaction function is operated, the TV screen returns to Ambient Mode.

Please note:

 

• You can change the auto brightness setting for Ambient Mode. For more information, refer to "Setting up the Ambient Mode details"
• In this state, the TV is ready to process voice guides and voice commands

Black screen state

In Ambient Mode, if the surroundings get to a specific level of darkness, the TV turns soft-off. To turn the screen back on in Ambient Mode, press the Ambient Mode button on the remote control.

Please note:

 

• You can change the auto brightness setting for Ambient Mode. For more information, refer to "Setting up the Ambient Mode details"
• In this state, the TV is ready to process voice guides and voice commands

TV off state

To enter Ambient Mode when the TV is turned off, press the Ambient Mode button on the remote control. To enter TV mode when the TV is turned off, press the Home button. In TV mode, you can watch broadcasts or enjoy the content on the external devices connected.

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