What wash cycle should I use for my Samsung washing machine?

Learn about the different washing cycles for your washing machine to make sure you're using the right program for your load.

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Standard CyclesClick to Expand

Please note: The cycles available on your washing machine will depend on the exact model number. To confirm, please refer to the user manual.


Cycle

Description

Max Load

COTTON

For cottons, bed linens, table linens, underwear, towels, or shirts. The washing time and the rinse count are automatically adjusted according to the load.

MAX

E COTTON

Optimal performance with lower energy for cotton fabrics, bed linens, table linens, underwear, towels, or shirts. For energy saving, the actual washing temperature may be lower than specified.

MAX

SYNTHETICS

For blouses or shirts that are made of polyester (diolen, trevira), polyamide (perlon, nylon), or the like.

4kg

WOOL

Specific for machine-washable wool for loads less than 2.0 kg.

The WOOL cycle features gentle cradling and soaking to protect the wool fibres from shrinkage/ distortion.

A neutral detergent is recommended.

2kg

SPIN (7, 8kg models only)

Featuring an additional spin process to effectively remove moisture from laundry.

MAX

DENIM (9kg models only)

Featuring a higher water level in the main wash and an extra rinse cycle to ensure that no powder detergent remains.

3kg

RINSE + SPIN

Featuring an additional rinse process after applying fabric softener to the laundry.

MAX

ECO DRUM CLEAN

Cleans the drum by removing dirt and bacteria from the drum.

Perform once every 40 washes with no detergent or bleach applied.

Make sure the drum is empty.

Do not use any cleaning agents for cleaning the drum.

-

SUPER ECO WASH

Low temperature ecobubble cycle helps reduce power consumption.

4kg

15' QUICK WASH

For less than 2kg of lightly soiled garments that you want to wash quickly.

Use less than 20g of detergent. Using more than 20g of detergent may leave detergent residue.

For liquid detergent, use a max of 20ml.

2kg

DAILY WASH

For everyday items such as underwear and shirts

4kg

DELICATES

For sheer fabrics, bras, lingerie (silk), and other handwash-only fabrics.

For best performance, use liquid detergent

2kg

DARK GARMENT

Featuring additional rinses and reduced spinning to ensure that the laundry is washed gently and rinsed thoroughly.

4kg

BEDDING

For bed spreads, bed sheets, bedding covers, etc.

For best results, wash only 1 type of bedding and make sure the load weighs less than 2.0 kg.

2kg

BABY CARE

Featuring a high-temperature wash and extra rinses to help remove the remaining detergent effectively.

4kg

OUTDOOR CARE

For outdoor clothes, skiwear, and sportswear that are made of functional materials such as spandex, stretch, and micro-fibre.

2kg

SUPER SPEED

Fast completion within 1 hour for everyday items such as underwear and shirts.

The cycle time will differ depending on the water supply conditions, and the load and type of laundry.

5kg

DRAIN / SPIN

Select this cycle to drain the water and spin the drum.

MAX

ECO DRUM CLEAN+

Cleans the drum by removing dirt and bacteria from it.

Cleans the rubber door gasket by removing dirt from the gasket.

Perform once every 40 washes with no detergent or bleach applied. It notifies automatically after every 40 washes.

Make sure the drum is empty.

Do not use any cleaning agents for cleaning the drum.

-

AUTO OPTIMAL WASH

Adjusts the amount of detergent and the cycle according to the load and the soil severity. This cycle is best used with the Auto Dispense function.

MAX

OptionsClick to Expand

Option

Description

Pre Wash

This will add a preliminary washing cycle before the main wash cycle.

Intensive

For badly soiled laundry. The operation time for each cycle is longer than normal.

Bubble Soak

Bubble Soak helps remove a variety of stubborn stains.

With Bubble Soak selected, laundry is thoroughly soaked in water bubbles for effective washing.

Bubble Soak is available with and adds up to 30 minutes to 4 cycles: Cotton, Synthetics, Denim, and Baby Care.

Quick Wash 15'/30'

Specifically for up to 2 kg of lightly soiled garments.

The cycle time differs depending on the water supply conditions, the load and type of laundry, soiling levels, and extra options selected.

The cycle time changes from Off > 15 min > 30 min, and back to Off in this sequence.

Sound On/Off

You can turn on or off the sound from the washing machine. When this function is set to Off, the AddWash alarm, the melody of cycle completion, and the power-off beep will not sound. However, the other sounds stay active.

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