How do I turn on HDMI-ARC on Samsung TV?

Answered by Michael Wilson

To turn on HDMI-ARC on a Samsung TV, you can follow these steps:

1. Turn on your Samsung TV and navigate to the Home menu by pressing the Home button on your remote control.

2. Go to Settings by scrolling left or right on the menu and selecting the Settings icon.

3. In the Settings menu, select Sound. This will open the Sound Settings options.

4. Within the Sound Settings, locate and select Sound Output. This will bring up the different sound output options available.

5. From the list of sound output options, select Receiver (HDMI). This will enable the HDMI-ARC functionality on your Samsung TV.

6. After selecting Receiver (HDMI), you can also adjust the Speaker Settings by selecting the Speaker Settings option within the Sound menu.

7. In the Speaker Settings, choose Receiver (HDMI) as the desired speaker output. This will ensure that the audio is routed through the HDMI-ARC connection to your external audio receiver or soundbar.

It is worth noting that HDMI-ARC supports various audio formats, including PCM (2 channel), Dolby Digital (up to 5.1 channel), and DTS Digital Surround (up to 5.1 channel). This means that you can enjoy high-quality audio when using HDMI-ARC.

By following these steps and selecting the appropriate sound output settings, you can easily turn on HDMI-ARC on your Samsung TV and enjoy enhanced audio output through your connected receiver or soundbar.

I hope this helps! If you have any further questions or need additional assistance, feel free to ask.