How do I connect a Samsung smart TV to a game console?
There are several ways you can connect a Samsung smart TVs to your favourite gaming device. They can be connected using HDMI, USB or component cables. Then you can use the remote to change the input source to your desired port.
Nintendo Wii and Wii U
All Samsung smart TV ports are in the back left of the TV. Choose your desired cable (Wii U has HDMI, AV, and component cables; Wii can use component cables or an HDMI adapter). With a Nintendo Wii U, plug the gamepad into the AC adaptor, then use the HDMI cord to connect the TV and plug in the Wii. Use your remote to click “input,” then “source,” and click on the port you’re using.
Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite
Plug the Nintendo Switch’s HDMI cable into the HDMI 1 port on the TV’s back left. The Samsung QLED TV series and the 8000 both have three HDMI ports on the backside. Use the remote to change your TV’s input source to that same port. The Nintendo Switch Lite wasn’t made to connect to a TV, but you can if your TV has a USB cable. Newer TVs like the Samsung Q950TS QLED Smart TV have three USB ports next to the HDMI inputs.
Sony PlayStation 4, Pro 4 and 5
Samsung QLED TVs have HDMI cables that connect to any game console, including PlayStations. Connect the two (the HDMI port is on the back left of the TV) and change your input source to HDMI 1 (or whichever port you’re connected to).
Microsoft Xbox One S and an Xbox One X
You can connect to an HDMI TV like Samsung very easily. Samsung’s port is on the back left of the TV. Connect it to the Xbox, then change your input source to your desired HDMI port.
Quick reference guide to connect a Samsung smart TV to a game console
Connecting your game console to your Samsung smart TV can be easy using the instructions above. Just make sure you have the required adapters and or cables.
Does PlayStation support HDR?
Yes – First go to your settings on your PlayStation. Then select sound, screen and video output. Next select Automatic on your HDR and Deep Color Output settings.