How to adjust your TV settings for the best picture quality

How to adjust your TV settings for the best picture quality

Ever wondered whether your TV’s picture could look any better? Confused by what some of your TV’s picture settings even do? We’ve got answers. This basic tutorial on what to adjust, how to adjust it, and what to avoid adjusting will help most TV owners get the best from their TV.



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  1. kingo fassholes on November 1, 2021 at 11:24 am

    When you make these videos, you might like to; Get To The Point, and In English. Skip the Gibberish, and History.Lesson.
    I knew some guys who had TV, and Screens down to the Numbers. Those were CRT’s, and the Numbers worked.

  2. Athul N on November 1, 2021 at 11:25 am

    So iam a purist 🤣

  3. The Brickz Invest on November 1, 2021 at 11:25 am

    For gaming is same setting?

  4. mlfgc on November 1, 2021 at 11:26 am

    You should really consider making a video for advanced/power users just so I can cut thru the fluff… so much fluff. 🙄🙄🙄

  5. joe smith on November 1, 2021 at 11:28 am

    I go too dynamic and adjust it from there!

  6. Xander Leigh Longakit on November 1, 2021 at 11:29 am

    0:57 sus

  7. DenkyMan on November 1, 2021 at 11:30 am

    All I want is an image that isn’t flat or so bright it hurts my eyes.

  8. walkermanstick on November 1, 2021 at 11:30 am


  9. Daniel muchi on November 1, 2021 at 11:32 am

    You talk too much. Go straight to the point geez

  10. Ramesh Ram on November 1, 2021 at 11:33 am

    next time make it simple and suggest a best adjusted mode ?

  11. Oh Keh on November 1, 2021 at 11:36 am

    I still prefer dynamic mode. My standard, natural and cinema mode is too dark.

  12. Antonio Baskerville on November 1, 2021 at 11:36 am

    Thanks for the video. It really Helped Me.

  13. ONE EYE TRUTH ✔ on November 1, 2021 at 11:36 am

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  14. KUSHAL PATEL on November 1, 2021 at 11:36 am

    Which tv are you using in this video

  15. brian taylor on November 1, 2021 at 11:38 am

    What’s the best settings for a Samsung Q95t for watching sky Q and football thanks

  16. Mel The great on November 1, 2021 at 11:41 am

    Samsung tv menu looks like Nintendo switch

  17. benny wade on November 1, 2021 at 11:41 am

    Only thing I would add is, be careful about setting back light too high, it could shorten the life of the L.E.D’s.

  18. Kamelyan85 on November 1, 2021 at 11:43 am

    I have a Samsung qled w70r I would love some help with it

  19. JazzaNoir _ on November 1, 2021 at 11:44 am

    My CRT TV doesn’t have these issues :))

  20. Swift Blox on November 1, 2021 at 11:45 am

    0:57 📮

  21. Subhasish Mukherjee on November 1, 2021 at 11:46 am

    Could you please give CRT TV colour setting , exact colour levels

  22. EPD on November 1, 2021 at 11:47 am

    Turning off sharpness is the best thing I have ever done on a 4k. Makes the picture so much better, thanks Caleb.

  23. arashk hamedi far on November 1, 2021 at 11:50 am

    Day 412 of quarantine:… Guys I need help

  24. James Redd on November 1, 2021 at 11:51 am

    All I wanted to know is how I turn and adjust it to Vivid I like the look of vivid

  25. Joey mislyan on November 1, 2021 at 11:52 am


  26. Kat Thome on November 1, 2021 at 11:53 am

    Have they made the HDR video yet?

  27. Heidi Griffith-Jensen on November 1, 2021 at 11:53 am

    How do you make the tea black and white

  28. Arnie Silverberg on November 1, 2021 at 11:54 am

    Would you consider doing a video on the proper technique to clean a tv screen? Ty

  29. Krishaun Green on November 1, 2021 at 11:55 am

    I’ve been calling it the soap opera effect before the the term was commonly known! Many years ago I was watching the movie Prince of Persia on my friends TV and I’m like I don’t like this s*** it looks like a soap opera it doesn’t look cinematic at all and now you can tell that the set of the movie is fake

  30. Billy Gil Music on November 1, 2021 at 11:55 am

    0:58 sus

  31. Leroy Rodrigues on November 1, 2021 at 11:56 am

    I like a clearer better motion picture so I turn on gradiation and put it in smooth movement but if you like motion that’s not so good more power to you, I won’t be following any of your suggestion cause it sounds like you want a picture that looks crappy

  32. Jason 77 on November 1, 2021 at 11:56 am

    Just bought the Samsung AU8000 65 inch and no matter what I do it has the worst judder it gives me a headache what a piece of shit. Returning it tomorrow

  33. mrtruth2007 on November 1, 2021 at 11:57 am

    I put this on movie mode and it’s soo low in brightness? 🤔

  34. Comp Sad on November 1, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    I have a 2016 Vizio and idk if this can help

  35. Paul Paul on November 1, 2021 at 12:01 pm

    No latest LCD OLEd tv can defeat CRTs input lag

  36. Jeff Assassin on November 1, 2021 at 12:02 pm

    I like my tv settings the way they are there’s no need for me to change them

  37. DBG MEDIA INC on November 1, 2021 at 12:02 pm

    24 frames per second is stupid in 2021. Sorry didn’t mean to insult anyone. But are you freaking kidding me? Yes yiu might be 40 years old and have taste for classics,that doesn’t mean new things aren’t better. Try scrolling down a long document on your pc at 30 frames per second or even 60 for that matter,and then try it at 120 or 144 frames per second if you have the monitor to support it,is night and day in terms of motion,so much clear, and easier on the eyes. No way in hell I would ever go back to use a 60 hz monitor so why would I spend $2000 on a new tv just to watch movies at 24 frames per second? It looks like crap, it gives me headaches. Is so difficult to make up what the hell is going on in fast moving scenes, like a panning shot across a field or a city block,or anything similar. This might have been the norm 20 years ago when tvs were so much smaller,but on big tvs this is not ok. How about movie makers start filming at 120 fps, the only reason this is not done is not because it isn’t better,is because it is expensive,and because the movie industry doesn’t want to invest billions of dollars in upgrading their tools from camera sets,to movie theater projectors,screens,you name it.
    Sure Iam coming at this from a gamer perspective, where you would always want to achieve fluidity and smoothness in games, hell there are 240hz monitors nowadays for people that have the money to afford $1000 video cards offcourse,but the option is there. Nobody wants to play games at 24 fps lol, everyone knows it sucks. The higher the frames per second the better the gaming experience, so why do movies need to be at a ridiculous low 24 fps again? Anyone knows exactly what is the reasoning behind this?

    I do would like to add though that I get it. Not all tvs are capable tvs like mine that can handle smoothening of fast moving scenes beautifully, that is true so in some situations because of the low quality of the tv you are better off just turning it off. However the hate should not be thrown at these features, the problem is the source, movie makers making films at 24 fps still, in 2021 that is just unacceptable.

  38. PIPIN NDUT on November 1, 2021 at 12:04 pm

    This guys:avoid vivid
    Me: what do you mean its good for gaming

  39. Ryan on November 1, 2021 at 12:04 pm

    So I don’t really need to pay for a professional calibration service that includes a full Q/C for dead or stuck pixels, abnormal banding, tinting, screen uniformity and any defect in the TV… It would cost $600… Worth it? I’m looking at 77" A80J and I’m running out of time trying to decide as its sale price ends tomorrow! Thanks in advance!

  40. Da-iken on November 1, 2021 at 12:04 pm

    Don´t turn off Motion Plus on Samsung TVs for Netflix, prime or YouTube. Set Judder and Blur to 0. This will give you original 24p without stutter.

    Use Movie Mode out of the box and turn off digital clean view.

    Copy Movie Mode SDR into Game Mode SDR and Movie Mode HDR into Game Mode HDR (you can only adjust, if you play a HDR Game or open HDR settings from your Console). Turn off Black Equalizer under External Device and Game Mode and turn off Game Motion Plus. If you want Motion Plus for slow JRPGs you 10 Blur and 5 Judder is a good way without to much artefacts around the character. But i would use this only for slow RPGs. Turn it off for most other games and the lowest input lag.

    Then you get the most natural picture without spending much time or money. This works also for other TV Brands.

    Movie Mode Settings will look a bit warm and "washed out" at begin but it is only our brain that adapt these fake cold and overblowing settings as natural. After some days you will see that it looks natural und neutral. Don´t use max backlight on SDR (only on HDR). In best case use out of the box backlight on both.

  41. Jack PAVELKO on November 1, 2021 at 12:04 pm

    I have no backlight setting, very hard to watch dark scenes

  42. George Vavoulis on November 1, 2021 at 12:07 pm

    Thank you Caleb for all your advice . I just stumbled onto your channel by chance .

  43. Omertà on November 1, 2021 at 12:08 pm

    Enough of people saying the color doesn’t match real life. I want better than real life, I want vibrance!

  44. szak on November 1, 2021 at 12:10 pm

    I like ur channel ,
    Pls could tell which smart tv Nice best sound quality and picture, we want buy good TV,

  45. Thomas Tommy on November 1, 2021 at 12:11 pm

    I have a " Hisense tv 40eu300. While I am watching it. The SOUND will go to MUTE for no reason. Then I have to turn the TV off and then back on to get the SOUND back. Can you help me with this problem? Awesome video thanks for sharing it.

  46. SeekNDestroy [OBEY] on November 1, 2021 at 12:16 pm


  47. ChrisKadaver on November 1, 2021 at 12:18 pm

    No it didn’t. I want to calibrate colors without hireing a professional.

  48. EasternBlack on November 1, 2021 at 12:19 pm

    If Faze Swagg didnt play warzone

  49. Eraclio Valenzuela on November 1, 2021 at 12:20 pm


  50. Dil on November 1, 2021 at 12:22 pm

    Why would you want to turn off the smooth motion effect?! That is one of the good features of the TV!