Article ID : 00227866 / Last Modified : 04/13/2021

How do I play 8K photos and videos on my 8K TV?

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    8K photos

    Use the Media Player app to display 8K photos from a USB storage device or a network drive.

    8K videos

    Follow these steps to playback 8K video from a compatible HDMI device.

    1. Connect your 8K compatible device to the HDMI 4 port using a Premium High-Speed HDMI cable.
      Some HDMI devices that output 8K signal requires an Ultra High Speed HDMI cable. In that case, use an Ultra High Speed HDMI cable.
    2. Follow these steps to set the HDMI signal format for HDMI4 port to Enhanced format (4K120, 8K) or Enhanced format (8K).
      1. Open the Settings screen.
        • Use the Quick Settings button.
          1. On the remote control, press the (Quick Settings) button.
          2. Select Settings.
        • Use the HOME button.

          1. On the remote control, press the HOME.
          2. Select Settings.
      2. The next steps will depend on your TV menu options

        • Select Channels & InputsExternal inputsHDMI signal formatHDMI 4 (8K)Enhanced format (4K120, 8K).
        • Select Watching TVExternal inputsHDMI signal formatHDMI 4 (8K)Enhanced format (8K).
    3. Play and view your 8K video.