Samsung TV Game Mode: settings, on or off

Samsung TV Game Mode: settings, on or off

If you have found that your Samsung Smart TV becomes slow or unresponsive when you try to play games on a console connected via HDMI, you're not alone. Samsung foresaw this possibility and included a Game Mode in these devices. Here's how to activate Game Mode settings on Samsung Smart TVs on different models.

How to activate Game Mode on a Samsung Smart TV?

2017 - 2021 models 

  • Press the Home button on your remote and then choose Settings
  • Go to the General tab and the choose External Device Manager.
  • Select  Game Mode Settings and press enter on your remote.
  • Select Game Mode and press enter on your remote to turn this feature on or off. 

2016 models 

  • Go to Settings.
  • Go to Picture > Special Viewing Mode
  • The toggle the Game Mode option ON.

2014 -2015 models

  • Press the Menu button.
  • Go to System > General.
  • Toggle the Game Mode option ON.